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Southbank Londres, London, United Kingdom (2001)

Southbank Londres, London, United Kingdom (2001)

Part of

People

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

Title

Southbank Londres, London, United Kingdom (2001)

Dates of creation

1999-2001

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 81 photographic materials
  • 40 printouts
  • 5 reprographic copies
  • 3 drawings
  • 0,11 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

The project series documents the competition entry for the international competition “Jubilee-Gardens” for the reorganization of the Southbank in London, England. Abalos & Herreros worked with an international team and the firm's entry was a finalist in the competition. The firm identified this project as number 139.

“The competition programme asked for a new center for London. A center which would be perceived as a global icon. Comparing the statement with analogue enclaves showed that the Southbank was very small for such ambition, especially because of the fact that the project had to let as much metropolitan space open as possible. This forced to investigate how to enlarge the site. The problem was resolved by connecting adjacent areas in three levels. The original conditions and the programme offered a diverse mix of urban and natural elements: history, entertainment, culture, open spaces, the Thames… from where the conquest of the adjacent areas, the sub terrain and the margins of a linked event starts.” (ARCH270975)

Documenting the project are conceptual and design development drawings, photographic and reference materials, notes, competition documents, and correspondence.

Reference Number

AP164.S1.2001.D4

Location

London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

English , Spanish

Related units of description

  • Note that there are additional presentation drawings and 25 photographic materials related to this project arranged in series AP164.S2 and AP164.S3. See files ARCH277512, ARCH270966, ARCH270975, ARCH270976, ARCH270979, and ARCH271331.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270904
    • Title: Portfolio containing printouts and textual records from the project of Southbank Centre, London, England
    • Dates of creation: 2001
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Contains site plans, elevations, views of the area and 2 textual records entitled "Design Parameters for Competition Site" and "South Bank Masterplan Urban Design Strategy".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Technique and media:

    7 printouts, 4 chromogenic colour prints (including 1 photomontage), 2 colour printouts

    Dimensions:

    portfolio: 36,4 × 51,5 × 1,2 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: ARCH277963
    • Title: Views of the area, design development drawings and notes, Southbank Londres, England
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2001
    • Form: drawings, photographs, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    File's title: Lichterfelde.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Technique and media:

    48 photographs (among them 4 photomontages), 19 printouts, 1 reprographic copy

    Location:

    London Greater London England United Kingdom

    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:

    164-280-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH277964
    • Title: Competition documents, Southbank Londres, England
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2001
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,01 l.m.

    Location:

    London Greater London England United Kingdom

    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:

    164-280-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH277965
    • Title: Competition documents, reference materials, notes and sketches, Southbank Londres, England
    • Dates of creation: 1999-2001
    • Form: drawings, photographs, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    File's title: Southbank.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Technique and media:

    29 negatives on 5 strips, 3 drawings

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,03 l.m.

    Location:

    London Greater London England United Kingdom

    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:

    164-280-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH277966
    • Title: Competition documents and design development drawings, Southbank Londres, England
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2001
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Technique and media:

    12 printouts, 4 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,02 l.m.

    Location:

    London Greater London England United Kingdom

    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:

    164-280-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH277967
    • Title: Competition documents, reference materials and correspondence, Southbank Londres, England
    • Dates of creation: 1999, 2001
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    File's title: Southbank.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,02 l.m.

    Location:

    London Greater London England United Kingdom

    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:

    164-280-005

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