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Landesbibliothek Karlsruhe

Landesbibliothek Karlsruhe

Part of

People

  • Aldo Rossi (architect)
  • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

Title

Landesbibliothek Karlsruhe

Dates of creation

[ca. 1979]

Level of archival description

File 44

Extent and Medium

  • 49 drawings
  • 1 model
  • 14 reprographic copies

Scope and Content

File documents the unsuccessful competition entry for the Landesbibliothek Karlsruhe in Berlin, Germany. The project envisaged the restoration of historical buildings and the construction of new structures. Material in this file was produced in approximately 1979.

File contains reference drawings, conceptual drawings, design development drawings and presentation drawings.

Reference Number

AP142.S1.D44

Location

Karlsruhe Germany

Language of material

Documents are in German and Italian.

Related units of description

  • Design development drawings AP142.S1.D57.P8 also include drawings on file AP142.S1.D44.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D44.P1
    • Title: Elevations, plans, perspectives
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink and coloured pencil on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 26 x 30 cm (10 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 46 x 66 cm (18 1/8 x 26 in.)

    Credit line:

    Aldo Rossi fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    142-0062 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D44.P2
    • Title: Several elevations, sections, plans and perspectives
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    19 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, coloured pencil, watercolour and pastel on translucent paper, reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 47 x 44 cm (18 1/2 x 17 5/16 in.) sheet (largest): 79 x 150 cm (31 1/8 x 59 1/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Aldo Rossi fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    142-0062 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D44.P3
    • Title: Site plans, several floor plans, elevations and sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper, reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 75 x 100 cm (29 1/2 x 39 3/8 in.) sheets (largest): 91 x 167 cm (35 13/16 x 65 3/4 in.)

    Credit line:

    Aldo Rossi fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    142-0062 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D44.P4
    • Title: Maps and elevations
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 reference drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 60 x 63 cm (23 5/8 x 24 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 81 x 148 cm (31 7/8 x 58 1/4 in.)

    Credit line:

    Aldo Rossi fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    142-0062 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D44.P6
    • Title: Floor plan and elevations
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 77 x 101 cm (30 5/16 x 39 3/4 in.) sheet (largest): 76 x 151 cm (29 15/16 x 59 7/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Aldo Rossi fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    142-0062 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D44.P5
    • Title: Plans
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawing (proposal)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 96 x 200 cm (37 13/16 x 78 3/4 in.)

    Credit line:

    Aldo Rossi fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    142-0064 XXL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D44.P7
    • Title: Competition model of the Landesbibliothek in Karlsruhe, Germany
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation model

    Technique and media:

    White paint over wood, plastic and metal

    Dimensions:

    model: 10 x 41 x 40 cm

    Credit line:

    Aldo Rossi fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    142-0269 M

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D44.P8
    • Title: Sketch elevations and perspectives
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawing

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 46 x 39 cm

    Credit line:

    Aldo Rossi fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    142-0062 XL

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