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House VIII

House VIII

Part of

People

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

Title

House VIII

Dates of creation

1973-1975

Level of archival description

File 17

Extent and Medium

  • 85 drawings
  • 13 reprographic copies
  • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unexecuted project for House VIII. Material in this file was produced between 1973 and 1975.

This project has never been published. Documents include conceptual sketches by Eisenman (DR1994:0137:001-045). Notes by an unknown hand explain the geometric operations of House VIII (DR1994:0137:102-105).

File contains conceptual drawings, including plans and axonometrics - some graphite on tracing vellum; reprographic copies - all photocopies on wove paper; and manuscript textual records - mostly graphite on wove or tracing paper.

Reference Number

AP143.S4.D17

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0137:001-017
    • Title: Axonometrics, plans, sketches, details, notes
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 28 x 22 cm

    Inscription:

    many drawings dated

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0137:018-031
    • Title: Plans, axonometrics, sketches, notes
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and graphite on translucent paper and paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest; irreg.): 16 x 21 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 40 x 45 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0137:032-045
    • Title: Sketches, plans, axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink with traces of graphite 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: DR1994:0137:046-082
    • Title: Plans, sketches, axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    37 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite with ink and coloured pencil 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: DR1994:0137:083-090
    • Title: Plans, sketches
    • 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:

    Graphite, ink, and coloured pencil on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22 x 28 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: DR1994:0137:091-092
    • Title: Plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink over reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

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

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0137:093-096
    • Title: Plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

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

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0137:097-101
    • Title: Axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink with traces of graphite on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 16 x 26 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 20 x 36 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0137:102-105
    • Title: Notes, sketches, plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 28 x 22 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2000:0048:001-007
    • Title: Annotated sketches, plans, axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies; ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 28 x 23 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2000:0048:010-054
    • Title: Notes, interview with "KF," possibly Kenneth Frampton
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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