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Concurso para o Metro do Porto [Competition for Porto Underground] Porto, Portugal (1996)

Concurso para o Metro do Porto [Competition for Porto Underground] Porto, Portugal (1996)

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People

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

Title

Concurso para o Metro do Porto [Competition for Porto Underground] Porto, Portugal (1996)

Dates of creation

1995-2010

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 289 drawings (including 230 reprographic copies)
  • 249 photographic materials
  • 0.05 linear metres of textual material

Scope and Content

This project series documents the Concurso para o Metro do Porto in Porto, Portugal. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 74/90. The office assigned the date 1996 to this project.

At the end of 1994, an international competition was held to design and build the Porto Metro. Àlvaro Siza's design was not selected by the jury.

Documenting this project are sketches, design development drawings, and presentation drawings. Photographic material documents the models and drawings. Textual material includes competition documentation and correspondence.

Reference Number

AP178.S1.1996.PR02

Arrangement

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

Location

Porto Portugal

Language of material

Portuguese

Related units of description

  • Sketches for the Concurso para o Metro do Porto are also included in Siza's sketchbooks found in Series AP178.S2 of this fonds. Of note are sketchbooks 418 and 441.

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1996.PR02.001.1
    • Title: Presentation drawings, photocopies of sketches and documentation, Concurso para o Metro do Porto, Porto (folder 1 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: circa 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Concurso Metro do Porto - Processo A3

    Siza's office numbered drawings in this file CMETP001-CMETP070.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 51 reprographic copies on paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 30 x 42 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:

    178-571-08

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1996.PR02.001.2
    • Title: Presentation drawings, photocopies of sketches and documentation, Concurso para o Metro do Porto, Porto (folder 2 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: circa 1996
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Concurso Metro do Porto - Processo A3

    This file includes documentation from the Lisbon metro

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 23 reprographic copies on paper, other materials

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 30 x 42 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:

    178-571-09

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1996.PR02.002.1
    • Title: Sketches, design developments drawings, details, and project documentation, Concurso para o Metro do Porto, Porto (folder 1 of 3)
    • Dates of creation: 15 November 2010
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Metro do Porto entrada 15-11-2010 Arq. Madureira desenho de engrnharia - esquissos - pastas (escritos)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • Approximately 59 reprographic copies on paper, 4 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:

    178-166-01

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1996.PR02.002.2
    • Title: Sketches, design developments drawings, details, and project documentation, Concurso para o Metro do Porto, Porto (folder 2 of 3)
    • Dates of creation: 15 November 2010
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Metro do Porto entrada 15-11-2010 Arq. Madureira desenho de engrnharia - esquissos - pastas (escritos)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • Approximately 43 reprographic copies on paper, 47 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:

    178-166-02

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1996.PR02.002.3
    • Title: Sketches, design developments drawings, details, and project documentation, Concurso para o Metro do Porto, Porto (folder 3 of 3)
    • Dates of creation: 15 November 2010
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Metro do Porto entrada 15-11-2010 Arq. Madureira desenho de engrnharia - esquissos - pastas (escritos)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 28 reprographic copies on paper, other materials

    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:

    178-166-03

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1996.PR02.003.1
    • Title: Studies, design developments drawings, and presentation drawings, Concurso para o Metro do Porto, Porto (folder 1 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: circa 1995-1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Metro do Porto

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 19 reprographic copies on paper
    • 8 pencil drawings on paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 70 x 94 cm Sheet (smallest): 30 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

    Folder Number:

    178-574-05

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1996.PR02.003.2
    • Title: Studies, design developments drawings, and presentation drawings, Concurso para o Metro do Porto, Porto (folder 2 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: circa 1995-1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Concurso : Metro do Porto

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 reprographic copies on paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 90 x 132 cm Sheet (smallest): 90 x 125 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1996.PR02.004
    • Title: Photographs of Vila do Conde, Concurso para o Metro do Porto, Porto
    • Dates of creation: circa 1995-1996
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Concurso Metro do Porto -

    Siza's office numbered photographs in this file CMETP071-CMETP072

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 119 photographs
    • 30 35mm negative strips

    Dimensions:

    Photograph (largest): 20.5 x 15 cm Photograph (smallest): 14 x 9 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:

    178-636-01

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1996.PR02.005.1
    • Title: Competition documentation and correspondence, Concurso para o Metro do Porto, Porto (folder 1 of 3)
    • Dates of creation: 1995-1996
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Metro Porto entrada 15-11-2010 Arq. Madureira

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 reprographic copies on paper
    • 0.01 l.m. of textual documents

    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:

    178-166-04

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1996.PR02.005.2
    • Title: Competition documentation and correspondence, Concurso para o Metro do Porto, Porto (folder 2 of 3)
    • Dates of creation: 1995-1996
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Metro Porto entrada 15-11-2010 Arq. Madureira

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 reprographic copy on paper, other materials

    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:

    178-166-05

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1996.PR02.005.3
    • Title: Competition documentation and correspondence, Concurso para o Metro do Porto, Porto (folder 3 of 3)
    • Dates of creation: 1995-1996
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Metro Porto entrada 15-11-2010 Arq. Madureira

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual documents

    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:

    178-166-06

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1996.PR02.006
    • Title: Study model, Concurso para o Metro do Porto, Porto
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: models
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 study model in card

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1996.PR02.007
    • Title: Photographs of project site, Concurso para o Metro do Porto, Porto
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 43 photographs, 11 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:

    178-636-02

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1996.PR02.008
    • Title: Photographs of models, Concurso para o Metro do Porto, Porto
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 36 photographs

    Dimensions:

    Photograph: 20.5 x 15 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:

    178-568-07

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1996.PR02.009
    • Title: Photographs of project site, Concurso para o Metro do Porto, Porto
    • Dates of creation: circa 1995-1996
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original file title: Concurso Metro do Porto -

    Siza's office numbered photographs in this file CMETP071-CMETP072

    Note that some photographs have a drawing of a train glued onto them.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 photographs, 1 panorama

    Dimensions:

    Photograph (largest): 43 x 31 cm Photograph (smallest): 17 x 17 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:

    178-575-01

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