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Modena cemetery competition, Modena, Italy (1971)

Modena cemetery competition, Modena, Italy (1971)

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People

  • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)
  • Alessandro Poli (architect)

Title

Modena cemetery competition, Modena, Italy (1971)

Dates of creation

ca. 1971

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 16 drawings
  • 0.1 l.m. textual documents
  • 1 poster

Scope and Content

The project series comprises material related to a competition for an extension of a cemetery in Modena. Poli notes that this project was published in Casabella Magazine (no. 372 in 1972 and no. 380/81 in 1973). Some works are signed Alessandro Poli-Superstudio and these are noted at the file level. The main feature of the project material are the presentation panels on cardstock, which feature drawings and texts, including a quote by Louis Kahn. There is also a folder of material, which appear to be copies or variations on many of the drawings included on the presentation panels. Also included are the original competition poster and original competition documentation folder.

Reference Number

AP148.S1.1971.PR01

Location

Modena Italy

Related units of description

  • Poli's Piper project (AP148.S1.1966.PR01) is mentioned in some of the work.

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1971.PR01.001
    • Title: Drawings and proposal, Competition Modena cemetery
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1971
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 19

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    Original competition folder has been retained and included in this file.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 12 drawings, textual documents

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 30 × 21 cm (11 13/16 × 8 1/4 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Folder Number:

    148-003-008

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP148.S1.1971.PR01.002
    • Title: Presentation drawings, panel collages, and competition poster, Competition Modena cemetery
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1971
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 5

    People:

    • Alessandro Poli (archive creator)

    Description:

    Some of the works in this file are signed Alessandro Poli-Superstudio. Also includes original competition poster.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 presentation panels
    • 1 drawing
    • 1 poster

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 101 × 80 cm (39 3/4 × 31 1/2 in.)

    Credit line:

    Alessandro Poli fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Alessandro Poli/
    Gift of Alessandro Poli

    Language of material:

    English

    Folder Number:

    148-001-012

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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