1
1

Biblioteca de Usera, Madrid, Spain (1995-2003)

Biblioteca de Usera, Madrid, Spain (1995-2003)

Part of

People

  • Abalos & Herreros (archive creator)
  • Abalos & Herreros (architectural firm)
  • Iñaki Abalos (architect)
  • Juan Herreros (architect)
  • Ángel Jaramillo Sánchez (architect)
  • Rocío Reín (collaborator)
  • Pablo Puertas (collaborator)
  • Miguel Kreisler (collaborator)
  • Peter Halley (artist)
  • José Manuel Sierra (structural engineer)
  • Juan Gómez (structural engineer)
  • José Torra (surveyor)
  • Madrid (Spain : Region). Dirección General de Archivos, Museos y Bibliotecas (client)
  • Madrid (Spain : Region). Consejería de Educación y Cultura (client)

Title

Biblioteca de Usera, Madrid, Spain (1995-2003)

Dates of creation

1995-2003

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 362 photographic materials
  • 256 printouts
  • 26 reprographic copies
  • 16 graphic records
  • 14 drawings
  • 1 model
  • 0.1 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

The project series documents the competition entry, design, and execution of the José Hierro public library in the Usera district, Madrid, Spain. Abalos & Herreros were invited to participate in the competition organised by Consejería de Educación y Cultura (Council for Education and Culture), of the Comunidad de Autónoma de Madrid, and their entry won. The firm worked in collaboration with architect Ángel S. Jaramillo and artist Peter Halley. The firm identified this project as number 94.

In 2003, this project was a finalist at the 7th edition of the Bienal de Arquitectua Española and received a mention at the 17th edition of the Premios de Urbanismo, Arquitectura y Obra Publica 2003 from the Madrid City Council.

Documenting the project are design development and working drawings, correspondence, notes, project descriptions, studies, specifications, photographic materials and a model.

Reference Number

AP164.S1.1995.D1

Location

Madrid Spain

Language of material

Spanish.

Related units of description

  • Note that there are additional graphic materials, design development and presentation drawings, and 150 photographic materials related to this project arranged in series AP164.S2 and AP164.S3. See files ARCH277445, ARCH278157, ARCH278240, ARCH278352, ARCH278354, ARCH278365, ARCH278368, ARCH278384, ARCH278385, ARCH278391, ARCH278441, ARCH278445, ARCH278453, ARCH278485, ARCH268525, ARCH268541, ARCH268546, ARCH268597, ARCH268725, ARCH270961, ARCH270963, ARCH270966, ARCH270971, ARCH270973, ARCH270974, ARCH270975, ARCH270976, ARCH270977, ARCH270978, ARCH270979, ARCH274217, and ARCH274529.

Inventory

Sort by: 

  • Actions:
    See more Close
    • Reference Number: ARCH268526
    • Title: Ring binder with photographic materials from the project Biblioteca Usera, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1995
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    It contains slides that show views of the site and model, plans, various sketches and reference material.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Technique and media:

    90 colour and black-in-white slides

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 31 × 28,5 × 4,5 cm

    Inscription:

    dated, 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

  • Actions:
    See more Close
    • Reference Number: ARCH268638
    • Title: Images of sketches and views of the model and of the construction phase of the Usera library by Abalos & Herreros
    • Dates of creation: between 1995 and 2003
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

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

    Description:

    Contains images of sketches and views of the model and of the construction phase of the Usera library by Abalos & Herreros.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 box(es)

    Technique and media:

    15 black-and-white slides, 15 colour slides

    Dimensions:

    box: 5,4 × 7,5 × 5,4 cm slides: 5 × 5 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The slides are kept in a plastic box.

    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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

  • Actions:
    See more Close
    • Reference Number: ARCH268643
    • Title: Interior and exterior views, aerial views and collages of the library Usera and a water treatment plant
    • Dates of creation: between 1995 and 2003
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Contains interior and exterior views, aerial views and collages of the library Usera and a water treatment plant by Abalos and Herreros.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 box(es)

    Technique and media:

    9 colour slides, 1 black-and-white slide

    Dimensions:

    box: 5,4 × 7,5 × 5,4 cm slides: 5 × 5 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The slides are kept in a plastic box.

    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

  • Actions:
    See more Close
    • Reference Number: ARCH268986
    • Title: Mainly sketches, plans and reference materials for the project Biblioteca Usera by Abalos & Herreros
    • Dates of creation: between 1995 and 2003
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 box(es)

    Technique and media:

    22 black-and-white slides, 6 colour slides

    Dimensions:

    box: 5,4 × 7,5 × 5,4 cm slides: 5 × 5 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The slides are kept in a plastic box.

    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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

  • Actions:
    See more Close
    • Reference Number: ARCH268999
    • Title: Plans and views of the model and interior/exterior views of the Biblioteca Usera by Abalos & Herreros
    • Dates of creation: between 1995 and 2003
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Abalos & Herreros (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 box(es)

    Technique and media:

    19 black-and-white slides, 9 colour slides

    Dimensions:

    box: 5,4 × 7,5 × 5,4 cm slides: 5 × 5 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The slides are kept in a plastic box.

    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

  • Actions:
    See more Close
    • Reference Number: ARCH270949
    • Title: Portfolio containing textual records from the project Biblioteca Usera, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: November 1999
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Contains 4 books entitled:
    2. Planos;
    3. Pliego de prescripciones tecnicas particulares;
    4. Presupuesto;
    6. Estudio de seguridad y salud.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 portfolio(s)

    Dimensions:

    portfolio: 33,2 × 24,9 × 7,5 cm

    Inscription:

    dated and labelled

    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

  • Actions:
    See more Close
    • Reference Number: ARCH274659
    • Title: Ring binder containing photographic materials from the project Biblioteca Usera, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: between 1995 and 2003
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Contains views of plans, sketches, interior/exterior, construction, model, aerial and the artwork by Peter Halley.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Technique and media:

    86 colour slides, 74 black-and-white slides

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 32,2 × 30,2 × 5 cm

    Physical Description:

    - A label was removed, but part of it remains on the binder.

    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

  • Actions:
    See more Close
    • Reference Number: ARCH275350
    • Title: Design development and working drawings, Biblioteca de Usera, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: 1996, 1999-2000
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

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

    Description:

    Portfolio's title: 94 Biblioteca Usera, planos reducidos A-3, planos para publicaciones + planos técnicos.

    Contains as well correspondence, notes, project descriptions and views of the models.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 portfolio(s)

    Technique and media:

    233 printouts, 26 reprographic copies, 16 graphic materials, 15 photographs (3 photomontages), 14 drawings

    Dimensions:

    portfolio: 37,4 × 51,8 × 3,6 cm

    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

    Copyright:

    © Iñaki Abalos and Juan Herreros

    Objects that have been catalogued:

  • Actions:
    See more Close
    • Reference Number: ARCH277500
    • Title: Printed emails with photographs by Roland Halbe of the Biblioteca Usera, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: 2003
    • Form: photographs, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Roland Halbe (photographer)
    • Abalos & Herreros (archive creator)

    Description:

    File's title: Abalos y Herreros, S.L. // [verso]: Biblioteca de Usera, Roland Halbe.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,01 l.m.

    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:

    164-170-011

  • Actions:
    See more Close
    • Reference Number: ARCH277509
    • Title: Design development drawings, Biblioteca Usera, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2004
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Abalos & Herreros (archive creator)

    Description:

    File's title: Usera eps !

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Technique and media:

    11 printouts

    Physical Description:

    - Some plans are folded.

    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:

    164-170-020

  • Actions:
    See more Close
    • Reference Number: ARCH268637
    • Title: Exterior view of the Biblioteca Usera, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1995
    • Form: photographs

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 slide(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour slide

    Dimensions:

    slide: 5 × 5 cm

    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

  • Actions:
    See more Close
    • Reference Number: ARCH269169
    • Title: Model of the Biblioteca de Usera, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: 1997
    • Form: models

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Technique and media:

    Wood, plastic, metal, paper, cardboard

    Dimensions:

    model: 30.8 × 71.5 × 64 cm (12 1/8 × 28 1/8 × 25 3/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - There is a smaller model representing a floor of the library with its furniture.

    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

    Copyright:

    © Iñaki Abalos and Juan Herreros

1
1

Sign up to get news from us

Email address
First name
Last name
By signing up you agree to receive our newsletter and communications about CCA activities. You can unsubscribe at any time. For more information, consult our privacy policy or contact us.

Thank you for signing up. You'll begin to receive emails from us shortly.

We’re not able to update your preferences at the moment. Please try again later.

You’ve already subscribed with this email address. If you’d like to subscribe with another, please try again.

This email was permanently deleted from our database. If you’d like to resubscribe with this email, please contact us

Please complete the form below to buy:
[Title of the book, authors]
ISBN: [ISBN of the book]
Price [Price of book]

First name
Last name
Address (line 1)
Address (line 2) (optional)
Postal code
City
Country
Province/state
Email address
Phone (day) (optional)
Notes

Thank you for placing an order. We will contact you shortly.

We’re not able to process your request at the moment. Please try again later.

Folder ()

Your folder is empty.

Email:
Subject:
Notes:
Please complete this form to make a request for consultation. A copy of this list will also be forwarded to you.

Your contact information
First name:
Last name:
Email:
Phone number:
Notes (optional):
We will contact you to set up an appointment. Please keep in mind that your consultation date will be based on the type of material you wish to study. To prepare your visit, we'll need:
  • — At least 2 weeks for primary sources (prints and drawings, photographs, archival documents, etc.)
  • — At least 48 hours for secondary sources (books, periodicals, vertical files, etc.)
...