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Reconstrução da Igreja Madre de Salemi [Reconstruction of the Mother Church of Salemi], Salemi, Italy (1984-1987)

Reconstrução da Igreja Madre de Salemi [Reconstruction of the Mother Church of Salemi], Salemi, Italy (1984-1987)

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People

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

Title

Reconstrução da Igreja Madre de Salemi [Reconstruction of the Mother Church of Salemi], Salemi, Italy (1984-1987)

Dates of creation

1984

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 51 reprographic copies
  • 9 photographs
  • 4 printouts
  • 0.09 linear meters of textual documentation

Scope and Content

This project series documents the Reconstrução da Igreja Madre de Salemi in Salemi, Italy. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number [7]/80 1. The office assigned the date 1983-1997 for this project.

The reconstruction of the mother Church of Salemi, the construction of the Piazza Alicia, and the rehabilitation of Plano Cascio was part of an urban renewal for Salemi. In 1968, an earthquake destroyed the Igreja Madre de Salemi and damaged the area. The church was never rebuilt. In 1982, Roberto Collovà and Siza we're chosen by the Curia of Mazara del Vallo for the reconstruction of the church. Instead of rebuilding it, the architects decided to use the ruins to create something new that would represent the spirit of the church and the memory of the earthquake. Even if the office archivist created two disctinct projects, both architects insisted on the importance to see the reconstruction of the Mother of Church of Salemi as the same project as the Piazza Alicia.

Documenting this project are plans, project documentation, and correspondence.

Reference Number

AP178.S1.1983.PR01

Arrangement

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

Location

Salemi Italy

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

Italian, Portuguese

Related units of description

  • The reconstruction of this project, along with the construction of the Piazza Alica (see project series AP178.S1.1984.PR01 in this fonds), and the rehabilitation of the Plano Cascio (see project series AP178.S1.1986.PR01 in this fonds) are all linked as part of the urban renewal of Salemi.

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1983.PR01.001.1
    • Title: Plans, details, and building program, Reconstrução da Igreja Madre de Salemi, Salemi (folder 1 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: 1984
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Salemi ricostruzione della Chiesa Madre desenhos

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 13 reprographic copies on paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 22 x 31 cm

    Physical Description:

    Reprographic copies are folded.

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Language of material:

    Italian

    Related units of description:

    • This file is housed in two separate folders. The second portion of this file is housed in AP178.S1.1983.PR01.001.2

    Folder Number:

    178-095-12

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1983.PR01.001.2
    • Title: Plans, details, and building program, Reconstrução da Igreja Madre de Salemi, Salemi (folder 2 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: 1984
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Salemi ricostruzione della Chiesa Madre desenhos

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 reprographic copies on paper
    • other materials

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 22 x 31 cm

    Physical Description:

    Reprographic copies are folded.

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Language of material:

    Italian

    Related units of description:

    • This file is housed in two separate folders. The first portion of this file is housed in AP178.S1.1983.PR01.001.1

    Folder Number:

    178-095-13

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1983.PR01.002
    • Title: Photographs of construction work, Reconstrução da Igreja Madre de Salemi, Salemi
    • Dates of creation: 27 october, 1987
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Reconstrução Igreja Madre - Salemi

    Siza's office numbered photographs in this file RIMS001-RIMS009

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 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:

    178-489-05

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1983.PR01.003.1
    • Title: Project documentation, plans, and correspondence, Reconstrução da Igreja Madre de Salemi, Salemi (folder 1 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: 1984
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Salemi ricostruzione della Chiesa Madre desenhos

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 17 reprographic copies on paper
    • 4 printouts
    • other materials

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 22 x 30 cm

    Physical Description:

    Reprographic copies are folded.

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Language of material:

    Italian, English

    Related units of description:

    • This file is housed in two separate folders. The second portion of this file is housed in AP178.S1.1983.PR01.003.2

    Folder Number:

    178-095-14

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1983.PR01.003.2
    • Title: Project documentation, plans, and correspondence, Reconstrução da Igreja Madre de Salemi, Salemi (folder 2 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: 1984
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title : Salemi ricostruzione della Chiesa Madre desenhos

    This file includes a list of drawings.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 reprographic copies on paper
    • 1 reprographic book
    • other materials

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 22 x 30 cm

    Physical Description:

    Reprographic copies are folded.

    Credit line:

    Álvaro Siza fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don d’Álvaro Siza/
    Gift of Álvaro Siza

    Language of material:

    Italian, English

    Related units of description:

    • This file is housed in two separate folders. The first portion of this file is housed in AP178.S1.1983.PR01.002.1

    Folder Number:

    178-096-01

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