The Nine Square Problem

The Nine Square Problem

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  • John Hejduk (creator)
  • John Hejduk (architect)
  • John Hejduk (draughtsman)
  • John Hejduk (archive creator)


The Nine Square Problem

Dates of creation

[1954-1963]; [before 1985]

Level of archival description

File 9

Extent and Medium

  • 5 drawings

Scope and Content

File documents a project for the exploration of architectural elements using a pedagogical exercise. Material in this file was produced between 1954 and 1963, with additional material produced in 1985 or before.

File contains conceptual drawings.

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Language of material

Documents are in English.


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    • Reference Number: DR1998:0044:001-005
    • Title: Sketches and texts, comprising layouts for publication
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 4


    • John Hejduk (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on paper, paper collage and typescript


    sheets: 29 x 22 cm

    Credit line:

    John Hejduk fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:


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