Câmara Chaves, Bloco A, Reconstrução do Chiado, Lisbon (1988-1998)
Part of:
  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Câmara Chaves, Bloco A, Reconstrução do Chiado, Lisbon (1988-1998)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 844 drawings (including 617 reprographic copies)
    92 photographic materials
    0.12 linear metres of textual documentation
Scope and content:
This project subseries documents the restoration of the Câmara Chaves building in Lisbon, Portugal. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 58/80 N 7. The office assigned the date 1991-1996 for this project.
The Câmara Chaves building was part of Bloco A and identified as building 7 in Siza's reconstruction plan.

Documenting this project subseries are sketches, studies, plans, elevations, working drawings and details. There are photographs, negatives, and slides that show the construction site and the building before, during and after construction. Textual materials include project documentation and details of the mechanical work.

It is important to note that documentation about this project can also be found in subseries Master plans and exterior spaces work (AP178.S1.1988.PR07.SS1).
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Materials in this project subseries were compiled from multiple accessions. Materials within each accession were arranged by Álvaro Siza’s office and have been kept in this order.
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.

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