Serre (2)
Part of:
  • Cedric Price (architect)
  • Frank Newby (consulting engineer)
  • Etablissement public du parc de La Villette (client)
  • Derly (Firm) (client)
  • Bernard Tschumi (correspondence writer)
  • George Tsoutsos (assistant architect)
  • Cedric Price (archive creator)

Serre (2)


1986-1992, predominant 1988-1990

Level of archival description:
File 146
Extent and medium:
  • 800 drawings
    433 reprographic copies
    7 panels
    1 model + other pieces
    0.88 l.m. of textual records
    0.02 l.m. of photographs
Scope and content:
File documents an unexecuted proposal for revised, expanded version of the Serre project (AP144.S2.D139). This new proposal was for a commercial structure divided into two zones, one with a greenhouse where plants were grown and where exhibitions and social events could be hosted, and another zone designed for meetings, research, administration and servicing. Material in this file was produced between 1986 and 1992, but predominantly between 1988 and 1990.

File contains conceptual drawings, design development drawings, presentation drawings, reference drawings, presentation panels, models, photographic materials and textual records.
Reference number:


Materials in this series were kept in the original order in which they were received.
Conditions governing access:
  • File contains nominative information; cannot be accessed without approval from the archivist.

Paris France

Language of material:
  • English, French, German
Related units of description:
  • For additional materials related to this project, see the following files in this fonds: File DR2004:0602 in project series AP144.S2.D147, Strate (2) contains a sketch; Files DR2004:0517, DR2004:0521 and DR2004:0538, in project series AP144.S2.D139, Serre contains drawings, a brochure and other material. The following files in this project series contain materials related to other projects in this fonds: File DR2004:0529 contains photographs related to Parc (AP144.S2.D119); File DR2004:0567 contains a sketch related to Bat Hat (AP144.S2.D127); and Files DR2004:0533, DR2004:0549, DR2004:0551, DR2004:0552, DR2004:0563, DR2004:0579 and DR2004:0591 contain materials related to AP144.S2.D139, Serre.

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