Cave di Cusa, Selinunte, Castelvetrano, Italy (1980)

Cave di Cusa, Selinunte, Castelvetrano, Italy (1980)

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


Cave di Cusa, Selinunte, Castelvetrano, Italy (1980)

Dates of creation

circa 1980

Level of archival description


Extent and Medium

  • 4 slides

Scope and Content

The project series documents the Cave di Cusa in Selinunte, Castelvetrano, Italy. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number [8]/80. The office assigned the date 1980 for this project.

The Cave di Cusa is an ancient quarry and popular tourist site in Sicily. The project series is solely recorded through slides of sketches. The sketches show a cylindrical volume and two cube-shaped volumes.

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Materials in this project series were arranged by Álvaro Siza's office and have been kept in this order.


Castelvetrano Italy

Related units of description

  • Some drawings of the Cave di Cusa are also included in Siza's sketchbooks. Of note is Sketchbook 64: Sicilia (AP178.S2.1980.007 in this fonds).


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    • Reference Number: AP178.S1.1980.PR07.001
    • Title: Slides of sketches, Cave di Cusa, Selinunte, Castelvetrano, Italy
    • Dates of creation: circa 1980
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0


    • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)


    Original file title: "Cave di Cusa"

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 slides

    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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