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Luis Vuitton Tokyo Competition

Luis Vuitton Tokyo Competition

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People

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

Title

Luis Vuitton Tokyo Competition

Dates of creation

2000

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 413 digital files
  • 19 slides : col.
  • 0.01 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful entry by the Foreign Office Architects for the Luis Vuitton Building competition, Tokyo, Japan. The project brief states that the building, to be situated on Omotesando Street in Ayoama, Tokyo, should convey both luxury and quality, and include external parking spaces, retail and storage areas, offices, a beauty salon, and an event space. First prize was awarded to Jun Aoki & Associates. Material in this file was produced in 2000.

File includes a project brief, correspondence, and images of existing Luis Vuitton stores in other locations. File also contains digital material that is currently being processed and is temporarily unavailable for consultation.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2000.D5

Location

Tokyo Japan

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: ARCH271075
    • Title: The project brief for the Luis Vuitton Building competition
    • Dates of creation: August 2000
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains the project brief for the Luis Vuitton Building competition, Tokyo, Japan. It includes the program, correspondence, images of existing Luis Vuitton stores in other locations, printouts of floor plans and a list of project Questions & Answers.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was originally received in a brown paper envelope from Luis Vuitton. The envelope is included in the file and has several sketches in blue ink on its front.

    Location:

    Tokyo Japan

    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:

    171-083-021

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272615
    • Title: Slides related to the Luis Vuitton Building competition, Tokyo, Japan
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2000
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    19 slide(s)

    Technique and media:

    19 slides : col. ; 35mm

    Dimensions:

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

    Physical Description:

    - The slides are in a 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: ARCH274963
    • Title: Drawings and animations
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2000
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269428. Includes research material, drawings, images of 3D renderings, animations, and a design statement for the Luis Vuitton Tokyo Competition. Original directory name: "028 LV Globalstore Tokyo". Prevalent file types: .dgn, .dwg, .msa, .avi, .tif, .doc, .hln

    Quantity / Object type:

    201 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 201 digital files, 16 folders (557 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: ARCH275427
    • Title: Images of 3D renderings
    • Dates of creation: 2000
    • 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 ARCH272869. Group includes drawings and images of 3D renderings, intended for publication, for the Luis Vuitton Tokyo competition. Original directory name: "lv". Prevalent file types: .dgn, .doc, .dwg, .tif, .hln, .jpg

    Quantity / Object type:

    95 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 95 digital files, 7 folders (204 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: ARCH275517
    • Title: Animations and presentation material
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2000
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Complete contents of CD-R ARCH274707. Group includes animations, drawings, and a formal PowerPoint presentation for the Luis Vuitton Tokyo competition. Prevalent file types: .dgn, .avi, .msa, .ppt

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 17 digital files, 1 folder (259 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: ARCH275520
    • Title: Presentation material
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2000
    • 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 ARCH274708. Group consists of images of drawings, renderings, and reference imagery that was used to create design-proposal presentations for the Luis Vuitton Tokyo Competition. Original directory name: "LV tokyo". Prevalent file types: .tif, .doc, .jpg, .dwg

    Quantity / Object type:

    100 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 100 digital files, 7 folders (248 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: ARCH275955
    • Title: PowerPoint presentation
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2000
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (creator)
    • 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". Original directory name: "POWERP~1 \ PROJECTS \ LVTOKY~1.PPT". A PowerPoint presentation for the Luis Vuitton Tokyo Competition.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 digital file (6.2 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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