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Abu Nuwas Conservation / Development Project

Abu Nuwas Conservation / Development Project

Part of

People

  • Arthur Erickson Architects, Vancouver (architectural firm)
  • Hisham Munir & Associates (associated architectural firm)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

Abu Nuwas Conservation / Development Project

Dates of creation

1981-1982

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • ca. 300 drawings
  • 1.31 l.m. of photographic materials
  • 1.26 l.m. of textual records
  • 5 photographs

Scope and Content

File documents a master plans for two preliminary schemes and a final scheme (not built) for a three kilometre section of the Abu Nuwas district of Baghdad, Iraq.

File contains survey drawings, design development drawings, presentation drawings, photographic material, textual records.

Reference Number

AP022.S2.SS2.1981.D8

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256986
    • Title: Information on Iraq, client agreement, facilities programmes, International Seminar
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    10 files - information on Iraq, client agreement, facilities programmes, International Seminar to establish concepts and policies, submission documents, prospective projects

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 files

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.16 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH256989
    • Title: Site plan studies showing scheme measurements and area calculations
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    25 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink and coloured pencil on tracing paper, diazotypes

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 20.5 x 35.5 cm sheet (largest): 61 x 135.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257015
    • Title: Park Survey, landscape survey, highway design standards and site map
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Park Survey, landscape survey, highway design standards and site map, Baghdad Trunk project, Riverwalk concept proposal, soft report on Abu Nuwas in Arabic, Cornic Road details and plans by International consulting Engineers, photographs of models (Khulafa Street Development Project by The Architects Cooperative), Iraq water supply plan views, Bab Al Sheik L. Development drawings, general plans, office building elevations by Arup Associates

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.28 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257116
    • Title: Correspondence concerning submission, entry form, transmittals, telexes
    • Dates of creation: 1982
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 files

    Dimensions:

    records: 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: ARCH257201
    • Title: Site photos around Abu Nuwas site
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    33 envelopes of site photos around Abu Nuwas site, including view from a river. Envelopes are labelled by roll number 41 through 65. Also included is a box of slides of site model.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour photographs, slides

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 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: ARCH257257
    • Title: Surveys
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 slide(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 binders of slides (1,616 slides)

    Technique and media:

    Slides

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 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: ARCH257384
    • Title: Correspondence concerning model, correspondence from Ted Scott
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Correspondence concerning model, correspondence from Ted Scott, lists of slides, site maps showing the age of buildings ''determined by Dr. Fathi'', photosurvey maps, comments and minutes concerning a raw water pumping station proposal in Abu Nuwas.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.06 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257425
    • Title: Memos, notes, correspondence, project summary report
    • Dates of creation: 1981-1982
    • 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: 0.08 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257692
    • Title: Original report in 7 parts
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.33 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257707
    • Title: Site photos of Abu Nuwas
    • Dates of creation: 1982
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 41 rolls of film

    Technique and media:

    Colour photographs

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 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: ARCH257768
    • Title: Comprehensive development plan for Baghdad 2000
    • Dates of creation: 1981-1982
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    12 files - site maps, notes, reports, memos, shop drawings miscellaneous textual documents Comprehensive development plan for Baghdad 2000, Phase 1B report, Polservice Housing report 1979, Road tunnel under the Tigris

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 12 files

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.3 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257881
    • Title: Site plans, elevations and sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Ink and collage on paper, mylar and acetate

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 62.5 cm sheet (largest): 30 x 78.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260034
    • Title: Photo survey, presentation drawings, planning graphics
    • Dates of creation: 1981-1982
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Photo survey, presentation drawings, planning graphics, landscape negatives, riverfront plans, photos of models, presentation texts.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar, colour photographs, negatives

    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: ARCH260078
    • Title: Site photos, model photos, including plans and drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1982
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Photocopies, colour photographs, black-and-white photographs

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.02 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260131
    • Title: Batwaween Conservation Study and program - alternatives 1 and 2
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, typescripts, and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 54 x 50 cm sheet (largest): 61 x 46 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260133
    • Title: Prospective drawings and plans, general photo survey of Bataween district, landscape plans, site plans
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar, colour photographs, negatives

    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: ARCH261111
    • Title: Schematic sector 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 with revisions in ink, dry transfer

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261112
    • Title: Site plan and master plan
    • Dates of creation: 1982
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 reprographic copies

    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: ARCH261113
    • Title: Reprographic copy - site plan showing block numbers and prominent buildings
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    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: ARCH261114
    • Title: Reprographic copy - site plan showing block numbers
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261123
    • Title: Central Baghdad site plans, development plan
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 reprographic copies

    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: ARCH261125
    • Title: Partial site plan
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1981
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline print

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261126
    • Title: Plans of Abu Nuwas site with annotations
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 plans

    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: ARCH261127
    • Title: Sections of Abu Nuwas Street and Saadoun Street - ''island and water schemes''
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • 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 with dry transfer

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261128
    • Title: Project facilities charts
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1981
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 charts

    Technique and media:

    Ink and paper on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261197
    • Title: Rolls of Abu Nuwas site plans and study area base maps
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1981
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 15 rolls

    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: ARCH261391
    • Title: Abu Nuwas property maps
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 negatives

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261394
    • Title: Site development plans, site information, metro studies
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink on tracing paper, blackline prints on mylar, diazotypes enhanced with ink

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261395
    • Title: Site development plans
    • Dates of creation: 1982
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 23 plans

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints, ink and dry transfer on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261396
    • Title: Site information plans - existing roads and facilities
    • Dates of creation: [1981]
    • 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: ARCH261397
    • Title: Site plans, site studies, site sections, perpective
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Sepia prints on mylar, blackline prints, blackline prints on mylar, 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: ARCH262042
    • Title: Site photographs of Abu Nuwas, photographs of model, site photos from Dr Fathi
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour photographs, negatives, black-and-white photographs

    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: ARCH262043
    • Title: Site photos of Baghdad and Abu Nuwas area, and photos of a Christmas card
    • Dates of creation: [1981]
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 slide(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 31 boxes of slides

    Technique and media:

    Colour slides

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.38 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262044
    • Title: Assembled panoramic views over river of Abu Nuwas site
    • Dates of creation: [1981]
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour photographs, adhesive tape

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262169
    • Title: Plan of science centre
    • Dates of creation: May, 1982
    • 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:

    Graphite, ink on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 31 x 36 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262451
    • Title: Abu Nuwas Conservation / Development Project presentation booklet
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    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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