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Personal Slides

Personal Slides

Part of

People

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

Title

Personal Slides

Dates of creation

1989-2014

Level of archival description

Series 4

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.S4

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.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH272628
    • Title: Slides from the personal collection of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

    Description:

    This group contains 272 slides from the personal collection of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo. They include images of themselves travelling in Europe, and attending a wedding at an unknown location.

    Quantity / Object type:

    272 slide(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 272 slides

    Technique and media:

    272 slides : col. ; 35mm

    Dimensions:

    cases: 27.8 × 21.5 × 1 cm slides: 5.2 × 5.2 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The slides are in 13 hard-plastic cases.

    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: ARCH272677
    • Title: Slides of New York City including cityscapes and architectural details
    • Dates of creation: August 1989
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    26 slide(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 26 slides

    Technique and media:

    26 slides : col. ; 35mm

    Dimensions:

    slides: 5.2 × 5.2 cm case: 5.5 × 5.8 × 6.3 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The rectangular plastic case housing the slides is white, with a clear lid.

    Inscription:

    labelled, "N.Y. Aug '89"

    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: ARCH272678
    • Title: Slides of New York City including cityscapes and architectural details
    • Dates of creation: August 1989
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    34 slide(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 34 slides

    Technique and media:

    34 slides : col. ; 35mm

    Dimensions:

    slides: 5.2 × 5.2 cm case: 5.5 × 5.8 × 6.3 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The rectangular plastic case housing the slides is white, with a clear lid.

    Inscription:

    labelled, "N.Y. Aug '89"

    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: ARCH272679
    • Title: Personal slides of Farshid Moussavi
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    This group contains 29 slides that were collected by the offices of the Foreign Office Architects. They are of the interior of an unidentified art museum, an unidentified city, and groups of students working, possibly including shots of Farshid Moussavi as a student.

    Quantity / Object type:

    29 slide(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 29 slides

    Technique and media:

    29 slides : col. ; 35mm

    Dimensions:

    slides: 5.2 × 5.2 cm case: 5.5 × 5.8 × 6.3 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The rectangular plastic case housing the slides is white, with a clear lid.

    Inscription:

    labelled, "Moussavi, F."

    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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