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Habitat Pavilion

Habitat Pavilion

Part of

People

  • Arthur Erickson Architects, Vancouver (architectural firm)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

Habitat Pavilion

Dates of creation

1975-1976

Quantity / Object type

1 Project

Extent and Medium

  • 540 slides
  • ca. 350 drawings
  • 0.15 l.m. of textual records
  • 0.03 linear metres of photographic material

Scope and Content

File documents a temporary pavilion built for the 1976 United Nations Conference on Human Settlements, Vancouver, British Columbia. The pavilion consisted of a reception and public information centre primarily constructed out of paper maché modules, and it displayed an exhibition related to a parallel event, the Manila-Tondo Foreshore Architectural Compeition (1976) held in Manilla, the Plilippines.

File contains sketches, photographs, textual documents.

Reference Number

AP022.S1.1975.PR04

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257695
    • Title: Notes, correspondence, sketches, photographs
    • Dates of creation: 1975
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 file

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260033
    • Title: "The International Design Competition for the Urban Environment of Developing Countries focused on Manila"
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Visual and textual material for "The International Design Competition for the Urban Environment of Developing Countries focused on Manila" in which Moshe Safdie was a jury member

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • -1 photographic materials

    Technique and media:

    Negatives, photocopies with revisions in coloured pencil

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.03 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260555
    • Title: Topographical plan of Vancouver, detail drawings, structural drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1975-1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper, sepia prints, diazotypes

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260569
    • Title: Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - annotated sketches and text for a proposal of a housing development in Dagat-Dagatan, Philippines.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260599
    • Title: Exhibition drawings and texts
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261522
    • Title: Site plan of Dagat-Dagatan showing nearby industries, including text description
    • Dates of creation: [1976]
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - site plan of Dagat-Dagatan showing nearby industries, including text description.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261523
    • Title: Site plans showing site distribution and public buildings, including descriptions
    • Dates of creation: [1976]
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - Site plans showing site distribution and public buildings, including descriptions.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261524
    • Title: Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition
    • Dates of creation: [1976]
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - ''Building systems'' - drawings of stage 1 to 4, including descriptions of the construction stages.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261525
    • Title: Drawings with descriptions and calculations of utilities including a windmill, rainfall collector, and organic toilet
    • Dates of creation: [1976]
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - drawings with descriptions and calculations of utilities including a windmill, rainfall collector, and organic toilet.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261526
    • Title: Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - exhibition descriptions
    • Dates of creation: [1976]
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Text on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261596
    • Title: Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - competition drawings and text
    • Dates of creation: [1976]
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - competition drawings and text, including names of winners (first prize was Ian Athfield of New Zealand).

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 File

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261785
    • Title: Site plans, site plan showing scheme of functions, plans of shell layers
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, dry transfer, and ink on tracing paper and paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 40 x 37 cm sheet (largest): 61 x 93 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261786
    • Title: Floor plans, site plans, sections, plan of first layer of shells, detail sketches
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 16 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 36 x 46 cm sheet (largest): 59 x 130 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261787
    • Title: Bound set of Habitat Pavilion structural plans including architectural and landscaping plans
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Bound set of Habitat Pavilion structural plans including architectural and landscaping plans, typical plans and sections of pods.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes, sepia prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261788
    • Title: Floor plans, platform details, plans and sections of shells, pods, and layers
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes, blackline prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261789
    • Title: Landscape plan, typical pod plans, floor plans, site plan, furniture plans and details
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Sepia prints with revisions in graphite, diazotypes enhanced with coloured pencil, blackline print

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261790
    • Title: Site plans, details, sections, pod dimensions, paper board seating components, assembly directions and sections
    • Dates of creation: 1975-1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 File

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on tracing paper, graphite on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 53 x 66 cm sheet (largest): 61 x 101 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261791
    • Title: Brochure from the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Brochure from the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements with information about Erickson's design for the Habitat pavilion including the structure, design, data, idea, function, and symbol [in English and French].

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 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: ARCH261849
    • Title: Sectional perspective of typical house with textual information
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - sectional perspective of typical house with textual information.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261850
    • Title: Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - typical housing group perspective
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - typical housing group perspective, site plan and textual information.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261851
    • Title: Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - 3 drawings of initial construction and development plans, site plan, and textual information.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262064
    • Title: Sketches of site plans, sections, elevations, including a site plan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on tracing paper, diazotype

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 36 x 28 cm sheet (largest): 56 x 87 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274024
    • Title: 3 files- "Habitat Exhibit," includes program and delegates information for the Habitat Forum conference (27 May 1976 to 11 June 1976); "Habitat General United Nations," includes correspondence, memorandums, press releases for the Habitat Pavilion; press material related to Habitat project and documents regarding the establishment of ACSOH (Association in Canada to serve NGO's at UNEP Conference).
    • Dates of creation: 1974-1976
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • records: 0.07 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    022-036-12to14

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274034
    • Title: Slides of Habitat exhibition and Habitat Pavilion, construction and completion phases, Expo '67, Montreal
    • Dates of creation: circa 1947-2002
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    60 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 60 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: ARCH274521
    • Title: File includes the program for the design of a neighborhood unit in metropolitan Manila, the publication, Habitat (Vol. 19 nos. 3/4, 1976), Habitat Awards 1981, correspondence, press release, checklists, schedules and other printed material related to the competition. Also includes site plans of the competition grounds in Manila and immediately adjacent communities and a land use map for the project site.
    • Dates of creation: 1974-1976
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • records: 0.06 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - Plans and map are placed in a separate folder for preservation purposes.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    022-069-02

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    • Reference Number: ARCH276528
    • Title: Slide tray contains project documentation including settlement types, models, construction phase, aerial views, exterior, opening ceremonies, children's paintings, courtyard, furnishings.
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1976
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    480 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 480 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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