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Paris Virtual Metro

Paris Virtual Metro

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People

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

Title

Paris Virtual Metro

Dates of creation

2009

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 4 books

Scope and Content

File documents the Foreign Office Architects’ involvement in the Station Osmose Project, also known as the Virtual Metro, Paris, France. The project called for presentations for a schema for 5 new metro stations, and a maintenance and storage site. Material in this file was produced in 2009.

File includes administrative reports by the Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RAPT) and presentation material by the Foreign Office Architects. File also contains digital material that is currently being processed and is temporarily unavailable for consultation.

Reference Number

AP171.S1.2009.D5

Location

Paris France

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: ARCH272091
    • Title: An administrative report by the Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens
    • Dates of creation: 22 July 2009
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This book is an administrative report by the Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RAPT) for a project to develop new design concepts for the metro stations in Paris, France. It is titled, "Définition d'un concept urbain et architectural des futures stations de métro. 1er tome - Pièces administratives", and lists F.O.A., Richez_Associés, L'Atelier Lumière, Alhyange, ateliers 59, GOLEM images and Michel Goudin as being involved in the project.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 29.9 × 23 × 1.6 cm (11 3/4 × 9 1/16 × 5/8 in.)

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    Location:

    Paris France

    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 French.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272092
    • Title: Reference material compiled by the Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens
    • Dates of creation: 22 July 2009
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This is a book of reference material compiled by the Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RAPT) for a project to develop new design concepts for the metro stations in Paris, France. It is titled, "Définition d'un concept urbain et architectural des futures stations de métro. 2er tome - Références", and lists F.O.A., Richez_Associés, L'Atelier Lumière, Alhyange, ateliers 59, GOLEM images and Michel Goudin as being involved in the project.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 29.9 × 23 × 2 cm (11 3/4 × 9 1/16 × 13/16 in.)

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    Location:

    Paris France

    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 French.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272093
    • Title: Reference material compiled by the Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens
    • Dates of creation: 3 July 2009
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This is a book of reference material compiled by the Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RAPT) for a project to develop new design concepts for the metro stations in Paris, France. It is titled, "Conception architecturale de 4 stations de métro - prolongement des lignes 4 et 12 (phase 2). 2er tome - Références", and lists F.O.A., Richez_Associés, TERRELL, TERRELL Technologies and ateliers 59 as being involved in the project.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 29.9 × 23 × 1 cm (11 3/4 × 9 1/16 × 3/8 in.)

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    Location:

    Paris France

    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 French.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272562
    • Title: A conceptual design for the Paris Virtual Metro by the Foreign Office Architects, Paris, France, 2010
    • Dates of creation: February 2010
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A book of presentation material by the FOA for the Paris Virtual Metro. It presents a suburban metro station concept, a case study for a prototypical suburban site, and an urban strategy with imagery, text, plans and computer-generated design renderings.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 30 × 42.5 × 0.5 cm (11 13/16 × 16 3/4 × 3/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The book has a spiral binding.

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    Location:

    Paris France

    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: ARCH276101
    • Title: Competition and design guidelines by the RATP
    • Dates of creation: 2009
    • 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 ARCH275792. This group contains presentation material by the RATP for the Paris Virtual Metro project. The material was received on a CD-R labelled, "Définition d'un concept urbain et architectural des futures stations de métro - Démonstrateur". Prevalent file types: .pdf, .doc

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 digital files, 8 folders (13.6 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: ARCH276102
    • Title: Material issued by the RATP for the extension and design of Metro Lines 4 and 12 (Phase 2)
    • Dates of creation: September 2009
    • 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 ARCH275793. This group contains presentation material by the RATP that presents information concerning the design of 4 metro stations, and the extension of Metro Lines 4 and 12 (phase 2), for the Paris Virtual Metro project. Original directory name: "DCE final POSTE". Prevalent file types: .pdf, .doc, .xls

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 digital files, 2 folders (25.2 KB)

    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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