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Riverside South Development

Riverside South Development

Part of

People

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

Title

Riverside South Development

Dates of creation

2006

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 116 printouts
  • 94 drawings
  • 1 book
  • 1 digital file
  • 0.06 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry by the Foreign Office Architects for the Riverside South development, Canary Wharf, London, England. This material includes design proposals for the Canada Square Pavilion and the Middledock Walkway by the Foreign Office Architects. Material in this file was produced between 2003 and 2006.

File includes drawings, computer-generated design renderings, plans, and presentation material, as well as material by the Richard Rogers Partnership, Adamson Associates Architects and ARUP Engineering.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2006.D19

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.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270351
    • Title: Materials related to the Riverside South project, Canary Wharf, London
    • Dates of creation: 2005-2006
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains materials related to the Riverside South project, Canary Wharf, London. It includes printouts of existing site plans by Adamson Associates Architects, reduced copies of construction drawings by ARUP, a feasibility study brief for Cabot Square Restaurant, a design proposal for the Canada Square Pavilion by the Foreign Office Architects, and various preliminary drawings and sketches by the Foreign Office Architects. It also includes a page of cost calculations for "Presentation HA" for Kerrin Point, Lambeth, dated 4 November 2005.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 1 of 2, see record ARCH272086 (group 2 of 2).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Canary Wharf / Canada Sq Pavilion / MiddleDock Walkway / 127-01 / 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 English.

    General note:

    • - This binder is labelled, “Canary Wharf │Canada Sq Pavilion │ MiddleDock Walkway│127-01│2006” .

    Folder Number:

    171-131-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270364
    • Title: Sketches of the competition site, and of various preliminary 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 sketches of the competition site, and of various preliminary design concepts by the Foreign Office Architects for Riverside South, Canary Wharf, London, England.

    Quantity / Object type:

    39 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    30 black ink with some blue and yellow coloured pencil on translucent paper; 5 black ink with some blue and yellow coloured pencil on paper; 4 printouts

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 21.2 × 30 cm (8 3/8 × 11 13/16 in.) sheets (largest): 30.2 × 54 cm (11 7/8 × 21 1/4 in.)

    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

    Folder Number:

    171-052-005

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270461
    • Title: Riverside South, Canary Wharf, London
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2006
    • 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 in relation to the design development of Riverside South, Canary Wharf, London, including:

    - 3 preliminary sketches of a plaza, presumably Cabot Place, on translucent paper;

    - A stapled set of reduced photocopies of plans, sections and details for Canary Wharf by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Inc, 19 pages, 1989;

    - 103 loose printouts of design development materials, including images, plans and computer-generated design renderings. Many of these printouts are heavily covered in sketches, notes and calculations in black and red ink.

    Quantity / Object type:

    125 printout(s)

    Technique and media:

    103 printouts, some with black and red ink; 19 photocopies (stapled); 3 black ink on tracing paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 34.2 × 30 cm (13 7/16 × 11 13/16 in.) sheets (largest): 29.9 × 42.2 cm (11 3/4 × 16 5/8 in.)

    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

    Folder Number:

    171-052-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270462
    • Title: Riverside South, Canary Wharf, London
    • Dates of creation: March 2003
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This book is a design statement by the Richard Rogers Partnership for "Canary Wharf Ltd: Riverside South", March 2003. It includes a project brief and design development drawings for both a highrise tower and the surrounding site.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Technique and media:

    Bound printouts (37 sheets)

    Dimensions:

    book: 29.9 × 42.2 × 0.5 cm (11 3/4 × 16 5/8 × 3/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The book has a spiral binding, a clear plastic cover and a sticker on the cover that reads, "Riverside South Application for Planning Consent, March 2003, Documentation / Set 08 of 10".

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272086
    • Title: Materials related to the Riverside South project, Canary Wharf, London
    • Dates of creation: between May and July 2006
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains materials related to the Riverside South project, Canary Wharf, London. It includes drafts of a design proposal for the Canada Square Pavilion and reduced copies of presentation material for a Middledock Walkway by the Foreign Office Architects, copies of building regulations, and a Wood Wharf Masterplan by Richard Rogers Partnership dated 11 May 2006.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 2 of 2, see record ARCH270351 (group 1 of 2).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. It was labelled, "Canary Wharf / Canada Sq Pavilion / MiddleDock Walkway / 127-01 / 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 English.

    Folder Number:

    171-131-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272267
    • Title: Reference material, printouts of digital images, sketches and notes
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2006
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains a variety of reference material, printouts of digital images, sketches and notes that were compiled by the Foreign Office Architects in relation to the design of Riverside South, Canary Wharf, London.

    - Note: It is possible that some material in this file is related to other projects. This material was originally received in a box with material from other projects - the Bowater House, Trinity Minories, Elizabeth House, Mahler 4, John Lewis Department Store, and Casa Figueras. Researchers with an interest in these projects may want to view this file.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a plastic envelope for conservation purposes.

    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:

    171-148-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272569
    • Title: Preliminary sketches of design concepts by the Foreign Office Architects for Riverside South
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2006
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    This group consists of preliminary sketches of design concepts by the Foreign Office Architects for Riverside South, Canary Wharf, London, England.

    Quantity / Object type:

    36 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    36 black ink with some blue and yellow coloured pencil on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 30.2 × 35 cm (11 7/8 × 13 3/4 in.) sheets: 30.2 × 41 cm (11 7/8 × 16 1/8 in.)

    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

    Folder Number:

    171-180-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272570
    • Title: Preliminary sketches of design concepts by the Foreign Office Architects for Riverside South
    • 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 Riverside South, Canary Wharf, London, England.

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    20 black ink with some red ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 30.2 × 35 cm (11 7/8 × 13 3/4 in.) sheets: 30.2 × 41 cm (11 7/8 × 16 1/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

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

    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

    Folder Number:

    171-180-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275189
    • Title: Design statement by Richard Rogers, Riverside South Development, Canary Wharf, London
    • Dates of creation: March 2003
    • 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 ARCH270696. Original file name: "RRP Design Statement Final Revision # 6 - 06.03.2003.pdf"

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 digital file (89 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: ARCH275483
    • Title: Base map
    • Dates of creation: ca. 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 ARCH274687. Original file name: "dr.dwg". A drawing of a base map depicting the development area for the Riverside South Development.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 digital file (42.5 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: ARCH276120
    • Title: Feasibility studies, Riverside South Development, Canary Wharf, London
    • Dates of creation: ca. 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 ARCH275812. This group contains material for a Canary Wharf feasibility study in relation to the Riverside South Development. It includes images, plans and drawings. Prevalent file types: .dwg, .tif, .dxf

    Quantity / Object type:

    34 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 34 digital files (40.1 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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