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Paulo Mendes da Rocha
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Personal information
Name Paulo Mendes da Rocha
Nationality Brazilian
Birth date 25 October 1928 (1928-10-25) (age 92)
Birth place Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil
Alma mater Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie
Work
Buildings Serra Dourada Stadium, Gymnasium in the Paulistano Athletics Club, Pinacoteca do Estado, National Coach Museum
Awards Pritzker Architecture Prize (2006)

Paulo Mendes da Rocha (born October 25, 1928) is a Brazilian architect. He is notable for his cultural buildings to São Paulo and is widely thanked for reshaping the city .

Mendes da Rocha was Professor at the Architecture College of University of São Paulo, known as FAU-USP, until 1998.

He was honored with the Mies van der Rohe Prize (2000), the Pritzker Prize (2006) and the Venice Biennale Golden Lion for lifetime achievement (2016).


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