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Polar Bear Zoo Enclosure

Polar Bear Zoo Enclosure

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People

  • Victor Prus (creator)
  • Victor Prus (archive creator)

Title

Polar Bear Zoo Enclosure

Dates of creation

1962

Level of archival description

File 26

Extent and Medium

  • 29 drawings
  • 0.01 m.l. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents Victor Prus's project for the Polar Bear Zoo Enclosure at the Zoo de Granby. The enclosure was inspired by the geodesic structure of Buckminster Fuller. The file contains conceptual, design development and working drawings, and textual records, such as correspondence.

Reference Number

AP163.S2.SS1.D26

Location

Granby Québec Canada

Language of material

Documents are in French and in English.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH267383
    • Title: 6225 / Granby Zoo / Dôme géodésique
    • Dates of creation: 1962
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Victor Prus (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of correspondence between Victor Prus and a collaborating architect, Paul O. Trepanier, and related documents, concerning the Polar Bear Zoo Enclosure at the Zoo de Granby in Granby, Québec.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Typescript on paper; clippings collage; typescript on vellum paper; photocopies

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Document Type:

    • correspondence

    Credit line:

    Victor Prus fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Gift of Victor Prus/Don de Victor Prus

    Language of material:

    - The documents are in French and in English.

    Folder Number:

    163-08-35 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH267384
    • Title: Granby Zoo, Dôme géodésique / Plans + notes / 6225
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Victor Prus (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of notes, plans (details, plans, elevations) and sketches for the Polar Bear Zoo Enclosure at the Zoo de Granby, in Granby, Québec.

    Quantity / Object type:

    29 reprographic copy(ies)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Diazotypes; diazotypes with coloured felt-tip pen and coloured pencil; diazotypes with graphite inscriptions; graphite on paper; graphite in tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m. sheet (smallest): 34.3 × 40 cm sheet (smallest; folded): 34.5 × 20.5 cm sheet (largest): 47.1 × 73.9 cm sheet (largest; folded): 18.9 × 23.6 cm

    Document Type:

    • notes

    Physical Description:

    - The plans are folded.

    Credit line:

    Victor Prus fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Gift of Victor Prus/Don de Victor Prus

    Folder Number:

    163-08-36 T

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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