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One-North Design Competition

One-North Design Competition

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People

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

Title

One-North Design Competition

Dates of creation

2005

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 108 printouts
  • 5 books
  • 0.06 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful entry by the Foreign Office Architects for the One-north Design Competition, Singapore. Also known as the New Cultural Hub at Project Xchange, this design competition was organized by Rock Productions Pte ltd and Gutherie Properties (S) Pte Ltd for the JTC Corporation. The project brief was for a new theatre and performing venue with a seating capacity of 5,500, as well as retail and education facilities. Material in this file was produced between 2004 and 2006.

File includes project documentation, computer-generated design drawings, and plans. File also contains digital material that is currently being processed and is temporarily unavailable for consultation.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2005.D10

Location

Singapore

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: ARCH270353
    • Title: Material related to the One-north design competition, Singapore
    • Dates of creation: between January and April 2006
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of material related to the One-north design competition, Singapore. It includes schedules of accommodation, project design guidelines for a "new cultural hub at Project XChange" and business cards collected by the Foreign Office Architects.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 1 of 2, see record ARCH270354 (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, "ONE NORTH / Buona Vista Hilltop Project Information / 119-01 / 2006 ".

    Location:

    Singapore

    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:

    171-104-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270354
    • Title: Material related to the One-north design competition, Singapore
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2006
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of material related to the One-north design competition, Singapore. It includes technical project guidelines and reference material on parking lot design, and computer-generated renderings of exterior design 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 ARCH270353 (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, "ONE NORTH / Buona Vista Hilltop Project Information / 119-01 / 2006 ".

    Location:

    Singapore

    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:

    171-104-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270355
    • Title: Materials related to the One-north design competition, Singapore
    • Dates of creation: 2005-2006
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of materials related to the One-north design competition, Singapore. It includes a bound copy of Urban Design Guidelines for "parcels VX-6, Buona Vista Hilltop" by the JTC Corporation, schedules of accommodation, reference material, preliminary versions of presentation material and preliminary computer-generated design renderings of design concepts by the Foreign Office Architects.

    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, "ONE NORTH / Buona Vista Hilltop / Process / 119-02 / 2006".

    Location:

    Singapore

    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: ARCH270445
    • Title: Material related to the one-north design competition
    • Dates of creation: 2004-2006
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of material related to the one-north design competition, Singapore, including:

    - 2 books by the JTC Land Planning Group, Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 of the "Urban Design Guidelines for Vista Xchange", September 2004;

    - A stapled copy of urban design guidelines for one-north titled "Parcels VX-6, Buona Vista Hilltop" by the JTC corporation, 3 October 2005;

    - A stapled set of 5 floor plans for the retail areas by the Foreign Office Architects, accompanied by 3 pages of printed emails, 11 April 2006;

    - A bound volume of presentation material by the Foreign Office Architects titled, "Design Draft - Concept, Buona Vista Hilltop, One North Singapore", 10 May 2006;

    - 55 loose sheets of project information collected by the Foreign Office Architects, included site maps, images of the site and preliminary computer-generated design renderings and floor plans.

    Quantity / Object type:

    60 printout(s)

    Technique and media:

    55 printouts; 5 volumes of printouts

    Dimensions:

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

    Location:

    Singapore

    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:

    171-038-005

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270455
    • Title: Material created by the Foreign Office Architects for the One-north design competition
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2005
    • 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 the One-north design competition, Singapore, including:

    - A preliminary sketch of the Main Plaza Level;

    - 53 loose printouts of design development drawings and reference sources, including computer-generated design renderings, preliminary plans, images of the site and images of precious gems that appear to be inspiration for the shape of the design. Many of the printouts contain both design notes and rough sketches.

    Quantity / Object type:

    54 printout(s)

    Technique and media:

    53 printouts; 1 black marker with blue marker on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

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

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Singapore

    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:

    171-038-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275170
    • Title: Competition information
    • 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 ARCH270669. Includes site plans, studies and images, design guidelines and a competition brief for the One-North Design Competition. Prevalent file types: .jpg, .pdf, .dwg

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 18 digital files (32 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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