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Great Expectations

Great Expectations

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People

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

Title

Great Expectations

Dates of creation

2001

Level of archival description

Exhibition

Extent and Medium

  • 0.02 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents the exhibition Great Expectations, a Design Council exhibition of British design held in Grand Central Station, New York City, October 2001. Material in this file was produced in 2001.

File contains project documentation and correspondence.

Reference Number

AP171.S2.SS1.2001.D3

Location

New York (City) New York 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.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272387
    • Title: Textual records related to the exhibition Great Expectations
    • Dates of creation: between August and September 2001
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records related to the exhibition Great Expectations, organized by the Design Council. The event consisted of a two week festival in New York City, October 2001, and included plans to tour the exhibit in 2002 and 2003. The file also includes an exhibit brochure and a letter from the Design Council thanking Farshid for her involvement (dated 17 December 2003).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Great Expectations 2001".

    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:

    171-154-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275445
    • Title: Drawings, 3D renderings and animations for the Future Homes, Malmö, and Great Expectations, New York City, exhibitions
    • Dates of creation: 2001
    • Form: born digital, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Complete contents of CD-R ARCH274511. Original directory name: "future homes - great expectations". Prevalent file types: .max, .dwg, .xli, .igs, .tif, .fmz, .mov, .ptl

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 66 digital files (377 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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