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Canadian Pavilion, Expo 70

Canadian Pavilion, Expo 70

Part of

People

  • Erickson/Massey Architects (architectural firm)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

Canadian Pavilion, Expo 70

Dates of creation

1967-1970

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • ca. 70 drawings
  • 7 panels
  • 0.77 l.m. of textual records
  • 0.02 l.m. of photographic material

Scope and Content

File documents a Canadian Government Pavilion consisting of a two-level, L-shaped planned building of laminated wood suspended by steel cables from three concrete pylons (not built), and a pavilion consisting of four mirrored walls sloped at a 45 degree angle enclosing a central court and a pool (built), Osaka, Japan.

File contains presentation panels, photographic material, working drawings, tectual records.

Reference Number

AP022.S1.1967.PR06

Related units of description

  • Two files with written data and clippings about the Pavilion are in ARCH255007, file Publicity 67003. One file with 3 b/w photographs, (2 of presentation drawings), are in ARCH255005, file no. 27. There is more photo documentation of this project in the Series "Promotional and Project Documentation" AP022.S2.SS1.D5.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH80819
    • Title: Canadian Governement Pavillon , Expo'70, Osaka, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    plot plan ( sheet 1 of 7)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 76,2 x 101,6 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    22-05-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH80820
    • Title: Canadian Governement Pavillon , Expo'70, Osaka, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    first floor plan (sheet 2 of 7)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 76,2 x 101,6 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    22-05-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH80821
    • Title: Canadian Governement Pavillon , Expo'70, Osaka, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    second floor plan (sheet 3 of 7)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 76,2 x 101,6 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    22-05-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH80822
    • Title: Canadian Governement Pavillon , Expo'70, Osaka, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    section looking east elevation; front elevation (west) (sheet 4 of 7)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 76,2 x 101,6 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    22-05-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH80824
    • Title: Canadian Governement Pavillon , Expo'70, Osaka, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    section and view through garden; east elevation; typical section (sheet 5 of 7)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 76,2 x 101,6 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    22-05-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH80825
    • Title: Canadian Governement Pavillon , Expo'70, Osaka, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    south elevation; north elevation (sheet 6 of 7)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 76,2 x 101,6 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    22-05-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH80826
    • Title: Canadian Governement Pavillon , Expo'70, Osaka, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    perspective (sheet 7 of 7)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 76,2 x 101,6 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    22-05-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH80828
    • Title: Canadian Gouvernement pavillon , Japan world exposition, Osaka, 1970
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    summary description of structure, mechanical, lighting, outside lights, sculpture, design, traffic and cost

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • records: 0,01 l.m.

    Technique and media:

    Typescript on paper

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    22-05-002B

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257183
    • Title: Furniture list and description, tender for supply of lumber, reports, Japanese contractors corespondence
    • Dates of creation: 1968-1970
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    furniture list and description, tender for supply of lumber, reports, Japanese contractors corespondence, contracts, cost estimates, notes, consultant applications

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • records: 0.21 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257255
    • Title: Slides showing the construction of the pavilion
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 93 slides

    Technique and media:

    Slides

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257265
    • Title: Conference reports, minutes, correspondence, Tender for supply Lumber
    • Dates of creation: 1968-1969
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    10 files - transmittals, conference reports, minutes, correspondence, Tender for supply Lumber, Construction Tender, Contract négociations, National Research Council, Survey reports

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • records: 0.22 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257662
    • Title: Correspondence, costs estimates, contracts
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • records: 0.31 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257916
    • Title: Presentation photographs
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 photographic materials

    Technique and media:

    Colour photographs mounted on plexiglass panel

    Dimensions:

    panel: 76 x 101.5 cm

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    22-67003-01

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260608
    • Title: Design development and working drawings - plans and details, drawing lists, detail drawings and sketches
    • Dates of creation: 1967
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260609
    • Title: Architectural, mechanical, and electrical plans and details
    • Dates of creation: 1967
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262307
    • Title: Canadian Pavilion, Expo '70 documentation booklet - views, plans, elevations, details
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Colour and black-and-white photographs

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273420
    • Title: Letter to Arthur Erickson from the General Manager of the Canadian government participation, Expo '70, T.C. Wood.
    • Dates of creation: 2 April 1969
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273843
    • Title: Photographs and a publication on Expo 70.
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    1 printed document- "Photographs of Pavilions for Expo '70," Takenaka Komuten Co., Ltd., Osaka, Japan (30 April 1968) and 1 publication- Structure, Space and Mankind Expo '70, A Photographic Interpreter, Committee of the Second Architectural Convention of Japan (1 May 1970).

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • Approximately 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    022-022-04

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273846
    • Title: Presentation drawings for the Canadian Pavilion, Expo '70; floor plans for main entry level, exhibition level, roof plan, North, South and West elevations.
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheets (largest): 59.3 × 69 cm (23 3/8 × 27 3/16 in.) sheets (smallest): 31.2 × 61 cm (12 5/16 × 24 in.)

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    022-022-06

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274036
    • Title: No title
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Slides of completed Pavilion, presentation slides and 1 slide of a plan, section.

    Quantity / Object type:

    64 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 64 photographic materials

    Technique and media:

    Colour

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274495
    • Title: Plans, sketches and elevations
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    File contains sketches, diagrams, scheme elevations, annotated drawings of master landscaping plan, information counter at exhibit, entrance level plan, exhibition level plan, site plan and Commissioner General's Suite, elevations, sections and details. Also some textual records and floor plans (Windows of the World, Vancouver, B.C. (1990)).

    Quantity / Object type:

    70 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 70 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Photocopies, diazotypes, ink on paper, graphite on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets (largest): 60 × 60 cm (23 5/8 × 23 5/8 in.) sheets (smallest): 28 × 21.5 cm (11 × 8 7/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Arthur Erickson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de /Gift of the Erickson Family

    Folder Number:

    022-069-01

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