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Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario (1993-1996)

Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario (1993-1996)

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People

  • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)
  • Patrick T. Y. Chan (architect)
  • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

Title

Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario (1993-1996)

Dates of creation

1992-1996

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 1016 drawings (including reprographic copies)
  • 1 serial

Scope and Content

This project series documents the Scarborough Community Complex in Scarborough, Ontario from 1993-1996. The office identified the project number as 9311.

This project, headed by Bruce Kuwabara in joint-venture with Patrick T. Chan, consisted of a multi-building complex on the corner of Progress and Sheppard Avenues. The project was formerly known as the Chinese Community Centre, which was the prominent building on the site. The Complex's main entrance, located on the site's interior, was highlighted by the Festival Plaza and Festival Court, whose octagonal shape was a nod to the eight essential strokes of Chinese calligraphy. The Festival Court led both to the Chinese Community Centre and a building with a public library and multi-purpose spaces (commonly referred to in the drawings as the Scarborough Community Complex). The Chinese Community Centre had a Festival Hall at it's entrance with wood and custom light fixtures that referred to Chinese craft techniques. This project also planned for vast Chinese gardens around the buildings, a large theatre building and a school at the south-end of the site.

The project is recorded through drawings and a magazine publication on the finished project dating from 1992-1996. The drawings are mostly originals and include sketches, presentation drawings, plans, elevations, sections, perspectives and construction drawings. At least eleven schemes were investigated through these drawings.

Reference Number

AP056.S1.1993.PR01

Arrangement

Materials in this project series were compiled from multiple accessions and some were arranged by material type.

Location

Scarborough Ontario Canada

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.001
    • Title: Site plans and surveys, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1993
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 drawings
    • 3 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 62 x 45 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-188-07

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.002
    • Title: Sketches including plans, elevations, perspectives and details, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 60 drawings
    • 2 reprographic copies with annotations

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 43 x 14 cm Sheet (largest): 119 x 85 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-188-08

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.003
    • Title: Sketches including plans, elevations, sections and perspectives, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1994-1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 45 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 31 x 31 cm Sheet (largest): 107 x 78 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-192-01

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.004
    • Title: Sketch plans, elevations, sections, perspectives and axonometric drawings, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1994
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 75 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 39 x 31 cm Sheet (largest): 181 x 31 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-192-02

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.005
    • Title: Sketches including plans, elevations and perspectives, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 71 drawings
    • 4 reprographic copies with annotations

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 26 x 13 cm Sheet (largest): 43 x 31 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-115-15

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.006
    • Title: Sketch plans, perspectives and axonometric drawings, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1995
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 75 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 30 x 24 cm Sheet (largest): 49 x 31 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-180-10

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.007
    • Title: Sketch plans, elevations, sections, perspectives and axonometric drawings, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: circa 1995
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 75 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 31 x 23 cm Sheet (largest): 68 x 31 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-191-02

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.008
    • Title: Sketch plans and perspectives, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1995
    • 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 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 61 x 46 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-191-03

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.009
    • Title: Presentation plans and axonometric drawings, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1994
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 43 x 29 cm Sheet (largest): 47 x 20 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-115-16

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.010
    • Title: Presentation plans and perspectives, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 13 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 61 x 46 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-192-03

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.011
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections and axonometric drawings, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1994-1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 83 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 36 x 10 cm Sheet (largest): 96 x 46 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-192-04

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.012
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections and axonometric drawings, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 29 drawings (including reprographic copies)

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 28 x 22 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-192-05

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.013
    • Title: Plans, elevations, perspectives and details, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 75 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 19 x 13 cm Sheet (largest): 63 x 46 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-191-04

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.014
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections, perspectives and details, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 33 drawings
    • 1 reprographic copy with annotation

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 28 x 22 cm Sheet (largest): 89 x 46 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-191-05

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.015
    • Title: Parking plans and site phasing plan schemes, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 drawings
    • 3 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 28 x 22 cm Sheet (largest): 61 x 46 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-190-06

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.016
    • Title: Site plan, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: circa 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 61 x 46 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-190-07

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.017
    • Title: Site plan schemes, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 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:

    • 31 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

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    056-192-06

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.018
    • Title: Site and floor plans, elevations and sections, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1992-1996
    • 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 (including reprographic copies)

    Dimensions:

    Sheet (smallest): 61 x 46 cm Sheet (largest): 120 x 85 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

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    056-192-07

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.019
    • Title: Construction details, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 164 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 28 x 22 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-116-28

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.020
    • Title: Construction details, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1996
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    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 114 drawings

    Dimensions:

    Sheet: 28 x 22 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 et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

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    056-116-29

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    • Reference Number: AP056.S1.1993.PR01.021
    • Title: Article on project in The Canadian Architect, Scarborough Community Complex, Scarborough, Ontario
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: journals and magazines
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This is the February 1999 edition of the magazine.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 magazine

    Credit line:

    Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Kuwabara Payne Mckenna Blumberg Architects et Patrick T. Y. Chan Architect/
    Gift of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects and Patrick T.Y. Chan Architect

    Folder Number:

    056-116-30

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