Ampliação do Institut Français no Porto [Extension of the Porto French Institute], Porto, Portugal (1983)
Part of:
  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Ampliação do Institut Français no Porto [Extension of the Porto French Institute], Porto, Portugal (1983)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 81 drawings (including 30 reprographic copies)
    21 photographic materials
    0.01 linear metres of textual records
Scope and content:
This project series documents the Ampliação do Institut Français no Porto in Porto, Portugal. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 22/80. The office assigned the date 1983 to this project.

The project files document the addition of an annex and renovations to the main pavilion of the Porto French Institute. Modifications included the transformation of the garage into classrooms, the addition of a cafeteria in the basement and general renovations. The project was not realized.

Documenting this project are sketches, studies, design development drawings and plans. Textual material includes project documentation. Photographic materials document the building.
Reference number:


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

Porto 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:
  • French
  • Portuguese

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