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Filmmuseum Amsterdam

Filmmuseum Amsterdam

Part of

People

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

Title

Filmmuseum Amsterdam

Dates of creation

2005

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 862 digital files
  • 0.02 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful entry by the Foreign Office Architects for a competition to design the new Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Foreign Office Architects were one of five firms invited to participate in the competition, along with Wiel Arets architect & associates, Delugan Meissl Associated architects, NL architects, and John Körmeling. The proposed building site consisted of 20 hectares on the north bank of the IJ River, on a site known as the Shell Terrain. Delugan Meissl Associated architects won the competition, and their design now houses the EYE Film Institute, which opened in 2012. Material in this file was produced in 2005.

File includes computer-generated design renderings and plans.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2005.D3

Location

Amsterdam Netherlands

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: ARCH271407
    • Title: Materials related to the Filmmuseum competition, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    • Dates of creation: between March and June 2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains materials related to the Filmmuseum competition, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It includes correspondence, printouts of digital images of an architectural model, preliminary computer-generated design renderings and site plans by the Foreign Office Architects, and a bound project information report titled, "Film aan 't IJ", by the Dienst Ruimtelijke Ordening.

    - A CD-R was removed from this file. See record ARCH271408.

    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, "Filmmuseum Amsterdam / 104-01 / 2005".

    Location:

    Amsterdam Netherlands

    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, with some Dutch.

    Folder Number:

    171-097-012

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274972
    • Title: Project documentation and 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:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269430. Includes drawings, 3D renderings, client material, project documentation and fee calculations, and site images for the Filmmuseum Amsterdam. Original directory name: "104 Filmmuseum Amsterdam". Prevalent file types: .3dm, .dwg, .dgn, .jpg, .pdf, .xls, .tif

    Quantity / Object type:

    626 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 626 digital files, 57 folders (1.5 GB)

    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: ARCH275222
    • Title: Images of the proposed development site
    • 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 ARCH271408. Consists of images and one video recording of the proposed development site for the Filmmuseum Amsterdam. Original directory name: "send". Prevalent file types: .jpg, .mov

    Quantity / Object type:

    236 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 236 digital files, 2 folders (407 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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