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Omotesando Facade Design Project

Omotesando Facade Design Project

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People

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

Title

Omotesando Facade Design Project

Dates of creation

2005

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 300 digital files
  • 0.03 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry by the Foreign Office Architects for the Omotesando Facade Design Project, Tokyo, Japan. Material in this file was produced between February and June 2005.

File includes computer-generated design renderings and presentation material.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2005.D9

Location

Tokyo 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

Documents are in English.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271409
    • Title: Materials related to the Omotesando facade design project
    • Dates of creation: between March and June 2005
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains materials related to the Omotesando facade design project. It includes images of the site location, preliminary computer-generated design renderings by the Foreign Office Architects, including floor plans, exterior views, and elevations. The file also includes a letter from Mitsubishi Corp. -USB Realty Inc, dated 14 April 2005, informing the Foreign Office Architects that they have not been selected as final candidates for the project.

    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, "Omitesando/ 101-01 / 2005".

    Location:

    Tokyo 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 English.

    Folder Number:

    171-097-013

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272591
    • Title: Project information and presentation material for the Omotesando Redevelopment Project
    • Dates of creation: between February and April 2005
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    This file contains project information and presentation material for the Omotesando Redevelopment Project, Tokyo, Japan. It includes request for proposal documents from the Mitsubishi Corp./UBS Realty Inc., and a book of presentation material by the Foreign Office Architects that includes images, plans, and computer-generated design renderings.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 44.7 × 32 × 0.01 cm

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from an envelope for conservation purposes. The envelope was addressed to Alejandro Zaera, Boompjes, 512, 3011 XZ Rotterdam, and inscribed, "Alles op volgorde houden!! [Keep everything in order!!]".

    Location:

    Tokyo 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 English and Japanese.

    Folder Number:

    171-016-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH274971
    • 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 client material, research material, correspondence, images of the site, 3D renderings and working drawings for the Omotesando Facade Design Project. Original directory name: "101 Omotesando". Prevalent file types: .dwg, .dxf, .doc, .pdf, .jpg, .3dm, .bak

    Quantity / Object type:

    300 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 300 digital files, 38 folders (591 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: ARCH275442
    • Title: Video recordings of Omotesando
    • Dates of creation: circa 2005
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Complete contents of DVD ARCH272877. Group consists of video recordings of the street and store fronts of the Omotesando shopping district. Original directory name: "VIDEO_TS". Prevalent file types: .vob, .bup, .ifo

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 digital files (436 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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