Plano de Urbanização da Nova Maia, Parque do Millenium [Urban plan for Nova Maia, Millenium Park], Maia, Portugal (1999)
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  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Plano de Urbanização da Nova Maia, Parque do Millenium [Urban plan for Nova Maia, Millenium Park], Maia, Portugal (1999)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 192 drawings (including 171 reprographic copies)
    59 photographic materials
    1 model
    0.08 l.m. of textual records
Scope and content:
This project series documents the Plano de Urbanização da Nova Maia, Parque do Millenium in Maia, Portugal. While the records were held in the office's archives, this project was assigned the number 109/90. The office assigned the date 1999 to this project.
This project is part of the city's larger urbanization plan. The city council commissioned Álvaro Siza along with two other Portugeuese architects, Eduardo Souto de Moura and João Álvaro Rocha to carry out the urban plan for Nova Maia. Siza is responsible for Parque do Millenium, an area of 320 hectres, which includes a multi-purpose space with hotels, restaurants, residential housing, a science and technology park, a nature park, a sports field, a pavillion, and a new stadium. The project is in progress.
Documenting this project are exisiting studies and plans from the Câmara Municipal da Maia, working plans, a study model, elevations and measurements for the project site. Photographic material includes photographs of the model and aerial views of the project site. Textual material includes project documentation, contracts, and correpondence with the Câmara Municipal da Maia and Mergarden Imobiliaria, S.A.
Reference number:


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

Maia Portugal

Language of material:
  • Portuguese
Related units of description:
  • See also project series Estadio Municipal da Maia, Parque do Millenium [Maia municipal stadium/Millenium Park], Maia, Portugal (AP178.S1.1999.PR04).

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