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Viccarbe

Viccarbe

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People

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

Title

Viccarbe

Dates of creation

2004

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 29 drawings
  • 0.01 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents collaboration between the Foreign Office Architects and Viccarbe Hábitat s.l., manufacturers of contemporary furniture developed by international designers. The Foreign Office Architects were asked to develop upholstered armchairs that could be conceivably integrated into the “lounge areas” of their architectural projects. Material in this file was produced between 2004 and 2007.

File includes correspondence, sketches, and computer-generated design renderings, and design notes.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2004.D22

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: ARCH270992
    • Title: Material related to a collaborative furniture design project
    • Dates of creation: March 2009
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of material related to a collaborative furniture design project between the Foreign Office Architects and Viccarbe Hábitat s.l. It includes sketches, computer-generated design renderings of chairs, design notes and printouts of emails.

    Quantity / Object type:

    29 printout(s)

    Technique and media:

    29 printouts

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 20.9 × 14.9 cm (8 1/4 × 5 7/8 in.) sheets (largest): 29.9 × 42.2 cm (11 3/4 × 16 5/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The printouts are creased in the center because they were originally received folded.

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    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:

    171-072-005

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272272
    • Title: A copy of an unsigned design contract by Viccarbe Hábitat s.l
    • Dates of creation: 2004-2007
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains a copy of an unsigned design contract by Viccarbe Hábitat s.l., printouts of emails between Viccarbe and the Foreign Office Architects, and printouts of examples of inspirational chair designs favoured by the client.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Viccarbe".

    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:

    - The material is in English, with some Spanish.

    Folder Number:

    171-149-001

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