Casa Manuel Silva [Manuel Silva house], Quinta de S. Ovidio, Lousada, Portugal (1997)
Part of:
  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Casa Manuel Silva [Manuel Silva house], Quinta de S. Ovidio, Lousada, Portugal (1997)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 688 drawings (including 366 reprographic copies)
    51 photographic materials
    4 models
    0.17 l.m. of textual records
Scope and content:
This project series documents the Casa Manuel Silva in Lousada, Portugal. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 81/90. The office assigned the date 1995 to this project.

Documenting this project are sketches and working drawings. Textual materials include project documentation. Photographic material documents the models, construction work, and the built project.
Reference number:


Materials in this series were arranged by Álvaro Siza’s office and have been kept in this order.

Lousada 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.
Related units of description:
  • Drawings and documentation for the first phase can be found in project series Casa Ana Costa - Quinta de S. Ovídio (AP178.S1.1988.PR08). Drawings related to this project can also be found in Siza's sketchbooks, arranged in Series 2 (AP178.S2) of this fonds. Of note are sketchbooks 462, 463, 464, and 465.

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