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Oued Touil Valley settlement, Algeria (1980)

Oued Touil Valley settlement, Algeria (1980)

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People

  • Umberto Riva (archive creator)

Title

Oued Touil Valley settlement, Algeria (1980)

Dates of creation

1980

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 18 drawings (including 5 reprographic copies)

Scope and Content

This project series documents Umberto Riva's unrealized project for a design competition in 1980. The competition was for a new residential development in the Oued Touil Valley, near Ksar Chellala, in Algeria. The project for the settlement consisted of houses with passive solar heating.

The project series contains studies and design development drawings, including floor plans, elevations, and sections, as well as an aerial view of the site with Riva's annotations.

Reference Number

AP180.S1.1980.PR01

Location

Algeria

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    • Reference Number: AP180.S1.1980.PR01.001
    • Title: Sections, elevations and floor plans, Oued Touil Valley settlement, Algeria
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Umberto Riva (archive creator)
    • Umberto Riva (architect)

    Description:

    Includes aerial view of the site with Riva's added drawing of his proposal.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 5 drawings
    • 2 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 41 x 41 cm sheet (largest): 74 cm x173 cm

    Physical Description:

    The drawings were previously rolled and tend to roll back on themselves.

    Credit line:

    When citing the collection as a whole, use the following citation:
    Umberto Riva fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de / Gift of Umberto Riva
    When citing specific collection material, please refer to the object’s specific credit line.

    Folder Number:

    180-019-004

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    • Reference Number: AP180.S1.1980.PR01.002
    • Title: Floor plans, elevations, and sections, Oued Touil Valley settlement, Algeria
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Umberto Riva (archive creator)
    • Umberto Riva (architect)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 62 cm sheet (largest): 73 x 123 cm

    Physical Description:

    The drawings are rolled.

    Credit line:

    When citing the collection as a whole, use the following citation:
    Umberto Riva fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de / Gift of Umberto Riva
    When citing specific collection material, please refer to the object’s specific credit line.

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