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Khosla House

Khosla House

Part of

People

  • Arthur Erickson Architects, Los Angeles (architectural firm)
  • Arthur Erickson (draughtsman)
  • Vinod Khosla (client)
  • Neeru Khosla (client)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

Khosla House

Dates of creation

1986-1991

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • ca. 228 drawings
  • 109 slides
  • 68 mixed photographic materials
  • 0.08 linear metres of textual documents

Scope and Content

File documents a concrete-frame, 14.000 square-foot residence and the renovation of an existing library addition into a guest house, constructed at 630 Los Trancos Road, Portola Valley (west of Palo Alto), California.

File contains design development drawings, working drawings, reference drawings, shop drawings and textual documents.

Reference Number

AP022.S2.SS2.1986.D17

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    • Reference Number: ARCH78728
    • Title: Floor plan studies
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 design development drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Photocopies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21.5 x 28 cm sheet (largest): 21.5 x 26 cm

    Drawing Type:

    • sketches

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    22-01-013 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254218
    • Title: Annotated plan showing family rooms, bedrooms and garage with elevations, partial ground floor plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 35.6 x 19.1 cm sheet (largest): 35.6 x 24.1 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH254220
    • Title: Annotated partial ground floor plan showing furniture layout
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    annotated partial ground floor plan showing furniture layout, handwritten notes on client requirments, print detail of plan showing revisions to mechanical and storage rooms

    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: ARCH254221
    • Title: Ground floor study showing furniture layout and stair assemblies
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    ground floor study showing furniture layout and stair assemblies, partial ground floor plan showing exterior decks, terraces and roof gardens

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 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: ARCH254223
    • Title: Preiminary study of ground floor plan and site, partial plan of entry steps and bermed pathways
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Facsimile transmissions

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 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: ARCH254224
    • Title: Early alternative sketch of ground floor plan and site, ground floor study showing revised colunms and stair assemblies
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Facsimile transmissions

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 27.9 x 21.6 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: ARCH254226
    • Title: Diagrammatic section of post and beam structure showing proportional system (golden section)
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    diagrammatic section of post and beam structure showing proportional system (golden section), diagrammatic sketch of trabeated structural system

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    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: ARCH254227
    • Title: Copies of tacsimile transmissions - telecopier cover sheets and floor plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 photomechanical print(s)

    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: ARCH257538
    • Title: Correspondence, notes, conference reports, grading and utility plans, reference and shop drawings (diazotypes)
    • Dates of creation: 1987-1991
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.08 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260100
    • Title: Shop drawings by Gardner Brothers Inc. - plans and details
    • Dates of creation: 1990
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reverse sepia prints with revisions in ink

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 61 x 91 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260362
    • Title: Plumbing plans and details
    • Dates of creation: 1988
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 plans and details

    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: ARCH260363
    • Title: Shop drawings for structure
    • Dates of creation: 1988
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 16 drawings

    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: ARCH260364
    • Title: Electrical plans and details
    • Dates of creation: 1988
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 12 plans and details

    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: ARCH260447
    • Title: Architectural drawings - paving and stairs plans and details. Shop drawings - granite and stone schedule and plans
    • Dates of creation: 1988
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes and sepia prints with revisions in red ink

    Physical Description:

    Ripped; poor condition.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260452
    • Title: Working drawings - plans and details for pool and ''water effect.''
    • Dates of creation: 1988-1989
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    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: ARCH261137
    • Title: Floor plans and sections
    • Dates of creation: November 1986
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 92 x 122 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261408
    • Title: Plans, elevations, details of original library addition
    • Dates of creation: 1966
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Reference drawings - plans, elevations, details of original library addition for Dr. R. V. Lee (Igor Sazevich, Architect). Includes 3 elevations.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper, diazotype, blackline prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261409
    • Title: Details, main level and lower level plans, elevations for guest house
    • Dates of creation: 1989
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 details

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes, ink on tracing paper

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261410
    • Title: ''Construction documents'' bound set of architectural drawings - site and demolition plan
    • Dates of creation: 1988
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    ''Construction documents'' bound set of architectural drawings - site and demolition plan, floor plans, sections, elevations, details.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261411
    • Title: 4 automation cabinet door schedules
    • Dates of creation: October 1989
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    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: ARCH254217
    • Title: Site plan sketch
    • 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: 35.6 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: ARCH254219
    • Title: Detail of ground floor plan showing garage, family room and exercise court
    • Form: drawings

    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: 35.6 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: ARCH254222
    • Title: Detail plan study of upper roof level
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photomechanical print(s)

    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: ARCH254225
    • Title: Early site and plan study showing elevations, pools and terracing
    • Form: drawings

    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: 61 x 35.6 cm

    Credit line:

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

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