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Palazzo dei Congressi (1987-1992)

Palazzo dei Congressi (1987-1992)

Part of

People

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

Title

Palazzo dei Congressi (1987-1992)

Dates of creation

1987-1992

Level of archival description

File 182

Extent and Medium

  • 264 drawings
  • 3 models
  • 8 reprographic copies
  • 1 ring binder
  • 1,51 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unexecuted project for a new Palazzo dei Congressi in Milan, Italy. This was Aldo Rossi's second proposal for a new Palazzo dei Congressi in Milan. Material in this file was produced between 1987 and 1992.

File contains conceptual drawings, design development drawings, presentation drawings, a study model, presentation models, and reprographic copies of views of models. File also contains textual records, including sketches, drawings, maps, photographs, colour photocopies of views, correspondence, an architect's statement, technical reports, building programmes, specifications, standards, regulations, quantity surveys, estimates, a purchase order, calculations, a bidding announcement, a bid, trade catalogues, a technical manual, clippings, labels for drawings, lists of drawings, and notes.

Reference Number

AP142.S1.D182

Location

Milan Italy

Language of material

Documents are in Italian and English.

Related units of description

  • Textual records AP142.S2.D8.P1 also include information on file AP142.S1.D182.

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P1
    • Title: Drawings, a building programme, a list of drawings, and colour photocopies of views of the building site
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,17 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0438 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P2
    • Title: Drawings, a list of drawings, and a quantity survey
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    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:

    142-0439 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P3
    • Title: Drawings, standards, technical reports, and a list of drawings
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    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,15 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0440 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P4
    • Title: Drawings and a list of drawings
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    • 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:

    142-0441 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P5
    • Title: Drawings and a list of drawings
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    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,15 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0442 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P6
    • Title: Drawings
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    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

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    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:

    142-0443 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P7
    • Title: Drawings, a map, an architect's statement, specifications, quantity surveys, and estimates
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    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,14 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0444 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P8
    • Title: No title
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    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 31 x 28 x 7 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0445 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P9
    • Title: Sketches, drawings, maps, photocopies of views of the site
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    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Description:

    sketches, drawings, maps, photocopies of views of the site, a bidding announcement, specifications, calculations, clippings, technical reports, notes, and issue "12" of the magazine 'Azienditalia' (1987)

    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:

    142-0446 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P10
    • Title: Drawings, a bid, a technical manual, and samples of aluminum cladding
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    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:

    142-0447 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P11
    • Title: Drawings
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    • 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:

    142-0448 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P12
    • Title: Sketches, drawings, correspondence, building programmes
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    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Description:

    sketches, drawings, correspondence, building programmes, standards, regulations, a quantity survey, estimates, a clipping, a technical report, and notes

    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:

    142-0449 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P13
    • Title: Drawings
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    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,15 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0450 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P14
    • Title: Drawings
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    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,13 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0451 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P15
    • Title: Drawings, correspondence, specifications, calculations
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    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Description:

    drawings, correspondence, specifications, calculations, trade catalogues, clippings, technical reports, a purchase order, an Aldo Rossi business card, labels for drawings, notes, and photographs and colour photocopied views of a model, of the Castello Baronale di Fondi and of Gaeta, Italy

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,13 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0452 T

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P16
    • Title: Sketch plans, sketch elevations, sketch sections, sketch axonometrics, sketch perspectives, and sketch details
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink and pastel on translucent paper and paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 31 x 51 cm sheet (largest): 39 x 192 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0453

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P17
    • Title: Conceptual and design development drawings, including site plans
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    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Description:

    conceptual and design development drawings, including site plans, plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics, perspectives, and sketches

    Quantity / Object type:

    67 design drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design drawings

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 42 cm sheet (largest): 97 x 178 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    142-0454 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P18
    • Title: Conceptual and design development drawings, including site plans
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    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Description:

    conceptual and design development drawings, including site plans, plans, sections, axonometrics, sketches, and notes on drawings

    Quantity / Object type:

    37 design drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper, paper and reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 39 cm sheet (largest): 42 x 79 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The drawings are in an inscribed paper folder.

    Credit line:

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

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    142-0454 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P19
    • Title: Conceptual and design development drawings, including plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics, and sketches
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    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 design drawing(s)

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    • design drawings

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 42 x 30 cm sheet (largest): 61 x 130 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    142-0455 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P20
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections, and sketch details
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    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink and pastel on translucent paper and reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 37 x 62 cm sheet (largest): 92 x 97 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    142-0454 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P21
    • Title: A site plan, plans, elevations, and sections
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    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm sheet (largest): 31 x 43 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The drawings are in an inscribed paper folder.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0454 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P22
    • Title: A site plan, plans, elevations, sections, and details
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    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

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    13 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 64 x 78 cm sheet (largest): 90 x 173 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    142-0455 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P23
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections, and details
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    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

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    72 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper and reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 91 x 149 cm sheet (largest): 101 x 175 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    142-0456 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P24
    • Title: A site plan, plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics, and details
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    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    47 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 61 x 76 cm sheet (largest): 89 x 134 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    142-0454 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P26
    • Title: Colour photocopies of views of presentation models
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    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 reprographic copy(ies)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 19 x 18 cm sheet (largest): 30 x 42 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    142-0454 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P25
    • Title: Site plan
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    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 reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 97 x 186 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0457 R

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P27
    • Title: Partial model of the assembly hall of the Palazzo dei Congressi
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 study model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • study model

    Technique and media:

    Wood, paper and plastic foam

    Dimensions:

    model: 17 x 41 x 14 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Container includes two groups of loose unidentified model parts.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0458 M

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P28
    • Title: Presentation model for the interior of the assembly hall of the Palazzo dei Congressi
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation model

    Technique and media:

    Ink, paint, pastel and paper collage on wood, paper and plastic foam, with metal

    Dimensions:

    model: 34 x 91 x 60 cm

    Physical Description:

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

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0459 M

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P29
    • Title: Presentation model for the exterior of the assembly hall of the Palazzo dei Congressi
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Aldo Rossi (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation model

    Technique and media:

    Ink, paint and paper collage on wood, paper and plastic foam, with metal

    Dimensions:

    model: 34 x 86 x 76 cm

    Physical Description:

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

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0460 M

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    • Reference Number: AP142.S1.D182.P30
    • Title: Section
    • 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: 93 x 171 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    142-0456 XL

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