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120 Moorgate Redevelopment Competition

120 Moorgate Redevelopment Competition

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People

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

Title

120 Moorgate Redevelopment Competition

Dates of creation

2003

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 225 digital files
  • 71 printouts
  • 70 photocopies
  • 0.03 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry by the Foreign Office Architects for the redevelopment an existing office complex at 120 Moorgate, London, England. The competition, organized by Redevco, called for the design of a mixed use building, city walkway bridge, pedestrian thoroughfare and landscaping. The competition was won by Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands. Material in this file was produced between 2003 and 2005.

File includes project specifications, copies of planning drawings for 21 Moorfields by Foster & Partners, and research material.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2003.D20

Location

London Greater London England United Kingdom

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: ARCH270356
    • Title: Records related to the 120 Moorgate redevelopment competition
    • Dates of creation: 2003-2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of records related to the 120 Moorgate redevelopment competition, London, England. It includes a preliminary information package issued by REDVECO, floor plans and design notes, a feasibility report issued "on behalf of the Property Merchant Group Limited", and printouts of emails.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. It was labelled, ""Moorgate 120 competition / Process / 2005 / 116 / 2005-10",

    Location:

    London Greater London England United Kingdom

    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 documents are in English.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270430
    • Title: Material that was not created by the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: 2003-2005
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group contains material that was not created by the Foreign Office Architects that relates to the redevelopment of 21 Moorfields, London, England, including:

    - A printout of an architects brief for 21 Moorfields, London EC2, n.d., 1 page;

    - A printout of a site map that highlights the area to be developed; n.d, 1 page;

    - A copy of a design statement booklet (unbound) for 21 Moorfields by Fosters & Partners, April 2003, 12 sheets;

    - A copy of a booklet (unbound) of planning application drawings for 21 Moorfields by Fosters & Partners, April 2003, 24 sheets;

    - Plans for 21 Moorfields by Foster & Partners, including a roof plan and an elevation, 8 December 2003, 2 sheets;

    - Correspondence from Delva Patman Associates to a Mr. S Topel Esq., an associate at Hammerson UK Properties Plc., regarding how a design proposal by Fosters & Partners complies with good design practices concerning daylight and sunlight levels, 3 February 2003, 7 pages;

    - Diagrams by Delva Patman Associates that show the natural daylight and sunlight levels at the proposed development site, 31 January 2003, 24 sheets;

    - A stapled copy of a "Planning Submission Document: Energy Strategy Report" for 30 Crown Place London Ec2, by Norman Disney & Young, November 2005; 43 pages.

    Quantity / Object type:

    71 printout(s)

    Technique and media:

    71 printouts; volume of photocopies (43 sheets, stapled)

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 29.9 × 21.2 cm (11 3/4 × 8 3/8 in.) sheets (largest): 30 × 42.2 cm (11 13/16 × 16 5/8 in.)

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    Location:

    London Greater London England United Kingdom

    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:

    171-021-006

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270444
    • Title: Material related to the 120 Moorgate redevelopment competition
    • Dates of creation: 2003-2004
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of material related to the 120 Moorgate redevelopment competition, London, England, including:

    - Plans by Plowman Craven & Associates, including site plans, floor plans and sections, July 2003, 16 sheets;

    - A report titled, "120 Moorgate, EC2 - Envelope Report" by Gordon Ingram Associates Chartered Surveyors, 4 September 2003, 37 sheets;

    - Floor plans by Stanley Bragg Architects, May 2004, 17 sheets.

    Quantity / Object type:

    70 printout(s)

    Technique and media:

    70 printouts

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 30 × 42.2 cm (11 13/16 × 16 5/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - These printouts were removed from an unlabelled plastic binder for conservation purposes. They are slightly creased and have been hole-punched.

    Location:

    London Greater London England United Kingdom

    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:

    171-038-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271326
    • Title: Textual records related to the 120 Moorgate redevelopment competition
    • Dates of creation: May 2003
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records related to the 120 Moorgate redevelopment competition, London, England. It includes project specifications, reports issued by Montagu Evans Chartered Surveyors, and a report by the City Planning and Transportation Committee concerning the planned demolition of the redevelopment area.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from an unlabelled ring binder for conservation purposes.

    Location:

    London Greater London England United Kingdom

    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:

    171-092-013

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275093
    • Title: Competition documentation and working drawings
    • 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:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269394, originally labelled "FOA-DVD-37. foreign office architects ltd. Competitions 2004: Moorfield Tower London; Durango Eusko Tren". Includes client material, communications, research material, images of the site and working drawings for the 120 Moorgate Redevelopment Competition. Original directory name: "moorfields". Prevalent file types: .dgn, .dwg, .jpg, .tif, .bak, .nfl, .doc, .pdf

    Quantity / Object type:

    225 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 225 digital files, 20 folders (345 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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