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Habitat Pavilion

Habitat Pavilion

Part of

People

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

Title

Habitat Pavilion

Dates of creation

1975-1976

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 540 slides
  • ca. 350 drawings
  • 0.15 l.m. of textual records
  • 0.03 linear metres of photographic material

Scope and Content

File documents a temporary pavilion built for the 1976 United Nations Conference on Human Settlements, Vancouver, British Columbia. The pavilion consisted of a reception and public information centre primarily constructed out of paper maché modules, and it displayed an exhibition related to a parallel event, the Manila-Tondo Foreshore Architectural Compeition (1976) held in Manilla, the Plilippines.

File contains sketches, photographs, textual documents.

Reference Number

AP022.S2.SS2.1975.D4

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    • Reference Number: ARCH257695
    • Title: Notes, correspondence, sketches, photographs
    • Dates of creation: 1975
    • 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: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260033
    • Title: "The International Design Competition for the Urban Environment of Developing Countries focused on Manila"
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Visual and textual material for "The International Design Competition for the Urban Environment of Developing Countries focused on Manila" in which Moshe Safdie was a jury member

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Negatives, photocopies with revisions in coloured pencil

    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: ARCH260555
    • Title: Topographical plan of Vancouver, detail drawings, structural drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1975-1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper, sepia prints, diazotypes

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH260569
    • Title: Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - annotated sketches and text for a proposal of a housing development in Dagat-Dagatan, Philippines.

    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: ARCH260599
    • Title: Exhibition drawings and texts
    • 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: ARCH261522
    • Title: Site plan of Dagat-Dagatan showing nearby industries, including text description
    • Dates of creation: [1976]
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - site plan of Dagat-Dagatan showing nearby industries, including text description.

    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: ARCH261523
    • Title: Site plans showing site distribution and public buildings, including descriptions
    • Dates of creation: [1976]
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - Site plans showing site distribution and public buildings, including descriptions.

    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: ARCH261524
    • Title: Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition
    • Dates of creation: [1976]
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - ''Building systems'' - drawings of stage 1 to 4, including descriptions of the construction stages.

    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: ARCH261525
    • Title: Drawings with descriptions and calculations of utilities including a windmill, rainfall collector, and organic toilet
    • Dates of creation: [1976]
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - drawings with descriptions and calculations of utilities including a windmill, rainfall collector, and organic toilet.

    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: ARCH261526
    • Title: Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - exhibition descriptions
    • Dates of creation: [1976]
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Text on mylar

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261596
    • Title: Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - competition drawings and text
    • Dates of creation: [1976]
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - competition drawings and text, including names of winners (first prize was Ian Athfield of New Zealand).

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 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: ARCH261785
    • Title: Site plans, site plan showing scheme of functions, plans of shell layers
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, dry transfer, and ink on tracing paper and paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 40 x 37 cm sheet (largest): 61 x 93 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261786
    • Title: Floor plans, site plans, sections, plan of first layer of shells, detail sketches
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 36 x 46 cm sheet (largest): 59 x 130 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261787
    • Title: Bound set of Habitat Pavilion structural plans including architectural and landscaping plans
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Bound set of Habitat Pavilion structural plans including architectural and landscaping plans, typical plans and sections of pods.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes, sepia prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261788
    • Title: Floor plans, platform details, plans and sections of shells, pods, and layers
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes, blackline prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261789
    • Title: Landscape plan, typical pod plans, floor plans, site plan, furniture plans and details
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Sepia prints with revisions in graphite, diazotypes enhanced with coloured pencil, blackline print

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261790
    • Title: Site plans, details, sections, pod dimensions, paper board seating components, assembly directions and sections
    • Dates of creation: 1975-1976
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on tracing paper, graphite on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 53 x 66 cm sheet (largest): 61 x 101 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH261791
    • Title: Brochure from the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements
    • Dates of creation: 1976
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Brochure from the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements with information about Erickson's design for the Habitat pavilion including the structure, design, data, idea, function, and symbol [in English and French].

    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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    • Reference Number: ARCH261849
    • Title: Sectional perspective of typical house with textual information
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - sectional perspective of typical house with textual information.

    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: ARCH261850
    • Title: Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - typical housing group perspective
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - typical housing group perspective, site plan and textual information.

    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: ARCH261851
    • Title: Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Description:

    Manila-Tondo Foreshore International Architectural Competition - 3 drawings of initial construction and development plans, site plan, and textual information.

    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: ARCH262064
    • Title: Sketches of site plans, sections, elevations, including a site plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Arthur Erickson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on tracing paper, diazotype

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 36 x 28 cm sheet (largest): 56 x 87 cm

    Credit line:

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

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