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Sociopolis Housing

Sociopolis Housing

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People

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

Title

Sociopolis Housing

Dates of creation

2003

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 0.02 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents Sociopolis, a collaborative project between 13 teams of architects from several countries that took place in Valencia, Spain. The Foreign Office Architects, in collaboration with Inés Tabar, Jordi Pagés, and Eduardo Fernandez-Moscoso, designed a building that contained 36 dwellings, offices, restaurant, and bakery. Material in this file was produced between 2003 and 2005.

File includes project information, drawings, and preliminary sketches.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2003.D15

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

Language of material

Documents are in English.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271531
    • Title: Design development materials related to the Sociopolis Housing competition
    • Dates of creation: 2003-2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains design development materials related to the Sociopolis Housing competition, Valencia, Spain. It includes a contract between the Foreign Office Architects and the museum consortiums of Valencia regarding their participation in the Sociopolis project (signed May 2003), printouts of emails, research regarding electrical and ventilation systems, project notes, preliminary sketches and computer-generated design renderings.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. the binder was labelled, "Sociopolis Housing Competition / 056-01 / 2003".

    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:

    - The material is in Spanish and English.

    Folder Number:

    171-106-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274909
    • Title: Project material
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269425, originally labelled "FOA-DVD-20. foreign office architects ltd. Projects/ Competitions/ RFQs: Hutchison Prototype; Paju; Madrid Park competition; Sociopolis; Crossrail; Hastings; London Olympics". Includes images of the site, a project proposal, drawings, 3D renderings, and presentation material for the Sociopolis Housing project. Original directory name: "SOCIOP~1". Prevalent file types: .jpg, .dwg, .pdf, .htm, .ppt, .doc

    Quantity / Object type:

    193 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 193 digital files, 25 folders (472 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: ARCH274981
    • Title: Project documentation and drawings
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269432. Includes project documentation, drawings, and 3D renderings for the Sociopolis Housing project. Original directory name: "056 Sociopolis". Prevalent file types: .dwg, .3dm, .dxf, .jpg, .psd, .doc, .pdf

    Quantity / Object type:

    52 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 52 digital files, 13 folders (69.8 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: ARCH275061
    • Title: Project documentation
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes client material, material issued, research, working drawings, 3D renderings and images of a model for the Sociopolis Housing project, received at CCA on a DVD-R. Original directory name: "056 Sociopolis". Prevalent file types: .jpg, .tif, .dwg, .doc, .pdf, .ctb, .mb

    Quantity / Object type:

    264 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 264 digital files (678 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: ARCH275198
    • Title: Project information, graphic material and drawings
    • Dates of creation: 2003
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Complete contents of CD-R ARCH270708. Includes client material, material issued, research material, images of a model and some of the development sites, project descriptions, and working drawings for the Sociopolis Housing project. Prevalent file types: .dwg, .doc, .jpg, .tif, .pdf

    Quantity / Object type:

    263 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 263 digital files, 32 folders (662 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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