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Office Records

Office Records

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People

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

Title

Office Records

Dates of creation

1989-2014

Level of archival description

Series 3

Extent and Medium

  • 2,465 colour slides (35mm)
  • 22 videocassettes
  • 38 printouts
  • 10 books
  • 4 video recordings
  • 0.20 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

Series contains materials compiled by the Foreign Office Architects for use as reference or creative inspiration. It includes travel and architectural slides, a collection of over 80 books on architectural theory and practice, information on building codes and proprietary product specifications, and video recordings of stock imagery.

Series contains slides, books, textual records, and videocassettes.

Arrangement within the series is by object type; arrangement within each sub-series is by subject.

Reference Number

AP171.S3

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, Spanish and Japanese.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH268925
    • Title: A Golden Lion award received by Foreign Office Architects at the 2004 Venice Biennale of Architecture
    • Dates of creation: 2004
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Biennale di Venezia (issuing body)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    A Golden Lion award received by the Foreign Office Architects during the 9th International Architecture Exhibition (exhibited 12 September - 7 November) at the 2004 Venice Biennale of Architecture. The award was in the category of Topography, for the Foreign Office Architects' design for the Novartis Underground Car Park & Gate project, Basel, Switzerland, 2003.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 award(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 award

    Technique and media:

    Metal and glass

    Dimensions:

    box: 36.1 × 17.1 × 10.2 cm (14 3/16 × 6 3/4 × 4 in.) award: 32.9 × 12.3 × 5.2 cm (12 15/16 × 4 13/16 × 2 1/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The award is a gold-plated metal rectangle with the silhouette of a winged lion on the top. The award sits on a rectangular base of clear tempered glass, which also bears a small inscribed gold plaque.

    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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH270341
    • Title: Correspondence in regards to architectural competitions
    • Dates of creation: 2000-2001
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains correspondence in regards to architectural competitions, including the International Architectural Design Competition for the New NATO Headquarters, Brussels, 2001, An Ambition for South Dagenham, London, 2001, the Floriade Pavilion, Haarlemmermeer, 2000, the South East Coastal Park & Auditoriums, Barcelona, 2000, and the Southbank Centre competition, London, 2001. This file also includes correspondence regarding Farshid Moussavi registering as an architect in the Netherlands.

    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, "COMPETITIONS / correspondence / 2000-200_ ".

    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:

    171-150-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH271377
    • Title: Competitions: Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1997-1999
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group consists of correspondence, primarily faxes, regarding competitions, and planning and project expenses for various projects, including the Link Quay Waterfront competition, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal, Japan, and the Bermondsey Antiques Market Redevelopment, London, England. It also includes information and competition specifications for the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois.

    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. It was labelled, "FAX Projects".

    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:

    171-095-012

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272097
    • Title: An expression of interest by the Foreign Office Architects Ltd for the Royal College of Art Competition, London, England
    • Dates of creation: 11 January 2000
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    An expression of interest by the Foreign Office Architects Ltd, in partnership with Dewhurst Macfarlane, BDSP Partnership, and Davis Langdon Everest, for the Royal College of Art Competition, London, England. It highlights the design team, consultants, and several projects by the Foreign Office Architects, including the Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal (1995), Belgo Zuid (1998), Pimlico Loft (1998), The Virtual House (1997), and the Azadi Complex (1997).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 29.6 × 21.1 × 0.03 cm (11 5/8 × 8 5/16)

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    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

    Language of material:

    - The material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-134-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272253
    • Title: Estudio de factibilidad y viabilidad del Proyecto Panóptico
    • Dates of creation: 4 December 2001
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    A book issued by Analistas Financieros Internacionales and Consultores de Administraciones Publicas.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 30 × 22 × 1 cm (11 13/16 × 8 11/16 × 3/8 in.)

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    Location:

    Madrid Spain

    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 Spanish.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272254
    • Title: Estudio de factibilidad y viabilidad del Proyecto Panóptico
    • Dates of creation: 4 December 2001
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This book is titled, "Estudio de factibilidad y viabilidad del Proyecto Panóptico", and was issued by Analistas Financieros Internacionales and Consultores de Administraciones Publicas.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 30 × 22 × 1 cm (11 13/16 × 8 11/16 × 3/8 in.)

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    Location:

    Madrid Spain

    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 Spanish.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272255
    • Title: Proyecto Panóptico Memoria
    • Dates of creation: 15 January 2001
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This book is titled, "Memoria", and was issued by the Ayuntamiento de Murcia, Gerencia de Urbanismo for Proyecto Panóptico, Madrid.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 30 × 22 × 1 cm (11 13/16 × 8 11/16 × 3/8 in.)

    Location:

    Madrid Spain

    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 Spanish.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272256
    • Title: Estudio Sociologico: Proyecto Panóptico
    • Dates of creation: June 2003
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This book is titled, "Estudio Sociologico: Proyecto Panóptico. Informe Final", and was issued by the Integra foundation.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 30 × 22 × 1 cm (11 13/16 × 8 11/16 × 3/8 in.)

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    Location:

    Madrid Spain

    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 Spanish.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272257
    • Title: Proyecto Panóptico
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This portfolio contains research material collected by the Foreign Office Architects in reference to the Proyecto Panóptico, Madrid. It includes a book by the Region de Murcia titled, "La mejor forma de predecir el futuro es inventarlo", maps, and printouts of research done online on public parks.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 portfolio(s)

    Dimensions:

    portfolio: 32 × 26.2 × 5 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:

    - The material is in Spanish, with some English.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272294
    • Title: Requests for Qualifications
    • Dates of creation: 6 December 2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains requests for qualification documents concerning two potential projects:

    - A bound request and information package for the University of California Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive;

    - A bound request and information package for the Riverlife Task Force West End Pedestrian Bridge, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

    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:

    - The textual records for each project are bound with 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:

    171-150-005

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272298
    • Title: An information package, including an invitation to participate and programmatic brief
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2006
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains an information package, including an invitation to participate and programmatic brief, for the Gardens by the Bay International Design Competition, Singapore.

    - Note: A CD-R was removed from this package and rehoused. See record ARCH272299.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This information package consists of textual records in a green file folder issued by the National Parks Board of Singapore.

    Location:

    Singapore

    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:

    171-150-007

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272300
    • Title: Neue Mitte Berlin competition: invitation procedures
    • Dates of creation: March 2007
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This book contains invitation concept procedures prepared by the ORCO Property Group and Viterra Development for the Neue Mitte Berlin, a competition to design a mix-use commercial and residential lot. The book names the Foreign Office Architects as one of 10 architectural firms invited to participate in the competition.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 21.3 × 30.3 × 0.5 cm (8 3/8 × 11 15/16 × 3/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The book has a spiral binding and a clear plastic cover.

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    Location:

    Berlin Germany

    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: ARCH272301
    • Title: New Slussen urban development competition, Stockholm, Sweden
    • Dates of creation: April 2008
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (architectural firm)
    • C.F. Møller Architects (architectural firm)
    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains Volume I and Volume II of a joint application by the Foreign Office Architects and C.F. Møller Architects for an urban development competition to design a New Slussen, Stockholm, Sweden. The books are both titled, "Application for consulting assignment, Slussen, Architect".

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 book(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - Volume I of this application was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. Volume II has a metal spiral binding.

    Location:

    Stockholm Sweden

    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:

    171-150-008

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272302
    • Title: Yas Island Development, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    • Dates of creation: 16 September 2008
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains a request for proposal and technical bid by the Foreign Office Architects for the Yas Island Development: Links Golf Garden Marine Residences, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The client is listed as ALDAR Properties P JSC.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.03 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.03 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This request for proposal had a damaged metal spiral binding that was removed for conservation purposes. The document is now in a file folder, unbound.

    Location:

    Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

    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:

    171-150-009

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272313
    • Title: King Abdullah Financial District, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2009
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains request for proposal packages for the King Abdullah Financial District, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It includes a bound request for proposal titled, "Design Consultancy Services for the KAFD Attractors Parcel A.01 (Conference Center) Package D28" and selected sections for ""Design Consultancy Services for the KAFD Attractors Parcel A.08 (Community Center & Public Library) Package D26". The owner is listed as the Rayadah Investment Company, and the Project Manager as Hilll International.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.03 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.03 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - The request for proposal package D28 is bound with a metal clip, and package D26 has a spiral binding.

    Location:

    Riyadh Saudi Arabia

    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:

    171-150-010

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272345
    • Title: Requests for Qualifications
    • Dates of creation: between August and October 2004
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains 2 books of tender documentation by the Foreign Office Architects for the New Deal for Communities Centre, Lewisham, London. It includes a business questionnaire in support of expression of interest for inclusion in a list of tenders, and appendices. The file also includes a letter from the organizers, New Cross Gate NDC, informing Farshid Moussavi that the Foreign Office Architects' entry has not been short-listed.

    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.

    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

    Language of material:

    - The material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-151-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272347
    • Title: Requests for Qualifications 2003
    • Dates of creation: between June and December 2003
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records related to request for qualifications collected by the Foreign Office Architects. It includes correspondence and information for the following projects and design competitions announced in 2003:

    - Flower of the East, Kish Island, Iran;

    - EWHA Womens University Campus Center, Seoul, South Korea;

    - Gardens of Porta Nuova, Milan, Italy;

    - Cooper Union's New Academic Building, New York City;

    - Development of the Whitechapel Gallery, London, England;

    - Castleford Regeneration, Castlefield, Manchester, England;

    - Contemporary Visual Arts Building, Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom;

    - New Digital Media Centre, Barnsley College, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 1 of 2, see record ARCH272348 (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, "RFQs / 01 / 2003".

    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:

    171-151-006

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272348
    • Title: Requests for Qualifications 2003
    • Dates of creation: 2002-2003
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records related to request for qualifications collected by the Foreign Office Architects. It includes correspondence and information for the following projects:

    - Pelham Square Design Competition, Hastings, East Sussex, England, May 2002;

    - Rotterdam Centraal, Netherlands, July 2003.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 2 of 2, see record ARCH272347 (group 1 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, "RFQs / 01 / 2003".

    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:

    171-151-007

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272352
    • Title: Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, New York City
    • Dates of creation: between May and October 2006
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records related to a request for qualifications for the Smithsonian Institution`s Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum project, New York City. It includes information about the museum, a project design brief and masterplan analysis, and an invitation to the Foreign Office Architects to submit qualifications to be the Design Architect.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    Location:

    New York (City) New York United States

    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:

    171-151-008

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272353
    • Title: Governors Island Park Competition, New York City
    • Dates of creation: October 2006
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records related to a request for qualifications for the Governors Island Park competition, New York City. It includes an invitation to the Foreign Office Architects to participate, and project information.

    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:

    - The textual records are bound with a metal fastener.

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    New York (City) New York United States

    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:

    171-151-009

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272354
    • Title: ExCel London: Phase 2
    • Dates of creation: 24 March 2006
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains request for proposals documents by Gardiner & Theobald for ExCel London: Phase 2 venue extension and proposed works, London, England.

    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, "RFQs 2006".

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    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

    Language of material:

    - The material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-151-010

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272355
    • Title: Request for Qualifications 2006
    • Dates of creation: between May and November 2006
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records related to request for qualifications collected by the Foreign Office Architects. It includes information for the following projects and competitions announced in 2006:

    - The Stockholm City Library architectural competition, Stockholm, Sweden, May 2006;

    - The Redevelopment of the Docklands Quaysides/Campshires, Dublin, Ireland, June 2006;

    - London 2012 Olympic Stadium, London England, July 2006;

    - University College Dublin Gateway Project architectural competition, Dublin, Ireland, November 2006.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    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, "RFQs".

    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:

    171-151-011

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272356
    • Title: Requests for Qualifications 2006
    • Dates of creation: between January and September 2006
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records related to request for qualifications collected by the Foreign Office Architects. It includes information for the following projects and competitions announced in 2006:

    - London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics Velopark Design, London, England, January 2006;

    - Competition to design the ThyssenKrupp Quarter, Essen, Germany, May 2006;

    - Big Lottery Fund's Living Landmark Initiative, England, August 2006. A letter to Farshid Moussavi from the Heart of the National Forest Foundation, stating that a failure to secure funds has led to the cancellation of the competititon;

    - Jewish Community Centre, London, England, August 2006;

    - Tatweer Iconic Towers architectural design competition, Dubailand, Dubai, August 2006;

    - Folkwang Museum architectural competition, Essen, Germany, September 2006;

    - A. G. Leventis Art Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus, September 2006.

    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, "RFQs 01 / 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:

    - The material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-151-012

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272360
    • Title: Requests for Qualifications
    • Dates of creation: 2008-2010
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records related to request for qualifications collected by the Foreign Office Architects. It includes information for the following projects and competitions:

    - Yas Island Development: Links Golf Garden Marine Residences, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, September 2008. Includes a consultant pre-qualification questionnaire issued by Majid Al Futtaim Properties, January 2010;

    - Design Competition for a Museum and Art Storage Facility for The Broad Art Foundation, Los Angeles, California, March 2010;

    - An unidentified National Project organized by the Mubadala Development Company PJSC, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate, May 2010;

    - Concept Design for a retail sales network to sell bank products and services for Brusson a.s., Prague, Czech Republic, May 2010;

    - Museum der Weltkulturen International Limited Competition, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, July 2010;

    - Unidentified competition organized by Bordeaux-Euratlantique, Marseille, France, July 2010;

    - Cultural Center competition, Plessis-Robinson, Paris, France, September 2010;

    - Paris Virtual Metro, Paris, France, October 2010.

    This file also contains documents certifying that the Foreign Office Architects have performed works on the following projects:

    - La Rioja Technology Transfer Research Centre, Logrono, Spain, September 2008;

    - Spanish Pavilion, Universal Exhibition 2005 , Aichi, Japan, September 2008;

    - John Lewis Department Store, Cineplex and footbridges, Leicester, United Kingdom, April 2010;

    - Watermark WestQuay, Southampton, United Kingdom, April 2010.

    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, "RFQs - 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, with some Spanish and French.

    Folder Number:

    171-151-013

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272366
    • Title: Requests for Qualifications
    • Dates of creation: 2005-2007
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records related to request for qualifications collected by the Foreign Office Architects. It includes information for the following projects and competitions:

    - Novi Sad Retail Manpower Allowance Indicative Project, December 2005;

    - Milano Santa Giulia, Buildings 30b1 and 30b2, Progetto Strutturale, Milan, Italy, 2007;

    - Design of a new hospital in Vigo, Xunta de Galicia, Spain, January 2007;

    - t’Raboes Harbour Facilities installation, Amersfoort, Netherlands, July 2007;

    - London 2012 Olympics: VeloPark, February 2007;

    - Development of a Government District, Budapest, March 2007;

    - Jewish Community Centre, London, England, March 2007;

    - Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris, Tolbiac de la ZAC Paris Rive Gauche, April 2007.



    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, "RFQs 02 / 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:

    - The material is in English, with some French.

    Folder Number:

    171-152-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272367
    • Title: Requests for Qualifications
    • Dates of creation: 2003-2007
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records and presentation material related to request for qualifications. It includes materials for the following projects and competitions:

    - Rotterdam Centraal, FOA + Maxwan, Netherlands, July 2003;

    - Jewish Community Centre, London, England, October 2006;

    - Lower Lea Valley Park conceptual study, 14 December 2006;

    - Innovative Design Competition for Toronto's Lower Don Lands, Toronto, Canada, January 2007;

    - World Business Center, Busan, South Korea (a proposal to provide MEP/FP Engineering Services presented to the Foreign Office Architects), January 2007;

    - Virtual House, (unbuilt), 1997 (an addendum to Loan Agreement between Foreign Office Architects and the Museum of Centemporary Art, Los Angeles for the exhibition Skin + Bones: Parallel Practices in Fashion and Architecture), June-July 2007;

    - Zorlu Center, Istanbul, Turkey (an FOA profile), June 2007.







    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    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, "RFQs 02 / 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:

    - The material is in English, with some Dutch.

    Folder Number:

    171-152-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272368
    • Title: Requests for Qualifications 2007
    • Dates of creation: 2007
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains information packages and requests for qualifications. It includes materials for the following projects:

    - Development of the Western Railway Station into a Government District and designing the (Complex) of Government Buildings, Budapest, Hungary, May 2007;

    - Te Wero Bridge, Auckland, New Zealand, July 2007;

    - International design competition for the New Integrated Complex within Bologna Central Station, Italy, 2007.










    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    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, "RFQs 03 / 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:

    - The material is in English, with some Italian.

    Folder Number:

    171-152-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272370
    • Title: New Business A-D
    • Dates of creation: between August and September 2008
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records compiled by the Foreign Office Architects in relation to new business being sought by their firm in 2008. It consists of correspondence, bidding documents and planning schedules for the Yas Island Development: Links Golf Garden Marine Residences, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 1 of 3, see records ARCH272371 (group 2 of 3) and ARCH272372 (group 3 of 3).



    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, "New Business / A-D / 2008".

    Location:

    United Arab Emirates

    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:

    171-152-005

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272371
    • Title: New Business A-D
    • Dates of creation: 2008-2009
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records compiled by the Foreign Office Architects in relation to new business being sought by their firm in 2008. It consists of deed of appointment documents, a pre-qualification questionnaire, fee calculations, feasibility studies and project information for the British Film Institute's Acetate Film Store, or sub-zero film vault building, Warwickshire, England.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 2 of 3, see records ARCH272370 (group 1 of 3) and ARCH272372 (group 3 of 3).



    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, "New Business / A-D / 2008".

    Location:

    Warwickshire 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

    Language of material:

    - The material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-152-006

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272372
    • Title: New Business A-D
    • Dates of creation: between January and July 2008
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records compiled by the Foreign Office Architects in relation to new business being sought by their firm in 2008. It includes the following:

    - Project details, an invitation for an expression of interest, and a pre-qualification documents for the design of a public space for the Croydon Masterplan, London, England;

    - A pre-qualification form for consultants and a non-disclosure agreement between the FOA and Dubailand LLC for the Dubailand Iconic Towers, Dubai, United Arab Emirates;

    - An invitation to participate and a book presenting the plan for an international design competition for The Golden Square, the regeneration of the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, England.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 3 of 3, see records ARCH272370 (group 1 of 3) and ARCH272372 (group 3 of 3).



    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, "New Business / A-D / 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:

    - The material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-152-007

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272374
    • Title: New Business E-Z
    • Dates of creation: 2008-2009
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records compiled by the Foreign Office Architects in relation to new business being sought by their firm in 2008 and 2009. It includes materials related to the following projects and competitions:

    - The Royal National Theatre masterplan, London, England;

    - Neubau eines Mobilitats-Erlebniszentrums (MEZ), Stuttgart, Germany;

    - Taipei Performing Arts Center Planning, Design and Construction Supervision Project, Taiwan;

    - Planning for a New Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada;

    - An Architectural Selection for a Major Site in Central London for an unknown landowner, facilitated by Wordsearch, London, England;

    - Performing Arts Centre/Learning Centre, Walsall Campus, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 2 of 2, see record ARCH272373 (group 1 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, "New Business / E-Z / 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:

    - The material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-152-009

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272375
    • Title: New Business A-N
    • Dates of creation: 2009
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records compiled by the Foreign Office Architects in relation to new business being sought by their firm in 2009. It includes materials related to the following projects and competitions:

    - The New Center of Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy;

    - The Old Bridge Over the Danube in Bratislava, Slovakia;

    - Bratislava Residential Development, Slovakia;

    - New Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway;

    - Pallasades Shopping Centre and Birmingham Gateway New Street Station, Birmingham, England.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 1 of 4, see records ARCH272376 (group 2 of 4), ARCH272377 (group 3 of 4) and ARCH272378 (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, "New Business / A-N / 2009".

    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:

    171-153-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272376
    • Title: New Business A-N
    • Dates of creation: 2009
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records compiled by the Foreign Office Architects in relation to new business being sought by their firm in 2009. It includes materials related to the following projects and competitions:

    - University of Cumbria: Caldew Riverside Campus, United Kingdom;

    - Cutty Sark Gardens, London, England;

    - The Cantos Music Foundation National Music Centre of Canada project at the King Edward Hotel, Calgary, Alberta;

    - New Leisure Centre, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 2 of 4, see records ARCH272375 (group 1 of 4), ARCH272377 (group 3 of 4) and ARCH272378 (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, "New Business / A-N / 2009".

    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:

    171-153-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272377
    • Title: New Business A-N
    • Dates of creation: 2009
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records compiled by the Foreign Office Architects in relation to new business being sought by their firm in 2009. It includes materials related to the following projects and competitions:

    - A new campus for the Glasgow School of Art, Scotland;

    - Galije Project, Budva, Montenegro;

    - An invitation for the Foreign Office Architects to make a submission for the 2009 Gwangju Design Biennale, South Korea;

    - University of Greenwich: New School of Architecture and Construction, London, England;

    - A new-build Performing Arts Centre, The University of Hull, North Yorkshire, England;

    - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas;

    - Kennedy Station Redevelopment, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;

    - New Music Building, University of Kent, United Kingdom.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 3 of 4, see records ARCH272375 (group 1 of 4), ARCH272376 (group 2 of 4) and ARCH272378 (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, "New Business / A-N / 2009".

    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:

    171-153-003

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272378
    • Title: New Business A-N
    • Dates of creation: 2009
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records compiled by the Foreign Office Architects in relation to new business being sought by their firm in 2009. It includes materials related to the following projects and competitions:

    - Liverpool's Presence at the Shanghai World Expo 2010;

    - New Students' Centre Building competition, London School of Economics and Political Sciences;

    - National Centre in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England;

    - New Munch / Stenersen Museum of Oslo, Norway;

    - The expansion and redevelopment of the Museum of Fine Arts, Ville de Nantes, France;

    - Baron's Quay Cultural Centre, RIBA Competition, England;

    - Competition for conceptual urban and architectural design of the Republic Square and Fish Market, Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Republic of Serbia.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 4 of 4, see records ARCH272375 (group 1 of 4), ARCH272376 (group 2 of 4) and ARCH272377 (group 3 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, "New Business / A-N / 2009".

    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:

    171-153-004

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272379
    • Title: New Business O-Z
    • Dates of creation: 2009
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records compiled by the Foreign Office Architects in relation to new business being sought by their firm in 2009. It includes materials related to the following projects:

    - Potential consultation for work on town centre sites (as architects and masterplanners) for Royal Mail Group Limited, United Kingdom;

    - Design of 4 metro stations and extension of lines 4 and 12 for the La Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP), Paris, France.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 1 of 3, see records ARCH272380 (group 2 of 3) and ARCH272381 (group 3 of 3).


    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, "New Business / O-Z / 2009".

    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 French.

    Folder Number:

    171-153-005

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272380
    • Title: New Business O-Z
    • Dates of creation: 2009
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records compiled by the Foreign Office Architects in relation to new business being sought by their firm in 2009. It includes materials related to the following projects and competitions:

    - Singapore Seafront Masterplan;

    - River Soar Foot and Cycle Bridge, Leicester, England;

    - Architectural services for Staffordshire University, England;

    - Southend Pier Head Design Competition, Southend-on-Sea, England;

    - The Sainsbury Welcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour at University College London, England;

    - Stavanger Forum Exhibition Hall, Norway.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 2 of 3, see records ARCH272379 (group 1 of 3) and ARCH272381 (group 3 of 3).


    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, "New Business / O-Z / 2009".

    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:

    171-153-006

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272381
    • Title: New Business O-Z
    • Dates of creation: 2009
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains textual records compiled by the Foreign Office Architects in relation to new business being sought by their firm in 2009. It includes materials related to the following projects and competitions:

    - Environment and Sustainability Institute, Tremough Development Vehicle, England;

    - John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada;

    - University of Technology Broadway Design competition, Sydney, Australia;

    - Vesuvio Est Railway Station Competition, Napoli province, Italy;

    - Masterplan for the regeneration of an area in the City of Westminster, England;

    - New swimming pool for Worthing, West Sussex, United Kingdom.

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. This material is group 3 of 3, see records ARCH272379 (group 1 of 3) and ARCH272380 (group 2 of 3).


    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, "New Business / O-Z / 2009".

    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:

    171-153-007

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272524
    • Title: Correspondence regarding Request for Qualifications
    • Dates of creation: 2005-2006
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains correspondence regarding Request for Qualifications. It includes discussion of the following projects:

    - Gardens by the Bay, Singapore, December 2005;

    - A Hypothetical Site Based Case Study for English Partnerships, London, n.d.;

    - University of California Berkeley Art Museum and Pascific Film Archive, December 2005;

    - Budapest 13th District - Budapest Bank Site, January 2006;

    - An image request from joneskroloff for an unidentified "American Cultural Arts Project", February 2006;

    - The Harmony Atrium at The Lincoln Centre for the Performing Arts, New York City, February 2006;

    - Bromley by Bow and Whitechapel Masterplans, London, February 2006;

    - Crystal Palace Regional Sports Centre Design Competition, London, England, march 2006;

    - The Burlington Project Offices & New Lifts for the Royal Academy of Arts, London, March 2006;

    - Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio, April 2006.

    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 - 16 / 2006".

    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:

    171-185-006

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272551
    • Title: Insurance certification
    • Dates of creation: 2004-2005
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains a copy of a health & safety manual from the office of the Foreign Office Architects (July 2004), a Company Certificate of Insurance, and a Certificate of Lloyd's Insurance for the F O Architects Limited (January 2005).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    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:

    - This material is in English.

    Folder Number:

    171-187-008

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272553
    • Title: Office records related to architectural awards
    • Dates of creation: 2004-2010
    • Form: textual records, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This file contains office records related to architectural awards. It includes correspondence, calls for entries, copies of regulations, nomination notices, and copies of awards received by the Foreign Office Architects.The file also contains 10 coloured slides that document an unidentified exhibition.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.03 l.m. of textual records

    Technique and media:

    0.03 l.m. textual records; 10 colour slides (25mm)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.03 l.m.

    Physical Description:

    - This material was removed from a ring binder for conservation purposes. The binder was labelled, "Awards 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, with some Spanish.

    Folder Number:

    171-187-010

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272578
    • Title: Awards from Premis FAD
    • Dates of creation: 9 October 2008
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    This file contains 6 awards from Premis FAD announcing that the Foreign Office Architects have been declared Finalists in the category of Architecture for two projects in Spain - Viviendas Sociales Carabanchel, Madrid, and the Centro Tecnológica de la Rioja, Logroño.

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Technique and media:

    6 typescript on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 42.2 × 30.3 cm (16 5/8 × 11 15/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - There are two separate documents in this file; each one has three copies.

    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 Spanish.

    Folder Number:

    171-080-001

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272579
    • Title: Awards received by the Foreign Office Architects between 1999 and 2010
    • Dates of creation: 9 October 2008
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    This file contains 19 awards received by the Foreign Office Architects between 1999 and 2010. It includes awards from the Royal Institute of British Architects, Conde Nast Traveller, The East Midlands Development Agency, The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, the FX International Interior Design Awards, and the Bienal de Arquitectura Española.

    Quantity / Object type:

    19 file

    Extent and Medium:

    • 19 textual records

    Technique and media:

    19 printouts

    Dimensions:

    folder: 44.7 × 32 cm

    Physical Description:

    - There are two separate documents in this file; each one has three copies.

    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 Spanish.

    Folder Number:

    171-080-002

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272916
    • Title: An award for the lighting of the Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal, Yokohama, Japan
    • Dates of creation: 2002
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A framed award for the lighting of the Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal. The frame is labelled in Japanese, and also reads, "Lighting Selection 2002" and "Smart Solutions by NAIS" in English.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 award(s)

    Technique and media:

    Printout (framed)

    Dimensions:

    frame: 45.2 × 37.2 × 3.3 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The printout is mounted in a wooden frame behind a sheet of glass.

    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 Japanese, with some English.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272919
    • Title: An award presented to the John Lewis Department Store & Cineplex, Leicester, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: 2010
    • Form: works of art
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A metal relief, or plaque, that is a "Special Award for the East Midlands 2010", that was presented to the John Lewis Department Store & Cineplex, Leicester, United Kingdom. The plaque states that the project was designed by the Foreign Office Architects and that the award was sponsored by the East Midlands Development Agency.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 award(s)

    Technique and media:

    Cast metal relief

    Dimensions:

    relief: 19.2 × 24.3 × 0.4 cm (7 9/16 × 9 9/16 × 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

    Language of material:

    - This material is in English.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272921
    • Title: An award issued to the Foreign Office Architects for the Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal, Japan
    • Dates of creation: 28 October 2003
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A Japanese-issued award given to the Foreign Office Architects for the Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal, Japan.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 award(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plastic award

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 25.5 × 18.8 × 0.4 cm (10 1/16 × 7 3/8 × 3/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The award is etched in clear plastic.

    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 Japanese.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272961
    • Title: A Civic Trust award presented to the Foreign Office Architects for the John Lewis Department Store & Cineplex, Leicester, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: 2010
    • Form: works of art
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A 2010 Civic Trust Award that recognizes "excellence in the built environment". This award was presented to the Foreign Office Architects for the John Lewis Department Store & Cineplex, Leicester, United Kingdom.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 award(s)

    Technique and media:

    Cast metal relief

    Dimensions:

    relief: 21 × 23 × 3.6 cm (8 1/4 × 9 1/16 × 1 7/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The metal relief is triangular in shape, with three metal feet and accompanying screws, possibly used to mount the relief.

    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: ARCH272972
    • Title: An award for the Virtual House Project, Berlin, Germany, 1997
    • Dates of creation: 1997
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    An award for the Virtual House Project, Berlin, Germany, 1997. It was issued by FSB/ Anyone Corporation, and consists of an unidentified golden artefact encapsulated in a rectangle of clear glass.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 award(s)

    Technique and media:

    Glass

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 12.2 × 16.2 × 5.7 cm (4 13/16 × 6 3/8 × 2 1/4 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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    • Reference Number: ARCH272973
    • Title: A 2008 ArkiPARC award presented to the Foreign Office Architects for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey
    • Dates of creation: 2008
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A 2008 ArkiPARC award that was presented to the Foreign Office Architects in the category of Shopping Centre for the Umraniye Meydan Retail Complex, Istanbul, Turkey. It consists of a segment of a tree branch encapsulated in orange glass.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 award(s)

    Technique and media:

    Glass

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 4.4 × 20.5 × 4.3 cm (1 3/4 × 8 1/16 × 1 11/16 in.)

    Inscription:

    inscribed, "M1 Meydan Alışveriş Merkezi / Foreign Office Architects. Gayrimenkul ödülleri AVM: Arki Parc'08".

    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 Turkish.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272974
    • Title: A 2009 Innovation and Design Award from Condé Nast Traveller
    • Dates of creation: 2009
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A 2009 Innovation and Design Award from Condé Nast Traveller, in Association with Marriott Hotels & Resorts. It was awarded to the Foreign Office Architects in the category of Retail.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 award(s)

    Technique and media:

    Glass

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 13 × 13 × 3.5 cm (5 1/8 × 5 1/8 × 1 3/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The award is clear glass, circular in shape, and sits vertically on one flattened end.

    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 Turkish.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272975
    • Title: A 2008 BD Architect of the Year Award received by the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: 2008
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A 2008 BD Architect of the Year Award, presented to the Foreign Office Architects in the category of Retail Architect.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 award(s)

    Technique and media:

    Metal

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 32.2 × 9.7 × 5.1 cm (12 11/16 × 3 13/16 × 2 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - This metal award is in the shape of half a cylinder.

    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: ARCH272976
    • Title: A Japanese-issued award received by the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: 31 October 2002
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A framed wooden relief, possibly an award, that features a carving of the silhouette of a building and white text in Japanese.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 award(s)

    Technique and media:

    Wood

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 29.2 × 23.1 × 2.5 cm (11 1/2 × 9 1/8 × 1 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - This rectangular wooden relief has a hinged support and a black nylon string on the back, so that it can be displayed upright on a flat surface, or mounted on a wall.

    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 Japanese.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272977
    • Title: A certificate of commendation from the Mayor of the City of Yokohama to the Foreign Office Architects
    • Dates of creation: 13 February 1995
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A cardboard tube containing a Certificate of Commendation award presented to the Foreign Office Architects from Hidenobu Takahide, the Mayor of the City of Yokohama, that confirms that they have taken the Grand Prize for the Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal competition, Japan. The certificate is accompanied by a sheet of Japanese text written in black ink.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 award(s)

    Technique and media:

    Black ink on paper; typescript on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29.8 × 21.1 cm (11 3/4 × 8 5/16 in.) sheet (largest): 30.6 × 43.5 cm (12 1/16 × 17 1/8 in.) tube: 37 × 5 cm (14 9/16 × 1 15/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The tube containing the certificate is covered in green imitation snakeskin.

    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 and Japanese.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH273165
    • Title: A 2005 Royal Institute of British Architects Award
    • Dates of creation: 2005
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A 2005 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Award in the form of a circular metal plaque featuring the RIBA crest.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 award(s)

    Technique and media:

    Metal

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 32.2 × 9.7 × 5.1 cm (12 11/16 × 3 13/16 × 2 in.)

    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: ARCH273173
    • Title: A 2007 Premio AD Arquitecto del Año award
    • Dates of creation: 2007
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A 2007 Premio AD Arquitecto del Año award that consists of a black cylindrical shape on a flat base. A triangular section of the cylinder has been cut out, revealing the letters A and D on the inside of the cylinder.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 award(s)

    Technique and media:

    Metal

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 20.5 × 18.5 × 18.5 cm (8 1/16 × 7 5/16 × 7 5/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The metal is black and the award is very heavy.

    Inscription:

    inscribed, "2007 Premio AD Arquitecto del Año"

    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: ARCH274547
    • Title: Eight requests for qualifications
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269401. Contains 8 folders of material produced in relation to potential projects, or Requests for Qualifications. The folders have the following labels: Castleford ; Cooper Union ; Lea Valley ; Liverpool ; milan government ; patent offices ; Picardie ; Wembley. Original directory name: "RFQs". Prevalent file types: .pdf, .tif, .doc, .qxd, .jpg, .xtg

    Quantity / Object type:

    152 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 152 digital files, 12 folders (757 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: ARCH274553
    • Title: Nine requests for qualifications
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2002
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Complete contents of DVD ARCH269411. Consists of material related to 9 requests for qualifications. File ontains 9 folders with the following labels: BEIJIN~1 ; BUILDI~1 ; CRAFTS~1 ; ICA ; LA ; NORTHU~1 ; PEABODY ; PORTLAND ; URBANP~1. Original directory name: "RFQs". Prevalent file types: .tif, .jpg, .doc, .qxd, .xls, .pdf

    Quantity / Object type:

    387 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 387 digital files, 15 folders (2.3 GB)

    Technique and media:

    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: ARCH274665
    • Title: Five requests for qualifications
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2002
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Complete contents of DVD ARCH269424. Contains five folders of request for qualifications material. The folders are labelled : ANDORRA ; FLORENCE ; LA ; PEABODY2 ; VALENCIA. Original directory name: "COMPET~1". Prevalent file types: .jpg, .tif, .FH9, .dgn, .dwg, .psd, .hln, .doc, .pdf, .xls, .qxd

    Quantity / Object type:

    523 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 523 digital files, 68 folders (1 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: ARCH274668
    • Title: Beijing National Aquatics Center Competition
    • Dates of creation: between October and November 2002
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269426. Contains prequalification documents and competition information issued by the Beijing State-owned Assets Management Co. Ltd, the organizers of the competition to design a new National Aquatics Center for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Original directory name: "BEIJIN-1". Prevalent file types: .doc, .xls

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 digital files (477 KB)

    Dimensions:

    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: ARCH274908
    • Title: Proposal material
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2003
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    Partial contents of DVD ARCH269425, originally labelled "FOA-DVD-20. foreign office architects ltd. Projects/ Competitions/ RFQs: Hutchison Prototype; Paju; Madrid Park competition; Sociopolis; Crossrail; Hastings; London Olympics". Contains request for qualifications material for the Great Eastern Line Extension (Cross London Rail Links Ltd) ; Hastings Pelham Square ; Centre Pompidou-Metz ; London Olympics 2012 ; Whitechapel Library and Art Gallery ; and Barnard College, New York City. Original directory name: "RFQS". Prevalent file types: .pdf, .qxd, .tif, .doc, xls, .jpg, .log

    Quantity / Object type:

    82 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 82 digital files, 10 folders (431 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: ARCH275081
    • Title: Portland Aerial Tramway Competition
    • Dates of creation: 2003
    • Form: born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    An RFQ for the Portland Aerial Tramway competition, Portland, Oregon, received at CCA on a CD-R. Original directory name: "LIBRARY\RFQS\PORTLAND". Prevalent file types: .pdf, .qxd

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 digital files (249 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: ARCH275197
    • Title: Darwin Centre Competition
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2001
    • 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 ARCH270707. Consists of supporting documents, including practice profiles and CVs for the Foreign Office Architects and the consultants BDSP Partnership, and various images intended for use in presentations for the Darwin Centre competition, an extension of the Natural History Museum, London, England. Original directory name: "Darwin Centre Support". Prevalent file types: .qxd, .doc, .jpg, .tif

    Quantity / Object type:

    33 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 33 digital files, 4 folders (141 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: ARCH275199
    • Title: Flower of the East, Kish Island, Iran
    • Dates of creation: 2003
    • 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 ARCH270709. Consists of client-issued competition information fot the Flower of the East: Kish Island competition, Iran. It includes design guides, issued plans, space programs, concept presentations and application guidelines. Prevalent file types: .pdf, .ppt

    Quantity / Object type:

    40 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 40 digital files, 3 folders (343 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: ARCH275221
    • Title: Document viewing software applications
    • Dates of creation: 2003
    • 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 ARCH271392. Contains a copy of the document viewing software Documents de Vis@t 2003 and instructions for its installation from the Collegi d'Arquitectes de Catalunya. Prevalent file types: .exe, .pdf

    Quantity / Object type:

    21 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 21 digital files, 4 folders (41.7 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: ARCH275259
    • Title: Gardens by the Bay Competition
    • Dates of creation: 2005
    • 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 ARCH272299. An animated video-invitation for the competition Gardens by the Bay, Singapore. Original file name: "Gardens by the Bay.avi".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 digital file (187 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: ARCH275266
    • Title: Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Competition
    • Dates of creation: 2005
    • 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 ARCH272526. Contains a Professional Qualifications Information Package for the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Competition. Prevalent file types: .pdf, .doc

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 digital files (1.3 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: ARCH275267
    • Title: Condé Nast Traveler Innovation & Design Awards
    • Dates of creation: 2009
    • 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 ARCH272554. Includes award information and lists of award recipients for the Condé Nast Traveler Innovation & Design Awards (I&DA) 2009. Prevalent file types: .doc, .ai .eps

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 15 digital files (16.2 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: ARCH275295
    • Title: The Depot
    • 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 ARCH272736. Consists of images of the exterior of an abandoned brick building in an unknown location. This material was originally received on a CD-R labelled "THE DEPOT Feasibility Study - images of the proposed development site". Prevalent file types: .jpg

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 digital files (2.7 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: ARCH275304
    • Title: Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    • Dates of creation: between February and April 2002
    • 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 ARCH272749. Includes drawings of topographical maps and aerial images of Palma de Mallorca, Spain. The drawing files are labelled "Parc Urba Falca Verda". See record ARCH276192 for additional files related to this potential masterplan project. Prevalent file types: .jpg, bmp, .dwg, .dgn

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 14 digital files (162 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: ARCH275393
    • Title: Espace central de développement de la ville nouvelle de Melun-Sénart
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1986
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    An unbound photocopy of a presentation booklet, presenting the programme for an international architectural competition titled, "Espace central de développement de la ville nouvelle de Melun-Sénart".

    Note: This material is in French.

    Quantity / Object type:

    28 photocopy(ies)

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 21 × 30 cm (8 1/4 × 11 13/16 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

    Folder Number:

    171-230-005

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    • Reference Number: ARCH275845
    • Title: Wave City, Seoul, South Korea
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2013
    • Form: books, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    A visual presentation package by the Foreign Office Architects that contains printed colour photographs and graphic material presenting their design for "Wave City", the Seoul International Cenvention Complex. The package is contained within a hard-cover book, and includes images of 3D design renderings and design proposals presented as a set of postage stamps.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 16 × 21,9 × 1,7 cm (6 5/16 × 8 5/8 × 11/16 in.)

    Location:

    Seoul South Korea

    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: ARCH276157
    • Title: Yeouido Riverside Park International Design Competition
    • Dates of creation: 2008
    • 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 ARCH275822. This group contains reference imagery, competition information and explanatory text for the International Design Competition for Seoul Yeouido Riverside Park, Korea. The textual document in this group lists names "FOA + GA-ONE + YO2" at the top of the document. Prevalent file types: .doc, .ppt

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 digital files (37.4 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: ARCH276158
    • Title: Seoul Water Towers
    • Dates of creation: 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 ARCH275823. This group contains reference imagery of water and waves, drawings and formal presentation material for the Seoul dome project, or "Wave Towers" by FOA and Gansam Partners. Original directory name: "161_seoul_dome". Prevalent file types: .jpg, .ppt, .pdf, .dwg, .bak

    Quantity / Object type:

    48 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 48 digital files, 1 folder (167 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: ARCH276159
    • Title: Center of Performing Arts, Zarautz, Spain
    • Dates of creation: September 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 ARCH275824. This group contains an animation of a design presentation by the Foreign Office Architects for the Center of Performing Arts, Zarautz, Spain. The animation presents a fly-through of a 3D rendering. Original directory name: "ZARAUTZ0907". Prevalent file types: .swf, .html

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 digital files (201 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: ARCH276192
    • Title: Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    • Dates of creation: ca. 2001
    • 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 ARCH275842. This group contains masterplan information for the "OFERTA PARA LA REDACCIÓN DE UN MASTER PLAN EN PALMA DE MALLORCA". It includes textual documents, drawings, and images. See record ARCH275304 for additional files related to this potential masterplan project. Prevalent file types: .pdf, .gif, .tif, .doc, .dgn, .tfw

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 17 digital files (154 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: ARCH276224
    • Title: Office correspondence
    • Dates of creation: March 2001
    • 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 ARCH272842. This group contains corresponcence from the FOA to various professionals, including Toyo Ito, Jose Maria Torres Nadal, Rathbone Jersey Limited, Antonio Marquerie, BDO and the Institute of Contemporary Art. It also includes notes on professional activities written by Farshid intended for Alejandro. Original directory name: "text". Prevalent file types: .doc

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 17 digital files (692 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: ARCH276290
    • Title: London Office
    • 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 templates for FOA office faxes, labels and letter headings, and minimal correpondence concerning office business. Original directory name: "office-london/fa". Prevalent file types: .doc

    Quantity / Object type:

    24 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 24 digital files, 2 folders (412 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: ARCH276291
    • Title: Japan Office files
    • Dates of creation: 1995-1996
    • 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 office documentation, invoices, employee contracts and general correspondence. It also includes minimal references to the Yokohama International Ferry Port Terminal project. Original directory name: "japan / office-japan". Prevalent file types: .doc

    Quantity / Object type:

    97 digital file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 97 digital files, 2 folders (2.06 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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