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Student Centre, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario (1993)

Student Centre, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario (1993)

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People

  • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

Title

Student Centre, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario (1993)

Dates of creation

circa 1993

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 72 drawings (including 10 reprographic copies)
  • 4 paintings
  • 1 photographic material
  • 1 model

Scope and Content

This project series documents a competition entry for the University of Waterloo Student Centre in Waterloo, Ontario in 1993. The project number assigned by the office is unidentifiable.

This project proposed a two-storey building composed of rectangular spaces, a round central rotunda, four courtyards and terraces on the roof and sides. The building's exterior would be clad in split-faced limestone with a copper roof, wood doors and windows, and glazed walls comprising the top floor of the rotunda. Inside the rotunda would be cafe seating and information areas on the main floor and more casual reading and lounging spaces on the second level which were open to below. The main focus of the design was its relationship to the four courtyards, including a central courtyard at the building's centre that had bleachers overlooking it from above. Areas for a gym, bomb shelter and student government were also included. This was not the winning competition entry and the project was eventually realized by Cravit Ortved Architects.

The project is recorded through drawings, presentation paintings, an aerial photograph and model dating from around 1993. The drawings are mostly originals of sketches, presentation drawings, plans, elevations and perspectives.

Reference Number

AP056.S1.1993.PR08

Arrangement

Materials in this project series were arranged based on the classification scheme of the office, and some were arranged by material type.

Location

Waterloo Ontario Canada

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR08.001
    • Title: Site plans and aerial photograph, University of Waterloo Student Centre, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: circa 1993
    • Form: photographs, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 reprographic copies
    • 1 photographic material

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 43 x 28 cm Sheet (largest): 92 x 61 cm

    Credit line:

    Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects

    Folder Number:

    056-120-04

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR08.002
    • Title: Sketch site plans, University of Waterloo Student Centre, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: circa 1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 107 x 77 cm

    Physical Description:

    Note that this file includes drawings on Clearprint™ translucent paper. All drawings on Clearprint™ paper should remain isolated from other types of paper and from the folder itself with a Mylar™ barrier.

    Credit line:

    Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects

    Folder Number:

    056-120-05

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR08.003
    • Title: Sketch plans, elevations and perspectives, University of Waterloo Student Centre, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: circa 1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 34 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 14 x 14 cm Sheet (largest): 92 x 61 cm

    Credit line:

    Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects

    Folder Number:

    056-120-06

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR08.004
    • Title: Elevations and perspectives, University of Waterloo Student Centre, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: circa 1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 15 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 59 x 39 cm Sheet (largest): 92 x 61 cm

    Physical Description:

    Note that this file includes drawings on Clearprint™ translucent paper. All drawings on Clearprint™ paper should remain isolated from other types of paper and from the folder itself with a Mylar™ barrier.

    Credit line:

    Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects

    Folder Number:

    056-121-01

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR08.005
    • Title: Site plan and elevations, University of Waterloo Student Centre, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: circa 1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 38 x 29 cm Sheet (largest): 84 x 45 cm

    Credit line:

    Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects

    Folder Number:

    056-113-09

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR08.006
    • Title: Presentation watercolour paintings, University of Waterloo Student Centre, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: circa 1993
    • Form: works of art
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 paintings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 54 x 40 cm Sheet (largest): 92 x 61 cm

    Credit line:

    Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects

    Folder Number:

    056-121-02

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR08.007
    • Title: Presentation floor plans, elevations and sections, University of Waterloo Student Centre, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: circa 1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 92 x 61 cm

    Credit line:

    Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects

    Folder Number:

    056-121-03

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR08.008
    • Title: Presentation portfolio with plans, elevations, sections, perspectives and accompanying design text, University of Waterloo Student Centre, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: circa 1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 reprographic copies

    Credit line:

    Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects

    Folder Number:

    056-121-04

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR08.009
    • Title: Project model, University of Waterloo Student Centre, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: circa 1993
    • Form: models
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 model, wood and painted plexiglass

    Dimensions:

    Crate: 97 x 70 x 33 cm Case: 90 x 60 x 29 cm

    Credit line:

    Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects

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