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Deutsches Historisches Museum

Deutsches Historisches Museum

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People

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

Title

Deutsches Historisches Museum

Dates of creation

1987-1990

Level of archival description

File 122

Extent and Medium

  • 125 drawings
  • 2 models
  • 6 reprographic copies
  • 0,64 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents a successful competition entry for the German History Museum in Berlin, Germany. This competition marked the 750th anniversary of the city of Berlin in 1987. Material in this file was produced between 1987 and 1990.

File contains reference drawings, conceptual drawings, design development drawings, presentation drawings, one study model and one presentation model. File also contains textual records, including correspondence, administrative records, financial records, competition programmes, a competition entry, architect's reports, contract documents, a schedule, publications, periodicals, clippings, promotional material, cartographic material, sketches, drawings, transparencies, photographic material.

Reference Number

AP142.S1.D122

Location

Berlin Germany

Language of material

Documents are in German, Italian and English.

Related units of description

  • Textual records AP142.S1.D212.P7 and AP142.S2.D3.P1 also include information on file AP142.S1.D122.

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P1
    • Title: Correspondence, administrative records, competition programme
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Description:

    correspondence, administrative records, competition programme, competition entry, architect's report, receipts, contract documents, clippings, cartographic material, sketches, drawings, negatives and transparencies

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,09 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0250 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P2
    • Title: Correspondence, administrative records, competition programme, architect's report, publications and drawings
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,06 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0251 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P3
    • Title: Correspondence, administrative records, financial records, specifications and clippings
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,04 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0252 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P4
    • Title: Administrative records and working drawings
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,08 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0253-02 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P5
    • Title: Correspondence, administrative records, financial records and schedule
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,07 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0254-02 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P6
    • Title: Correspondence, administrative records, competition programme
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Description:

    correspondence, administrative records, competition programme, publications, promotional material, periodicals, drawings, sketches and 3 photographs

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,11 l.m.

    Inscription:

    "cambiamenti" (changes) [on file box]

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0255 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P7
    • Title: Correspondence, clippings, promotional material, receipts, and photocopies of drawings intended to Alberto Ferlenga
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,09 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0256 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P8
    • Title: Correspondence, financial records, notes, architect's report, drawings and sketches
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,1 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0257 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P10
    • Title: Plans, elevations and perspectives for the foyer (museum entrance)
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and coloured pencil on translucent paper and on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 43 cm sheet (largest): 44 x 40 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0259

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P11
    • Title: Conceptual drawings and design development drawings
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Description:

    conceptual drawings and design development drawings, including a plan, a section, a perspective, an elevation, site plans and floor plans

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 design drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink and coloured pencil on translucent paper, graphite and coloured pencil on reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 40 x 38 cm sheet (largest): 77 x 97 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0259

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P12
    • Title: Perspective, aerial view, site plans, elevations and maps
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 reference drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 60 x 85 cm sheet (largest): 98 x 106 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0260 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P13
    • Title: Conceptual drawings and design development drawings
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Description:

    conceptual drawings and design development drawings, including several site plans, floor and roof plans, elevations, perspectives and axonometrics

    Quantity / Object type:

    38 design drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink and coloured pencil on translucent paper and paper, reprographic copies enhanced with graphite, ink, coloured pencil and correction fluid

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 24 x 27 cm sheet (largest): 42 x 128 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0260 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P14
    • Title: Axonometric, several site plans, floor and roof plans, elevations, sections and perspectives
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    49 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Ink and adhesive film on translucent paper and on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 66 x 90 cm sheet (largest): 91 x 171 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0260 XL

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P15
    • Title: Elevation, perspective and site plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 92 x 232 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0195 XXL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P17
    • Title: Site plans, plans, elevations, sections, a sketch, and details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink and paper collage on translucent paper and reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 58 x 79 cm sheet (largest): 87 x 136 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0821 XL

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P9
    • Title: Sketch plans and elevations
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawing

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, and wax crayon on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 31 x 195 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0195 XXL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P16
    • Title: Site plan
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawing (proposal)

    Technique and media:

    Gouache and paste on paper

    Physical Description:

    - Two large pages joined to form one drawing.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0195 XXL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P18
    • Title: Study model for the entrance foyer of the museum
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 study model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • study model

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on paper on fome-cor

    Dimensions:

    model: 12 x 25 x 25 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0824 M

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D122.P19
    • Title: Partial presentation model of the exhibition space of the museum
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation model

    Technique and media:

    Raphite, ink and watercolour on cardboard, fome-cor and wood

    Dimensions:

    model: 22 x 40 x 40 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Container includes one group of loose model parts for the museum colonnade.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0825 M

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