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Monolithic Architecture

Monolithic Architecture

Part of

People

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

Title

Monolithic Architecture

Dates of creation

1995

Level of archival description

Exhibition

Extent and Medium

  • 12 drawings
  • 10 digital files

Scope and Content

File documents the exhibition Monolithic Architecture, held at The Heinz Architectural Center, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 30 September 1995 to 11 February 1996. Material in this file was produced between 1995 and 1996.

File contains presentation drawings for the Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal, Japan, that are believed to have been used in the exhibition.

Reference Number

AP171.S2.SS1.1995.D1

Location

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania United States

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: ARCH274917
    • Title: Drawings
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1995
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269427. Consists of 10 AutoCAD plot drawings related to the exhibition Monolithic Architecture, 1995. Original directory name: "000 Monolithic Architecture". Prevalent file types: .plt

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 digital files (11.4 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: ARCH272517
    • Title: Exhibition material by the Foreign Office Architects that is believed to have been used in the Monolithic Architecture exhibition
    • Dates of creation: January 1996
    • Form: textual records, drawings

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This envelope contains exhibition material by the Foreign Office Architects that is believed to have been used in the Monolithic Architecture exhibition at the Heinz Architectural Center, Pittsburgh. The material consists of set of 12 reduced drawings for the Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal, Japan, including transversal sections, floor plans, surface bifurcations, and elevations. The envelope also contains a letter of thanks from the curators of the exhibition to the Foreign Office Architects.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 envelope(s)

    Dimensions:

    envelope: 35.7 × 23 × 0.2 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The envelope has a sticker from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

    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:

    171-184-011

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