Eduardo Souto de Moura

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Birthday
25, 1952
Birthplace
Portugal
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
25, 1952 (age 67)
Birthplace
Portugal

About

The second Portuguese architect to win the Pritzker Prize. He was also awarded the Wolf Prize in Arts in 2013.

Before Fame

He originally intended to be a sculptor, but soon embraced architecture, studying it at the School of Fine Arts at the University of Porto. He was employed from 1974 until 1979 at the practice of Álvaro Siza Vieira.

Trivia

His work included the Paula Rego Museum and the Burgo Tower; he became a professor at the University of Porto.

Family Life

He was born to José Alberto Souto de Moura, a medical doctor, and wife Maria Teresa Ramos Machado. His brother was the 9th Attorney General of Portugal.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as explorer Ferdinand Magellan.