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Casa Frea [Frea house], Milan, Italy (1983)

Casa Frea [Frea house], Milan, Italy (1983)

Part of

People

  • Umberto Riva (archive creator)

Title

Casa Frea [Frea house], Milan, Italy (1983)

Dates of creation

1972-1984

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 144 drawings (including 3 reprographic copies)

Scope and Content

This project series documents the Casa Frea, a built two-storey single-family house in Milan. The private house is situated in a renovated building "inserted into a block made up of rows of houses dating from the beginning of the century." [1] Riva worked on this project in 1983.

The project series contains early sketches of interior sections, interior elevations, and floor plans. It also contains design development drawings, including sections, floor plans, elevations, and furnishing details, including plans for an armchair.

Sources:

[1] Album di disegni / Album of drawings, Electra, Milano, 1989, 131 p., page 124.

Reference Number

AP180.S1.1983.PR01

Archivist's note

  • A selection of drawings in this project series were shown in the exhibition "Rooms You May Have Missed: Bijoy Jain, Umberto Riva (2014)" at the Canadian Centre for Architecture.

Location

Milan Italy

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP180.S1.1983.PR01.001
    • Title: Furnishings details, floor plans, elevations, and sections, Casa Frea, Milan, Italy
    • Dates of creation: 1972-1984
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 41

    People:

    • Umberto Riva (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 41 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 59 x 31cm sheet (largest): 120 x 149 cm

    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.

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP180.S1.1983.PR01.002
    • Title: Sketches and plans for an armchair, Casa Frea, Milan, Italy
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 28 x 104 cm sheet (largest): 84 x 120 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:

    180-001-003

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    • Reference Number: AP180.S1.1983.PR01.003
    • Title: Sketches, floor plans, elevations, and furnishings details, Casa Frea, Milan, Italy
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 15 drawings
    • 2 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 43 x 32 cm sheet (largest): 60 x 101 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:

    180-003-006

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    • Reference Number: AP180.S1.1983.PR01.004
    • Title: Furnishings details, sections, and sketches, Casa Frea, Milan, Italy
    • Dates of creation: 1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Umberto Riva (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 37 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 46 x 45 cm sheet (largest): 60 x 94 cm

    Physical Description:

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

    Location:

    Italy

    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:

    180-007-014

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    • Reference Number: AP180.S1.1983.PR01.005
    • Title: Furnishings details, sections, and sketches, Casa Frea, Milan, Italy
    • Dates of creation: 1982-1983
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Umberto Riva (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 41 drawings
    • 1 reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 60 x 71 cm sheet (largest): 67 x 101 cm

    Physical Description:

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

    Location:

    Italy

    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:

    180-007-015

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