Habitação Dr. Júlio Gesta, Cooperativa [Dr. Júlio Gesta's co-operative housing], Matosinhos, Portugal (1961)
Dates of creation
Level of archival description
Extent and Medium
21 drawings (including 9 reprographic copies)
8 photographic materials
0.02 linear metres of textual records
Scope and Content
The project series documents the design for the Habitação Dr. Júlio Gesta in Matosinhos, Portugal. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 8/60; in the past the office identified the project as number 103. The office assigned the date 1961 for this project.
The project files document a housing cooperative commissioned by Dr. Júlio Gesta, located on Dr. Afonso Corderio street. Drawings suggest a two-storey building. The project was not realized.
Documenting this project are sketches, plans and elevations, as well as correspondence, project documentation and a negative of the model.
Material in this series was arranged by Álvaro Siza’s office and has been kept in this order.
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.