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Valencia Central Courts

Valencia Central Courts

Part of

People

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

Title

Valencia Central Courts

Dates of creation

1997

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 94 digital files
  • 30 slides : col. ; 35mm
  • 12 printouts
  • 4 books

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful entry by the Foreign Office Architects for a competition to redesign the Valencia Central Courts, as part of the larger Regeneration Project of Valencia, or Project RIVA, Spain. The file contains books of presentation drawings, including plans, sections, elevations and axonometric drawings, and colour photographic slides. Material in this file was produced circa 1997.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.1997.D7

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.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269350
    • Title: Computer-generated design renderings by the Foreign Office Architects for the Central Courts
    • 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 roll contains 5 computer-generated design renderings by the Foreign Office Architects for the Central Courts, Valencia, Spain. It includes axonometic drawings and an elevation.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    5 printouts

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 11.7 × 44.3 cm (4 5/8 × 17 7/16 in.) sheets (largest): 33.1 × 49 cm (13 1/16 × 19 5/16 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:

    171-006-003R

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270394
    • Title: Presentation drawings, including plans, sections, elevations and axonometric drawings
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1997
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group contains 4 books of presentation drawings, including plans, sections, elevations and axonometric drawings, and several loose sheets of presentation drawings by the Foreign Office Architects for the Central Courts, Valencia, Spain. It also contains copies of aerial photographs of the proposed building site.

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 book(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 21.2 × 29.8 cm (8 3/8 × 11 3/4 in.) sheets (largest): 30 × 42.3 cm (11 13/16 × 16 5/8 in.)

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    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:

    171-014-006

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272602
    • Title: Slides of images related to the Central Courts competition, Valencia, Spain
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1997
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    30 slide(s)

    Technique and media:

    30 slides : col. ; 35mm

    Dimensions:

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

    Physical Description:

    - The slides are in 2 hard-plastic cases.

    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: ARCH274947
    • Title: Drawings
    • 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. Consists of drawings, images of the site, images of 3D renderings and presentation material, and project descriptions for the Valencia Central Courts. Original directory name: "012 Valencia Central Court". Prevalent file types: .dwg, .dxb, .jpg, .doc, .xls

    Quantity / Object type:

    94 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 94 digital files, 7 folders (110 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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