Senior Club Anziani, Blocke 121 [Senior citizens' clubhouse, Schlesisches Tor recreational centre], Berlin, Germany (1980-1988)
Part of:
  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Senior Club Anziani, Blocke 121 [Senior citizens' clubhouse, Schlesisches Tor recreational centre], Berlin, Germany (1980-1988)


circa 1981-1990

Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • Approximately 151 drawings (including approximately 108 reprographic copies)
    27 slides
    8 35mm negatives
    1 certificate
Scope and content:
This project subseries documents the Senior Club Anziani [Senior citizens’s clubhouse] designed and built as part of Block 121. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 2/80 C.
Documenting the Senior Club Anziani are sketches, studies, plans, elevations, and details. There are also slides of the built project as well as slides of sketches and the model. For correspondence and documentation related to this project see the project series for Concurso, Block 121, Schlesisches Tor (AP178.S1.1980.PR02).
It is important to note that some of the sketches, drawings, and photographs for Senior Club Anziani and the Kita are intermingled. When this is the case it has been noted at the file level for either for either subseries AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS2 or AP178.S1.1980.PR02.SS3.
Reference number:


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

Berlin Germany

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:
  • German
Related units of description:
  • Sketches for the Senior Club Anziani are also included in Siza's sketchbooks found in series AP178.S2 of this fonds. Of note are sketchbooks 84, 92, 159, 163, 168. However, sketchbooks related to Berlin, specifically those identified at the project series level for Block 121 should also be consulted.

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