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Elizabeth House Redevelopment Competition

Elizabeth House Redevelopment Competition

Part of

People

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

Title

Elizabeth House Redevelopment Competition

Dates of creation

2005

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 203 digital files
  • 171 printouts
  • 10 books
  • 0.02 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful entry by the Foreign Office Architects for the competition to redevelop an existing block of office buildings, known as Elizabeth House, on a site next to Waterloo station, London, England. Material in this file was produced between 1993 and 2006.

File includes a request for qualifications, plans, drawings, and presentation material.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2005.D2

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.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH269739
    • Title: Plans, sections, and elevations for the Elizabeth House Redevelopment Competition
    • Dates of creation: 2005
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    The colour panels present plans, sections, and elevations for the Elizabeth House Redevelopment Competition, London, England.

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    9 printed material, mounted on foam board

    Dimensions:

    panels: 119.3 × 84.3 × 0.5 cm

    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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270359
    • Title: Materials related to the Elizabeth House redevelopment competition
    • Dates of creation: between September and October 2005
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group contains materials related to the Elizabeth House redevelopment competition, London, England. It includes competition details, briefing notes and development principles, correspondence, site-survey reports, consultant business cards, and preliminary floor plans, design details and exterior views.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 1 of 2, see record ARCH271498 (group 2 of 2).

    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, "Elizabeth House competition 2005 / 114-01 / 09-2005".

    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 material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-103-008

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270360
    • Title: Copy of an outline proposal (titled, "Issue 2") and a structural engineering concept report
    • Dates of creation: November 2003
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of a copy of an outline proposal (titled, "Issue 2"), and a structural engineering concept report for the York Road Development, Waterloo, for P & O Developments.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - Some of the pages are marked with orange post-it notes.

    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:

    - This material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-103-007

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270361
    • Title: A request for qualification for the Elizabeth House redevelopment competition, London, England
    • Dates of creation: August 2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    A request for qualification for "P&O Developments, Elizabeth House, York Road, Waterloo, SE1", by the Foreign Office Architects. Inside the volume is a cover letter written by Farshid Moussavi, 18 August 2005.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 30 × 22 × 1.5 cm (11 13/16 × 8 11/16 × 9/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The book has a spiral binding and a clear plastic cover.

    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

    Language of material:

    - The documents are in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-103-010

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270362
    • Title: A planning and design statement for Elizabeth House, London, England
    • Dates of creation: January 2004
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    A planning and design statement prepared by P&O Developments for the Elizabeth House redevelopment competition, London, England.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Technique and media:

    Bound reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    book: 30 × 22 × 1.5 cm (11 13/16 × 8 11/16 × 9/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The book has a spiral binding and a clear plastic cover.

    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 material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-103-010

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270363
    • Title: Development agreements for the Elizabeth House redevelopment competition, London, England
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This book contains an agreement made in 1996 between the London Borough of Lambeth, two railroad companies and P&O Developments concerning the development of a plot of land, and copies of planning acts and site maps.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    book: 30 × 22 × 1.5 cm (11 13/16 × 8 11/16 × 9/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The book has a spiral binding and a clear plastic cover.

    Inscription:

    annotated

    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 material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-103-010

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270494
    • Title: Material related to the Elizabeth House redevelopment competition
    • Dates of creation: 1993-2005
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of material related to the Elizabeth House redevelopment competition, London, England, including:

    - 4 volumes of planning condition details and a planning decision notice created by the client for the "Waterloo Commercial Development", dated December 1998 to April 1999;

    - 2 volumes of planning drawings by RHWL Architects for the "Waterloo Commercial Development: Elizabeth House, York Road", one dated 4 February 1993, one dated January 2004;

    - A stapled set of plans for the "Elizabeth House & Tower Building", drawn by APS, 31 March 2005, 35 sheets;

    - 2 volumes of presentation material by the Foreign Office Architects, both titled, "Elizabeth House Redevelopment Proposal. Waterloo. London", one dated 14 November 2005 and one dated 2 December 2005.

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 book(s)

    Technique and media:

    9 volumes of printouts

    Dimensions:

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

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270495
    • Title: Elizabeth House redevelopment competition, London, England
    • Dates of creation: 2005-2006
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of printouts of computer-generated design renderings, site plans and floor plans created by the Foreign Office Architects for the Elizabeth House redevelopment competition, London, England.

    Quantity / Object type:

    139 printout(s)

    Technique and media:

    139 printouts

    Dimensions:

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

    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:

    171-077-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270496
    • Title: Site plans, floor plans, sections and computer-generated design renderings
    • Dates of creation: September 2005
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of site plans, floor plans, sections and computer-generated design renderings created by the Foreign Office Architects for the Elizabeth House redevelopment competition, London, England.

    Quantity / Object type:

    32 printout(s)

    Technique and media:

    32 graphite and red marker on printouts

    Dimensions:

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

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    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:

    171-077-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271498
    • Title: Materials related to the Elizabeth House redevelopment competition, London, England
    • Dates of creation: 2003-2005
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group contains materials related to the Elizabeth House redevelopment competition, London, England. It includes large folded copies of site plans, a servicing strategy report, sections of a London View Management Framework document issued by the Mayor of London, a Guidance on Tall Buildings document by English Heritage/cabe, meeting notes and various preliminary computer-generated design renderings by the Foreign Office Architects.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 2 of 2, see record ARCH270359 (group 1 of 2).

    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, "Elizabeth House competition 2005 / 114-01 / 09-2005".

    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 material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-103-009

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271499
    • Title: Books related to the Elizabeth House redevelopment competition
    • Dates of creation: 2003-2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains books related to the Elizabeth House redevelopment competition, London, England. It includes a Planning & Design Statement by P & O Developments, a Request For Qualification by the Foreign Office Architects, and a copy of an agreement between the London Borough of Lambeth and P & O Developments and partners.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.03 l.m.

    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:

    171-103-010

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272982
    • Title: A fragment of an architectural model
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: models
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Unknown (model maker)
    • Foreign Office Architects (architectural firm)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    A fragment of a ceramic architectural model by the Foreign Office Architects of a tower, This could possibly be related to the Cabo Llanos Masterplan, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, or for the Elizabeth House Redevelopment Competition, London, England, 2005. See model ARCH275651.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ceramic

    Dimensions:

    model: 12 × 11 × 8 cm (4 3/4 × 4 5/16 × 3 1/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The ceramic is cream-coloured.

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    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: ARCH273124
    • Title: A study model
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • Form: models
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Unknown (model maker)
    • Foreign Office Architects (architectural firm)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    A section of a ceramic model believed to be of a high-rise office. It is possibly related to the Cabo Llanos Masterplan, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, or the Elizabeth House Redevelopment Competition, London, England. See model ARCH275651.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ceramic

    Dimensions:

    model: 10.6 × 9.5 × 9 cm (4 3/16 × 3 3/4 × 3 9/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The ceramic is white.

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    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: ARCH273125
    • Title: A piece of a study model
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: models
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Unknown (model maker)
    • Foreign Office Architects (architectural firm)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    A section of a ceramic model for a high-rise building. It is possible that this is related to the larger Cabo Llanos Masterplan, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, or to the Elizabeth House Redevelopment Competition. See model ARCH275651.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ceramic

    Dimensions:

    model: 16.4 × 12.5 × 8.2 cm (6 7/16 × 4 15/16 × 3 1/4 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The ceramic is white.

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    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: ARCH275137
    • Title: Structural and civil drawings
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2005
    • 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 ARCH270626. Includes four sets of Microstation drawings, with the labels "civil drawings", "civil models", "structural drawings", and "structural models", for the Elizabeth House Redevelopment Competition. Original directory name: "Elizabeth House Re-development". Prevalent file types: .dgn

    Quantity / Object type:

    130 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 130 digital files, 4 folders (65.5 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: ARCH275138
    • Title: 3D model drawings
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2005
    • 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 ARCH270627. Consists of Microstation and AutoCAD 3D models for the Elizabeth House Redevelopment Competition. Original directory name: "Waterloo 3D Models". Prevalent file types: .dgn, .dwg

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 digital files, 2 folders (43.9 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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275195
    • Title: Drawings and consultant reports
    • Dates of creation: 2004
    • 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 ARCH270705. Includes 2D drawings, 3D renderings of models, Volume 1 of a Transport Assessment report (January 2004), and a site-volume limitations report (July 2004) by Jacobs Consultancy for the Elizabeth House Redevelopment Competition. Original directory name: "Elizabeth House". Prevalent file types: .dwg, .dgn, .pdf, .fmp, .ctb, .shx

    Quantity / Object type:

    61 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 61 digital files, 4 folders (49.6 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: ARCH275651
    • Title: A presentation model for the Elizabeth House redevelopment competition
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2005
    • 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)

    Technique and media:

    Plastic and cardboard with metal wire and glue

    Dimensions:

    model: 57 × 91 × 86,1 cm (22 7/16 × 35 13/16 × 33 7/8 in.)

    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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