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Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex

Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex

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People

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

Title

Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex

Dates of creation

2005

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 36 drawings
  • 21 digital files
  • 15 books
  • 11 ring binders of drawings and textual records
  • 0.30 l.m. printouts
  • 0.06 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project by the Foreign Office Architects for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey. The retail complex was built for the client Metro Group AG with a budget of 34 million euros, and has a total area of 55,000m2. Project collaborators included Friedrich Ludewig, Kenichi Matzusawa, and Chris Yoo, with detail design by Friedrich Ludewig, Christian Wittmeir, Samina Azhar, Andrei Gheorghe, Emory Smith, Ebru Simsek, and Eduarda Lima. Material in this file was produced between 2005 and 2007.

File includes project documentation, drawings, computer-generated design renderings, and plans.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2005.D15

Location

Istanbul Turkey

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: ARCH270518
    • Title: Books of plans and reports by the Foreign Office Architects for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex
    • Dates of creation: between July and October 2005
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group includes books of plans and reports by the Foreign Office Architects for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey, including:

    - An untitled book of preliminary renderings, plans and design studies, dated between June and August 2005;

    - A book titled, "Meydan Ümraniye. Public Square, real, -market, Mars Cinema, Department Store & Underground Parking facilities. 1st Stage report (Volume I)", 5 October 2005;

    - A book titled, "Meydan Ümraniye. STUDIES. Public Square, real, -market, Mars Cinema, Department Store & Underground Parking facilities. 1st Stage report (Volume II)", 5 October 2005.

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.06 l.m. books: 30 × 42.2 cm (11 13/16 × 16 5/8 in.)

    Inscription:

    inscribed, handwritten notes on post-it notes

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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: ARCH270519
    • Title: Reduced sets of plans
    • Dates of creation: 2005-2006
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of reduced sets of plans, created by the Foreign Office Architects for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey, and used for consultation during design team meetings. The majority of the sets are titled, "Umraniye City Istanbul" and all contain a variety of plans and computer-generated design renderings.

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.05 l.m. books: 29.9 × 42.2 cm (11 3/4 × 16 5/8 in.)

    Inscription:

    inscribed, handwritten notes on post-it notes

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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: ARCH270520
    • Title: Preliminary plans created by the Foreign Office Architects for the parking lot
    • Dates of creation: 2006-2007
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of preliminary plans created by the Foreign Office Architects for the parking lot, roof, cinema, water features and shading elements of the plaza for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey. These plans include site plans, sections, construction details, and computer-generated design renderings, dated between January 2006 and January 2007. The plans for the shading elements of the plaza are also accompanied by 7 sketches on tracing paper.




    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Technique and media:

    0.03 l.m. printouts; 7 black ink and highlighter pen on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.03 l.m. sheets: 29.9 × 42.2 cm (11 3/4 × 16 5/8 in.)

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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:

    171-050-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270521
    • Title: Preliminary plans for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex
    • Dates of creation: 2005-2007
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of preliminary plans for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey, including:

    - A book of plans and area schedules by the Foreign Office Architects that includes a drawing issue sheet for "Project 100, Umranuye Meydan, Phase 1", 1 December 2005;

    - A stapled booklet titled, "FMZ Umranyie Istanbul Landscape Design" that highlights the landscape design of GTL Landscape Architects, 10 April, 2006;

    - A set of detail drawings by "local architect" Turgut Alton Mimarlik, July 2006;

    - Loose preliminary plans created by the Foreign Office Architects for the parking lot, roof, and cinema, including sections, details and computer-generated design renderings, dated between January 2006 and January 2007. Also included are printed emails from November 2006 concerning lighting details.




    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.03 l.m. 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:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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:

    171-050-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270522
    • Title: Printouts of preliminary plans by the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: between June and December 2005
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of printouts of preliminary plans by the Foreign Office Architects, including sections, elevations, details and renderings for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m. sheets: 29.9 × 42.2 cm (11 3/4 × 16 5/8 in.)

    Inscription:

    inscribed, handwritten notes on post-it notes

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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:

    171-050-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272037
    • Title: Ring binder with textual records for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex project, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Dates of creation: 2004-2005
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This ring binder contains planning documentation, information, and communications between the Foreign Office Architects and Metro Asset Management.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 31.5 × 29 × 7 cm

    Physical Description:

    - This binder is labelled, "Umraniye Meydan │Communication │ Metro Asset Management│100-01│2005/2006".

    Inscription:

    dated, numbered and labelled

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272038
    • Title: Ring binder with textual records for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex project, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Dates of creation: between June and November 2005
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This ring binder contains correspondence, information on building products, computer-generated design renderings by Adams Kara Taylor, and preliminary drawings and plans by Metro Group Asset Management and the Foreign Office Architects.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 31.5 × 29 × 7 cm

    Physical Description:

    - This binder is labelled, "Umraniye Meydan │Communication │ Consultants01│100-02│2005/2006".

    Inscription:

    dated, numbered and labelled

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272039
    • Title: Ring binder with textual records for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex project, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Dates of creation: April 2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This ring binder contains construction cost calculations for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 31.5 × 29 × 7 cm

    Physical Description:

    - This binder is labelled, "Umraniye Meydan │QS - costs│100-03│2005/2006".

    Inscription:

    dated, numbered and labelled

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272040
    • Title: Ring binder with textual records for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex project, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Dates of creation: 2004-2006
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This ring binder contains reference material and on building materials and manufacturers for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 31.5 × 29 × 7 cm

    Physical Description:

    - This binder is labelled, "Umraniye Meydan │Materials│100-04│2005/2006".

    Inscription:

    dated, numbered and labelled

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272041
    • Title: Ring binder with textual records for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex project, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Dates of creation: between June and September 2005
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This ring binder contains reduced copies of preliminary plans, computer-generated renderings, and design notes by the Foreign Office Architects for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey. Most of the material is related to the design of the outdoor plaza.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 31.5 × 29 × 10 cm

    Physical Description:

    - This binder is labelled, "Umraniye Meydan │FOA 01│100-05│2005". Most of the material in the binder is folded, and many sheets are marked with coloured post-it notes.

    Inscription:

    dated, numbered and labelled

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272042
    • Title: Ring binder with drawings for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex project, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Dates of creation: between June and September 2005
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This ring binder contains reduced copies of preliminary plans, computer-generated renderings, and design notes by the Foreign Office Architects for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey. Most of the material is related to the design of the outdoor plaza and roof.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 31.5 × 29 × 7 cm

    Physical Description:

    - This binder is labelled, "Umraniye Meydan │FOA roof/plaza│100-06│2005".

    Inscription:

    dated, numbered and labelled

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272043
    • Title: Ring binder with specifications for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex project, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Dates of creation: between June and September 2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This ring binder contains technical service specifications by "real,-TOAB international" for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey. It also includes a a reduced set of plans by Tepe Market Yatirim Gayrimenkul Ve Tic. A.S for the Izmir Shopping Center, Turkey.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 31.5 × 29 × 7 cm

    Physical Description:

    - This binder is labelled, "Umraniye Meydan │Tenant Specs│100-07│2005/2006".

    Inscription:

    dated, numbered and labelled

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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 German.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272044
    • Title: Ring binder with textual records for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex project, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Dates of creation: between June and September 2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This ring binder contains a printout of an email from METRO Group Asset Management, an agenda for a design team meeting (DTM), and an unidentified drawing.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 31.5 × 29 × 7 cm

    Physical Description:

    - This binder is labelled, "Umraniye Meydan │Communications │Consultants 02│100-08│2005/2006".

    Inscription:

    dated, numbered and labelled

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272045
    • Title: Ring binder with drawings for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex project, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Dates of creation: August 2005
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This ring binder contains reduced copies of preliminary plans, computer-generated renderings, and design notes by the Foreign Office Architects for 100 Umraniye REAL - Multiscreen, Cinema and Parking.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 31.5 × 29 × 7 cm

    Physical Description:

    - This binder is labelled, "Umraniye Meydan │FOA cinema│100-09│2005/2006".

    Inscription:

    dated, numbered and labelled

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272046
    • Title: Ring binder with textual records for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex project, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Dates of creation: June 2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This ring binder contains textual records in Turkish, and is labelled "Turkish regulations".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 31.5 × 29 × 7 cm

    Physical Description:

    - This binder is labelled, "Umraniye Meydan │Turkish regulations│100-10│2005/2006".

    Inscription:

    dated, numbered and labelled

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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 Turkish.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272078
    • Title: Ring binder with materials relating to signage planning for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex project, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Dates of creation: 2006-2007
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This ring binder contains materials related to the design and planning of signage for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey. It includes research material, notes and sketches, correposndence, preliminary signage location plans, and a draft of a signage study by the Foreign Office Architects.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 31.5 × 29 × 7 cm

    Physical Description:

    - This binder is labelled, "Umraniye Meydan │Signage│100-12│2006".

    Inscription:

    dated, numbered and labelled

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272079
    • Title: Various materials related to the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex
    • Dates of creation: between April and June 2006
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains various materials related to the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey. It includes meeting minutes, correpondence, notes and sketches, reference material on Schindler escalators, a stylebook by Wulf & Partner, and various preliminary computer-generated design renderings, plans and details 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 ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Umraniye Meydan / FOA 02 / 100-11 / 2005/2006".

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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 German.

    Folder Number:

    171-133-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272080
    • Title: Various materials related to the development of the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex
    • Dates of creation: between July and August 2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains various materials related to the development of the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey. It includes computer-generated design renderings of the structure and food pavilion by Adams Kara Taylor, reference material on the district of Umraniye, notes and computer-generated design renderings from the Foreign Office Architects' design team meetings, and images of a model and reduced sets of preliminary presentation material 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 clear plastic file folder for conservation purposes.

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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 German.

    Folder Number:

    171-133-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272081
    • Title: Profile information on METRO Group Asset Management
    • Dates of creation: September 2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains profile information on METRO Group Asset Management in relation to the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex project, Istanbul, Turkey. It includes a book titled, "Kurum Tanitim Kitabi" and a file folder of printed information titled, "Iki Dev Yatirim".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a clear plastic file folder for conservation purposes.

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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 Turkish, with some English.

    Folder Number:

    171-133-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272083
    • Title: Reference materials for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex
    • Dates of creation: 2003-2006
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains reference materials for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey. It includes information packages from consultants on designing and planning green roofs, and samples of a protective membrane material for roofs by Prelasti.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a clear plastic file folder for conservation purposes.

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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 German and English.

    Folder Number:

    171-133-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272084
    • Title: project notes and reference materials for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex
    • Dates of creation: between February and March 2006
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains project notes and reference materials collected by the Foreign Office Architects for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey. It includes product information on building materials, a retailers handbook by the FOA, and a reduced set of shading scenarios for Istanbul M1 Meydan.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a clear plastic file folder for conservation purposes.

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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 German and English.

    Folder Number:

    171-133-005

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272085
    • Title: Project information and drawings for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Dates of creation: between April and August 2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains project information and drawings for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey. It includes planning documentation concerning expected tenants by METRO Group Asset Management, and preliminary plans by the Foreign Office Architects for the roof, levels 1 and 2. It also includes a section of a lease contract in German, developed by Media-Saturn.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a clear plastic file folder for conservation purposes.

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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 German.

    Folder Number:

    171-133-006

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272087
    • Title: Detail drawings by the Foreign Office Architects for "Istanbul M1 Meydan", Umraniye Real Istanbul
    • Dates of creation: 28 March 2006
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains a reduced set of detail drawings by the Foreign Office Architects for "Istanbul M1 Meydan", Umraniye Real Istanbul. The drawings were printed as consultation material for Design Team Meeting 018, and include details for the roof, facade, cinema and shops.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - The drawings are folded.

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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:

    171-131-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272088
    • Title: Drawings by the Foreign Office Architects for the cinema in the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex
    • Dates of creation: between March and September 2006
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains drawings by the Foreign Office Architects for the cinema in the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey. The computer-generated design renderings include sections, elevations, and design renderings, and they are accompanied by printouts of emails.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - The drawings are folded.

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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:

    171-131-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272089
    • Title: Printouts of drawings by several consultants
    • Dates of creation: between February and September 2007
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains printouts of drawings by several consultants working with the Foreign Office Architects for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey. The drawings include floor plans, and detail drawings for aspects of the food court, roof, handrails, cladding, and glass facade. The file also includes correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, printouts of images of preliminary construction, and product information for Alcan Alucobond.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - The drawings are folded.

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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 Turkish.

    Folder Number:

    171-131-005

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272090
    • Title: Copies of sketches of structural details by Buro Happold Engineering
    • Dates of creation: between January and February 2007
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains copies of sketches of structural details by Buro Happold Engineering, and drafts of a signage study by the Foreign Office Architects for Umraniye REAL Retail Complex and Multiplex, Istanbul, Turkey.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - The drawings are folded.

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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:

    171-131-006

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272577
    • Title: Preliminary sketches of design concepts
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2006
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of preliminary sketches of design concepts by the Foreign Office Architects for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey.

    Quantity / Object type:

    35 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    29 black ink with some blue and yellow marker on translucent paper; 6 printouts

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 21.1 × 29.8 cm (8 5/16 × 11 3/4 in.) sheets (largest): 28.5 × 51.5 cm (11 1/4 × 20 1/4 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - This material is inside of a paper folder that is labelled, "119 Sketches".

    Location:

    Istanbul Turkey

    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:

    171-180-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275256
    • Title: METRO Group Profiles
    • 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 ARCH272082. Contains profiles and photographic portraits of employees, as well as corporate profiles for METRO Group. Original directory name: "TemelAtmaToreni_020805". Prevalent file types: .jpg, .doc, .ppt

    Quantity / Object type:

    21 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 21 digital files, 3 folders (32.2 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: ARCH276109
    • Title: Aerial images
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2007
    • 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 ARCH275800. This group contains aerial images of the completed Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex and its surroundings. The images were received on a CD-R issued by the METROGroup Asset Management. Prevalent file types: .jpg

    Quantity / Object type:

    36 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 36 digital files (187 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: ARCH276110
    • Title: Images of architectural in Ümraniye
    • Dates of creation: 16 October 2006
    • 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 ARCH275801. This group contains images of various architectural elements found in the Ümraniye district of Istanbul, Turkey. Original directory name: "071016 istanbul". Prevalent file types: .jpg

    Quantity / Object type:

    650 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 650 digital files, 1 folders (1.9 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: ARCH276165
    • Title: Images of the completed Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2007
    • 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 ARCH275830. This group contains a complete set of images of the completed Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, issued by MetroGroup Asset Management. Original directory name: "Best of Ansichten Meydan". Prevalent file types: .jpg

    Quantity / Object type:

    197 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 197 digital files, 11 folders (645 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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