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Mercado da Ribeira [Ribeira market stall], Porto, Portugal (1976)

Mercado da Ribeira [Ribeira market stall], Porto, Portugal (1976)

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People

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

Title

Mercado da Ribeira [Ribeira market stall], Porto, Portugal (1976)

Dates of creation

1976

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 23 drawings (including 3 reprographic copies)
  • 0.03 linears meter of textual documentation

Scope and Content

This project series documents the Mercado da Ribeira in Porto, Portugal. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 33/70. The office assigned the date 1976 to this project.

The Comissariado para a Renovação Urbana da Área de Ribeira/Barredo was an organization responsible for the rehabilitation of the historic district of Porto. The guideline was to improve the environment of the area and the living conditions of the people. Alvaro Siza was selected to find solutions to the Mercado da Ribeira, Parcelas 191 e 192, and Largo da Lada. Siza was asked to conceived market stalls for the Mercado da Ribeira to improve working conditions and sanitation, as well as creating more storage space. This project was not realized

The project series contains sketches, studies, and plans. Textual material includes project documentation.

Reference Number

AP178.S1.1976.PR01

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.

Related units of description

  • It is important to note that the project is linked with the Parcelas 191 e 192 (AP178.S1.1976.PR02) and the Largo da Lada (AP178.S1.1976.PR03) projects.

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1976.PR01.001
    • Title: Sketches, Mercado da Ribeira, Porto
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Mercado

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 17 ink and pencil drawings on paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 21 x 30 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:

    178-335-06

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1976.PR01.002.1
    • Title: Studies and plan, Mercado da Ribeira, Porto (folder 1 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Mercado da Ribeira commisaridas do Barredo

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 pencil drawings on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 44 x 44 cm|Sheet (smallest) 25 x 38 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 found in folder AP178.S1.1976.PR01.002.2

    Folder Number:

    178-351-01

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1976.PR01.002.2
    • Title: Studies and plan, Mercado da Ribeira, Porto (folder 2 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Mercado da Ribeira commisaridas do Barredo

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 pencil drawing on translucent paper
    • 1 reprographic copy on paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 50 x 75 cm|Sheet (smallest) 32 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

    Folder Number:

    178-289-08

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1976.PR01.003
    • Title: Project documentation and plans, Mercado da Ribeira, Porto
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Barredo - Mercado da Ribeira

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 reprographic copies on paper
    • other materials

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 21 x 30 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

    Folder Number:

    178-081-002

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