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High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea

High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea

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People

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

Title

High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea

Dates of creation

1996

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 137 digital files
  • 113 slides (col. ; 35mm)
  • 52 printouts
  • 35 chromogenic colour prints (10.4x15.1cm), with the 35mm negatives
  • 18 printouts
  • 2 books
  • 0.06 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

This project series documents an unsuccessful competition entry by the Foreign Office Architects, in collaboration with Daewoo Corp., for the High-Speed Railway Complex in Busan, South Korea. First prize was awarded to KMD Architects.

Documenting the project are reference materials, competition regulations, drawings, plans, circulation diagrams, presentation material, and photographic materials. Also included are born digital records that are currently being processed and are temporarily unavailable for consultation. Material in this file was produced circa 1996 and records identify the location as Pusan, now known as Busan.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.1996.D3

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 and Korean.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269304
    • Title: Site plans, sections and elevations, High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 6

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings

    Extent and Medium:

    • 12 printouts

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 85 × 123 cm (33 7/16 × 48 7/16 in.) sheets (largest): 91.5 × 123 cm (36 × 48 7/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    The printouts are rolled.

    Location:

    South Korea

    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:

    171-005-006R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269337
    • Title: Site plans, High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Contains 2 drawings of wireframe site plans for the Pusan High-Speed Railway Complex International Competition. The plans were received on 3.5" floppy disk ARCH272413, produced by Iroje Architects & Planners, Seoul, Korea. Prevalent file types: .dwg

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 digital files (295 KB)

    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: ARCH270390
    • Title: Presentation material, High-speed railway complex competition, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    The file includes a volume of plans and diagrams, including circulation concepts, transversal sections, and site plans. Also included are loose copies of computer-generated design renderings, plans and diagrams, including circulation diagrams, sections, elevations, site plans, construction details, a natural air and sun penetration diagram, a zoning diagram, and a transfer connection diagram.

    Quantity / Object type:

    52 printout(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 45 printouts; 6 printouts on glossy paper; volume of printouts (12 sheets)

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 21.2 × 30 cm (8 3/8 × 11 13/16 in.) sheets (largest): 30.1 × 42.3 cm (11 7/8 × 16 5/8 in.)

    Location:

    South Korea

    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:

    171-014-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270718
    • Title: Plan and section, High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1996
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file includes a plan that addresses the climatic zoning, air conditioning system and natural levels of sun and air penetration.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawing (proposal)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 printouts

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 61.1 × 63 cm (24 1/16 × 24 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 61.1 × 83.9 cm (24 1/16 × 33 1/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    The printouts are rolled.

    Location:

    Finland

    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:

    171-005-007R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271066
    • Title: Reference material, High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1996
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    The file includes 4 clippings of printouts of various sizes, including 2 maps and 2 aerial photographs of the competition site. Also included are 15 pages (stapled) of maps and plans for the Pusan High-speed Railway Station Complex by an unknown author, including road maps of the surrounding area, geological maps, and maps of the Pusan subway. The file also contains a volume titled, "The Pusan High Speed Rail Station Complex: The International Design Competition Regu[l]ations", by the Korea High Speed Rail Construction Authority.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual documents

    Location:

    South Korea

    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:

    171-083-007

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271067
    • Title: Project documentation and correspondence, High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: between August and October 1996
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file includes copies of presentation text by the Foreign Office Architects, explanatory text for the competition by the Korea High Speed Railway Construction Authority (file contains duplicate copies of this text), a structural engineer's report, faxes, emails and reference material on air-flow.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual documents

    Location:

    South Korea

    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:

    • This material is group 1 of 3, see files ARCH271068 (2 of 3) and ARCH271069 (3 of 3).

    Folder Number:

    171-083-008

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271068
    • Title: Project documentation and correspondence, High-Speed Railway Complex design competition, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: between July and August 1996
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file includes faxes, copies of plans, drawings and invoices, competition Q & As, and 2 sketches on tracing paper by Logan Associates Limited concerning the station's car park.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records
    • 2 drawings

    Location:

    South Korea

    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:

    • This material is group 2 of 3, see files ARCH271067 (1 of 3) and ARCH271069 (3 of 3).

    Folder Number:

    171-083-009

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271069
    • Title: Project documentation and correspondence, High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: between March and August 1996
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file includes both original faxes and copies, sent between the Foreign Office Architects, Logan Associates, Namsan A & E, and Dewhurst & McFarlane, as well as a Design Consultancy Agreement and budget estimate.

    Also included in this material is correspondence related to the Meyong-Dong Cathedral competition, Seoul, South Korea, dated between May and June 1996.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual documents

    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:

    • This material is group 3 of 3, see files ARCH271067 (1 of 3) and ARCH271068 (2 of 3).

    Folder Number:

    171-083-010

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH402079
      • Draft letter from Alejandro Zaera Polo to Farshid Moussavi for High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea
      • Form: textual records
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    • Reference Number: ARCH272601
    • Title: Slides, High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1996
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    61 slide(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 61 slides : col. ; 35mm

    Dimensions:

    cases: 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: ARCH272680
    • Title: Negatives of models, High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: circa 1996
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    This file contains negatives for both the Pusan High-Speed Railway Complex, South Korea, and the Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal, Japan.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 negative(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 17 negatives (col. ; 60mm); 15 negatives (col. ; 4x5")

    Inscription:

    inscribed, "model photo negatives / Pusan, Yokohama"

    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: ARCH272709
    • Title: Photographic material for various projects, High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea,
    • Dates of creation: 1996-2002
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    This file contains photographic material related to various projects by the Foreign Office Architects. It includes materials for the following projects:

    - Pusan High-Speed Railway Complex, South Korea, ca. 1996. Includes 35 colour photographs (10.4x15.1cm), with the 35mm negatives, of an architectural model and city streets;

    - Bluemoon Aparthotel, Groningen, Netherlands, ca. 2000. Includes 1 colour negative (10x13cm) of the completed Aparthotel;

    - Dulnyouk Publisher Headquarters, Paju Book City, South Korea, ca. 2000. Includes 4 colour negatives (6x7cm) of an architectural model;

    - Municipal theatre and auditorium, Torrevieja, Spain, ca. 2000. Includes 6 colour negatives (6x7cm) of an architectural model;

    - South East Coastal Park & Auditorium, Barcelona, Spain, ca. 2000. Includes 16 colour negatives (10 6x7cm and 6 35mm) of an architectural model;

    - World Trade Centre, New York (Ground Zero), ca. 2002. Includes 8 colour negatives (6x7cm) of an architectural model.

    - Spanish Pavilion: EXPO 2005, Aichi, Japan, ca. 2005. Includes 64 colour negatives (6x9cm) of the completed pavilion.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 35 chromogenic color prints(10.4 x 15.1cm); 134 negatives (col.)

    Physical Description:

    - This material is in a file folder in a blue metal strongbox.

    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:

    • This file also includes materials related to the following projects. Bluemoon Aparthotel, Groningen, Netherlands, ca. 2000. Includes 1 colour negative (10x13cm) of the completed Aparthotel; Dulnyouk Publisher Headquarters, Paju Book City, South Korea, ca. 2000. Includes 4 colour negatives (6x7cm) of an architectural model; Municipal theatre and auditorium, Torrevieja, Spain, ca. 2000. Includes 6 colour negatives (6x7cm) of an architectural model; South East Coastal Park & Auditorium, Barcelona, Spain, ca. 2000. Includes 16 colour negatives (10 6x7cm and 6 35mm) of an architectural model; World Trade Centre, New York (Ground Zero), ca. 2002. Includes 8 colour negatives (6x7cm) of an architectural model; Spanish Pavilion: EXPO 2005, Aichi, Japan, ca. 2005. Includes 64 colour negatives (6x9cm) of the completed pavilion.

    Folder Number:

    171-193-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272711
    • Title: Slides, High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: 1994-2000
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    This group contains 52 slides, consisting of images of architectural models for various projects, portraits of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo, and images of the completed Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal. There are images of models for the following projects:

    - National Glass Centre, Sunderland, England, 1994;

    - Myeong-Dong Cathedral, Seoul, South Korea, 1995;

    - Pusan High-Speed Railway Complex, South Korea, 1996;

    - Virtual House architectural commission, Berlin, Germany, 1997;

    - Link Quay Waterfront competition, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, 1998;

    - Bluemoon Aparthotel & Tent, Groningen, Netherlands, 2000;

    - Downsview Park competition, Toronto, Canada, 2000.




    Quantity / Object type:

    1 slide(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 52 slides

    Technique and media:

    Dimensions:

    folder: 24.5 × 37.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The slides are in hard plastic cases, in a blue metal strongbox.

    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:

    171-193-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274944
    • Title: Drawings, project documentation, images of a model, plans, and 3D renderings, High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: circa 1996
    • Form: born digital, photographs, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269427. Original directory name: "009 Pusan High Speed Railway". Prevalent file types: .dwg, .tif, .doc, .sam, .pcp

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 137 digital files (160 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: ARCH275652
    • Title: Presentation model, High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1996
    • Form: models
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 cardboard and plastic model in a case

    Dimensions:

    model: 41 × 101,6 × 172 cm (16 1/8 × 40 × 67 11/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    Note that some of the pieces of this model have come unglued and are displaced from their original position.

    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: ARCH275960
    • Title: PowerPoint presentations, High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: circa 1996
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269405, originally labelled "FOA-DVD-02. foreign office architects ltd. animations & presentations; movies: Virtual House, Yokohama, Hutchison, Bioplex, Tenerife, Gwangju. All lectures & projects in PowerPoint 2000 - 7/2002". This group contains two PowerPoint presentations for the Pusan High-Speed Railway Complex. Original directory name: "POWERP~1 \ PROJECTS \ PUSAN". Prevalent file types: .ppt

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 digital files (44 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: ARCH275973
    • Title: Presentation material, High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: circa 1996
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Partial contents of CD-R ARCH269582. This group contains images of plans and renderings for the Pusan High-Speed Railway Complex. Original directory name: "PUSAN". Prevalent file types: .jpg, .tif

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 20 digital files (106 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: ARCH275993
    • Title: Images of plans and renderings, High-Speed Railway Complex, Busan, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1996
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Partial contents of CD-R ARCH269588. This group contains images of renderings for the Pusan High-Speed Railway Complex. They include views of the interior and exterior, site plans, and sectional plans. Original directory name: "PUSAN". Prevalent file types: .jpg

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 digital files (21.4 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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