Habitações Colectivas da Mobil Oil Portuguesa [Mobil Oil housing complex], Matosinhos, Portugal (1971-1972)
Part of:
  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Habitações Colectivas da Mobil Oil Portuguesa [Mobil Oil housing complex], Matosinhos, Portugal (1971-1972)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 98 drawings (including 35 reprographic copies)
    62 photographic materials
    0.02 l.m. of textual records
Scope and content:
This project series documents the Habitações Colectivas da Mobil Oil Portuguesa in Matosinhos, Portugal. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 6/70. In the past the office identified the project as number 131. The office assigned the date 1971 for this project.

The project was for a nine-storey housing complex commissioned by Mobil Oil Portuguesa. The building included dwellings, offices and commercial space.

Documenting this project are studies and preliminary drawings. Textual materials include project documentation and correspondence. Photographs and negatives document the project site and 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.

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