Faculdade Ciências da Educação do C. Univ. de Cappont [Faculty of education sciences, Cappont University], Lérida, Spain (2001)
Part of:
  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Faculdade Ciências da Educação do C. Univ. de Cappont [Faculty of education sciences, Cappont University], Lérida, Spain (2001)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 547 drawings (including 530 reprographic copies)
    Approximately 415 photographic materials
    10 models
    0.26 linear metres of textual documentation
Scope and content:
This project series documents the Faculdade Ciências da Educação do C. Univ. de Cappont in Lérida, Spain. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 35/00 The office assigned the date 2001 for this project.
The project is located on the northeast side of the campus of Cappont University. The upper floors are L-shaped while the ground floor is U-shaped, creating a separation from the library to the rest of the building. The ground floor is mainly for administration and management. The three upper floors are a series of repetitive spaces for the different departments and classrooms. The facade is made of three motorized vertical louvers that control the lighting into the building.
Documenting this project are plans, working drawings, technical drawings, and structural drawings. Textual material includes project documentation and correspondence. Photographic material documents the project site and construction work.
Reference number:


Material in this series was arranged by Álvaro Siza’s office and has been kept in this order.
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:
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
Related units of description:
  • Sketches for Faculdade Ciências da Educação do C. Univ. de Cappont are also included in Siza's sketchbooks found in Series AP178.S2 of this fonds. Of note are sketchbooks 517 and 520.

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