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Urban upgrading proposals in Mexico

Urban upgrading proposals in Mexico

Part of

People

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

Title

Urban upgrading proposals in Mexico

Dates of creation

1995

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 0.03 l.m. of textual records
  • 16 panels
  • 8 drawings
  • 6 sketchbooks

Scope and Content

This project series documents Minimum Cost Housing Group's project a proposal for urban upgrading in La Esperanza, Mexico in collaboration with the municipal gouvernment of Zihuatanejo, in 1995 and 1996. The project for upgrading popular housing, is also known as the "Fingers of Hope" (in Spanish "Los dedos de la esperanza).Included in the project series are documents related to the production of presentation panels for the proposal of urban upgrading and the final version of the presentation panels with photographs and houses plans.

Reference Number

AP149.S1.1995.PR01

Location

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

English, Spanish

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S1.1995.PR01.001
    • Title: Production of presentation panels for the La Esperanza project in Mexico
    • Dates of creation: 1995
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,01 l.m. of textual records

    Location:

    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

    Folder Number:

    149-012-024

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S1.1995.PR01.002
    • Title: Correspondence on the Urban Upgrading project in La Esperanza, Mexico
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Also contains a report on the project included in the correpsondence and the printed slides of a Power Point presentation.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,02 l.m. of textual records

    Location:

    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

    Folder Number:

    149-015-050

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S1.1995.PR01.003
    • Title: Presenation drawings for the Casa de Estralla for Urban Upgrading project in La Esperanza, Mexico
    • Dates of creation: 1995
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    The group also includes two copies of the final version of the cover for the publication "Fingers of hope: Los Dedos de La Esperenza".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 drawings
    • 2 textual records

    Location:

    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

    Folder Number:

    149-025-006

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S1.1995.PR01.004
    • Title: Presentation panels for the housings projects for the Urban Upgrading project in La Esperanza, Mexico
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1995
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 16 panels

    Dimensions:

    56,2 x 44 x 0,2 cm

    Location:

    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

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S1.1995.PR01.005
    • Title: Sketchbooks of a travel in Mexico, possibly related to the Urban upgrading proposals in Mexico
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 sketchbooks

    Dimensions:

    56,2 x 44 x 0,2 cm

    Physical Description:

    Group separated in three folders.

    Location:

    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

    Folder Number:

    149-055-005 to 7

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