Habitação Dr. Júlio Gesta, Cooperativa [Dr. Júlio Gesta's co-operative housing], Matosinhos, Portugal (1961)
Part of:
  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Habitação Dr. Júlio Gesta, Cooperativa [Dr. Júlio Gesta's co-operative housing], Matosinhos, Portugal (1961)


1961, 2012

Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 21 drawings (including 9 reprographic copies)
    18 photographic materials
    0.02 linear metres of textual records
Scope and content:
The project series documents the design for the Habitação Dr. Júlio Gesta in Matosinhos, Portugal. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 8/60; in the past the office identified the project as number 103. The office assigned the date 1961 for this project.

The project files document a housing cooperative commissioned by Dr. Júlio Gesta, located on Dr. Afonso Corderio street. Drawings suggest a two-storey building. The project was not realized.

Documenting this project are sketches, plans and elevations, as well as correspondence, project documentation and a negative of the model.
Reference number:


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

Matosinhos Portugal

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:
  • Portuguese

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