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Serre

Serre

Part of

People

  • Cedric Price (creator)
  • Cedric Price (architect)
  • Frank Newby (consulting engineer)
  • Etablissement public du parc de La Villette (client)
  • Bernard Tschumi (correspondence writer)
  • Cedric Price (archive creator)

Title

Serre

Dates of creation

1983-1990, predominant 1986-1987

Level of archival description

File 139

Extent and Medium

  • 450 drawings
  • 143 reprographic copies
  • 2 artefacts
  • 0.49 l.m. of textual records
  • 0.05 l.m. of photographic materials

Scope and Content

File documents an unexecuted proposal for a greenhouse in the Parc de La Villette, north of the Canal de l'Ourcq and adjacent to the lock on the canal de St. Denis, Paris, France. Material in this file was produced between 1983 and 1990, but predominantly between 1986 and 1987.

File contains conceptual drawings, design development drawings, presentation drawings, artefacts, photographic materials and textual records.

Reference Number

AP144.S2.D139

Location

Paris France

Language of material

Documents are in English, French, German and Italian.

Related units of description

  • Other materials related to this file include: Groups DR2004:0533, DR2004:0549, DR2004:0551, DR2004:0552, DR2004:0563, DR2004:0579 and DR2004:0591 in Serre (2) (AP144.S2.D146) contain drawings and textual records. Group DR2004:0834 in Tiff (AP144.S2.D151) contains drawings. Group DR2004:0434 in Stark (AP144.S2.D130) contains a contract. Group DR2004:0600 in Strate (2) (AP144.S2.D147), probably mistakenly labeled, contains sketches. The following groups in this file contain materials related to other projects: Group DR2004:0475 contains a sketch related to Oxmast (AP144.S2.D143). Group DR2004:0476 contains sketches related Strate (AP144.S2.D141). Groups DR2004:0514 and DR2004:0539 contain textual materials related to Parc (AP144.S2.D119). Groups DR2004:0517, DR2004:0521 and DR2004:0538 contain material related to Serre (2) (AP144.S2.D146).

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0474
    • Title: September 18, 1987 issue of Building Design
    • Dates of creation: September 18, 1987
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 1 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0475
    • Title: Sketches, sections, plans, perspectives, notes, and sketch from Oxmast project
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    52 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite, correction fluid and watercolour on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 8 x 13 cm sheet (largest): 15 x 10 cm

    Physical Description:

    Note: This material was originally housed in a cigar box.

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0476
    • Title: Sketches, perspectives, sections, plans, clippings, notes, sketches from Strate project, and view of model
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite and wax crayon on paper and reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 9 x 13 cm sheet (largest): 21 x 15 cm

    Physical Description:

    Note: This material was originally housed in a cigar box.

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0477
    • Title: Views of site, and views of model
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Chromogenic colour prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0510
    • Title: Clippings, brochures, trade catalogues, publications
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    clippings, brochures, trade catalogues, publications, correspondence, price lists, views of greenhouses, reference drawings, fabric sample, form, and schedule

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 4 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0511
    • Title: Brochures, publications, and letters
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 4 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0512
    • Title: Consultant's drawings, sections, details, sketches, notes, schedules, memorandum, and reference drawing
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 2 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0513
    • Title: Brochures, trade catalogues, and letters
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 4 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0514
    • Title: Correspondence, notes, memorandums, meeting minutes
    • Catalogued items: 2

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    correspondence, notes, memorandums, meeting minutes, drawings, proposal documents, clippings, invoices, receipts, draft cost estimates, transmittal forms, sketches, prospectus, draft article, brief, brochure, and document from Parc project

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 35 x 29 x 8 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0517
    • Title: Axonometrics, sections, plans, elevations, perspectives
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    axonometrics, sections, plans, elevations, perspectives, sketches, site plans, and axonometric possibly from the second Serre project

    Quantity / Object type:

    79 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, wax crayon, correction fluid, adhesive film and adhesive tape on reprographic copies and translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 38 x 72 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0520
    • Title: Views and photomontages of site, and clippings
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies and chromogenic colour prints, mounted on paper

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0521
    • Title: Sketches, sections, plans, perspectives, axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    sketches, sections, plans, perspectives, axonometrics, drawings from the second Serre project, design development drawings, schedules, notes, schematics, site plans, and computer drawing from an unknown project

    Quantity / Object type:

    47 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, wax crayon, correction fluid and adhesive tape on translucent paper and reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm sheet (largest): 63 x 76 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0522
    • Title: Conceptual sketches, plans, sections, perspectives
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    conceptual sketches, plans, sections, perspectives, axonometrics, details, views and photomontages of model, site plans, and elevation

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    6 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Paper collage on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 21 cm sheet (largest): 60 x 42 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0525
    • Title: Sections, plans, axonometrics, elevations, sketches, site plans, details, perspectives, and schedule
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    37 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Technique and media:

    Ink, wax crayon, graphite, coloured pencil, correction fluid, paper collage and adhesive tape on reprographic copies and translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 23 x 42 cm sheet (largest): 38 x 72 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0526
    • Title: Sections, site plans, plans, axonometrics, elevations
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    sections, site plans, plans, axonometrics, elevations, conceptual sketches, details, schematics, views of model, perspectives, and blank forms

    Quantity / Object type:

    29 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Paper collage on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 42 cm sheet (largest): 60 x 84 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0534
    • Title: Perspectives, axonometrics, sections, details, sketches, plans, and view of site
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    31 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite, correction fluid and adhesive film on translucent paper and reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 23 x 27 cm sheet (largest): 30 x 42 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0537
    • Title: Correspondence, translations, contract documents, notes, memorandums, invoices, receipts, and form
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 35 x 29 x 8 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0538
    • Title: Brochures, publications, fabric samples, letters, trade catalogue, offprint, and brochure from the second Serre project
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 3 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0539
    • Title: Brochures, trade catalogues, publications, letters, offprint, and publication from the Parc project
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 5 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0540
    • Title: Contract documents, translations, brief, correspondence, forms, schedule, notes, and sketch
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 2 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0541
    • Title: French/English vocabulary lists and translations
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 2 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0542
    • Title: Sections, axonometrics, perspectives, sketches, plans, site plans, elevations, conceptual sketches, and schematics
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite and coloured pencil on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 1 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0543
    • Title: Correspondence, memorandums, translations, notes, drawings, and contract document
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 1 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0544
    • Title: February-March 1985 and February-March 1987 issues of the French journal Techniques & Architecture
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    February-March 1985 and February-March 1987 issues of the French journal Techniques & Architecture, clippings, and clippings from the Parc project

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 3 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0545
    • Title: Consultant's drawings, programme, translation of programme
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    consultant's drawings, programme, translation of programme, December 1986 issue of Architectural Review, notes, sketches, and brochure

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 4 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0546
    • Title: Publications, reports, consultants' drawings, brochures, and maps
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 5 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0559
    • Title: Sections, plans, axonometrics, perspectives, sketches
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    sections, plans, axonometrics, perspectives, sketches, elevations, conceptual sketches, details, schematics, site plans, reference drawings, possibly presentation drawings, notes, cutouts, possibly consultant's drawing, and schedule

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite, wax crayon, correction fluid, coloured pencil and adhesive tape on reprographic copies, translucent paper, and paper

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 5 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0569
    • Title: Views of models, views of site and other areas of the Parc de la Villette
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 3

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of models, views of site and other areas of the Parc de la Villette, views of greenhouses, views of building component, printouts, site plans, and sketches

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    Wax crayon, graphite, ink and adhesive tape on chromogenic colour prints, colour polaroids (or diffusion transfer prints), reprographic copies and gelatin silver prints, some mounted on paper

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 3 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0592
    • Title: Sections, perspectives, and site plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and adhesive tape on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm sheet (largest): 32 x 43 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0668
    • Title: Samples of window fittings
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Paint on metal, glass and plastic

    Dimensions:

    artefact (smallest): 7 x 26 x 9 cm artefact (largest): 16 x 59 x 10 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1097
    • Title: Site plan with overlay showing proposed structure
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    Adhesive tape on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 1 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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