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Nagoya Tower

Nagoya Tower

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People

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

Title

Nagoya Tower

Dates of creation

2003

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 1 book

Scope and Content

File contains a book titled, "Curves - Obayashi with FOA", that contains a proposal by the Foreign Office Architects for an unidentified high rise tower in Nagoya, Japan. It is possibly a proposal for same competition that resulted in what is known today as the Mode Gakuen Spiral Towers, contracted by the Obayashi Corporation, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. The book is dated 7 November 2003.

File also contains digital material that is currently being processed and is temporarily unavailable for consultation.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2003.D11

Location

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: ARCH271038
    • Title: A book of presentation material for Curves, Nagoya, Japan
    • Dates of creation: 7 November 2003
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A book titled, "Curves - Obayashi with FOA", and contains a proposal for an unidentified high rise tower in Nagoya, Japan. It is possibly a proposal for same competition that resulted in what is known today as the Mode Gakuen Spiral Towers, contracted by the Obayashi Corporation, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Technique and media:

    Bound printouts (37 sheets)

    Dimensions:

    book: 29.9 × 43.5 × 1.5 cm (11 3/4 × 17 1/8 × 9/16 in.)

    Inscription:

    inscribed on back inside cover, "[ill. name] in Nagoya, 7 Nov 2003"

    Location:

    Nagoya 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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274549
    • Title: Project material
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269401. Includes images of presentation drawings, research material and a design fee estimate for the Nagoya Tower, Japan. Original directory name: "tower in nagoya". Prevalent file types: .jpg, .doc, .dwg, .gif.

    Some characters in filenames have been modified using the Linux command line utility Detox to support use across multiple operating systems.

    Quantity / Object type:

    40 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 40 digital files (12.7 MB)

    Technique and media:

    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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