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Cyprus Cultural Centre Competition

Cyprus Cultural Centre Competition

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People

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

Title

Cyprus Cultural Centre Competition

Dates of creation

2007

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 36 digital files
  • 10 presentation panels
  • 0.04 l.m textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful entry for the Cyprus Cultural Centre international competition, Nicosia, Republic of Cyprus. Material in this file was produced between 1984 and 2007.

File includes site plans, presentation panels, maps of Nicosia, and a geological report by the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2007.D5

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: ARCH269749
    • Title: Plans, sections, elevations and axonometric drawings of the Cyprus Cultural Center
    • Dates of creation: 2007
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    The colour panels present plans, sections, elevations and axonometric drawings of the Cyprus Cultural Center, Nicosia, Republic of Cyprus.

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    10 printed material, mounted on foam board

    Dimensions:

    panels: 59.5 × 84.3 × 0.8 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The material is housed inside a black, fabric portfolio case.

    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: ARCH271584
    • Title: Materials related to the Cyprus Cultural Centre architectural competition
    • Dates of creation: March 2007
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains materials related to the Cyprus Cultural Centre architectural competition, Nicosia, Cyprus. It includes sections of a competition brief, printouts of images of the proposed development site, meeting minutes, site plans, research material, maps of Nicosia, and a copy of a geological report by the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment from March 1984.

    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, "146CCCNicosia / 146-01 / Date".

    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:

    171-107-009

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271592
    • Title: Materials related to the Cyprus Cultural Centre architectural competition
    • Dates of creation: January 2007
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains materials related to the Cyprus Cultural Centre architectural competition, Nicosia, Cyprus. It includes three copies of a Stage Two Brief for the competition (dated 11 January 2007), printouts of images of theatres, and copies of floor plans by Foster and Partners for The Music Centre: Gateshead (dated May 1999).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a plastic file folder 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:

    171-107-010

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275296
    • Title: Traffic Impact Study
    • Dates of creation: March 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 ARCH272737. Contains a Traffic Impact Analysis on a central area of the city of Nicosia by the Public Works Department of Nicosia, Cyprus. Includes reports, images and site maps. Original directory name: "GSP Traffic Study-PWD". Prevalent file types: .doc, .pdf, .jpg

    Quantity / Object type:

    36 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 36 digital files, 5 folders (54 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

    Language of material:

    This material is in Greek.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH276166
    • Title: Site maps and surveys
    • Dates of creation: 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 ARCH275834. This group contains drawings (site maps and surveys) by the Ministry of the Interior and Department of Lands for the Cyprus Cultural Centre Competition. Prevalent file types: .dwg

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 6 digital files (747 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: ARCH276167
    • Title: Preliminary site plans
    • 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 ARCH275835. This group contains aerial site images and preliminary site plans for the Cyprus Cultural Centre Competition. Prevalent file types: .jpg, .doc, .dxf, .dwg, .bak

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 digital files (2.67 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: ARCH276168
    • Title: Drawings of the New House of Representatives
    • Dates of creation: 21 January 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 ARCH275836. This group contains drawings of the New House of Representatives (possibly originally dated 1997), Nicosia, Cyprus. These drawings are in Greek. Original directory name: "New Parliament". Prevalent file types: .pdf

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 digital files (5.89 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: ARCH276207
    • Title: Issued site map
    • Dates of creation: 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 ARCH275837. Original directory name: "CYPRUS CULTURAL [Joliet]". An image of an issued site map that defines measurements and boundaries for the Cyprus Cultural Centre Competition.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 digital file (10 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: ARCH276208
    • Title: Issued cadastral map
    • Dates of creation: 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 ARCH275839. Original file name: "CADASTRAL PLAN.jpg". An image of an issued cadastral map for the Cyprus Cultural Centre Competition.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 digital file (8.82 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: ARCH275669
    • Title: A presentation model of the Cyprus Cultural Centre
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2007
    • Form: models

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Technique and media:

    Wood with plastic, glue and metal wires

    Dimensions:

    model: 9 × 81,7 × 81,7 cm (3 9/16 × 32 3/16 × 32 3/16 in.)

    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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