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Spreebogen International Urban Design, Berlin, Germany

Spreebogen International Urban Design, Berlin, Germany

Part of

People

  • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

Title

Spreebogen International Urban Design, Berlin, Germany

Dates of creation

1993

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 58 drawings
  • 33 printouts
  • 35 digital files
  • 20 slides : col. ; 35mm
  • 6 transparencies
  • 1 book
  • 1 collage

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry by the Foreign Office Architects for the Spreebogen International Urban Design Competition, Berlin, Germany. The file contains textual records, sketches, plans, presentation drawings and slides. Material in this file was produced circa 1993.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.1993.D6

Location

Berlin Germany

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: ARCH269359
    • Title: Site plans, axonometric drawings, sketches, notes, and poster of aerial view, Spreebogen International Urban Design, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1993
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 26 drawings in ink on paper
    • 19 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 29.6 × 22 cm (11 5/8 × 8 11/16 in.) sheets (largest): 29.5 × 41.8 cm (11 5/8 × 16 7/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    The drawings and reprographic copies are rolled.

    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:

    171-001-007R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269361
    • Title: Sketches, notes, axonometric drawings, and collage, Spreebogen International Urban Design, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1993
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • 18 blue ink on vellum; 4 black marker on translucent paper; 2 reprographic copies; 1 collage (coloured construction paper and glue)

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 21 × 29.7 cm (8 1/4 × 11 11/16 in.) sheets (largest): 48.1 × 68.7 cm (18 15/16 × 27 1/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    Materials in this file are rolled.

    Location:

    Berlin Germany

    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:

    171-001-005R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269510
    • Title: Drawings related to presentation, Spreebogen International Urban Design, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: 1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Drawings in this file were incorporated into presentation materials for the Spreebogen International Urban Design Competition. The drawings include site plans, elevations, sections, floor plans, and perspective drawings. A poster was made from one of the drawings.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawing (proposal)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 ink on tracing paper; 2 ink and construction paper glued to vellum; 1 reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 29.5 × 41.7 cm (11 5/8 × 16 7/16 in.) sheets (largest): 126 × 90.5 cm (49 5/8 × 35 5/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

    Drawings are rolled.

    Location:

    Berlin Germany

    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

    Related units of description:

    • There are photographic transparencies of these drawings in file ARCH269514 and reprographic prints that were made from the transparencies in file ARCH269515.

    Folder Number:

    171-001-002R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269514
    • Title: Copies of presentation drawings, Spreebogen International Urban Design, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: 1993
    • Form: photographs, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Drawings include site plans, floor plans, elevations and axonometric drawings.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawing (proposal)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 transparencies

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 45.7 × 35.5 cm (18 × 14 in.) sheets (largest): 56.6 × 40.9 cm (22 5/16 × 16 1/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

    The film transparencies are rolled.

    Location:

    Berlin Germany

    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

    Related units of description:

    • These transparencies were made from the original drawings in file ARCH269510.

    Folder Number:

    171-001-009R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269515
    • Title: Presentation drawings, Spreebogen International Urban Design, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: 1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Drawings include site plans, floor plans, elevations, and axonometric drawings.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawing (proposal)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 reprographic copies

    Physical Description:

    The reprographic copies are rolled and some are adhered together. Must be handled with care in conversation with Reference and Conservation.

    Location:

    Berlin Germany

    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

    Related units of description:

    • These are reprographic copies of the original drawings in file ARCH269510.

    Folder Number:

    171-001-001R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270366
    • Title: Presentation material, Spreebogen International Urban Design, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file includes memorandum to competition participants from the competition organizers, a book of presentation material with text, sketches, site plans and computer-generated design renderings, and several loose sheets of support material used to create the book, including original sketches.

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 printouts; 4 black ink and coloured pencil on tracing paper, glued to paper; 2 typescript on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 42.3 × 29.8 cm (16 5/8 × 11 3/4 in.)

    Location:

    Berlin Germany

    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:

    171-012-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272627
    • Title: Slides, Spreebogen International Urban Design, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1992
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 slide(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 20 slides : col. ; 35mm

    Dimensions:

    case: 27.8 × 21.5 × 1 cm slides: 5.2 × 5.2 cm

    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: ARCH272723
    • Title: Photographs and negatives of model, Spreebogen International Urban Design, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1993
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 envelope(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 36 photographs
    • 36 35mm negatives

    Dimensions:

    envelope: 13.5 × 23.2 cm

    Location:

    Berlin Germany

    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: ARCH272884
    • Title: An architectural model, Spreebogen International Urban Design, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: models
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Unknown (model maker)
    • Foreign Office Architects (architectural firm)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    A segment of a plastic model by the Foreign Office Architects for an unidentified project, possibly related to the Spreebogen International Urban Design Competition.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 model

    Technique and media:

    Dimensions:

    model: 5.6 × 38.5 × 30 cm (2 3/16 × 15 3/16 × 11 13/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    The model is in good structural condition, but is possibly missing componants.

    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

    Related units of description:

    • Material in file ARCH273184 contains similar design elements.
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    • Reference Number: ARCH274914
    • Title: Drawings, Spreebogen International Urban Design, Berlin
    • Dates of creation: circa 1992 - 1993
    • Form: born digital, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269427. Original directory name: "000 Berlin spreebogen". Prevalent file types: .dwg

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 35 digital files (7.3 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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