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Alicante School of Architecture Competition

Alicante School of Architecture Competition

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People

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

Title

Alicante School of Architecture Competition

Dates of creation

1997

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 4 printouts
  • 2 books

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry by the Foreign Office Architects for the Alicante School of Architecture competition, Spain. The file contains competition documentation and specifications, presentation drawings, plans, sections, elevations, a solar erosion diagram and preliminary circulation diagrams. Material in this file was produced in 1997.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.1997.D1

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: ARCH269310
    • Title: Drawings by the Foreign Office Architects for the Alicante School of Architecture
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1997
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    This group consists of drawings by the Foreign Office Architects for the Alicante School of Architecture, Alicante, Spain. It includes preliminary circulation diagrams, plans, sections and computer-generated design renderings.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing

    Technique and media:

    2 printouts

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 119 × 84 cm (46 7/8 × 33 1/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The printouts are rolled.

    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

    Folder Number:

    171-006-005R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270391
    • Title: University of Alicante: School of Architecture, Alicante, Spain
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1997
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of 2 printouts of solar erosion diagrams and a book of presentation drawings that includes 7 axonometric drawings, 5 sections, 4 plans, an elevation and a solar erosion diagram by the Foreign Office Architects for the School of Architecture at the University of Alicante, Spain.

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 printout(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    2 printouts; volume of printouts (18 sheets)

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 30 × 42.3 cm (11 13/16 × 16 5/8 in.)

    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

    Language of material:

    - The plans and diagrams are in Spanish.

    Folder Number:

    171-014-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271070
    • Title: A book of competition specifications produced by the University of Alicante, Spain
    • Dates of creation: March 1997
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This book is titled, "Concurso de anteproyectos IV edificio escuela politecnica" and was produced by the University of Alicante, Spain. It consists of competition specifications, and includes loose copies of site maps, images of the site, conditions of tender Q & As, a memo from the project director and hand-written area calculations.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 30 × 22 × 1.3 cm (11 13/16 × 8 11/16 × 1/2 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The book has a spiral binding and a clear plastic cover.

    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

    Folder Number:

    171-083-011

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274946
    • Title: Drawings and project documentation
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1997
    • 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, correspondence and a design statement for the Alicante School of Architecture competition. Original directory name: "011 Alicante School of Architecture". Prevalent file types: .dwg, .tif, .doc, .xls

    Quantity / Object type:

    33 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 33 digital files, 3 folders (101 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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