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Publications and promotional material

Publications and promotional material

Part of

People

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

Title

Publications and promotional material

Dates of creation

1995-2011

Level of archival description

Series 2

Extent and Medium

  • ca. 800 periodicals
  • 43 awards
  • 2 portfolios
  • 2.18 l.m. textual records
  • 0.16 l.m printouts
  • Photographic materials
  • Other materials

Scope and Content

Series consists of records compiled by the Foreign Office Architects in relation to the firm's publishing actitivies as well as promotional material relating to their work. The records relate to new business opportunities, publications profiling the firm, invitations to lectures. The series also includes promotional material generated by the office, including practice profiles, formal photographic portraits, FOA Christmas cards, and publications featuring their work. Material in this series was produced between 1995 and 2010.

Series is arranged by subject into files. These files represent the original order and labelling of this material by the Foreign Office Architects.

Series contains textual records, photographic materials, newspapers, and a minimal amount of notes and sketches.

Reference Number

AP171.S2

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: ARCH270336
    • Title: Textual records, primarily correspondence, compiled by the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: between January and April 1999
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records, primarily correspondence, compiled by the Foreign Office Architects regarding various publications, exhibitions, lectures and competitions that they participated in.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 1 of 4, see records ARCH270337 (group 2 of 4), ARCH270339 (group 3 of 4) and ARCH270340 (group 4 of 4).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Publications / publications, exhibitions, competitions - 06 / 1998-1999".

    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, with some Italian and Spanish.

    Folder Number:

    171-184-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270337
    • Title: Textual records, primarily correspondence, compiled by the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: 1998-1999
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records, primarily correspondence, compiled by the Foreign Office Architects regarding various publications, exhibitions, lectures and competitions that they participated in.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 2 of 4, see records ARCH270336 (group 1 of 4), ARCH270339 (group 3 of 4) and ARCH270340 (group 4 of 4).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Publications / publications, exhibitions, competitions - 06 / 1998-1999".

    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, with some Spanish.

    Folder Number:

    171-184-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270339
    • Title: Textual records, primarily correspondence, compiled by the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: between September and November 1998
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records, primarily correspondence, compiled by the Foreign Office Architects regarding various publications, exhibitions, lectures and competitions that they participated in.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 3 of 4, see records ARCH270336 (group 1 of 4), ARCH270337 (group 2 of 4) and ARCH270340 (group 4 of 4).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Publications / publications, exhibitions, competitions - 06 / 1998-1999".

    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, with some Spanish.

    Folder Number:

    171-184-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270340
    • Title: Correspondence relating to publications, exhibitions, lectures, and competitions
    • Dates of creation: between August and December 1998
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records, primarily correspondence, compiled by the Foreign Office Architects regarding various publications, exhibitions, lectures and competitions that they participated in. This file also includes correspondence from Princeton University confirming Alejandro Zaera-Polo and Farshid Moussavi’s eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status under the university’s sponsorship.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 4 of 4, see records ARCH270336 (group 1 of 4), ARCH270337 (group 2 of 4) and ARCH270339 (group 3 of 4).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Publications / publications, exhibitions, competitions - 06 / 1998-1999".

    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, with some Spanish.

    Folder Number:

    171-184-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270345
    • Title: Phylogenesis: Foa's Ark
    • Dates of creation: 2002
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains presentation text and reduced copies of drawings, used in the planning of a book on the work of the Foreign Office Architects, "Phylogenesis: Foa's Ark".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.03 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.03 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, ""foa-book / foa's ark / correspondence and swedish matters / 01 / 1-2002".

    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.

    Folder Number:

    171-150-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272248
    • Title: Samples of office supplies branded by the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2004
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains samples of office supplies branded by the Foreign Office Architects. It includes business cards, office stationery, and stickers for C-DRs, all of which are imprinted with the Foreign Office Architects name and address, 55 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3PT.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    folder: 24.5 × 37.5 cm

    Document Type:

    • business cards
    • stationery

    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:

    171-147-009

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272251
    • Title: Promotional material produced by the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: 2002-2008
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This box contains promotional material produced by the Foreign Office Architects. It includes christmas cards and postcards with images of various architectural projects by the Foreign Office Architects, including the Yokohama International Port Terminal, Paju Book City, Spanish Pavillion at Expo 2005 and some with abstract imagery.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 box(es)

    Dimensions:

    box: 6.3 × 33 × 22.5 cm (2 1/2 × 13 × 8 7/8 in.)

    Document Type:

    • cards (information artifacts)
    • promotional material

    Physical Description:

    - The box is made of grey and black plastic.

    Inscription:

    labelled, "FOA Christmas Cards"

    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: ARCH272518
    • Title: Correspondence regarding publications September - November 2005
    • Dates of creation: between September and November 2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains correspondence from various publications seeking to publish the work of the Foreign Office Architects.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 1 of 4, see records ARCH272519 (group 2 of 4), ARCH272520 (group 3 of 4), and ARCH272521 (group 4 of 4).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Publications / publications, exhibitions, competitions - 15 / 2005".

    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:

    171-185-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272520
    • Title: Publications 15 (3 of 4)
    • Dates of creation: between February and December 2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual documents, primarily correspondence, regarding exhibitions, publications, competitions, media requests and the development of promotional material for the Foreign Office Architects.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 3 of 4, see records ARCH272518 (group 1 of 4), ARCH272519 (group 2 of 4), and ARCH272521 (group 4 of 4).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Publications / publications, exhibitions, competitions - 15 / 2005".

    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:

    171-185-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272521
    • Title: Publications 15 (4 of 4)
    • Dates of creation: between September and November 2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains promotional material for the exhibition Breeding Architecture, both at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2003-2004), and the Jaroslav Fragner Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic (June 2005). The file also includes cards made by the Foreign Office Architects featuring images of the Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal, Japan that say, "Happy 1999" and "Happy 2002".

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 4 of 4, see records ARCH272518 (group 1 of 4), ARCH272519 (group 2 of 4), and ARCH272520 (group 3 of 4).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of graphic material

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Publications / publications, exhibitions, competitions - 15 / 2005".

    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:

    171-185-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272536
    • Title: Publications 19 (2 of 3)
    • Dates of creation: 2006-2007
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains printouts of images of built projects by the Foreign Office Architects, primarily La Rioja Technology Transfer Research Centre, Logroño, Spain and Carabanchel Social Housing (the Bamboo Building), Madrid, Spain, and textual records that include correspondence, curriculum vitaes from architecture students, printed copies of Farshid Moussavi's Harvard Design School faculty website, and orders for Foreign Office Architects stationary.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 2 of 3, see records ARCH272535 (group 1 of 3) and ARCH272537 (group 3 of 3).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    folder: 24.5 × 37.5 × 0.02 cm

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Publications / publications, exhibitions, competitions - 19 / 2007".

    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 Spanish.

    Folder Number:

    171-186-005

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272538
    • Title: Publications 20 (1 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: 2008
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains materials related to the planning of a book by the Foreign Office Architects. It includes notes, sketches, layouts of text and imagery, chronological lists of Foreign Office Architects' projects, copies of essays by Alejandro Zaera Polo on "the envelope", and a copy of a Birkhäuser catalog of New Titles, Spring 2008.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 1 of 2, see record ARCH272539 (group 2 of 2).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Publications / publications, exhibitions, competitions - 20 / 2008".

    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:

    171-186-007

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272544
    • Title: Publications 21 (2 of 2)
    • Dates of creation: 2008
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains various drafts of Christmas cards by the Foreign Office Architects that feature the John Lewis Department Store & Cineplex (Shires West), Leicester, United Kingdom, as well as mailing lists, addresses and project directories used to plan the distrubution of the cards. The file also contains three photographs of Alejandro Zaera-Polo speaking at a formal function with the British Hispanic Foundation, the date is unknown.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 2 of 2, see record ARCH272543 (group 1 of 2).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records
    • 3 photographs

    Dimensions:

    folder: 24.5 × 37.5 cm records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Publications / publications, exhibitions, competitions - 21 / 2008".

    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.

    General note:

    • - The source of the date for this file was the label on the ring binder that originally contained the material.

    Folder Number:

    171-187-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272581
    • Title: Project descriptions and reduced plans for the Belgo Restaurants (London and New York City) featured in De Architect Magazine
    • Dates of creation: January 2001
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains project descriptions and reduced plans by the Foreign Office Architects for the Belgo Restaurants (London and New York City). This material was published in an issue of De Architect that profiled food and branding.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Drawing 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:

    - The material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-080-004

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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: drawings, books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    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: ARCH272584
    • Title: 2G International Architecture Review, No.16
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2000
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains a mix of material by the Foreign Office Architects, possibly compiled in relation to the planning of the 2G International Architecture Review, No.16, Nexus: Foreign Office Architects, authored by Toyo Ito, Jeffrey Kipnis and Ciro Najle. The material includes plans and printouts of computer-generated design renderings, possibly related to the Belgo Restaurants and the Downsview Park competition, Toronto, Canada.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 100 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from an envelope for conservation purposes. The envelope was labelled, "Carles Teixidor / Infrastructures 2004 / Josep Pla 82-84".

    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:

    171-080-007

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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)

    Extent and Medium:

    • Approx 100 reprographic copies

    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: ARCH272590
    • Title: Architectural Association files issue 29
    • Dates of creation: 1995
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains an unbound section of AA Files Issue 29, published by the Architectural Association in 1995. It includes pages 7 through 22 of the publication, and highlights the Yokohama International Port Terminal and other projects by the Foreign Office Architects.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a brown paper envelope for conservation purposes. The envelope was inscribed, "FOA".

    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:

    171-185-011

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272661
    • Title: An album of newspaper clippings compiled by the Foreign Office Architects, 2006-2010
    • Dates of creation: 2006-2010
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This is an album of newspaper clippings, primarily from publications in the United Kingdom. It includes articles related to architectural projects and exhibitions involving the Foreign Office Architects from 2006-2010.


    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.04 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    album: 32 × 47.5 × 4.5 cm (12 5/8 × 18 11/16 × 1 3/4 in.)

    Document Type:

    • newspapers

    Physical Description:

    - The newspaper clippings are housed in clear plastic sleeves, manufactured by Impega, inside the album.

    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.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272662
    • Title: An album of newspaper clippings compiled by the Foreign Office Architects, 1995-2005
    • Dates of creation: 1995-2005
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This is an album of newspaper clippings from publications in the United Kingdom, Japan and Spain. It includes articles related to architectural projects and exhibitions involving the Foreign Office Architects from 1995-2005.


    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.03 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    album: 32 × 47.5 × 4.5 cm (12 5/8 × 18 11/16 × 1 3/4 in.)

    Document Type:

    • newspapers

    Physical Description:

    - The newspaper clippings are housed in clear plastic sleeves, manufactured by Impega, inside the album.

    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, Japanese and Spanish.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272663
    • Title: A portfolio containing a variety of plans by the Foreign Office Architects, 1995-1998
    • Dates of creation: 1995-1998
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This portfolio contains 22 printouts of plans from various architectural projects by the Foreign Office Architects. It includes copies of plans and renderings for the Kansai-kan of the National Diet Library, Kyoto, Japan, the Pusan High-Speed Railway Complex, South Korea, the Azadi Cineplex, Tehran, Iran, the Virtual House, and transversal sections for the Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal, Japan. It also includes 2 printouts of a photograph of an architectural model for the Link Quay Waterfront competition, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.


    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 24 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    portfolio: 45 × 32.7 × 1 cm

    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:

    - This material is in English.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272664
    • Title: Presentation material for various projects by the Foreign Office Architects, 1991-1994
    • Dates of creation: 1991-1994
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This portfolio contains printouts of presentation material from various architectural projects by the Foreign Office Architects, 1992-1994. It includes plans, renderings and images for the Spreebogen International Urban Design Competition, Berlin, the New Urban Housing competition, Pittsburgh, the Cambridge Lodge Extension, Uckfield, the Houses for the Impossible Couple, Guerricaiz, and the Plaza de Agustin Lara (Flow), Madrid). It also includes a book of presentation material by OMA for the IJ-oever project, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1991.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.03 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    portfolio: 45 × 32.7 × 1 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The printouts are in plastic sleeves inside the portfolio.

    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:

    - This material is in English, German and Dutch.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272713
    • Title: Photographs of Belgo Zuid
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1999
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (architectural firm)
    • Valerie Bennett (photographer)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group contains 26 black and white photographic prints by Valerie Bennett, including 2 portraits of Alejandro Zaera-Polo and Farshid Moussavi, and 24 prints of the interior of Belgo Zuid, 124 Ladbroke Grove, London. The prints are accompanied by delivery notes and receipts from Valerie Bennett.

    Quantity / Object type:

    26 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 26 photographs
    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Technique and media:

    26 gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    folder: 24.5 × 37.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    - This material is in a file folder in a blue metal strongbox.

    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:

    171-193-006

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272963
    • Title: A souvenir from the 2002 FIFA World Cup final game, Yokohama, Japan
    • Dates of creation: 30 June 2002
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A small sample of grass and soil, encapsulated in clear plastic, from the International Stadium of Yokohama. This is a souvenir from the 2002 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup final game.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 artefact

    Technique and media:

    Plastic

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 3.7 × 5.7 × 4.2 cm (1 7/16 × 2 1/4 × 1 5/8 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

    Language of material:

    - This material is in English.

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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 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 brochures

    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 file

    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: ARCH275644
    • Title: A blow-up of the cover of El Croquis 76
    • Dates of creation: 1995
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A blow-up of the cover of El Croquis 76 : MODERNIDAD, VANGUARDIAS Y NEOVANGUARDIAS / MODERNISM, AVANT GARDE AND NEO-AVANT GARDE - ARQUITECTURA ESPANOLA / SPANISH ARCHITECTURE 1995.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 presentation panel

    Technique and media:

    Foamcore

    Dimensions:

    panel: 80 × 60,1 × 0,5 cm (31 1/2 × 23 11/16 × 3/16 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

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