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Dubailand Iconic Towers

Dubailand Iconic Towers

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People

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

Title

Dubailand Iconic Towers

Dates of creation

2006

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 3 drawings
  • 2 printouts
  • 2 books
  • 0.02 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry by the Foreign Office Architects for the Dubailand Iconic Towers, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Material in this file was produced between 2005 and 2006.

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

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2006.D3

Location

United Arab Emirates

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: ARCH270463
    • Title: Dubailand Iconic Towers, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    • Dates of creation: August 2006
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of materials related to the Dubailand Iconic Towers, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, including:

    - 3 design development sketches on tracing paper;

    - A design draft by the Foreign Office Architects marked "confidential" that includes computer-generated design renderings of the overall design, the facade, hotel and residential floor plans, and fenestrations, 1 August 2006, 10 sheets, stapled;

    - Floorplan concepts by the Foreign Office Architects for an "office tower", n.d. 2 sheets, stapled;

    - Computer-generated design renderings of a tower by the Foreign Office Architects, n.d., 2 loose sheets;

    - A report titled, "Structural Concept and Buildability" by Adams Kara Taylor Consulting Civil and Structural Engineers, in relation to the Foreign Office Architects' proposed design, August 2006, 11 pages, stapled.


    Quantity / Object type:

    8 printout(s)

    Technique and media:

    3 volumes of printouts (stapled); 3 black and blue ink with graphite on tracing paper; 2 printouts

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 30 × 21.9 cm (11 13/16 × 8 5/8 in.) sheets (largest): 29.9 × 42.2 cm (11 3/4 × 16 5/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The printouts are creased in the center because they were received folded.

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    Location:

    United Arab Emirates

    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:

    171-053-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271473
    • Title: Materials related to the Dubailand Iconic Towers competition
    • Dates of creation: 2005-2006
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains materials related to the Dubailand Iconic Towers competition, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It includes a draft of a request for proposal titled, "The Four Towers, The City, Dubailand", design briefs, printouts of emails, competition terms and conditions, research material on the area and climate, and a bound set of "company data" by the Foreign Office Architects titled, "Iconic Towers - Architectural Design Competition: The City / Dubailand / Dubai".

    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 labeled, "Dubai Towers Competition / 133-01 / 2006".

    Location:

    United Arab Emirates

    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:

    171-101-012

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