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Ordenación de la Plaza de Castilla, Madrid, Spain (1986)

Ordenación de la Plaza de Castilla, Madrid, Spain (1986)

Part of

People

  • Abalos & Herreros (archive creator)
  • Abalos & Herreros (architectural firm)
  • Iñaki Abalos (architect)
  • Juan Herreros (architect)
  • Leonardo Fernández Troyano (engineer)
  • Javier Manterola Armisén (engineer)

Title

Ordenación de la Plaza de Castilla, Madrid, Spain (1986)

Dates of creation

1986-1987

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 12 drawings
  • 3 panels
  • 1 model

Scope and Content

This project series documents a competition entry for the organization of the Plaza de Castilla. Specifically, the project had to accommodate two small plots as well as find solutions for the existing and future needs of a traffic interchange in Madrid, Spain. The project includes a mixed-use tower block for public and private activities. The firm identified this project as number 42.

In 1986, Abalos & Herreros won second prize for this project at a national competition organised by the Ayuntamiento de Madrid.

Documenting this project are design development and presentation drawings, textual documentation, panels and a model.

Reference Number

AP164.S1.1986.D6

Location

Madrid Spain

Language of material

Spanish

Related units of description

  • Note that there are additional photographic and graphic materials, design development and presentation drawings related to this project arranged in series AP164.S2 and AP164.S3. See files ARCH277513, ARCH278411, ARCH278433, ARCH278440, ARCH278461, ARCH268540, ARCH268582, ARCH268719, ARCH268879, ARCH269279, ARCH270960, ARCH270966, ARCH270975, ARCH270976, ARCH271077, ARCH271461, ARCH271624, and ARCH274529.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH267787
    • Title: Elevations, plans and site plans
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1986
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Abalos & Herreros (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawing (proposal)

    Technique and media:

    9 black ink on translucent paper with pieces of translucent paper or electrophotographic print affixed with adhesive tape, 1 black ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 90 × 31,2 cm

    Location:

    Madrid Spain

    Credit line:

    Abalos & Herreros fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Iñaki Ábalos et Juan Herreros/
    Gift of Iñaki Ábalos and Juan Herreros

    Folder Number:

    164-006-007

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271460
    • Title: Portfolio containing several versions of the project description (dummies) for the project Ordenación de la Plaza Castilla, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Abalos & Herreros (architectural firm)
    • Abalos & Herreros (archive creator)

    Description:

    Contains project descriptions, conceptual and presentation drawings. Includes as well a textual record entitled : "Bases del Concurso para la Ordenación, Urbanización y Edificación de la Plaza Castilla y su entorno urbano".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 portfolio(s)

    Technique and media:

    14 stats, 12 black-and-white transparencies, 7 black ink on translucent paper, 1 flat, 1 negative, 1 electrophotographic print on translucent paper, 1 colour electrophotographic print, 1 electrophotographic print

    Dimensions:

    portfolio: 36,4 × 51,4 × 2,2 cm

    Inscription:

    dated, inscribed and labelled

    Credit line:

    Abalos & Herreros fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Iñaki Ábalos et Juan Herreros/
    Gift of Iñaki Ábalos and Juan Herreros

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    • Reference Number: ARCH267797
    • Title: Site plan, Ordenación de la Plaza Castilla, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1986
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Unknown (draughtsman)
    • Abalos & Herreros (architectural firm)
    • Iñaki Abalos (architect)
    • Juan Herreros (architect)
    • Abalos & Herreros (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing

    Technique and media:

    Black ink on translucent paper with orange paper cuts affixed with adhesive tape

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 101,1 × 100,9 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The drawing is rolled.

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    Location:

    Madrid Spain

    Credit line:

    Abalos & Herreros fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Iñaki Ábalos et Juan Herreros/
    Gift of Iñaki Ábalos and Juan Herreros

    Folder Number:

    164-2013-027R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH268309
    • Title: Plan of the model for the Ordenación de la Plaza Castilla, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1986
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Abalos & Herreros (architectural firm)
    • Abalos & Herreros (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes a plan, an elevation, a perspective and a site plan.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawing (proposal)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, red ink and tape on electrophotographic print

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 50 × 116,1 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Strips of adhesive tape frame the drawing. - The drawing has a white plastic hanging strip on its left edge.

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Madrid Spain

    Credit line:

    Abalos & Herreros fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Iñaki Ábalos et Juan Herreros/
    Gift of Iñaki Ábalos and Juan Herreros

    Folder Number:

    164-006-017

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269167
    • Title: Model of the Ordenación de la Plaza Castilla, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Unknown (model maker)
    • Abalos & Herreros (architectural firm)
    • Abalos & Herreros (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Technique and media:

    Metal, wood, cardboard, paper

    Dimensions:

    model: 8 × 57 × 52 cm (3 1/8 × 22 7/16 × 20 1/2 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - Several elements are no longer affixed to the model.

    Inscription:

    uninscribed? In reason of its size and the help available at the time of the cataloguing, the underside of the model was not verified for inscription. Further investigation is required.

    Location:

    Madrid Spain

    Credit line:

    Abalos & Herreros fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Iñaki Ábalos et Juan Herreros/
    Gift of Iñaki Ábalos and Juan Herreros

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269767
    • Title: Competition drawing of the site plan for the Ordenación de la Plaza Castilla, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: 1986 or 1987?
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Unknown (draughtsman)
    • Abalos & Herreros (architectural firm)
    • Abalos & Herreros (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Technique and media:

    Wood, cardboard, metal

    Dimensions:

    panel: 119 × 83.8 × 2.4 cm (46 7/8 × 33 × 15/16 in.)

    Inscription:

    inscribed, labelled and numbered

    Location:

    Madrid Spain

    Credit line:

    Abalos & Herreros fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Iñaki Ábalos et Juan Herreros/
    Gift of Iñaki Ábalos and Juan Herreros

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269768
    • Title: Competition drawing of elevations for the Ordenación de la Plaza Castilla, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: 1986 or 1987?
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Unknown (draughtsman)
    • Abalos & Herreros (architectural firm)
    • Abalos & Herreros (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Technique and media:

    Wood, cardboard, metal

    Dimensions:

    panel: 118.9 × 83.7 × 2.4 cm (46 13/16 × 32 15/16 × 15/16 in.)

    Inscription:

    inscribed and numbered

    Location:

    Madrid Spain

    Credit line:

    Abalos & Herreros fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Iñaki Ábalos et Juan Herreros/
    Gift of Iñaki Ábalos and Juan Herreros

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269769
    • Title: Competition drawing of plans and perspectives, Ordenación de la Plaza Castilla, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: 1986 or 1987?
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Unknown (draughtsman)
    • Abalos & Herreros (architectural firm)
    • Abalos & Herreros (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Technique and media:

    Wood, cardboard, metal

    Dimensions:

    model: 119 × 83.7 × 2.8 cm (46 7/8 × 32 15/16 × 1 1/8 in.)

    Inscription:

    inscribed, labelled and numbered

    Location:

    Madrid Spain

    Credit line:

    Abalos & Herreros fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Iñaki Ábalos et Juan Herreros/
    Gift of Iñaki Ábalos and Juan Herreros

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