Armazém de algodão [Cotton warehouse], Matosinhos, Portugal (1965-1970)
Dates of creation
Level of archival description
Extent and Medium
18 drawings (including 4 reprographic copies)
5 photographic materials
0.02 l.m. of textual records
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 date 1966 for this project.
The building was commissioned by José Guilherme Lyra de Magalhaes. The project was built but was destroyed by 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.
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.