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Senior Club Anziani, Blocke 121 [Senior citizens' clubhouse, Schlesisches Tor recreational centre], Berlin, Germany (1980-1988)

Senior Club Anziani, Blocke 121 [Senior citizens' clubhouse, Schlesisches Tor recreational centre], Berlin, Germany (1980-1988)

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People

  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Title

Senior Club Anziani, Blocke 121 [Senior citizens' clubhouse, Schlesisches Tor recreational centre], Berlin, Germany (1980-1988)

Dates of creation

circa 1981-1990

Level of archival description

Subseries

Extent and Medium

  • Approximately 151 drawings (including approximately 108 reprographic copies)
  • 27 slides
  • 8 35mm negatives
  • 1 certificate

Scope and Content

This project subseries documents the Senior Club Anziani [Senior citizens’s clubhouse] designed and built as part of Block 121. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 2/80 C.

Documenting the Senior Club Anziani are sketches, studies, plans, elevations, and details. There are also slides of the built project as well as slides of sketches and the model. For correspondence and documentation related to this project see the project series for Concurso, Block 121, Schlesisches Tor (AP178.S1.1980.PR02).

It is important to note that some of the sketches, drawings, and photographs for Senior Club Anziani and the Kita are intermingled. When this is the case it has been noted at the file level for either for either subseries AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS2 or AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS3.

Reference Number

AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS4

Arrangement

Material in this series was arranged by Álvaro Siza’s office and has been kept in this order.

Location

Berlin Germany

Credit line

When citing the collection as a whole, use the citation: Álvaro Siza fonds, Collection Centre Canadien d’Architecture/Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal. When citing specific collection material, please refer to the object’s specific credit line.

Language of material

German

Related units of description

  • Sketches for the Senior Club Anziani are also included in Siza's sketchbooks found in series AP178.S2 of this fonds. Of note are sketchbooks 84, 92, 159, 163, 168. However, sketchbooks related to Berlin, specifically those identified at the project series level for Block 121 should also be consulted.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS4.001
    • Title: Sketches for Senior's club, Block 121, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: circa 1981
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Block 121 Senior - realizado.

    Includes one sketch with kindergaten and senior's club. On three of the sketches it is noted that they are sketches of Macau.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 21 pencil and ink drawings on paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 21 x 30 cm|Sheet (smallest): 14 x 11 cm

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Folder Number:

    178-336-05

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH274274
      • Sketch of proposed design for Block 121 city block, including Bonjour Tristesse, Block 121, Berlin
      • Form: drawings
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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS4.002.1
    • Title: Studies for Senior's club, Block 121, Berlin (folder 1 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: circa 1981
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Senior - Berlim estudos Arq. Siza.

    Included are sketches of the senior's club that were not used for the built project.One of the sketches in this file features notes.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 16 ink and pencil drawings on translucent paper and paper, 2 reprographic copies on paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 73 x 33 cm|Sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Related units of description:

    • This file is housed in two separate folders. The second portion of this file is found in AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS3.002.2

    Folder Number:

    178-266-06

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS4.002.2
    • Title: Studies for Senior's club, Block 121, Berlin (folder 2 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: circa 1981
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Senior - Berlim estudos Arq. Siza.

    Included are sketches of the senior's club that were not realized. This file includes reprographic copies with sketches.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 pencil drawings on translucent paper, 2 reprographic copies on paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 121 x 34 cm|Sheet (smallest): 99 x 60 cm

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Related units of description:

    • This file is housed in two separate folders. The first portion of this file is found in AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS3.002.1

    Folder Number:

    178-264-13

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS4.003.1
    • Title: Details, plans, elevations, and certificate for Senior's club, Block 121, Berlin (folder 1 of 3)
    • Dates of creation: 1987-1988
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Senior - Berlim desenhos - realizado.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 29 reprographic copies on translucent paper and paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 118 x 64 cm|Sheet (smallest): 66 x 34 cm

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Related units of description:

    • This file is housed in three separate folders. The second and third portions of this file are found in folders AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS3.003.2 and AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS3.003.3

    Folder Number:

    178-264-14

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS4.003.2
    • Title: Details, plans, elevations, and certificate for Senior's club, Block 121, Berlin (folder 2 of 3)
    • Dates of creation: 1987-1988
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Senior - Berlim desenhos - realizado.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 reprographic copy on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 129 x 67 cm

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Related units of description:

    • This file is housed in three separate folders. The first and third portions of this file are found in folders AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS3.003.1 and AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS3.003.3

    Folder Number:

    178-2016-273 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS4.003.3
    • Title: Details, plans, elevations, and certificate for Senior's club, Block 121, Berlin (folder 3 of 3)
    • Dates of creation: 1987-1988
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Senior - Berlim desenhos - realizado

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 certificate

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 33 x 55 cm

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Related units of description:

    • This file is housed in three separate folders. The first and second portions of this file are found in folders AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS3.003.1 and AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS3.003.2

    Folder Number:

    178-265-10

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS4.004
    • Title: Site plans and elevations for Senior's club, Block 121, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Siza Altenclub 1. version.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 17 reprographic copies on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 43 x 32 cm

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Folder Number:

    178-263-05

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS4.005
    • Title: Details for Senior's club, Block 121, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: March-October 1987
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Seniorenfreizeitstatte Falckensteinstrasse 6 SO 26 detailplan D.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • Approximately 49 reprographic copies on paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 44 x 32 cm|Sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Folder Number:

    178-263-06

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS4.006
    • Title: Site plans and elevations for Senior's club, Block 121, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1987
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Altenclub Falckensteinstrasse 6 A. Siza.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 reprographic copies on paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 43 x 30 cm

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Folder Number:

    178-263-07

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS4.007
    • Title: Negatives of Bonjour Tristesse and Senior's club, Block 121, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: circa 1988-1990
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Berlim-Block 121 A-Bonjour Tristesse-Realizado C-Senior-Realizado.

    This file contains a few negatives of Bonjour Tristesse and the senior's club. Siza's office numbered photographic materials in this file STBT 103-107 and STS 001-002.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 35mm negative strips

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Folder Number:

    178-325-01

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS4.008
    • Title: Slides of the built Senior's club, Block 121, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: circa 1981-1988
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Senior - [Blocke 121] realizado.

    Siza's office numbered slides in this file STS 007-009.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 slides

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Folder Number:

    178-325-02

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS4.009
    • Title: Slides of drawings and model for proposed design for the Senior's club, Block 121, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: circa 1981-1984
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Senior - [Blocke 121] não realizado, Berlim, Ale.

    Note that the slides have been labelled incorrectly. Siza's office numbered slides in this file STS 010-012.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 16 slides

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Folder Number:

    178-325-03

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