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Prefabricated Houses for the Developing Countries

Prefabricated Houses for the Developing Countries

Part of

People

  • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

Title

Prefabricated Houses for the Developing Countries

Dates of creation

1971 or before

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 0.04 l.m. of textual records
  • 1 book

Scope and Content

File related to the publication "The Problem Is" in 1971 by Minimum Cost Housing Group about the project of a prefabricated house for the developping countries. The material in this file was produced around 1971. The file contains textual records, predominantly dummies for the publications, and a copy of the book entitled "The Problem Is".

Reference Number

AP149.S1.1971.PR01

Location

Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

Credit line

Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
Don de Vikram Bhatt/
Gift of Vikram Bhatt

Language of material

The documents are in English.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272994
    • Title: The Problem is...
    • Dates of creation: 1971 or before
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of a dummy for the Minimum Cost Housing Group's publication "The Problem is.." about prefabricated houses for the developing countries.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Electrophotographic print on paper; electrophotographic print on paper mounted electrophotographic print on paper

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,02 l.m.

    Document Type:

    • dummy (printed matter)

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Related units of description:

    • Another dummy of this publication is catalogued as ARCH272995.

    Folder Number:

    149-003-02

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272995
    • Title: The Problem is..
    • Dates of creation: 1971 or before
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Group consists of a dummy for the Minimum Cost Housing Group's publication "The Problem is..." about prefabricated houses for the developing countries.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink on paper; electrophotographic print on paper; coloured pencil on paper; electrophotographic print and ink on paper mounted on typescript on paper

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,02 l.m.

    Document Type:

    • dummy (printed matter)

    Physical Description:

    - Some groups of pages are stapled.

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

    Related units of description:

    • Another dummy of this publication is catalogued as ARCH272994.

    Folder Number:

    149-003-03

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    • Reference Number: ARCH253666
    • Title: The Problem Is
    • Dates of creation: October 1971
    • Form: books

    People:

    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (architectural society)
    • Witold Rybczynski (author)
    • McGill University. Minimum Cost Housing Group (archive creator)

    Description:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group's publication "The Problem is" by Samir Ayad et Witold Rybzynski about a project of prefabricated houses for the developing countries undetaken in 1971.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Technique and media:

    Bound volume of electostatic print on paper

    Dimensions:

    book: 28,2 × 21,9 × 0,8 cm (11 1/8 × 8 5/8 × 5/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - Bound (stapled) volume.

    Credit line:

    Minimum Cost Housing Group fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Vikram Bhatt/
    Gift of Vikram Bhatt

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