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House V

House V

Part of

People

  • Peter D. Eisenman, Architect (creator)
  • Peter D. Eisenman, Architect (architectural firm)
  • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

Title

House V

Dates of creation

1971-1974, 1987, predominant 1971-1974

Level of archival description

File 13

Extent and Medium

  • 176 drawings
  • 3 sketchbooks

Scope and Content

File documents an unexecuted project for House V. Material in this file was produced between 1971 and 1974 and in 1987.

Documents include fourteen conceptual sketches by Eisenman (DR1994:0133:001-014); other conceptual drawings, mostly by members of Eisenman's office (DR1994:0133:014-131); and a partial set of presentation drawings (DR1994:0133:133-135).

File contains conceptual drawings, including plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics, and perspectives - many graphite and some black felt-tip pen on tracing paper; sketchbooks - mostly black felt-tip pen on tracing paper; and one manuscript - graphite on ruled paper. Design development drawings include one plan - graphite on tracing vellum. Presentation drawings include plans, and one elevation - all pen and black ink on mylar.

Reference Number

AP143.S4.D13

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Related units of description

  • Conceptual drawings DR2000:0048:008-009, in file AP143.S4.D14, are related to files AP143.S4.D13 and AP143.S4.D16.

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0133:001-006
    • Title: Plans, site plans, axonometrics, sketches, notes, perspective
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink with graphite on paper and translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest; irreg.): 22 x 14 cm sheet (largest): 30 x 23 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0133:007-014
    • Title: Axonometrics, plans, sketches, notes
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and graphite on paper and translucent paper, reprographic copy with ink and graphite

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 16 x 11 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 54 x 36 cm

    Physical Description:

    - One of the drawings is on a brown paper bag.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0133:015-020
    • Title: Sections, details, sketches
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and graphite on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 28 x 22 cm sheet (largest): 36 x 22 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0133:021-049
    • Title: Plans, details, sections, sketches, notes
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    29 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and graphite on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 28 x 22 cm sheet (largest): 31 x 23 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0133:050
    • Title: Sketchbook(s), House V
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 sketchbook(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Dimensions:

    sketchbook: 31 x 23 x 0.01 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Sketchbook contains five pages.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0133:051-061
    • Title: Plans, details, sketches
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite with ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 31 x 23 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0133:062
    • Title: Sketchbook(s), House V
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 sketchbook(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Dimensions:

    sketchbook: 31 x 23 x 0.01 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Sketchbook contains 18 pages.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0133:063-101
    • Title: Plans, axonometrics, notes, sketches, details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    39 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil, ink, on paper and translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 15 x 10 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 46 x 86 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0133:102
    • Title: Sketchbook(s), House V
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 sketchbook(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawing

    Dimensions:

    sketchbook: 31 x 23 x 0.01 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Sketchbook contains six pages.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0133:103-131
    • Title: Axonometrics, plans, sketches
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    29 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and graphite on paper and translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 28 x 22 cm sheet (largest): 36 x 22 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0133:132
    • Title: Annotated plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing

    Technique and media:

    Graphite with ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 62 x 80 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0133:133-135
    • Title: Plans, one signed by Hiroshi Maruyama, and elevation signed by Sarah Whiting and dated "1987."
    • Dates of creation: 1987
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Ink with traces of coloured pencil on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 33 cm sheet (largest): 32 x 40 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0133:136-159
    • Title: Plans, sections, notes, sketches, details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    24 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest; irreg.): 39 x 30 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 88 x 66 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0133:160-180
    • Title: Sections, plans, sketches, details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest; irreg.): 31 x 51 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 46 x 245 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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