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Private Residence: Madrid, Spain

Private Residence: Madrid, Spain

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People

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

Title

Private Residence: Madrid, Spain

Dates of creation

1994

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 18 printouts
  • 13 drawings
  • 8 digital files
  • 2 typescript on paper

Scope and Content

File documents the design by the Foreign Office Architects of a private residence named Torreluna, Madrid, Spain. The file contains correspondence with the client, reference material, sketches and plans. It also contains a copy of a document by an unknown author titled, "The physical organization of advanced capitalism". Material in this file was produced between 1994 and 1995.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.1994.D3

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

Documents are in English.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270380
    • Title: Early documentation and reference material related to the design of Torreluna
    • Dates of creation: 1994-1995
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of early documentation and reference material related to the design of Torreluna, a private residence, Madrid, Spain, including:

    - A letter from the client to the Foreign Office Architects outlining the program for the house;

    - A bound volume of preliminary sketches and notes titled, "Torreluna (Torre de la Luna)", 13 December 1994;

    - 5 loose pages of conceptual sketches;

    - A memo to the client comprising sketches and a description of the proposed house, 1995, 3 pages;

    - Reference materials, including 2 copies of site plans for residential housing units named "Las Matas", June 1982, a presentation document for a private residence, Madrid, Spain, and drawings on tracing paper and a reproduction titled, "Piso de Mauricio [unreadable]";

    - An unrelated textual document titled "The physical organization of advanced capitalism".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    18 printouts; 5 blue ink on paper; 2 typescript on paper; 2 black and red ink on tracing paper; 6 black marker on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 17.3 × 6.5 cm (6 13/16 × 2 9/16 in.) sheets (largest): 30 × 42.3 cm (11 13/16 × 16 5/8 in.)

    Drawing Type:

    • preliminary sketches
    • preliminary drawings

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a blue paper folder labelled, "Torre de la Luna", for conservation purposes. The folder is wrapped in acid-free paper and is included with the group.

    Location:

    Madrid 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:

    171-013-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274936
    • Title: Project material
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1994
    • 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. Consists of drawings for a private residence in Madrid, Spain. Original directory name: "000 Zaera Residence". Prevalent file types: .dwg, .pc2, .jpg

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 digital files (1.55 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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