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Torre Reyal

Torre Reyal

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People

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

Title

Torre Reyal

Dates of creation

2004

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 130 printouts
  • 49 digital files
  • 2 books
  • 0.02 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an executed housing tower by the Foreign Office Architects for the client Grupo Reyal, Barcelona, Spain. This project is also referred to in the file as the Anteproyecto Manzana Forum. The project, completed in June 2007, included the design of 100 open-plan apartments with community space and parking, for a total area of 10,000m2. Material in this file was produced circa 2004.

File includes computer-generated design renderings and presentation material.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2004.D19

Location

Barcelona 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 Spanish.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270441
    • Title: Material created for a competition to design a highrise tower
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2004
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of material created by the Foreign Office Architects for a competition to design a highrise tower for the client Grupo Reyal. It includes:

    - 8 loose sheets of presentation material, including presentation text, floor plans, sections and computer-generated design renderings;

    - A stapled booklet of presentation material, including titled "Torre Forum - Grupo Reyal: Mejoras Tipologia de las Plantas", n.d., 4 sheets;

    - A book of presentation material, including a design statement, tables of space calculations, floor plans, computer-generated design renderings and photographs of a wooden architectural model, titled "Torre Forum - Grupo Reyal", 12 February 2004, 11 sheets.

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 printout(s)

    Technique and media:

    8 printouts; 2 volumes of printouts

    Dimensions:

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

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    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:

    - These materials are in Spanish.

    General note:

    • - The geographic location of this project is unknown, but is assumed to be in Barcelona or Madrid, Spain.

    Folder Number:

    171-037-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270459
    • Title: Manzana Forum, Barcelona, Spain
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2006
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of material created by the Foreign Office Architects for a housing development referred to as Manzana Forum, Barcelona, Spain, including:

    - A bound volume of presentation material titled, "Project: Anteproyecto Manzana Forum Grupo Reyal", including site plans, floor plans, sections, elevations and computer-generated design renderings;

    - 122 loose printouts of site plans, floor plans, sections, elevations and computer-generated design renderings. Many printouts are marked with pink post-it notes with handwritten notes in black marker.

    Quantity / Object type:

    123 printout(s)

    Technique and media:

    122 printouts; bound volume of printouts

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 29.9 × 42.2 cm (11 3/4 × 16 5/8 in.) book: 29.9 × 43 cm (11 3/4 × 16 15/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a plastic binder for conservation purposes. It was labeled "Viviendas Reyal BCN (Process)".

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Barcelona 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:

    - This material is in Spanish.

    Folder Number:

    171-052-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271484
    • Title: Materials related to the Torre Reyal housing project
    • Dates of creation: 2003-2006
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains materials related to the Torre Reyal housing project, Barcelona, Spain. It includes project information, design and technical requirements by Grupo Reyal, and reduced sets of plans (including site plans, floor plans, sections and elevations) titled, "Manzana Forum - Group Reyal" by the Foreign Office Architects. It also includes reference material on other housing development projects.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a plastic ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labeled, "Viviendas Reyal BCN (Process)".

    Location:

    Barcelona 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:

    - The material is in Spanish.

    Folder Number:

    171-102-009

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274542
    • Title: Project material
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2004
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Includes plans, area calculations and a project proposal for Torre Reyal, Barcelona, Spain. Original directory name: "barcelona reyal". The files are the partial contents of DVD ARCH269401. Prevalent file types: .pdf, .xls, .doc

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 digital files, 1 folder (80.9 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

    Language of material:

    Documents are in Spanish.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274983
    • Title: Drawings and presentation material
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2004
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269432. Includes drawings, 3D renderings and a PowerPoint design presentation for Torre Reyal. Original directory name: "077 torre reyal". Prevalent file types: .dwg, .3dm, .ppt

    Quantity / Object type:

    39 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 39 digital files, 7 folders (776 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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