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Practice Profiles

Practice Profiles

Part of

People

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

Title

Practice Profiles

Dates of creation

1998-2005

Level of archival description

File 4

Extent and Medium

  • 0.02 l.m. textual records
  • 0.02 l.m. printouts
  • 1,379 digital files
  • 2 books
  • Other material

Scope and Content

File documents promotional profiles for the Foreign Office Architects. File includes practice profiles made specifically for publications, and some for specific competitions. Material in this file was produced between 1998 and 2005.

File contains textual records, printouts of presentation material and plans, and books.

Reference Number

AP171.S2.SS4.D4

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: ARCH272346
    • Title: Books of practice profiles
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2005
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group contains 2 books of practice profiles by the Foreign Office Architects. It includes a profile for a residential project in Melbourne, Australia, titled the "Lend Lease Development", and a profile for an unidentified project titled, "First Base Limited".

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    books: 30 × 22.3 × 1 cm (11 13/16 × 8 3/4 × 3/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The books have spiral bindings.

    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:

    171-151-005

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272550
    • Title: Drafts of various promotional profiles for the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2000
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains drafts of various promotional profiles for the Foreign Office Architects, and copies of layouts for publications highlighting their work. It includes printouts and photocopies of computer-generated design renderings, plans, presentation text and images. It also includes a printed copy of a CV for both Alejandro Zaera-Polo and Farshid Moussavi that appears to be the text to be used in publications, dated September 2005.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Document Type:

    • promotional material

    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:

    - This material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-187-007

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272561
    • Title: Printouts of presentation material that profiles various projects by the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1998
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group contains printouts of presentation material that profiles various projects by the Foreign Office Architects. It also includes layouts for an unknown publication that is in both English and Japanese.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    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:

    - This material is in English, with some Japanese.

    Folder Number:

    171-206-005

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272583
    • Title: Book dummy that profiles several projects by the Foreign Office Architects, 1996-2004
    • Dates of creation: 1996-2004
    • Form: books, drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    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:

    171-080-006

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272586
    • Title: An office brochure for the Foreign Office Architects, 1997
    • Dates of creation: 1997
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    An office brochure from 1997 that profiles architectural projects by the Foreign Office Architects.

    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

    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: ARCH275077
    • Title: Practice profiles and brochures
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2000
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes graphic material for office brochures and copies of practice profiles, received at CCA on a DVD-R. Original directory name: "OFFICE~1". Prevalent file types: .tif, .qxd, .pdf

    Quantity / Object type:

    504 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 504 digital files (1.9 GB)

    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: ARCH275374
    • Title: FOA Practice Profiles
    • Dates of creation: 2008-2009
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group contains 2 soft-bound practice profiles for FOA, one dated July 2008 and one dated August 2009.

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    books: 295 × 21 × 1 cm (116 1/8 × 8 1/4 × 3/8 in.)

    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

    Folder Number:

    171-230-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275375
    • Title: FOA Practice Profiles
    • Dates of creation: 2007
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group contains 2 versions of practice profiles for FOA, one dated October 2007, and one undated.

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    books: 295 × 22 × 1 cm (116 1/8 × 8 11/16 × 3/8 in.)

    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

    Folder Number:

    171-230-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275409
    • Title: Graphic project material
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2000
    • 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 ARCH272758. Consists of graphic material from numerous projects, compiled to create an FOA booklet. It includes drawings, renderings, and images of models for Azadi, Belgo Bristol, Belgo NY, Belgo Zuid, Bermondsey, Bonn, Glass Center, Kansai, Myeong Dong, Pusan, Tenerife, Valencia, Virtual House and the Yokohama International Port Terminal. Prevalent file types: .jpg, .dwg

    Quantity / Object type:

    627 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 627 digital files, 100 folders (608 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: ARCH275411
    • Title: Graphic project material
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1999
    • 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 ARCH272760. Consists of graphic material, including plans, renderings, and images of the completed design for Belgo NY, the Pimlico Loft, and the Yokohama International Port Terminal. This material was compiled to create an FOA booklet labelled, "Booklet 2". Prevalent file types: .jpg, .psd, .dwg

    Quantity / Object type:

    106 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 106 digital files, 7 folders (99 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: ARCH275413
    • Title: Brochure material
    • Dates of creation: June 2000
    • 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 ARCH272839. Contains graphic material from several projects that was used to create an office brochure for the Foreign Office Architects. Prevalent file types: .jpg, .tif, .dwg, .bak

    Quantity / Object type:

    104 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 104 digital files, 23 folders (262 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: ARCH275414
    • Title: Brochure material
    • Dates of creation: June 2000
    • 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 ARCH272840. Contains graphic material from several projects that was used in an office brochure in A3 format for the Foreign Office Architects. Prevalent file types: .tif, .jpg, .eps, .bak, .dwg

    Quantity / Object type:

    196 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 196 digital files, 13 folders (356 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: ARCH275415
    • Title: Brochure material
    • Dates of creation: July 2000
    • 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 ARCH272841. Contains graphic material from several projects that was used to create an office brochure in A4 format for the Foreign Office Architects. Prevalent file types: .tif, .jpg, .eps, .bak, .dwg

    Quantity / Object type:

    101 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 101 digital files, 23 folders (262 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: ARCH275422
    • Title: Booklet material
    • Dates of creation: 1998-1999
    • 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 ARCH272851. Contains graphic project material used to create an office "booklet", and small images files intended to be send over email. Prevalent file types: .jpg, .dwg, .bak, .pc2

    Quantity / Object type:

    245 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 245 digital files, 47 folders (237 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: ARCH275968
    • Title: Booklet 1
    • Dates of creation: 1996-1999
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Partial contents of CD-R ARCH269580. This group contains images of renderings, presentation drawings, models and completed projects that were used to create office booklets. This material was originally received on a CD-R labelled, "Booklet 1, 1996-1999". Original directory name: "Booklet/Publication". Prevalent file types: .jpg, .dwg, .doc

    Quantity / Object type:

    628 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 628 digital files, 100 folders (608 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: ARCH275969
    • Title: Booklet 2
    • Dates of creation: 1998-2000
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Partial contents of CD-R ARCH269581. This group contains images of renderings, presentation drawings, models and completed projects that are believed to have been used to create an office booklet. It includes images of the completed Belgo New York, drawings and images of the Pimlico Loft, and drawings and images of renderings for the Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal. This material was originally received on a CD-R labelled, "Booklet 2, includes Yoko DDS perspectives 1998-2000". Prevalent file types: .jpg, .dwg, .tif, .psd

    Quantity / Object type:

    110 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 110 digital files, 7 folders (99.2 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: ARCH276194
    • Title: Practice profile
    • Dates of creation: 26 October 2007
    • 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 ARCH275832. This group contains material for a FOA Practice Profile, including the cover and contents. This profile discusses FOA methodology, history, project experience, projects, publications, awards, exhibitions, and a client list. The hardcopy of this file can be found in record ARCH275375. Prevalent file types: .pdf

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 digital files (223.3 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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