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Models and prototypes

Models and prototypes

Part of

People

  • Chuck Hoberman (creator)
  • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

Title

Models and prototypes

Dates of creation

1986-2003

Level of archival description

Series 3

Extent and Medium

  • ca. 150 models and prototypes

Scope and Content

Models and prototypes of deployable and folded objects. Includes origami and other folding prototypes, toy prototypes, medical-related implements, and machined components.

Reference Number

AP165.S3

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    • Reference Number: ARCH267660
    • Title: FlipOut! prototype
    • Dates of creation: 2000
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (designer)
    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Paper, plastic, metal, pressure sensitive tape

    Dimensions:

    model (closed): 30 x 30 x 30 cm

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

    Copyright:

    © Chuck Hoberman

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271043
    • Title: Origami folding prototypes, origami tent prototype (large, blue)
    • Dates of creation: early 1990s?
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 artefact(s)

    Dimensions:

    artefact (largest, folded): 43 × 47 × 28 cm (16 15/16 × 18 1/2 × 11 in.)

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • tents

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271044
    • Title: Machined expanding sculpture parts, various projects (Helicoid, Korea, Estonia, Lincoln, Deutsche Telekom, RCCL)
    • Dates of creation: 1990s?
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Metal

    Dimensions:

    artefacts (largest): 48 × 59 × 5 cm

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271045
    • Title: Folding briefcase prototype (black)
    • Dates of creation: early 1990s?
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plastic

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 55 × 42 × 12 cm (21 5/8 × 16 9/16 × 4 3/4 in.)

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • cases (containers)

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271046
    • Title: Origami tent (children's toy prototype with cloth doorway and princess motif)
    • Dates of creation: 2003
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Dimensions:

    artefact (folded): 63 × 45 × 12 cm (24 13/16 × 17 11/16 × 4 3/4 in.)

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • tents

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271047
    • Title: Models and prototypes
    • Dates of creation: between 1986 and 2000
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Description:

    In ms. on box at time of cataloguing: Box 4.

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plastic, metal, wood, foam board

    Dimensions:

    artefact (largest): 31.5 × 15 × 8.7 cm (12 3/8 × 5 7/8 × 3 7/16 in.) artefact (smallest): 9.7 × 7.7 × 3 cm (3 13/16 × 3 1/16 × 1 3/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271048
    • Title: Models and prototypes
    • Dates of creation: between 1986 and 2000
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Metal, wood, plastic, cloth

    Dimensions:

    artefact (largest): 26.5 × 16.5 × 7.5 cm (10 7/16 × 6 1/2 × 2 15/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271049
    • Title: Various origami and linkage prototypes
    • Dates of creation: 1990s
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Description:

    In ms. on box at time of cataloguing: Box 14.
    In ms. on box: CCA Prototypes 50 (1/2 - 2/2) // CCA M13

    Quantity / Object type:

    27 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Paper, cardboard, plastic, metal

    Dimensions:

    artefact (largest): 9 × 27 × 16 cm (3 9/16 × 10 5/8 × 6 5/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271050
    • Title: Prototypes of mechanisms
    • Dates of creation: 1990s
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Description:

    In ms. on box at time of cataloguing: Box 6.

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plastic, metal

    Dimensions:

    artefact (larger): 19 × 29.5 × 22 cm (7 1/2 × 11 5/8 × 8 11/16 in.) artefact (smaller: 16.5 × 15 × 18 cm (6 1/2 × 5 7/8 × 7 1/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271051
    • Title: Prototypes, chiefly linkages
    • Dates of creation: 1990s
    • Catalogued items within this file 4

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Description:

    In ms. on box at time of cataloguing: Box 3

    Quantity / Object type:

    24 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plastic, metal

    Dimensions:

    artefact (largest): 16 × 16 × 16 cm (6 5/16 × 6 5/16 × 6 5/16 in.) artefact (smallest): 3 × 5 × 1.3 cm (1 3/16 × 1 15/16 × 1/2 in.)

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271052
    • Title: Switch Pitch prototype and Hoberman Mini sphere box (empty)
    • Dates of creation: 1997 and 2002
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Description:

    In ms. on box at time of cataloguing: Box 13
    In ms. on box: CCA Prototypes #44 (2/2) // CCA M12

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plastic, metal, cardboard

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.) box: 14 × 17 × 14.5 cm (5 1/2 × 6 11/16 × 5 11/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    --Includes 3 small fastening nuts in a small plastic bag, presumably from the prototype.

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • toys (recreational artifacts)

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271053
    • Title: Origami studies
    • Dates of creation: between 1986 and 1989
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Description:

    In ms. on box at time of cataloguing: Box 8

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Paper, cardboard, foam board, metal

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 5.8 × 18 × 16.4 cm (2 5/16 × 7 1/16 × 6 7/16 in.) artefact: 1 × 8 cm (3/8 × 3 1/8 in.)

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271054
    • Title: Prototypes
    • Dates of creation: 1990s
    • Catalogued items within this file 7

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Description:

    In ms. on box at time of cataloguing: Box 2

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plastic, metal

    Dimensions:

    artefact (largest): 9.5 × 11 × 19 cm (3 3/4 × 4 5/16 × 7 1/2 in.) artefact (smallest): 3 × 6 × 6.5 cm (1 3/16 × 2 3/8 × 2 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271055
    • Title: Prototypes, mechanism
    • Dates of creation: late 1990s?
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Description:

    In ms. on box at time of cataloguing: Box 7

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plastic, paper, metal

    Dimensions:

    artefact (largest): 16 × 16 × 15 cm (6 5/16 × 6 5/16 × 5 7/8 in.) artefact (smallest): 1 × 27 × 26 cm (3/8 × 10 5/8 × 10 1/4 in.)

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271056
    • Title: Origami studies, prototypes
    • Dates of creation: between 1986 and 2000
    • Catalogued items within this file 12

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Description:

    In ms. on box at time of cataloguing: Box 1

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plastic, cardboard, metal

    Dimensions:

    artefact (largest): 10.1 × 13.7 × 15.4 cm (4 × 5 3/8 × 6 1/16 in.) artefact (smallest): 1.4 × 7.5 × 6 cm (9/16 × 2 15/16 × 2 3/8 in.)

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271057
    • Title: Origami tent (small) and origami folding box prototypes
    • Dates of creation: between 1986 and 2000
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Description:

    In ms. on box at time of cataloguing: Box 11; CCA Prototypes #45-46 // CCA M8

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Cardboard, fabric

    Dimensions:

    artefact (largest, folded): 3.5 × 52 × 19 cm (1 3/8 × 20 1/2 × 7 1/2 in.)

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271058
    • Title: RDS tent linkage prototypes
    • Dates of creation: mid 1990s
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Description:

    RDS tent linkage prototypes; molecular geodesics prototypes designed to be used for endoscopic surgery.
    In ms. on box at time of cataloguing: Box 9; CCA Prototypes #49, 51, 57 // CCA M7

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Metal, plastic, thread, string, adhesive tape

    Dimensions:

    artefact (longest): 66 cm (26 in.)

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271059
    • Title: Prototypes for endoscopic medical device
    • Dates of creation: 1995
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Chuck Hoberman (archive creator)

    Description:

    In ms. on box at time of cataloguing: Box 10

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Metal

    Dimensions:

    artefact (longest): 47.5 cm (18 11/16 in.) artefact (shortest): 28 cm (11 in.)

    Credit line:

    Chuck Hoberman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Chuck Hoberman/
    Gift of Chuck Hoberman

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