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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.S2.SS2.1967.D6

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: 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 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 15 files

    Dimensions:

    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
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 slide(s)

    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 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 files

    Dimensions:

    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
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 16 files

    Dimensions:

    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: 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 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: 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 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: ARCH262307
    • Title: Canadian Pavilion, Expo '70 documentation booklet - views, plans, elevations, details
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    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: ARCH80819
    • Title: Canadian Governement Pavillon , Expo'70, Osaka, Japan
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    plot plan ( sheet 1 of 7)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panel

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 76,2 x 101,6 cm

    Folder Number:

    22-05-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH80824
    • Title: Canadian Governement Pavillon , Expo'70, Osaka, Japan
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panel

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 76,2 x 101,6 cm

    Folder Number:

    22-05-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH80828
    • Title: Canadian Gouvernement pavillon , Japan world exposition, Osaka, 1970
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Typescript on paper

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,01 l.m.

    Folder Number:

    22-05-002B

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257916
    • Title: Presentation photographs
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    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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