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Belgo Neiuw York Restaurant

Belgo Neiuw York Restaurant

Part of

People

  • Foreign Office Architects (creator)
  • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

Title

Belgo Neiuw York Restaurant

Dates of creation

1998

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 337 digital files
  • 101 printouts
  • 26 colour slides (35mm)
  • 20 negatives
  • 2 books
  • 0.06 l.m. textual records
  • 3 VHS tapes

Scope and Content

File documents the design and construction of the Belgo Neiuw York Restaurant (now closed), 415 Lafayette Street, New York City, New York. The project was commissioned by Belgo Group Plc, and called for the design of a Belgian-themed restaurant in a former storage building in the East Village of New York City. The design produced a floor area of 490m2, to handle 300 seats. Material in this file was produced between 1998 and 1999.

File includes plans, presentation material, and images of the site. File also contains digital material that is currently being processed and is temporarily unavailable for consultation.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.1998.D3

Credit line

Foreign Office Architects fonds
Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

Language of material

Documents are in English.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269295
    • Title: Bid documents created by Michael Zenreich Architects
    • Dates of creation: between August and December 1998
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (architectural firm)
    • Michael Zenreich Architects (architectural firm)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of bid documents created by Michael Zenreich Architects, in consultation with the Foreign Office Architects, for the Belgo Restaurant, 415 Lafayette Street, New York City. It includes 9 floor plans, 3 exterior elevations, 2 power plans, 1 electrical riser diagram, 1 plumbing riser diagram, 1 plumbing specification, and 1 sprinkler riser diagram.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings

    Technique and media:

    19 printouts

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 61.5 × 92 cm (24 3/16 × 36 1/4 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The printouts are rolled.

    Location:

    New York (City) New York United States

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    Folder Number:

    171-007-007R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269676
    • Title: Belgo restaurant, New York City
    • Dates of creation: 9 August 1998
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of bid documents created by Michael Zenreich Architects, in consultation with the Foreign Office Architects, for the Belgo Restaurant, 415 Lafayette Street, New York City. It includes 6 sections, 2 ceiling & floor details, 2 longitudinal sections, 2 floor plans and a stair detail.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawing (proposal)

    Technique and media:

    14 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 61.5 × 92 cm (24 3/16 × 36 1/4 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The reprographic copies are rolled.

    Location:

    New York (City) New York United States

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    Folder Number:

    171-007-005R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269678
    • Title: Belgo restaurant, New York City
    • Dates of creation: between July and August 1998
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    A bound booklet of bid documents created by Michael Zenreich Architects, in consultation with the Foreign Office Architects, for the Belgo restaurant, 415 Lafayette Street, New York City. It includes 22 floor plans, 6 enlarged sections, 10 sections, 4 elevations, 2 details and a longitudinal section.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawing (proposal)

    Technique and media:

    45 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 61.5 × 92 cm (24 3/16 × 36 1/4 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The reprographic copies are rolled.

    Location:

    New York (City) New York United States

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    Folder Number:

    171-007-002R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269683
    • Title: Belgo restaurant, New York City
    • Dates of creation: between September and November 1998
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    A bound booklet of bid documents created by Michael Zenreich Architects, in consultation with the Foreign Office Architects, for the Belgo restaurant, 415 Lafayette Street, New York City. It includes plans and details for the sprinkler, plumbling, and electrical systems.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawing (proposal)

    Technique and media:

    17 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 61 × 91.5 cm (24 × 36 in.) sheets: 64 × 91.5 cm (25 3/16 × 36 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The reprographic copies are rolled. - The reprographic copies were originally stapled to the material in roll number ARCH269684.

    Location:

    New York (City) New York United States

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    Folder Number:

    171-007-003R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269684
    • Title: Belgo restaurant, New York City
    • Dates of creation: 29 June 1998
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of plans created by the Foreign Office Architects for the Belgo restaurant, 415 Lafayette Street, New York City. It includes floor plans, roof plans, sections and details.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Technique and media:

    6 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 76.5 × 106.5 cm (30 1/8 × 41 15/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The reprographic copies are rolled. - The reprographic copies were originally stapled to the material in roll number ARCH269683.

    Location:

    New York (City) New York United States

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    Folder Number:

    171-007-008R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270502
    • Title: Presentation material created by the Foreign Office Architects for the Belgo Restaurant
    • Dates of creation: 1998
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of presentation material created by the Foreign Office Architects for the Belgo Restaurant, 415 Lafayette Street, New York, including:

    - A book of computer-generated views and transversal sections, n.d, 9 sheets;

    - A book of computer-generated views, floor plans and a longitudinal section, 22 April 1998, 17 sheets.

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    books: 29.9 × 42.2 cm (11 3/4 × 16 5/8 in.)

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    Location:

    New York (City) New York United States

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    Folder Number:

    171-015-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271247
    • Title: Material related to the Belgo Restaurant, 415 Lafayette Street, New York
    • Dates of creation: between April and May 1998
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains material related to the Belgo Restaurant, 415 Lafayette Street, New York. It consists of mainly of invoices and faxes sent between the Foreign Office Architects, Vingt-Douze (Belgo Group Plc), and Michael Zenreich Architects, many of which are accompanied by sketches and design development notes.

    - Note: This is group 1 of 3 of textual documents that were removed from an unlabelled plastic sleeve for conservation purposes - see records ARCH271248 (group 2 of 3) and ARCH271249 (group 3 of 3).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from an unlabelled plastic sleeve for conservation purposes.

    Location:

    New York (City) New York United States

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    Folder Number:

    171-087-007

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271248
    • Title: Material related to the Belgo Restaurant, 415 Lafayette Street, New York
    • Dates of creation: between May and July 1998
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains material related to the Belgo Restaurant, 415 Lafayette Street, New York. It consists of copies of faxes (many of which are accompanied by plans), meeting minutes, a budget estimate by Leslie Clark Project Management, and some personal receipts labelled, "NY Belgo trip".

    - Note: This is group 2 of 3 of textual documents that were removed from an unlabelled plastic sleeve for conservation purposes - see records ARCH271247 (group 1 of 3) and ARCH271249 (group 3 of 3).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from an unlabelled plastic sleeve for conservation purposes.

    Location:

    New York (City) New York United States

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    Folder Number:

    171-087-008

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271249
    • Title: Material related to the Belgo Restaurant, 415 Lafayette Street, New York
    • Dates of creation: between July and October 1998
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains material related to the Belgo Restaurant, 415 Lafayette Street, New York. It consists of folded copies of plans by the Foreign Office Architects (including sections and details), meeting minutes and faxes, many of which are accompanied by plans and design notes.

    - Note: This is group 3 of 3 of textual documents that were removed from an unlabelled plastic sleeve for conservation purposes - see records ARCH271247 (group 1 of 3) and ARCH271248 (group 2 of 3).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from an unlabelled plastic sleeve for conservation purposes.

    Location:

    New York (City) New York United States

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

    Folder Number:

    171-087-009

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272668
    • Title: Slides of the completed Belgo Restaurant, 415 Lafayette Street, New York
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Unknown (photographer)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    26 slide(s)

    Technique and media:

    26 slides : col. ; 35mm

    Dimensions:

    slides: 5.2 × 5.2 cm case: 5.5 × 10.7 × 4 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The rectangular plastic case housing the slides is red, with a white lid.

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272685
    • Title: Photographic negatives of the completed Belgo Zuid
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1999
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (architectural firm)
    • Valerie Bennett (photographer)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This box contains 20 photographic negatives of the completed Belgo Zuid restaurant and bar, 124 Ladbroke Grove, London, England.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 box(es)

    Technique and media:

    10 negatives (b&w ; 60mm); 10 negatives (col. ; 60mm)

    Dimensions:

    box: 13.3 × 10 × 3 cm (5 1/4 × 3 15/16 × 1 3/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The negatives are in a cardboard box from Kenro.

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274950
    • Title: Drawings and project documentation
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1998
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (creator)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269427. Includes drawings, images of 3D renderings, an animation, images of the completed construction, correspondence and project descriptions for the Belgo Neiuw York Restaurant. Original directory name: "015 Belgo NY Restaurant". Prevalent file types: .dwg, .dgn, .pic, .jpg, .dxf, .avi, .hln, .doc, .xls

    Quantity / Object type:

    225 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 225 digital files, 19 folders (102 MB)

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275177
    • Title: Images and 3D rendering of the interior
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1999
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (creator)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Partial contents of CD-R ARCH270687. Includes five images and a 3D rendering of the completed interior of the Belgo Neiuw York restaurant. Original directory name: "belgo-ny". Prevalent file types: .jpg

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 digital files (7.41 MB)

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275507
    • Title: Renderings and images of the interior
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1999
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (creator)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Partial contents of CD-R ARCH274694. Group includes images of 3D renderings and imaged of the completed interior for the Belgo Neiuw York restaurant. Original directory name: "belgoNY". Prevalent file types: .jpg

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 15 digital files, 1 folder (5.99 MB)

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275508
    • Title: Drawings and renderings
    • Dates of creation: circa 1998
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (creator)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Partial contents of CD-R ARCH274695. This material is in two digital folders, one labelled "BELGOBAR", and one labelled "BELGONY". It includes drawings, 3D renderings, and copy for drawing captions for the Belgo Neiuw York Restaurant. Prevalent file types: .jpg, .dgn, .doc

    Quantity / Object type:

    91 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 91 digital files, 18 folders (45 MB)

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272641
    • Title: A videocassette from the office of the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: 1998
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (architectural firm)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This videocassette is currently being processed and the contents are undetermined. It is temporarily unavailable for consultation.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Technique and media:

    Vhs videocassette tape

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 10.5 × 19 × 2.5 cm (4 1/8 × 7 1/2 × 1 in.) case: 20.4 × 12.5 × 3 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The videocassette is in a blue hard-plastic case.

    Inscription:

    labelled, "Cushman & Wakefield: 415 Lafayette For Belgo, 2/20/98"

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272643
    • Title: A videocassette from the office of the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (architectural firm)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This videocassette is currently being processed and the contents are undetermined. It is temporarily unavailable for consultation.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Technique and media:

    Vhs videocassette tape

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 10.5 × 19 × 2.5 cm (4 1/8 × 7 1/2 × 1 in.) case: 20.4 × 12.5 × 3 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The videocassette is in a white cardboard case.

    Inscription:

    labelled, "NY Belgo"

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272645
    • Title: A videocassette from the office of the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (architectural firm)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This videocassette is currently being processed and the contents are undetermined. It is temporarily unavailable for consultation.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Technique and media:

    Vhs videocassette tape

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 10.5 × 19 × 2.5 cm (4 1/8 × 7 1/2 × 1 in.) case: 20.4 × 12.5 × 3 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The videocassette is in a cardboard case.

    Inscription:

    labelled, "Belgo NY Dec 98"

    Credit line:

    Foreign Office Architects fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
    Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo

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