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Armazém de algodão [Cotton warehouse], Matosinhos, Portugal (1965-1970)

Armazém de algodão [Cotton warehouse], Matosinhos, Portugal (1965-1970)

Part of

People

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

Title

Armazém de algodão [Cotton warehouse], Matosinhos, Portugal (1965-1970)

Dates of creation

1965-1970

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 18 drawings (including 4 reprographic copies)
  • 3 photographs
  • 1 slide
  • 0.03 linear meters of textual documentation

Scope and Content

This project series documents the Armazém de algodão, a cotton warehouse located on Sousa Aroso Street in Matosinhos, Portugal. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 21/60. In the past the office identified the project as number 112. The office assigned the dates 1966-1970 for this project.

The building was commissioned by José Guilherme Lyra de Magalhaes. The project was built but was destroyed in a fire in 1969.

Documenting this project are sketches, plans, and elevations. Also included are photographs and slides of the project site as well as a building program and correspondence with José Guilherme Lyra de Magalhães.

Reference Number

AP178.S1.1965.PR05

Arrangement

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

Location

Matosinhos Portugal

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

Portuguese

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1965.PR05.001
    • Title: Sketches, Armazém de algodão, Matosinhos
    • Dates of creation: 1965
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Armazém de algodão

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 ink and pencil drawings on paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 21 x 30 cm|Sheet (smallest): 21 x 28 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:

    178-315-06

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1965.PR05.002
    • Title: Elevations, plans, and details, Armazém de algodão, Matosinhos
    • Dates of creation: 1966-1970
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Armazém de algodão.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 ink and pencil drawings on translucent paper, 2 reprographic copies on translucent paper, 1 list

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 100 x 73 cm|Sheet (smallest): 23 x 31 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:

    178-270-06

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1965.PR05.003
    • Title: Photographs of project site, Armazém de algodão, Matosinhos
    • Dates of creation: 1965
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
    • Teresa Siza (photographer)

    Description:

    Original file title: Armazém de Algodão. Siza's office numbered photographs in this file AA 00-002.

    A note has been made by the office that the photographs are copyrighted Teresa Siza.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 photographs

    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:

    178-310-04

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1965.PR05.004
    • Title: Slide of project site, Armazém de algodão, Matosinhos
    • Dates of creation: 1966
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Armazém de Algodão.

    Siza's office numbered the slide in this file R AA 002. It is a duplicate of the print in file AP178.S1.1965.PR5.003.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 slide

    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:

    178-310-05

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1965.PR05.005
    • Title: Project documentation and correspondence, Armazém de algodão, Matosinhos
    • Dates of creation: 1966-1970
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Armazem de Algodão - Matosinhos

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 reprographic copies on paper, 1 ink and pencil sketch on paper, other materials

    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:

    178-076-01

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