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Resumes and Project Descriptions

Resumes and Project Descriptions

Part of

People

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

Title

Resumes and Project Descriptions

Dates of creation

1998-2005

Level of archival description

File 3

Extent and Medium

  • 341 digital files

Scope and Content

File contains project descriptions and credits written by the Foreign Office Architects, office resumes and curriculum vitaes, and photographic portraits of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo.

Reference Number

AP171.S2.SS4.D3

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: ARCH274579
    • Title: Project texts
    • 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 3.5" floppy disk ARCH272701. Contains textual records, including project descriptions, credit lines and profiles of the FOA practice. Original directory name: "projec-texts". Prevalent file types: .doc, .tmp

    Quantity / Object type:

    41 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 41 digital files, 1 folder (1.39 MB)

    Location:

    London Greater London England United Kingdom

    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: ARCH274649
    • Title: Student project by Alejandro Zaera-Polo
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1991
    • 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. Contains preliminary wireframe drawings for the Lille Convention Center, which was part of Zaera-Polo's thesis project at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard. Original directory name: "000 GSD Lille". Prevalent file types: .dwg


    Quantity / Object type:

    11 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 digital files (2.4 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: ARCH275065
    • Title: Project consultants
    • Dates of creation: 1996-2000
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes lists of consultants that worked with the Foreign Office Architects, and various contracts and invoices from these consultants, received at CCA on a DVD-R. Notably includes invoices related to the Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal and Belgo Zuid. Original directory name: "logos0613". Prevalent file types: .doc, .jpg, .xls

    Quantity / Object type:

    170 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 170 digital files (72.3 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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    • Reference Number: ARCH275080
    • Title: Project descriptions and credits
    • Dates of creation: 1992-2010
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Consists of project descriptions and credit lines for numeous projects, received at CCA on a CD-R. Original directory name: "LIBRARY\OFFICE~2\PROJEC~1/2". Prevalent file types: .doc

    Quantity / Object type:

    125 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 125 digital files (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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    • Reference Number: ARCH275083
    • Title: Portraits, biographies, and firm profiles
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2000
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes formal portraits of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo, drafts of their resumes and biographies, professional references, and firm profiles, received at CCA on a CD-R. Original directory name: "LIBRARY\OFFICE~2\TEXTRE~1". Prevalent file types: .doc, .tif, .jpg

    Quantity / Object type:

    39 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 39 digital files (32 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: ARCH275421
    • Title: Project descriptions
    • Dates of creation: 1995-2000
    • 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 ARCH272850. Includes project descriptions and credits, office CVs, and three colour portraits of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo. Prevalent file types: .doc, .tif, .jpg

    Quantity / Object type:

    45 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 45 digital files (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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    • Reference Number: ARCH276203
    • Title: Project lists, descriptions, and CVs
    • 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 3.5" floppy disk ARCH275843. This group contains textual records, primarily project descriptions, writing samples for design proposals, resumes, and lists of FOA projects. This material was received on a floppy disk labelled "F.O. Farshid Text Archive". Prevalent file types: .doc, .jpg

    Quantity / Object type:

    122 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 122 digital files, 1 folder (1.34 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: ARCH276216
    • Title: Architectural Association School of Architecture writings
    • Dates of creation: 1995-1999
    • 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 ARCH272761. This group contains a variety of writings, including unit and project descriptions, theoretical essays, lectures, and reference letters from Alejandro Zaera-Polo and Farshid Moussavi's time as instructors at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London. Original directory name: "aa". Prevalent file types: .doc

    Quantity / Object type:

    26 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 26 digital files (475 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: ARCH276218
    • Title: Early resumes and portraits
    • 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:

    Partial contents of CD-R ARCH272761. This group contains early FOA resumes and three portraits of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo. Original directory name: "cvs". Prevalent file types: .doc, .jpg, .tif

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 digital files (1.66 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: ARCH276280
    • Title: Architectural Association School of Architecture writings
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Complete contents of 3.5" floppy disk ARCH272705. This group contains a Quark Xpress data file and other unidentified files that require further investigation. They are believed to be Diploma 5 texts. Original directory name: "Untitled / Grotesque 1". Prevalent file types: .qxd

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 digital files, 1 folder (18.5 KB)

    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: ARCH276292
    • Title: Project texts
    • 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:

    Partial contents of CD-R ARCH272761. This group contains project descriptions produced by the FOA, including text for the Azadi Cineplex, Belgo Restaurants, Bermondsey Market, Kansai-kan of the National Diet Library, the Meyong-Dong Cathedral, the Pusan High-Speed Railway Complex, the Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal and others. Original directory name: "project-texts". Prevalent file types: .doc

    Quantity / Object type:

    46 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 46 digital files (1.68 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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