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Dynamobel

Dynamobel

Part of

People

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

Title

Dynamobel

Dates of creation

2009

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 28 printouts
  • 18 drawings
  • 9 books
  • 9 digital files
  • 5 presentation panels
  • 2 CD-Rs
  • 0.06 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents a collaborative project between the Foreign Office Architects and Dynamobel for the design of office chairs. This project is also referred to as the Sitting Working Project, or PAD Series. Material in this file was produced between 2003 and 2009.

File includes sketches, notes, computer-generated design renderings, and promotional material for this project issued by Dynamobel.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2009.D2

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: ARCH269750
    • Title: These 5 presentation panels present five different designs for Dynamobel office chairs by Alejandro Zaera-Polo
    • Dates of creation: 2003
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    5 printed material mounted on foam board

    Dimensions:

    panels: 95.3 × 68.2 × 0.3 cm

    Location:

    Spain

    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: ARCH271007
    • Title: Material related to a collaborative project between the Foreign Office Architects and Dynamobel to design office chairs
    • Dates of creation: ca. 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 project between the Foreign Office Architects and Dynamobel to design office chairs. The group includes a book of furniture design options by Dynamobel, and sketches, notes and computer-generated design renderings of chairs by the Foreign Office Architects.

    Quantity / Object type:

    39 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing

    Technique and media:

    28 printouts; 6 graphite and black ink on paper; 4 graphite on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 17.6 × 14.3 cm (6 15/16 × 5 5/8 in.) sheets: 29.9 × 42.2 cm (11 3/4 × 16 5/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The larger 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:

    171-072-006

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272275
    • Title: Sketches, printouts of images and computer-generated design renderings
    • Dates of creation: 2007-2008
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains sketches, printouts of images and computer-generated design renderings by Alejandro Zaera-Polo for the PAD Series, the design of a task chair and two side chairs for Dynamodel.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 1 of 2, see record ARCH272276 (group 2 of 2).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    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.

    Folder Number:

    171-149-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272276
    • Title: Sketches, printouts of images and computer-generated design renderings
    • Dates of creation: 2007-2008
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains sketches, printouts of images and computer-generated design renderings by Alejandro Zaera-Polo for the PAD Series, the design of a task chair and two side chairs for Dynamodel.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 2 of 2, see record ARCH272275 (group 1 of 2).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    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.

    Folder Number:

    171-149-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272277
    • Title: Promotional material issued by Dynamodel. It includes a Christmas card
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2007
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains promotional material issued by Dynamodel. It includes a Christmas card, and two books profiling office chair designs. One book is titled, "Relación sillería frabricantes oficina - sitting working project", and one book is titled, "Thinking out of the box"

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    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.

    Folder Number:

    171-149-005

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272597
    • Title: Drawings for the Dynamobel: PAD Series chair design project by Alejandro Zaera Polo
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2009
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of 8 drawings for the Dynamobel: PAD Series chair design project by Alejandro Zaera Polo. The project included the development of a "task chair" and two side chairs.

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    8 graphite on printouts

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 84.4 × 61.1 cm (33 1/4 × 24 1/16 in.) sheets (largest): 117.5 × 84.4 cm (46 1/4 × 33 1/4 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The printouts are folded.

    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:

    171-205-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275148
    • Title: Colour images of Dynamobel chair
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2009
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Complete contents of CD-R ARCH270641. Contains eight colour images of one of the chair designed for the Dynamobel project. Prevalent file types: .jpg

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 digital files (14.9 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: ARCH275149
    • Title: A drawing by Alejandro Zaera-Polo for the Dynamobel chair project
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2009
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Complete contents of CD-R ARCH270642. Original file name: "silla_zaera_prop1_2.dwg".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 digital file (1 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: ARCH272278
    • Title: Promotional material by Dynamodel for the Sitting Working Project
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2009
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This box contains promotional material by Dynamodel for the Sitting Working Project. It includes 8 books that address the history of the company and profile chair design projects by a variety of designers.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 box(es)

    Dimensions:

    box: 32.3 × 22.7 × 8 cm (12 11/16 × 8 15/16 × 3 1/8 in.)

    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.

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