Le Corbusier : rascacielos, Madrid, Spain (1986-1987)
Part of:
  • Abalos & Herreros (archive creator)
  • Abalos & Herreros (architectural firm)
  • Iñaki Abalos (architect)
  • Juan Herreros (architect)
  • Le Corbusier (subject)

Le Corbusier : rascacielos, Madrid, Spain (1986-1987)



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 676 photographic materials
    120 reprographic copies
    52 drawings
    5 graphic materials
    0,22 l.m. of textual records
Scope and content:
This project series documents the exhibition “Le Corbusier: rascacielos” curated by Abalos & Herreros and organised by the Ayuntamiento de Madrid. The exposition, installation and catalog commemorated the centenary of the birth of Le Corbusier. The exhibition won the premio de investigación from the Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid (C.O.A.M.) in 1987 or 1988. It also won the prize from the Ayuntamiento de Madrid in 1988 or 1989. The firm identified this project as number 41.

Documenting the exhibition are design development drawings, illustrations, notes, project descriptions, correspondence, clippings, portraits, drafts, and reference and photographic materials.

Reference number:


Archivist's note:
  • This project series was initially arranged under AP164.S2.SS1 Exhibitions and Publications. It was re-arranged under AP164.S1 Architectural Projects by Alexandra Jokinen in 2020 to reflect the idea that the creators considered exhibitions and publications to be projects.
Language of material:
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
Related units of description:
  • Note that there are additional undetermined number of printouts and graphic materials, and 131 photographic materials related to this project arranged in series AP164.S2 and AP164.S3. See files ARCH268582, ARCH268878, ARCH270965, ARCH270966, and ARCH271624.

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