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Canadian Technical Tape Building

Canadian Technical Tape Building

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People

  • John Bird (architect)
  • John Bird (archive creator)

Title

Canadian Technical Tape Building

Dates of creation

1955-1963

Level of archival description

File 4

Extent and Medium

  • 85 drawings
  • 5 panels
  • 15 photographs

Reference Number

AP108.S1.D4

Location

Saint-Laurent Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185403
    • Title: Toronto Plant proposal - title sheet, plot plan, floor plan, section, elevation
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 schematic drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • schematic drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 46 x 69 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-01-010 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185407
    • Title: Administration and manufacturing building
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    1955 administration and manufacturing building - plot plan and roof plan, floor plans, elevations, section and schedules, front wall details, interior details, built-in-storage details

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 44 x 62 cm sheet (largest): 74 x 112 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-03-011 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185415
    • Title: 1959 warehouse addition - floor plan, sections, foundation details, wall sections, conveyer layout, corner detail
    • Dates of creation: 1959
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 55 x 64.5 cm sheet (largest): 58 x 92 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-03-012 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185421
    • Title: 1959 warehouse addition - plot and roof plans, basement plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    1959 warehouse addition - plot and roof plans, basement plan, sections and details, schedules, window and door details, hopper floor details

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 41 x 72.5 cm sheet (largest): 75.5 x 101 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-03-012 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185429
    • Title: 1961-62 addition for research and manufacturing - site plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    1961-62 addition for research and manufacturing - site plan, basement plans, ground floor plans, upper floor plans, sections, front elevation, proposed tower, proposed service roads and parking, louver details, proposed freight elevator, grading requirements

    Quantity / Object type:

    19 preliminary and design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawings
    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 35 x 47 cm sheet (largest): 62.5 x 89 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-03-013 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185448
    • Title: Addition for research and manufacturing
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    1961-62 addition for research and manufacturing - plot and roof plans, basement plan, floor plans, elevations, section and elevator shaft details, wall sections, stair details, entrance details and finish schedule, existing plant alterations, reflected ceiling plan, bathroom elevations, window and door details, room plans

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 47.5 x 33 cm sheet (largest): 63.5 x 96 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-03-014 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185468
    • Title: Addition for research and manufacturing
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    1961-62 addition for research and manufacturing - details of tower extension, paving and landscaping, shelving, parking lot, offices, coating room, telephone and electrical outlets, foot grille, stairs, lab furniture and floor layout, roof ducts, fire doors, radiator covers, sign, washroom layouts

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 25.5 x 39 cm sheet (largest): 64 x 96 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-03-015 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185485
    • Title: Floor plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Negative photostat prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 19.5 x 26.5 cm

    Drawing Type:

    • plans (drawings)

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-016 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185398
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1960
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    project description text, photograph of main lobby stairs and mural

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink, b&w prints mounted on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    panel: 76 x 102 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-03-005 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185399
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1960
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    photograph of principle elevation, floor plans

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink, b&w prints mounted on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    panel: 76 x 102 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-03-006 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185400
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1965
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    photographs of office interiors, stairs and mural

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink, b&w prints, grey paper mounted on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    panel: 76 x 102 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-03-007 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185401
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1960
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    photograph of lobby, sections and details of front elevation

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink, b&w prints, grey paper mounted on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    panel: 76 x 102 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-03-008 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185402
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1960
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    photographs of lobby, principle elevation

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Technique and media:

    B&w prints, grey paper mounted on masonite with wooden frame backing

    Dimensions:

    panel: 31 x 101.5 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-03-009 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185488
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1965?
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Studio Alain enrg. (photographic studio)
    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    view of principal elevation

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    composition: 19.8 x 24.2 cm sheet: 21 x 25.5 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-017 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185489
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1965?
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Studio Alain enrg. (photographic studio)
    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    view of lobby stair and mural

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    composition: 19.8 x 24.2 cm sheet: 21 x 25.5 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-017 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185490
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1965?
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Studio Alain enrg. (photographic studio)
    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    main entrance detail

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    composition: 19.8 x 24.2 cm sheet: 21 x 25.5 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-017 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185491
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1965?
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Studio Alain enrg. (photographic studio)
    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    view of interior room

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    composition: 19.8 x 24.2 cm sheet: 21 x 25.5 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-017 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185492
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1965?
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Studio Alain enrg. (photographic studio)
    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    office interior

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    composition: 19.8 x 24.2 cm sheet: 21 x 25.5 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-017 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185493
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1965?
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Studio Alain enrg. (photographic studio)
    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    office interior

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    composition: 19.8 x 24.2 cm sheet: 21 x 25.5 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-017 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185494
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1965?
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Studio Alain enrg. (photographic studio)
    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    walkway and corridor

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    composition: 19.8 x 24.2 cm sheet: 21 x 25.5 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-017 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185495
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1965?
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Studio Alain enrg. (photographic studio)
    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    exterior view

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    composition: 19.8 x 24.2 cm sheet: 21 x 25.5 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-017 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185496
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1965?
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Hans Samulewitz (photographer)
    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    exterior view of 1965 extension

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    composition: 19.8 x 24.2 cm sheet: 21 x 25.5 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-017 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185497
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1965?
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Studio Alain enrg. (photographic studio)
    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    view of principal elevation

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    composition: 4.5 x 14.5 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-017 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185498
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1960s
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Unknown (photographer)
    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    exterior view

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Chromogenic colour print

    Dimensions:

    composition: 12.2 x 8.5 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-017 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185499
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1965?
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Hans Samulewitz (photographer)
    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    exterior view of 1965 extension

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    composition: 5.9 x 5.8 cm sheet: 6.7 x 6.5 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-017 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185500
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1965?
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Studio Alain enrg. (photographer)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    view of lobby stairs and mural from exterior

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    composition: 10.6 x 7.5 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-017 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185501
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1965?
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Hans Samulewitz (photographer)
    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    exterior view of 1965 extension

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    composition: 9.5 x 17 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-017 TD

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    • Reference Number: ARCH185502
    • Title: Canadian Technical Tape Building, Ville St. Laurent, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1965?
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Studio Alain enrg. (photographic studio)
    • John Bird (architect)
    • John Bird (archive creator)

    Description:

    office interior

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    composition: 12 x 17 cm sheet: 12.8 x 17.8 cm

    Credit line:

    John Bird fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de John Bird/
    Gift of John Bird

    Folder Number:

    108-02-017 TD

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