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IBM Exhibition Pavilion, New York's World Fair

IBM Exhibition Pavilion, New York's World Fair

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People

  • Charles Eames (architect)
  • Eero Saarinen & Associates (architectural firm)
  • Kevin Roche (architect)
  • Eero Saarinen (architect)
  • Eero Saarinen (archive creator)

Title

IBM Exhibition Pavilion, New York's World Fair

Dates of creation

1962-1964

Form

  • drawings
  • video
  • photographs

Level of archival description

File 8

Extent and Medium

  • 28 photographs
  • 5 drawings
  • 1 16 mm film
  • 1 DVD

Scope and Content

File documents the executed project for the IBM Exhibition Pavilion at the New York World's Fair (1964).

File includes design development drawings, photographs of the building under construction and of models for the exhibition space, a 16 mm film of a model explaining the movement of bleacher seating and a DVD copy of the film.

Reference Number

AP159.D8

Inscription

inscribed - see object for complete inscription

Location

New York (City) New York United States

Subject

  • architecture
  • exhibition design

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: DR2001:0007:001:001-005
    • Title: Conceptual and design development drawings, IBM Exhibition Pavilion, New York's World Fair
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Eero Saarinen (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, watercolour

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 46 x 72 cm sheet (largest): 76 x 103 cm

    Location:

    New York (City) New York United States

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de David Graham Powrie/
    Gift of David Graham Powrie

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    • Reference Number: DR2001:0007:002:001-028
    • Title: Views of drawings, models, site under construction, fashion advertisement, IBM Exhibition Pavilion, New York's World Fair
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Eero Saarinen (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    28 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin sliver prints, chromagenic prints, polaroid prints, adhesive film

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 9 x 12 cm sheet (largest): 29 x 36 cm

    Location:

    New York (City) New York United States

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de David Graham Powrie/
    Gift of David Graham Powrie

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    • Reference Number: DR2001:0007:003:001-002
    • Title: IBM Exhibition Pavilion, New York's World Fair: Film of Model Explaining Movement of Bleacher Seating
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Eero Saarinen & Associates (creator)
    • David Graham Powrie (filmmaker)
    • Eero Saarinen (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    16m b+w original reversal, dvd copy

    Location:

    New York (City) New York United States

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de David Graham Powrie/
    Gift of David Graham Powrie

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