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General Motors Advanced Concepts Center

General Motors Advanced Concepts Center

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People

  • Arthur Erickson Architects, Los Angeles (architectural firm)
  • Arthur Erickson (draughtsman)
  • General Motors Corporation (client)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

General Motors Advanced Concepts Center

Dates of creation

1986

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 307 slides
  • 47 drawings
  • 44 mixed photographic materials
  • 1 photograph

Scope and Content

File documents at automobile research centre (not built), Malibu, California.

File contains design development drawings and a photograph.

Reference Number

AP022.S2.SS2.1986.D1

Location

Malibu California United States

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254228
    • Title: Study of building footprint and stie, variant study of building footprint, detail study of berm
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (draughtsman)
    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 22.9 x 30.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254231
    • Title: Study of ground floor plan and exterior berm, schematic plan showing column and beam disposition
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (draughtsman)
    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    study of ground floor plan and exterior berm, schematic plan showing column and beam disposition, partial plan showing disposition of columns and central court

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on tracing paper, translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22.9 x 30.5 cm sheet (largest): 38.1 x 33.7 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254232
    • Title: Variant study of beams and columns, variant study of ground floor plant, upper floor plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (draughtsman)
    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    variant study of beams and columns, variant study of ground floor plan showing circular entry to triangular court, upper floor plan

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 22.9 x 30.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH255187
      • General Motors Advanced Concepts Center, Malibu, California: Upper floor plan study, showing waiting rooms, lounge, boardroom and library
      • Form: drawings
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    • Reference Number: ARCH254233
    • Title: Advanced study of entry court showing columns and beams
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (draughtsman)
    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    advanced study of entry court showing columns and beams, advanced study of court with elevation sketches of canopy structure, variant study of inner court with gridded plan and perspective of canopies

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 22.9 x 30.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254235
    • Title: Perspective sketches of entry and cable-supported roof pavilions
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (draughtsman)
    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    perspective sketches of entry and cable-supported roof pavilions, detailed ground floor plan with perspective sketch of canopy supports, late perspective and elevation studies of concrete scoop canopies and pavilion

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 22.9 x 30.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254236
    • Title: Elevation study of end-columns showing detail of concrete scoop with glass disk for lighting
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (draughtsman)
    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    elevation study of end-columns showing detail of concrete scoop with glass disk for lighting, early perspective of box-shaped roof with pedimented alternatives (verso) sketch plan grid showing columns and beams, elevation of inverted v-shaped roof with skylight

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 22.9 x 30.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254237
    • Title: Perspective sketch of roof canopy and v-shaped roof canopies on concrete columns
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (draughtsman)
    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    perspective sketch of roof canopy, perspective sketch of v-shaped roof canopies on concrete columns, perspective / elevations study showong two versions of roof canopy

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 22.9 x 30.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254238
    • Title: Diagrammatic sedtion with elevation, diagrammatic section / elevation at stairs
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    diagrammatic sedtion with elevation, diagrammatic section / elevation at stairs, annotated section through end post and beam showing double scoop with light fixture

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Facsimile transmissions

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 21.6 x 27.9 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254239
    • Title: Early site plan study showing building footprint, berming and elevations, section
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    early site plan study showing building footprint, berming and elevations, section of scooped end beam with canopy (printed in reverse), diagrammatic section of roof

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Facsimile transmissions

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21.6 x 27.9 cm sheet (largest): 21.6 x 54.6 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254240
    • Title: Diagrammatic section of end post and scoop beam with light disc
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    diagrammatic section of end post and scoop beam with light disc, annotated perspectives and elevations of canopy structures, perspective / elevation of segmental arch camopy

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Facsimile transmissions, photocopy

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 27.9 x 21.6 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254241
    • Title: Early site plan showing building footprint and land contours
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    early site plan showing building footprint and land contours, annotated section of metal fin with reflective glass, plan of bermed land contours at entry

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Facsimile transmissions, photocopy

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 27.9 x 21.6 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254244
    • Title: Sketches (photocopied facsimilie transmissions) by Arthur Erickson of entry and scoop canopies
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    sketches (photocopied facsimilie transmissions) by Arthur Erickson of entry and scoop canopies, photographs showing views and details of model

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Photocpies of photographs, photomechanical prints of facsimlie transmissions and sketches

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21.6 x 27.9 cm sheet (largest): 21.6 x 35.6 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254563
    • Title: Diagrammatic landscape plan (recto and verso)
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 22.9 x 30.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254229
    • Title: Annotated variant detail study of basin and berm
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (draughtsman)
    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 38.1 x 33.7 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254242
    • Title: Bird's-eye perspective sketch showing final scheme and site
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Black-and-white photograph

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 21.6 x 27.9 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254243
    • Title: General Motors Advanced Concepts Center, Malibu, California: Perspective sketch of entry with concrete scoop canopies
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (draughtsman)
    • Arthur Erickson Architects, Los Angeles (architectural firm)
    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    perspective sketch of entry with concrete scoop canopies

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Photocopy

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 21.6 x 27.9 cm

    Location:

    Malibu California United States

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254562
    • Title: Site plan of complex showing contoured berms, entrance court and building configurations
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 21.6 x 27.9 cm

    Credit line:

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

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