Proposta para Caserta [Proposal for Caserta], Caserta, Italy (1983-1984)
Part of:
  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Proposta para Caserta [Proposal for Caserta], Caserta, Italy (1983-1984)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 302 drawings (including 199 reprographic copies)
    279 photographic materials
    1 poster
    0.03 linear metres of textual documentation
Scope and content:
This project series documents a competition for the Proposta para Caserta in Caserta, Italy. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 23/80. The office assigned the dates 1983-1984 to this project.

The project files document a competition for an urban study for the city of Caserta. The proposal submitted by Siza for the ''Archi Della Valle'' area included a new design for the road. Siza was not seleted to build the project.

Documenting this project are sketches, studies, plans, project documentation and correspondence. Photographic materials include photographs, negatives and slides of the area and of Siza's drawings.
Reference number:


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

Caserta Italy

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:
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

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