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Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France

Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France

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People

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

Title

Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France

Dates of creation

2003

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 3 portfolios
  • 0.08 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful entry by the Foreign Office Architects for the international architecture competition to design the Centre Pompidou-Metz, France. The competition launched March 18th, 2003 by the Communauté d'Agglomération de Metz Métropole, Ville de Metz, and the Foreign Office Architects, working with uapS, Paris, were one of 6 teams shortlisted. On November 26th, 2003, the jury selected the project jointly proposed by Shigeru Ban (Tokyo), Jean de Gastines (Paris) and Philip Gumuchdjian (London). Material in this file was produced circa 2003.

File includes project information, plans, and drawings. File also contains digital material that is currently being processed and is temporarily unavailable for consultation.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2003.D4

Location

Metz France

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: ARCH271490
    • Title: Preliminary plans, sketches, project notes, and correspondence, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains design development material by the Foreign Office Architects for the Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France. It consists of preliminary plans, sketches, project notes and correspondence.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 1 of 2, see records ARCH271491 (group 2 of 2).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual documents

    Physical Description:

    Many of the plans and sketches are folded.

    Location:

    France

    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:

    - The material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-103-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271491
    • Title: Correspondence, specification documents, and preliminary renderings and sketches, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains design development material by the Foreign Office Architects for the Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France. It consists of correpondence, project specification documents, reference material, and preliminary computer-generated design renderings and sketches by the Foreign Office Architects.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 2 of 2, see records ARCH271490 (group 1 of 2).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual documents

    Physical Description:

    Many of the plans and sketches are folded.

    Location:

    France

    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:

    - The material is in English, with some French.

    Folder Number:

    171-103-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271492
    • Title: Document entitled "Concours d'architecture pour le Centre Pompidou-Metz: Programme," Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains a project document titled, "Concours d'architecture pour le Centre Pompidou-Metz: Programme", by the Communauté d'Agglomération de Metz Metropole, Ville de Metz, France.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual documents

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. It was labelled, "Pompidou Metz / 066-02 / 2003".

    Location:

    France

    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:

    - The material is in French.

    Folder Number:

    171-103-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271493
    • Title: Documentation, correspondence, and preliminary renderings, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
    • Dates of creation: between September and October 2003
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains materials related to the Centre Pompidou-Metz, France. It includes project notes and documentation, correspondence, and preliminary computer-generated design renderings (of exterior views and floor plans) by the Foreign Office Architects.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual documents

    Location:

    France

    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:

    - The material is in French.

    Folder Number:

    171-103-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271494
    • Title: Competition information from the Communauté d'Agglomération de Metz Métropole, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
    • Dates of creation: August 2003
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This portfolio is labelled, "Concours international d'architecture Centre Pompidou-Metz: Dossier de Concours", by the Communauté d'Agglomération de Metz Metropole, Ville de Metz, France. The portfolio contains folded maps and site plans, and competition information.


    Quantity / Object type:

    1 portfolio(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual documents

    Location:

    France

    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:

    - The material is in French.

    Folder Number:

    171-103-005

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271495
    • Title: Project information from the Communauté d'Agglomération de Metz Métropole, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
    • Dates of creation: June 2003
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This portfolio contains project information issued for the Centre Pompidou-Metz, France. It is labelled, "Concours international d'architecture Centre Pompidou-Metz: Documents Graphiques", by the Communauté d'Agglomération de Metz Metropole, Ville de Metz, France. The portfolio contains folded maps and site plans, competition information and a report on "ZAC: Quartier de L'Amphitheatre".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 portfolio(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual documents

    Location:

    France

    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:

    - The material is in French.

    Folder Number:

    171-103-006

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275122
    • Title: Client issued material, research and working drawings, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
    • Dates of creation: 2003
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269400, originally labelled "FOA-DVD-25. foreign office architects ltd. Competitions 2003: Hastings Pelham Square; Centre Pompidou Metz". Includes client material, communication, material issued, images of the site and of a model, research, drafts of project text, and working drawings for the Centre Pompidou-Metz. Original directory name: "pompidou metz". Prevalent file types: .pdf, .xls, .jpg, .dwg, .dxf, .bak

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 951 digital files, 157 folders (1.7 GB)

    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: ARCH275186
    • Title: Diagrams, plans, 3D renderings, and presentation panels, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
    • Dates of creation: circa 2003
    • Form: born digital, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Complete contents of CD-R ARCH270691. Prevalent file types: .jpg, .pdf

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 100 digital files (289 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: ARCH275225
    • Title: Aerial views, fire regulations, and a Zone d’aménagement concerté (ZAC) report, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • 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 ARCH271496. Consists of supporting material, including aerial views, fire regulations and a Zone d’aménagement concerté (ZAC) report, for the Centre Pompidou-Metz. Prevalent file types: .tio, .nqu, .bak, .lat, .nce, .doc

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 digital files (24.6 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: ARCH275299
    • Title: Reference material, staircase design, surface studies, and images, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • 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 ARCH272744. Includes reference material on museums and staircase design, surface studies, and images of the site for the Centre Pompidou-Metz. Original directory name: "mes documents". Prevalent file types: .jpg, .pdf, .dwf

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 150 digital files, 25 folders (94.2 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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    • Reference Number: ARCH275476
    • Title: Preliminary drawings, 3D renderings, and communications, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • 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 ARCH274674. Group includes preliminary drawings, 3D renderings, and communications for the Centre Pompidou-Metz. Prevalent file types: .tif, .jpg, .psd, .dwg, .doc

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 167 digital files, 39 folders (595 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: ARCH275477
    • Title: Client-issued material, site images, research material, and working drawings, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • 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 ARCH274679. Group includes client-issued material, competition Q&As, images of the site, research material, and working drawings for the Centre Pompidou-Metz. Prevalent file types: .jpg, .pdf, .dwg, .dgn, .doc

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 377 digital files, 63 folders (587 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: ARCH275681
    • Title: Presentation model, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • 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 model in plastic

    Dimensions:

    model: 33 × 47,5 × 33,7 cm (13 × 18 11/16 × 13 1/4 in.)

    Physical Description:

    Please note that one corner of the model is broken, the plastic is shattered.

    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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