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Nature vs Architecture (2012-2013)

Nature vs Architecture (2012-2013)

Part of

People

  • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)
  • Gianni Pettena (artist)

Title

Nature vs Architecture (2012-2013)

Dates of creation

2012-2015

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 9 digital files (20 MB)
  • 35 drawings (including 31 reprographic copies)
  • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

The project series documents "Nature vs Architecture", a series of drawings created by Pettena in 2012-2013. It consists of plans of famous buildings assembled together in six different drawings to which Pettena added topographic lines showing geological features. "A very clear symbology shows here how the artist wishes to side up, in the confrontation, with nature, because its force cannot be ignored by architecture, whether consciously or not." [1]

The project series contains the six original drawings by Pettena, a montage of the drawings and a project description in Italian.

Source:

[1] Gianni Pettena website, https://www.giannipettena.it/italiano/opere-1/nat-nature-vs-architecture-2013-1/ (last accessed 27 January 2020)

Reference Number

AP207.S1.2012.PR11

Location

Italy

Language of material

English, Italian

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.2012.PR11.001
    • Title: Drawings, Nature vs Architecture
    • Dates of creation: circa 2012
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)
    • Gianni Pettena (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 50 x 49.5 cm

    Credit line:

    Gianni Pettena fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gianni Pettena/
    Gift of Gianni Pettena

    Folder Number:

    207-004-007

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.2012.PR11.002
    • Title: Studies, mock-ups, preliminary versions of the drawings, and preparatory notes, Nature vs Architecture
    • Dates of creation: circa 2012
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)
    • Gianni Pettena (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 31 reprographic copies
    • 0,01 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 22 x 30.5 cm

    Credit line:

    Gianni Pettena fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gianni Pettena/
    Gift of Gianni Pettena

    Folder Number:

    207-007-030

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.2012.PR11.003
    • Title: Drawings, montage of the drawings, and project description, Nature vs Architecture
    • Dates of creation: 2013 - 2015
    • Form: drawings, born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)

    Description:

    Most common file formats: JPEG File Interchange Format, Microsoft Word for Windows

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 digital files (20 MB)

    Credit line:

    Gianni Pettena fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gianni Pettena/
    Gift of Gianni Pettena

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