Edifício Zaida, Habitação e Comércio [Zaida Building, housing and commerce], Granada, Spain (1998-2006)
Part of:
  • Alvaro Siza (archive creator)
  • Alvaro Siza (architect)

Edifício Zaida, Habitação e Comércio [Zaida Building, housing and commerce], Granada, Spain (1998-2006)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • Approximately 785 drawings (including 665 reprographic copies)
    61 photographic materials
    0.29 l.m. of textual records
Scope and content:
This project subseries documents the Edifício Zaida Habitação e Comércio. While the records were held in the office’s archives this project was assigned the number 98/90 A. The office assigned the dates 1998-2006 to this.

This project was phase 1 of the larger project to redevelop three parcels of land that faced the Plaza Puerta Real. This part of the project consisted of the construction of a new six storey building where the nineteenth century Zaida Hotel had previously stood.

Documenting this project subseries are drawings, textual records and photographic materials dating from 1989-2006. The materials in this project subseries include documentation for the entire project including the intial proposal sent by Granada City Council, planning and contract documentation, supplier catalogues, correspondence and photographs of the site and finished work. The drawings highlight this specific project subseries through sketches, plans and structural and mechanical drawings.
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Materials in this project subseries were arranged by Álvaro Siza’s office and have 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.

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