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Guidebooks and Brochures

Guidebooks and Brochures

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People

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

Title

Guidebooks and Brochures

Dates of creation

2002-2009

Level of archival description

Subseries

Extent and Medium

  • 3 files

Scope and Content

This file contains promotional material for exhibitions at a variety of cultural institutions. It includes material from The Architecture Foundation; The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland; the Institute of Contemporary Arts London; the Royal Institute of British Architects; the Art Architecture & Design British Council; Espace EDF Electra, Paris; Architekturforum Aedes, Berlin; the London 2012 Olympic Committee, the TATE Modern and the Design Museum. Most of this material features exhibitions containing the work of the Foreign Office Architects. File also includes promotional material for the Breeding Architecture exhibition, ICA, 2004. Material in this file was produced between 2002 and 2009.

File contains exhibition guidebooks, brochures, posters and newsletters.

Reference Number

AP171.S2.SS1.SS4

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, with some French and German.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272249
    • Title: Exhibition brochures and newsletters from various cultural institutions
    • Dates of creation: 2003-2007
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains exhibition brochures and newsletters from various cultural institutions. It includes material from The Architecture Foundation, The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, the Institute of Contemporary Arts London, the Royal Institute of British Architects, the Art Architecture & Design British Council, the London 2012 Olympic Committee, and the Design Museum. Most of this material features the work of the Foreign Office Architects, or publicizes an exhibition that includes their work. The file also contains folded posters for the 3rd International Alvar Aalto Meeting on Modern Architecture, Jyvaskyla, Finland, August 30 - 31, 2008.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 24.5 × 37.5 cm

    Document Type:

    • brochures

    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:

    171-147-010

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272250
    • Title: Promotional cards for exhibitions and events that include the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: 2002-2003
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains promotional cards for exhibitions and events that include the Foreign Office Architects. It includes:

    - Cards publicizing the Foreign Office Architects representing Britian at the VIII Venice Biennale of Architecture, 8 September - 3 November 2002;

    - Cards publicizing a lecture and show by the Foreign Office Architects titled, "Species - foa's phylogenesis", for the MAK Vortragsreihe Lecture Series and MAK Galerie, May-June 2003;

    - Cards publicizing a preview of the Foreign Office Architects: Breeding Architecture show at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 27 November 2003.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 24.5 × 37.5 cm

    Document Type:

    • cards (information artifacts)
    • promotional material

    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:

    171-147-011

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272421
    • Title: Promotional material for various architectural exhibitions
    • Dates of creation: 2003-2009
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains promotional material for various architectural exhibitions. It includes the following:

    - Promotional material for Architekturforum Aedes, Berlin, n.d.;

    - A guidebook for the November programme of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 2003;

    - Promotional material for the exhibition, "Breeding Architecture", by the Foreign Office Architects, at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 29 November through 29 February 2004;

    - A British Council: Design & Architecture News and Programme, Autumn 2006;

    - A brochure for the opening of an exposition titled, "L'eau, source d'architecture", Espace EDF Electra, Paris, 19 September 2006,

    - A brochure for Future City: Experiment and utopia in architecture 1956-2006, Barbican Galllery, 2006;

    - A copy of an article by Charlotte Cripps about The Design Museum, London, in The Independent, 19 January 2004;

    - A publication of the works being auctioned for the Architect's Art Auction: The Big A, 2007;

    - An exhibition guidebook for the TATE, October and November 2007;

    - An exhibition guidebook for Skin and Bones: Parallel Practices in Fashion and Architecture, Embankment Galleries at Somerset House, 24 April to 10 August 2008;

    - An exposition guidebook for "Dentelles d'architecture", Maison de l'architecture et de la ville, Lille, France, 6 October - 19 December 2009.


    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 24.5 × 37.5 × 0.02 cm

    Document Type:

    • promotional material

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Exhibitions 2008-2010".

    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:

    171-155-011

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