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Monte Picoto, Braga, Portugal (1981)

Monte Picoto, Braga, Portugal (1981)

Part of

People

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

Title

Monte Picoto, Braga, Portugal (1981)

Dates of creation

1980-1982

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 76 drawings (including 39 reprographic copies)
  • 18 photographs (14 on paper)
  • 1 panorama
  • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

This project series documents the Monte Picoto in Maia, Portugal. While the records were held in the office's archives, this project was assigned the number 6/80. The office assigned the date 1981 to this project.

Proposed as a hotel and restaurant, this project was designed for a competition on the most fitting real estate for Monte Picoto. Competitors had leeway to decide on the function and form of the real estate. The competition was administered by the entrepreneur José Veloso Braque and promoted by the City Council. A winner for the competition was never declared and the project was not built.

Documenting this project are documents about the competition from the Camara Municipal de Braga, photographs, elevations, and studies for the project site, and sketches of the proposed hotel and restaurant.

Reference Number

AP178.S1.1980.PR05

Arrangement

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

Location

Braga Portugal

Language of material

Portuguese

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR05.001
    • Title: Competition documentation, project notes, and aerial photographs of project site, Monte Picoto, Braga
    • Dates of creation: 1968-1982
    • Form: textual records, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records
    • 14 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:

    178-084-011

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR05.002
    • Title: Sketches and elevations of project site, Monte Picoto, Braga
    • Dates of creation: circa 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 29 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 92 x 65.5 cm Sheet (smallest): 41 x 33 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:

    178-506-11

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR05.003
    • Title: Topographic views of project site, Monte Picoto, Braga
    • Dates of creation: circa 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 91 x 62 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:

    178-506-12

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR05.005
    • Title: Details and elevations of project site, Monte Picoto, Braga
    • Dates of creation: circa 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 21 drawings on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (largest): 60 x 42 cm Sheet (smallest): 16 x 16 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:

    178-631-06

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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR05.006
    • Title: Panorama of project site, Monte Picoto, Braga
    • Dates of creation: circa 1980
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)

    Description:

    Siza's office numbered the panorama in this file as HRMP005.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 panorama

    Dimensions:

    Photograph: 49 x 7 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:

    178-282-17

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