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Low Rise High Density Housing

Low Rise High Density Housing

Part of

People

  • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (creator)
  • Peter D. Eisenman, Architect (creator)
  • Arthur Baker (creator)
  • Peter Wolf (creator)
  • Peter D. Eisenman, Architect (architectural firm)
  • Arthur Baker (architect)
  • Peter Wolf (architect)
  • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (research institute)
  • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

Title

Low Rise High Density Housing

Dates of creation

1973

Level of archival description

File 2

Extent and Medium

  • 273 drawings
  • 1 catalogue
  • 1 sketchbook
  • 1 photomechanical print

Scope and Content

File documents an unexecuted project for a Low Rise High Density Housing prototype for Fox Hills, Staten Island, New York, United States, and for Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York, United States. The project was featured in the 'Another Chance for Housing: Low-Rise Alternatives' exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y., June 12-August 19, 1973. Material in this file was produced in 1973 and is predominantly for Fox Hills, Staten Island, New York, United States.

File contains conceptual drawings, textual records, presentation drawings, publication drawings, site measured drawings, and a catalogue.

Reference Number

AP143.S6.D2

Location

Fox Hills Staten Island New York United States

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Related units of description

  • Conceptual drawings DR1994:0134:069-085 and DR1994:0134:140-160, in file AP143.S4.D14, are possibly related to file AP143.S6.D2.

General note

  • Some material in this file has been processed at a preliminary level. Consult curator for further information.

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0144:001-030
    • Title: Site plans, plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    30 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink with graphite on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 28 x 36 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0144:031-060
    • Title: Annotated site plans, plans, details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    30 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

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

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0144:061
    • Title: Sketchbook(s), Low Rise High Density Housing
    • 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: 36 x 28 x 0.01 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Sketchbook contains three pages.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0144:062-090
    • Title: Site plans, plans, details, 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 translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 28 x 36 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0144:091-120
    • Title: Site plans, plans, axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    30 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and graphite on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 28 x 36 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0144:121-141
    • Title: Site plans, some annotated
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    21 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and graphite on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 24 x 30 cm sheet (largest): 28 x 36 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0144:142-171
    • Title: Details, notes, site plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    30 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and coloured pencil on translucent paper, reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 23 x 31 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 48 x 61 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0144:172-186
    • Title: Site plans, some annotated, plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and graphite on translucent paper, reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest; irreg.): 28 x 18 cm sheet (largest): 28 x 36 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0144:187-210
    • Title: Unit plans, sketches
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    24 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and graphite on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 28 x 20 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 31 x 42 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0144:211-216
    • Title: Sections
    • 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 translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 28 x 36 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0144:217-244
    • Title: Elevations, axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    28 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and graphite on translucent paper, reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

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

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0144:245-251
    • Title: Axonometrics, elevations
    • 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:

    Ink and graphite with traces of coloured pencil on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29 x 48 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 48 x 61 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0144:252-254
    • Title: Annotated details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink with traces of graphite on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 28 x 36 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0144:255
    • Title: Site plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • topographical view

    Technique and media:

    Photomechanical print

    Dimensions:

    sheet (irreg.): 31 x 48 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0144:257:001
    • Title: Axonometrics and plans, some labeled with room functions, for project for Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 publication drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 27 x 28 cm sheet (largest): 22 x 76 cm

    Credit line:

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

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