Centro José Saramago [José Saramago Centre], Granada, Spain (2002)
Part of:
  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Centro José Saramago [José Saramago Centre], Granada, Spain (2002)


circa 2002-2006

Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 57 photographs (43 printed on paper)
    17 drawings (all reprographic copies)
    1 model
    1 CD-ROM
    0.01 l.m. of textual records
Scope and content:
This project series documents the Centro José Saramago in Granada, Spain, which in the end, was not built by Álvaro Siza. While the records were held in the office's archives, this project was assigned the number 46/00. The office assigned the date 2002 to this project.

This project was assigned to Siza by the Board of Fundação José Saramago, which was formed by the Ayuntamiento de Castril [City Council], Diputacion Provincial de Granada [Provincial Council] and the University of Granada. The documentation informs us that the location of the building was subject to several changes. According to the documentation the City Council commissioned another architect associated with the Diputacion Provincial de Granada.

Documenting this project are studies, plans and a model. Photographic material includes photographs of the project sites. Textual material includes project documentation, contracts, information about the Fundação José Saramago, and correpondence with Fundação José Saramago and Ayuntamiento de Castril.
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Material in this project series was arranged by Álvaro Siza’s office and has been kept in this order.

Granada Spain

Language of material:
  • Portuguese

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