Habitações Colectivas da SACOR [SACOR housing complex], Matosinhos, Portugal (1965-1966)
Dates of creation
Level of archival description
Extent and Medium
50 drawings (including 11 reprographic copies)
51 photographic materials
0.06 l.m. of textual documentation
Scope and Content
This project series documents the design for the SACOR housing complex in Matosinhos, Portugal. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 20/60. In the past the office identified the project as number 111. The office assigned the date 1965 for this project.
The project consisted of a ten-storey building commissioned by SACOR (Sociedade Anónima de Combustíveis e Óleos Refinados). Documentation suggests it included a garage, gas station, offices, waiting room, bar, atrium, restaurant and dwellings.
Documenting this project are sketches, as well as photographs of the site and model. Project documentation and correspondence with SACOR are also included.
Materials in this project series were compiled from multiple accessions. Materials within each accession were arranged by Álvaro Siza’s office and have 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.
Title: Photographs and negatives of project site and notes, Habitações Colectivas da Sacor, Matosinhos
Dates of creation: 1965
Catalogued items within this file 0
Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
Original file title: Habitaçoes Colectivas de Sacor Matosinhos REHCS 001 a REHCS 008 + HCS 005.
Siza's office numbered photographic materials in this file REHCS 001-008 and HCS 005. Photographs in this file are mounted on pages of notes. Note that additional photographic materials, numbred HCS 001-004, can be found in AP178.S1.1965.PR4.003.
Quantity / Object type:
Extent and Medium:
30 photographs, 7 35mm negative strips, other materials
Álvaro Siza fonds
Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
Don d’Álvaro Siza/
Gift of Álvaro Siza