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Housing Competition and housing projects

Housing Competition and housing projects

Part of

People

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

Title

Housing Competition and housing projects

Dates of creation

1974-2009

Level of archival description

Sub-series

Extent and Medium

  • 0.30 l.m. of textual records
  • 159 drawings (including 59 reprographic copies)
  • 23 photographs

Scope and Content

This sub-series documents the low-cost housing or sustaibable housing projects undertaken by Minimun Cost Housing Group, predominantly by Witold Rybczynski with his firm Housing Research. The material in this file was produced between 1974 and 2009 and includes correspondence with clients, research and notes for the project, and drawings, predominantly presentation drawings. The sub-series also includes some photographs of the projects.

Reference Number

AP149.S3.SS3

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

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S3.SS3.001
    • Title: Presentation drawings for the Design Competition for the Modern Saudi House
    • Dates of creation: 2000s
    • Form: textual records
    • 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:

    • 9 print-outs
    • 1 textual record

    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:

    149-025-007

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S3.SS3.002
    • Title: Application to the 1980 Awards for Excellence in Housing Design
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Contains call for candidats papers for the competition and photographs of the interior of an unidentified house.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 textual records
    • 2 photographs

    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:

    149-023-003

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S3.SS3.003
    • Title: Application for the Madrid Islamic Cultural Centre Competition
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 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:

    149-023-004

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S3.SS3.004
    • Title: Application to the L.E.B.D.A comeptition for low energy building design and low energy building design awards
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Contains reprographic copies of the design submitted by Minimum Cost Housing Group.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,02 l.m. of textual records
    • 6 reprographic copies

    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:

    149-023-005

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S3.SS3.005
    • Title: Commission for the Maison Dumont, in Hudson, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1974-1975
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Contains drawings, contracts and documentation for the Maison Dumont in Hudson, Québec.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,01 l.m. of textual records
    • 3 graphite on paper

    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:

    149-023-006

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S3.SS3.006
    • Title: Commission for the Maison Dumont, in Hudson, Québec
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1974
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Contains photographs of the interior of the Maison Dumont (including the negatives), floor plans drawings

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 41 photographic material
    • 5 textual records
    • 3 reprographic copies

    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:

    149-023-007

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S3.SS3.007
    • Title: Proposed house for Miss Greer D. Turnbull in the Turks and Caicos Islands
    • Dates of creation: 1979
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Contains proposal plans for the house and correspondence between Witold Rybczynski and Miss Greer D. Turnbull.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 14 ink on paper
    • 4 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:

    149-023-008

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S3.SS3.008
    • Title: Proposal for the Morgan Arboretum Conservation Centre
    • Dates of creation: 1977-1978
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Includes folded diazotypes and graphite drawings.

    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:

    149-023-009

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S3.SS3.009
    • Title: Proposal for the Maison Ferrero in Saint-Marc, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Includes floor plans, elevations, sections, details, site plans, wokring dawings, sketches and technical drawings for the Maison Ferrero. Also includes photographs of the exterior of the house.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 52 graphite and ink on translucent paper
    • 41 reprographic copies
    • 10 textual records
    • 4 photographs

    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:

    149-023-010

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S3.SS3.010
    • Title: Proposal for the Maison Ferrero in Saint-Marc, Québec
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Group consists in documentation, comtracts, correspondence and notes for the project of the Maison Ferrero in Saint-Marc, Québec. Also includes presentation drawings (elevations, sections, floor plans and perspectives).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0,01 l.m. of textual records
    • 31 ink and graphite on translucent paper
    • 25 reprographic copies

    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:

    149-023-011

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    • Reference Number: AP149.S3.SS3.011
    • Title: Application to the IUA International Competition for Students of Architecture
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: textual records
    • 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:

    • 0,01 l.m. of textual records
    • 17 photographic material

    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:

    149-023-012

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