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King Faisal Air Force Academy

King Faisal Air Force Academy

Part of

People

  • Arthur Erickson Associates (consulting architectural firm)
  • Frank E. Basil Inc. (associated architectural firm)
  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (client)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

King Faisal Air Force Academy

Dates of creation

1980-1984

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • ca. 1924 slides
  • ca. 800 drawings
  • 120 photographs
  • 0.36 l.m. of textual records
  • 0.01 l.m. of photographic material

Scope and Content

File documents a military / academic complex consisting of an administrative building, housing for 1,500 cadets, and three academic atriums organized around a quadrangle covered with a space frame structure (not built), Al Kharj, Saudi Arabia.

File contains slides, design development drawings, presentation drawings, working drawings, photographs, and textual records (includes photographs).

Reference Number

AP022.S2.SS2.1980.D13

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256532
    • Title: Programme outlining space and room requirements, visa application, colour photocopies
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    1 binder - programme outlining space and room requirements, visa application; colour photocopies of plans and presentation model; notes and plans, correspondence.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 binder

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.09 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256809
    • Title: Photocopies of floor plans, elevation, photographs of model; itinerary, transmittals, client correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1982-1984
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 file

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.05 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH259923
    • Title: Photoprints and photographs of presentation drawings
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    photoprints and photographs of presentation drawings, model, street views, plans, schedules, perspective, notes on linear concept, alternative schematics

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Photoprints, photographs, ink on tracing paper, paper, mylar, diazotypes with revisions in ink

    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: ARCH260026
    • Title: Pre-final and final submissions for Basis of Development
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.07 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260091
    • Title: Technical specifications, volumes 1-6, by Frank E. Basil, for the Al Kharj RSAF Complex
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.15 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260132
    • Title: Bound proposals
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Bound proposals: site development plans volumes 1-11; Definitive drawings volumes 1-4. Including ''reproductions on vellum.''

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.14 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260136
    • Title: Architectural plans and details
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260137
    • Title: Preliminary architectural drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260138
    • Title: Preliminary architectural drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260139
    • Title: Design development drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints, sepia prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260148
    • Title: Planning schedules
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper and mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260149
    • Title: Schedules, auditorium schemes, floor plans
    • Dates of creation: 1982
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260150
    • Title: Preliminary working drawings - key plans, site plans, floor plans, elevations and sections, details
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on translucent paper

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260151
    • Title: Architectural, mechanical, and electrical plans and details
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Sepia prints, blackline prints with revisions in ink and coloured pencil

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260152
    • Title: Schedules, design development plans and details
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints, diazotypes, sepia prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260158
    • Title: Preliminary architectural drawings of the athletic facility - plans and sections
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260182
    • Title: Working drawings - housing units, elevations and sections, main mosque plans and details, vehicular plans and details
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar, sepia prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260241
    • Title: Preliminary working drawings - cadet housing and comman hall, commander's building
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260261
    • Title: Architectural plans and details
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    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: ARCH260323
    • Title: Mechanical and electrical drawings - academy and academic wings
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Sepia prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260327
    • Title: Preliminary working drawings - architectural plans and details
    • Dates of creation: 1982
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar, sepia prints on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260328
    • Title: Preliminary working drawings - architectural plans and details
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints, graphite on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260355
    • Title: Design development architectural plans and details, including site photographs
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 rolls

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar, sepia prints, colour photographs

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260420
    • Title: Preliminary working drawings for academic wing
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260422
    • Title: Architectural plans and details for aero/tech laboratories
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on mylar, blackline prints, sepia print

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260571
    • Title: Presentation drawings - elevations, site plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    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: ARCH261015
    • Title: Architectural and mechanical design development plans, sections, details
    • Dates of creation: 1982
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reduced blackline prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261016
    • Title: Architectural and mechanical design development floor plans, elevations, sections, details
    • Dates of creation: 1982
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reduced blackline prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261115
    • Title: Lighting, power and system layouts (Frank E. Basil, Incorporated, Dar Al Riyadh)
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    8 design development drawings - lighting, power and system layouts (Frank E. Basil, Incorporated, Dar Al Riyadh).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints

    Credit line:

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

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