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Venice Biennale of Architecture: Metamorph

Venice Biennale of Architecture: Metamorph

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People

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

Title

Venice Biennale of Architecture: Metamorph

Dates of creation

2004

Level of archival description

Exhibition

Extent and Medium

  • 1 file
  • 0.07 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents Metamorph, the 9th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, Venice, Italy, from 12 September to 7 November 2004. It was directed by Kurt W. Forster and held at the Arsenale and Giardini site. Material in this file was produced between 2002 and 2004.

File contains planning documentation, correspondence, photocopies of magazine articles, reduced sets of plans, computer-generated design renderings and presentation material.

Reference Number

AP171.S2.SS1.2004.D2

Location

Venice Italy

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: ARCH272401
    • Title: Correspondence, reduced sets of plans, and computer-generated design renderings
    • Dates of creation: 2003-2004
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains correspondence, reduced sets of plans, and computer-generated design renderings related to the Foreign Office Architects' involvement in the Venice Biennale's 9th International Architecture Exhibition: "Metamorph", exhibited 12 September to 7 November 2004.

    - This material was removed from a vertical file-holder for conservation purposes. This material is group 1 of 2, see record ARCH272403 (group 2 of 2).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from an unlabelled plastic vertical file-holder 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:

    171-154-005

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272403
    • Title: Photocopies of magazine articles and reduced sets of plans related to the Venice Biennale
    • Dates of creation: 2003-2004
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains photocopies of magazine articles and reduced sets of plans related to the Foreign Office Architects' involvement in the Venice Biennale's 9th International Architecture Exhibition: "Metamorph", exhibited 12 September to 7 November 2004.

    - This material was removed from a vertical file-holder for conservation purposes. This material is group 2 of 2, see record ARCH272401 (group 1 of 2).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 24.5 × 37.5 × 0.02 cm

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from an unlabelled plastic vertical file-holder 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 and Japanese.

    Folder Number:

    171-154-006

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272404
    • Title: Textual records related to the Foreign Office Architects' involvement in the Venice Biennale
    • Dates of creation: between May and October 2002
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records related to the Foreign Office Architects' involvement in the Venice Biennale's 9th International Architecture Exhibition: "Metamorph", exhibited 12 September to 7 November 2004.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 1 of 3, see records ARCH272405 (group 2 of 3) and ARCH272406 (group 3 of 3).

    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, "Venice Biennale / 049-01 / 2002".

    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 and Japanese.

    Folder Number:

    171-154-007

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272405
    • Title: Preliminary planning and presentation material by the Foreign Office Architects for the Venice Biennale
    • Dates of creation: between May and October 2002
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains preliminary planning and presentation material by the Foreign Office Architects for the Venice Biennale's 9th International Architecture Exhibition: "Metamorph", exhibited 12 September to 7 November 2004.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 2 of 3, see records ARCH272404 (group 1 of 3) and ARCH272406 (group 3 of 3).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Venice Biennale / 049-01 / 2002". This material is printed on A3 paper and is folded in half.

    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:

    171-154-008

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272406
    • Title: Textual records and promotional material for LCD projector brands
    • Dates of creation: between February and April 2002
    • Form: textual records, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records and promotional material for LCD projector brands, related to the Foreign Office Architects' involvement in the Venice Biennale's 9th International Architecture Exhibition: "Metamorph", exhibited 12 September to 7 November 2004.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 3 of 3, see records ARCH272404 (group 1 of 3) and ARCH272405 (group 2 of 3).

    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, "Venice Biennale / 049-01 / 2002".

    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 and Japanese.

    Folder Number:

    171-154-009

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