Posto de abastecimento da SACOR, [SACOR petrol station] Matosinhos, Portugal (1966-1972)
Part of:
  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Posto de abastecimento da SACOR, [SACOR petrol station] Matosinhos, Portugal (1966-1972)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • Approximately 134 drawings (including 46 reprographic copies)
    60 photographic materials
    0.02 of textual records
Scope and content:
The project series documents the Posto de abastecimento da SACOR in Matosinhos, Portugal. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 24/60. In the past the office identified the project as number 114. The office assigned the date 1966 for this project.

The project consisted of a petrol station commissioned by the Sociedade Anónima de Combustíveis e Óleos Refinados (SACOR). The project was never realized, but a model was produced.

Documenting this project are sketches, plans, as well as a building program and correspondence between Siza, SACOR and the city of Matosinhos. Also included are photographs, slides and negatives 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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