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Hypothetical Slide House

Hypothetical Slide House

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People

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

Title

Hypothetical Slide House

Dates of creation

2006

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 0.02 l.m textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project by the Foreign Office Architects for the Hypothetical Slide House, Tate Modern, London, England. Material in this file was produced circa 2006.

File includes hand-made preliminary presentation material, design development notes, computer-generated design drawings, printouts of digital images of the completed installation, and promotional material by the Tate Modern.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2006.D8

Location

London Greater London England United Kingdom

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.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271489
    • Title: Materials related to the Hypothetical Slide House project at the Tate Modern
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2006
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains materials related to the Hypothetical Slide House project at the Tate Modern, London, England. It includes a hand-made preliminary version of a book of presentation material by the Foreign Office Architects, design development notes and computer-generated design renderings, printouts of digital photographs of the completed installation, a copy of a project brief by Carsten Höller (6 October 2006), and promotional material by the Tate Modern featuring "The Unilever Series: Carsten Höller. Test Site".

    - This file also includes correspondence from Simon Harris & Co. to Farshid Moussavi inviting the Foreign Office Architects if they would like to compete for a commission to design a new building in London, England, known as the Riverwalk House.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m. ARCH272549

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. It was labelled, "Hypothetical Slide House / Tate Modern w/ Carsten Holler / 143-01 / 2006".

    Location:

    London Greater London England United Kingdom

    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 Spanish and English.

    Folder Number:

    171-102-014

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