Igreja de Santa Maria do Rosário [Santa Maria do Rosário church], Rome, Italy (1998)
Part of:
  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Igreja de Santa Maria do Rosário [Santa Maria do Rosário church], Rome, Italy (1998)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 246 drawings (including 197 reprographic copies)
    105 photographic materials
    4 models
    1 map
    0.04 l.m. of textual records
Scope and content:
This project series documents the Igreja de Santa Maria do Rosário in Rome, Italy. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 95/90. The office assigned the date 1998 to this project.

The project site was located in Pompei alla Magliana, a suburb of Rome. The project was a collaboration with Bárbara Rangel, Andrea Smaniott, and Angela Princiotto. The church was commissioned by the Frati Gresleri dell’Opera Romana per la Preservazione della Fede e la Provista di Nuove Chiese. The building program included a church, offices, classrooms, multipurpose rooms, and sacristy. The project was not built.

Documenting this project are sketches, studies, sections, elevations and floor plans. Textual materials include project documentation and correspondence. Photographic materials document the surrounding area and models.
Reference number:


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

Rome 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
Related units of description:
  • Sketches for the Igreja de Santa Maria do Rosário are also included in Siza's sketchbooks found in Series AP178.S2 of this fonds. Of note are sketchbooks 467 and 469.

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