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Centro José Saramago [José Saramago Centre], Granada, Spain (2002)

Centro José Saramago [José Saramago Centre], Granada, Spain (2002)

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People

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

Title

Centro José Saramago [José Saramago Centre], Granada, Spain (2002)

Dates of creation

circa 2002-2006

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 57 photographs (43 printed on paper)
  • 17 drawings (all reprographic copies)
  • 1 model
  • 1 CD-ROM
  • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

This project series documents the Centro José Saramago in Granada, Spain, which in the end, was not built by Álvaro Siza. While the records were held in the office's archives, this project was assigned the number 46/00. The office assigned the date 2002 to this project.

This project was assigned to Siza by the Board of Fundação José Saramago, which was formed by the Ayuntamiento de Castril [City Council], Diputacion Provincial de Granada [Provincial Council] and the University of Granada. The documentation informs us that the location of the building was subject to several changes. According to the documentation the City Council commissioned another architect associated with the Diputacion Provincial de Granada.

Documenting this project are studies, plans and a model. Photographic material includes photographs of the project sites. Textual material includes project documentation, contracts, information about the Fundação José Saramago, and correpondence with Fundação José Saramago and Ayuntamiento de Castril.

Reference Number

AP178.S1.2002.PR03

Arrangement

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

Location

Granada Spain

Language of material

Portuguese

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.2002.PR03.001
    • Title: Project documentation, plans, and correspondence, Centro José Saramago, Granada
    • Dates of creation: 2003-2006
    • Form: drawings, photographs, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 57 photographs (43 printed on paper), 17 reprographic copies, 0.01 l.m. of textual records (some with annotations), 1 CD-ROM

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 62.5 x 53.5 cm Sheet (smallest): 30 x 21 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

    Folder Number:

    178-239-03

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.2002.PR03.002
    • Title: Study model, Centro José Saramago, Granada
    • Dates of creation: circa 2002
    • Form: models
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 model in card

    Dimensions:

    Model: 43.0 x 42.5 x 10.0 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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