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Art Center College of Design (Ampliação) [Extension for the Art Center College of Design], Pasedena, United States, 2000
Part of:
People:
  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)
Title:

Art Center College of Design (Ampliação) [Extension for the Art Center College of Design], Pasedena, United States, 2000

Date:

2000-2008

Level of archival description:
Project
Extent and medium:
  • 608 drawings (including 490 reprographic copies)
    259 photographic materials
    0.17 linear metres of textual documentation
Scope and content:
This project series documents an extension for the Art Center College of Design (Ampliação) in Pasedena, United States. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 8/00. The office assigned the date 2000 for this project.
The building program included a library and a technical-skills building, near the Craig Ellwood building. The project was a collaboration with Gehry Partners and Peter Testa. Siza did not realize the project.
Documenting this project are sketches, studies, and preliminary master plans. Textual material includes project documentation and correspondence. Photographic material documents the models, project site, and built project.
Reference number:

AP178.S1.2000.PR08

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

Pasedena California United States

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:
  • Portuguese
Related units of description:
  • Sketches for the Art Center College of Design are also included in Siza's sketchbooks found in Series AP178.S2 of this fonds. Of note is sketchbook 496.
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