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Fintas Town Centre

Fintas Town Centre

Part of

People

  • Arthur Erickson Architects, Vancouver (architectural firm)
  • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

Title

Fintas Town Centre

Dates of creation

1978-1980

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • ca. 600 drawings
  • 41 slides
  • 1 model
  • 2.52 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents urban design guidelines for the cental core of a community of 300,000 residents, including offices, shopping complex, residential blocks (not built), Town of Fintas, Kuwait.

File contains design development drawings, shop drawings, survey drawings, working drawings, textual records (includes photograps).

Reference Number

AP022.S2.SS2.1978.D8

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257181
    • Title: Research and reference documents, including buildig codes, community design model, surveys, reports, studies
    • 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: ARCH257242
    • Title: Infrastructure, Specification, Technichal Briefs, Deveolper Briefs Building Systems, Implementation
    • Dates of creation: 1978
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    1 addenda to proposal for professional services, 6 reports - Infrastructure, Specification, Technichal Briefs, Deveolper Briefs Building Systems, Implementation

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 addenda to proposal for professional services, 6 reports

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.23 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257306
    • Title: Permanet file
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    5 files - "Permanet file" : Report 1-Master Plan Update, Report 2.2-Detailed Analysis, Report 3.4-Specification, Report3.3-Technical Briefs, Report 3.2-Developper Briefs

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 files

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.2 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257307
    • Title: Permanent file
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    "Permanent file": Report 3.1-Centre Parcellation, Report 3.5-Infastructure, Report 2.1-Schematic Design (2 copies)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 files

    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: ARCH257308
    • Title: Report 4 Implentation, b/w photographs of model
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 files

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.11 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257391
    • Title: Reports 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.3, 3.5
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 files

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.25 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257393
    • Title: 3.5 Infrastructure, Regional Park Plan, Soils and analysis report
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 files

    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: ARCH257659
    • Title: Master Plan update
    • Form: textual records
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    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    6 files - Master Plan update, 3.1 Centre Parcellation, 3.2 Devloper Briefs, 3.4 Specification, Fintas Centre Parcellation, First Phase Design & Regional and Area Infrastructure

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 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: ARCH257660
    • Title: Reference reports
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    reference reports: General Development Master Plan for the Central Business and Commercial District of Kuwait Town (2 volumes, 1973), The Plan for Kuwait Town and Plan Implication (Colin Buchanan and Partners, 1971), Fintas Centre Kuwait Retail Working Paper, 1979

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 files

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.04 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257663
    • Title: 2.3 Building System, 2.2 Detailed Analysis
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 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: ARCH257784
    • Title: 3.1 Centre Parcellation, 3.2 Developer Briefs, 3.3 Technical Briefs, 3.4 Spec., Implentation
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    8 files - 3.1 Centre Parcellation, 3.2 Developer Briefs, 3.3 Technical Briefs, 3.4 Spec., Implentation

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 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: ARCH261058
    • Title: Superblock and Centre water supply, irrigation, salt water, electricity and telephones
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Bound ''Report 3.10 Infrastructure: Superblock and Centre water supply, irrigation, salt water, electricity and telephones'' - plans and site plans.

    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: ARCH261213
    • Title: Site surveys of ''Fintas new town - Kuwait.''
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 site surveys

    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: ARCH261390
    • Title: Plans, perspectives, sections, and copies of cover pages with text
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Negatives

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261585
    • Title: Key plan and site plans showing development blocks
    • Dates of creation: May 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints with 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: ARCH261586
    • Title: Core blocks and retail blocks - site plans and elevations
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • 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: ARCH261587
    • Title: Shopping Complex, gateway office, and botanical garden elevations, botanical garden and department store mid-level plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    2 drawings - Shopping Complex, gateway office, and botanical garden elevations, botanical garden and department store mid-level plan.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite 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: ARCH261588
    • Title: Site plans and perspective of regional park, core block, infrastructure elevations
    • 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: ARCH261589
    • Title: Employee housing site plan
    • 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 dry transfer on mylar, diazotypes

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261590
    • Title: Core blocks 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, 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: ARCH261591
    • Title: Eastern retail block site plans, elevations, sections
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • 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, sepia prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261592
    • Title: South office level plans, typical office section and plan, mosque plaza plan, topographical map
    • 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, diazotypes

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261735
    • Title: Shopping Complex plans and details, landscaping plans, Botanical Gardens plans and perspective
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blackline prints on mylar with revisions in dry transfer, graphite, dry transfer, and ink on mylar, diazotypes, sepia prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261751
    • Title: Floor plans, elevations, sections
    • 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: ARCH261768
    • Title: Detailed floor 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: ARCH261769
    • Title: Parking garage layouts, floor plans, shelving utilities
    • 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: ARCH261770
    • Title: Sections and perspectives of roads, intersections, parking loop
    • 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: ARCH261782
    • Title: Shopping Complex level 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: ARCH261783
    • Title: Plan concepts for air conditioning systems (Kunstandt Associates), including a site plan
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on paper

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261792
    • Title: Shopping Centre fire protection 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 dry transfer

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261793
    • Title: Site surveys
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 prints

    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: ARCH261794
    • Title: Infrastructure plans and cover pages
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • 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 on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261795
    • Title: Presentation drawings, planning concepts, diagrams, plans, elevations, sections
    • Dates of creation: 1979-1980
    • 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 on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261796
    • Title: Rolls of Fintas Centre plans
    • Dates of creation: [1979-1980]
    • 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

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261838
    • Title: Employee housing plans, electrical and power plans
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Employee housing plans, electrical and power plans, site surveys, centre parellation plans, perspectives and sections of Shopping Complex.

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink and dry transfer on mylar, blackline prints on mylar, diazotype, sepia prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261326
    • Title: Fintas Centre Shopping Complex - structural plans and details
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    30 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on on mylar

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 84 x 119 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH262213
    • Title: Model in 2 parts
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Technique and media:

    Wood, metal, sponge, paper, plastic

    Dimensions:

    model: 104 x 110 x 12 cm

    Credit line:

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

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