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Banco Borges & Irmão [Borges & Irmão bank], Vila do Conde, Portugal (1969-1975)

Banco Borges & Irmão [Borges & Irmão bank], Vila do Conde, Portugal (1969-1975)

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People

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

Title

Banco Borges & Irmão [Borges & Irmão bank], Vila do Conde, Portugal (1969-1975)

Dates of creation

1969-1975

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • Approximately 214 drawings (including 46 reprographic copies)
  • 30 photographs
  • 14 35mm negative strips
  • 10 negatives
  • 12 slides
  • 0.09 linear meters of textual documentation

Scope and Content

This project series document the Borges & Irmão bank in Vila do Conde, Portugal. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 37/60. In the past the office identified the project as number 125. The office assigned the dates 1969-1974 for this project.

The project files document the remodeling of the Bank Borges & Irmão, known in documentation as the Agência de Vila do Conde. The bank was located in the historic part of Vila do Conde. It included modifications to the facade, interior design, an extension, as well as electrical and mechanical work. The project was never realized.

Documenting this project are sketches, studies, and plans. Photographs, negatives, and slides document the site. Textual documentation includes project documentation and correspondence with the Banco Borges & Irmão.

It is important to note that there are two projects related to the Borges & Irmão bank. The office archivist identified these projects as Borges & Irmão bank I, restoration project AP178.S1.1977.PR02 and Borges & Irmão bank II AP178.S1.1977.PR04. The CCA also holds materials for these projects, which are still being processed but will be accessible shortly.

Reference Number

AP178.S1.1969.PR02

Arrangement

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

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

Related units of description

  • Borges & Irmão bank I, restoration project AP178.S1.1977.PR02 and Borges & Irmão bank II AP178.S1.1977.PR04. The CCA also holds materials for these projects, which are still being processed but will be accessible shortly.

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1969.PR02.001
    • Title: Sketches, Banco Borges & Irmão, Vila do Conde
    • Dates of creation: 1969-1974
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Banco Borges & Irmão (s.clara). Vila do conde.
    Nota : 1 envelope na pasta arq. Siza.

    Sketches include furniture, interior and exterior design.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 46 ink and pencil drawings on paper, 1 ink drawing on an envelope

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 24 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:

    178-318-05

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1969.PR02.002
    • Title: Sketches, Banco Borges & Irmão, Vila do Conde
    • Dates of creation: 1969-1974
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Banco Borges & Irmão (s.clara). Vila do conde.


    Sketches include furniture, interior and exterior design. Some sketches are annotated.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 43 ink and pencil drawings on paper, 12 ink drawings on correspondence

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 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:

    178-322-02

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1969.PR02.003.1
    • Title: Studies, Banco Borges & Irmão, Vila do Conde (folder 1 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: 1969-1974
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Banco Borges I. Arq. Siza.


    Drawings include studies of facade and interior design.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 pencil drawings on translucent paper, 1 reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 43 x 52,5 cm|Sheet (smallest) 31 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

    Related units of description:

    • This file is housed in two separate folders. The second portion of this file is housed in folder AP178.S1.1969.PR02.003.2

    Folder Number:

    178-283-09

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1969.PR02.003.2
    • Title: Studies, Banco Borges & Irmão, Vila do Conde (folder 2 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: 1969-1974
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Banco Borges I. Arq. Siza.

    Drawings include studies of elevations, sectionnal plans, stairs and interior design.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 pencil drawings on translucent paper, 1 cardboard model piece

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 46 x 81 cm|Sheet (smallest) 36 x 69 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 housed in folder AP178.S1.1969.PR02.003.1

    Folder Number:

    178-281-10

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1969.PR02.004.1
    • Title: Original plans, studies and details, Banco Borges & Irmão, Vila do Conde (folder 1 of 3 )
    • Dates of creation: 1969-1974
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Banco Borges I.
    (S.Clara)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 12 pencil drawings on translucent paper, 2 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 35 x 55 cm|Sheet (smallest) 25 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.S1.1969.PR02.004.2 and AP178.S1.1969.PR02.004.3

    Folder Number:

    178-283-10

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1969.PR02.004.2
    • Title: Original plans, studies and details, Banco Borges & Irmão, Vila do Conde (folder 2 of 3 )
    • Dates of creation: 1969-1974
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Banco Borges I.
    (S.Clara)

    . Studies include plans and elevations.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 12 pencil drawings on translucent paper, 2 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest):25 x 59 cm|Sheet (smallest) 52 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 three separate folders. The first and third portions of this file are found in folders AP178.S1.1969.PR02.004.1 and AP178.S1.1969.PR02.004.3

    Folder Number:

    178-269-13

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1969.PR02.004.3
    • Title: Original plans, studies and details, Borges & Irmão bank, Vila do Conde (folder 3 of 3 )
    • Dates of creation: 1973-1974
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Banco Borges I.
    (S.Clara)


    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 26 pencil drawings on translucent paper, 3 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 61 x 98 cm|Sheet (smallest) 61 x 61 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.S1.1969.PR02.004.1 and AP178.S1.1969.PR02.004.2

    Folder Number:

    178-288-04

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1969.PR02.005
    • Title: Photographs of sketches and project site, Borges & Irmão bank, Vila do Conde
    • Dates of creation: 1969-1974
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Banco Borges Irmão (Santa Clara) Vila do Conde. Não realizado.

    Siza's office numbered photographs in this file BBI001-BBI022.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 30 photographs, 10 negatives, 14 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:

    178-313-08

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1969.PR02.006
    • Title: Slides of sketches and project site, Banco Borges & Irmão bank, Vila do Conde
    • Dates of creation: 1974-1975
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Banco Borges Irmão (Santa Clara)

    Siza's office numbered slides in this file BBT017-BBT019, R-BBT017

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 12 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:

    178-323-01

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1969.PR02.007.1
    • Title: Project documentation, correspondence, and other materials, Borges & Irmão bank, Vila do Conde (folder 1 of 3 )
    • Dates of creation: 1969-1972
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Banco Borges e Irmão, Vila do Conde, 1969-1972

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 17 reprographic copies on paper, 1 photograph, other materials

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 22 x 31 cm

    Physical Description:

    Includes folded reprographic copies.

    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 housed in folders AP178.S1.1969.PR02.007.2 and AP178.S1.1969.PR02.007.3

    Folder Number:

    178-078-013

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1969.PR02.007.2
    • Title: Project documentation, correspondence, and other materials, Borges & Irmão bank, Vila do Conde (folder 2 of 3 )
    • Dates of creation: 1973-1974
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Banco Borges e Irmão, Vila do Conde, 1973-1974

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 12 reprographic copies on paper, other materials

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 22 x 31 cm

    Physical Description:

    Includes folded reprographic copies.

    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 housed in folders AP178.S1.1969.PR02.007.1 and AP178.S1.1969.PR02.007.3

    Folder Number:

    178-078-014

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1969.PR02.007.3
    • Title: Project documentation, correspondence, and other materials, Borges & Irmão bank, Vila do Conde (folder 3 of 3 )
    • Dates of creation: 1974-1975
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Banco Borges e Irmão, Vila do Conde, 1974-1975

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 reprographic copies on paper, 4 pencil drawings on paper, other materials

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 22 x 31 cm

    Physical Description:

    Includes folded reprographic copies.

    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 housed in folders AP178.S1.1969.PR02.007.1 and AP178.S1.1969.PR02.007.2

    Folder Number:

    178-078-015

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