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Reina Sofia National Art Museum

Reina Sofia National Art Museum

Part of

People

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

Title

Reina Sofia National Art Museum

Dates of creation

1999

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 1 printout
  • 0.01 linear metres textual records

Scope and Content

File documents the Foreign Office Architects’ interest in an international competition of ideas for the extension of the Reina Sofia National Art Museum, Madrid, Spain. Material in this file was produced between 1983 and 1999.

File includes correspondence between the Foreign Office Architects and the Madrid Ministry of Education and Culture, a request form for the tender of ideas, a competition brief, and a copy of a floor plan for the Conde Duque Cultural Centre.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.1999.D4

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

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271072
    • Title: Correspondence by fax, a request form for the tender of ideas, and a competition brief
    • Dates of creation: between March and April 1999
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records related to the international competition of ideas for the extension of the Reina Sofia National Art Museum, Madrid, Spain. It includes correspondence by fax between the Foreign Office Architects and the Madrid Ministry of Education and Culture, a request form for the tender of ideas, and a competition brief.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    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:

    171-083-018

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269504
    • Title: A floor plan for the Conde Duque Cultural Centre, Madrid, Spain
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1983
    • Form: drawings

    People:

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

    Description:

    A floor plan for the Conde Duque Cultural Centre, Madrid, Spain, with a section of the south-east wing of the building highlighted red. This plan was possibly collected by the Foreign Office Architects as reference material, and is presumed to be from the original restoration of the Conde Duque Cultural Centre, which occured in 1983.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Technique and media:

    Printout with red dry transfer on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 21.3 × 54.2 cm (8 3/8 × 21 5/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The drawing is rolled.

    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:

    171-001-010R

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