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1914
Maison Dom-ino : 2140

1927
Villa Stein de Monzie : 2150
Villa à Garches : 2151

1929
Composition Three : 2155
Villa Savoye : 2156

1930-31
Pavillon Suisse : 2159

1950
Capital Complex at Chandigarh : 2175

1951-53
Governor's Palace : 2177

1951-56
Palace of Assembly : 2176

1952-60
Monastery of La Tourette : 2178

1958
International Planning Competition for Berlin : 217i

1963
St. Pierre at Firminy-Vert : 2189

1961-64
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts : 2188

1963-64
Electronic Calculation Center Olivetti at Rho-Milan : 2195

1964
Palais des Congrès : 2198
Hotels at the Palais des Congrès : 2199

1960-65
Museum of Knowledge : 2185
Tower of Shadows : 2186

1963-67
Maison l'Homme : 2196


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1991.10.16
Arcadia is proud to present...   3121c
Palais des Congrès: Building and Site   3121d
Palais des Congrès: East and West Elevations   3121g
Palais des Congrès: Level 3 Axonometric   3121j
Palais des Congrès: Level 3   3121l
Palais des Congrès: Level 4 Axonometric   3121r
Palais des Congrès: Level 4   3121t
Palais des Congrès: Villa Savoye Comparison   3121z
Palais des Congrès: Ramp/Architectural Promenade   3122f
Palais des Congrès: Ramp/Architectural Promenade   3122i
Palais des Congrès: Roof/Architectural Promenade   3122l
Palais des Congrès: Auditorium and Stage   3122o
Palais des Congrès: John Hejduk Comparison   3122q


1996.02.29
changing x, y, and z scales - St. Pierre at Firminy-Vert   3138d


1996.04.23
regarding St. Pierre at Firminy-Vert   3138m
regarding the Museum of Knowledge   3138n
regarding the Governor's Palace   3138o


1996.06.18
record of Le Corbusier architecture, etc.
In a few days I will be done the Le Corbusier plan and elevation work, and I look forward to the record of the work. I still have the Tower of Shadows and the Museum of Knowledge elevations to do.   3132


1996.08.03
Stirling interpretations
I have decided on a document centering on James Stirling's three masterful interpretations: the Stirling/Corbu Olivetti projects, the Düsseldorf / Altes Museum connection, and the Cologne [Wallraf-Richartz Museum] promenade architecturale. This will be a very full document featuring four virtual buildings (Düsseldorf, Cologne, Stirling Olivetti, Corbu Olivetti). Schinkel's Altes Museum and the Corbu architectural promenade buildings will be featured but not documented.
The secondary point of the document is to exhibit a largely undisclosed circle of design influence and intentions between Schinkel, Le Corbusier, and Stirling. I have already thought out the specific connections between Stirling and Corbu and Stirling and Schinkel, but I will also be introducing a possible Corbu-Schinkel connection in the "architectural promenade" of the Altes Museum. Although this circle of three architects is important, the main point will be to demonstrate the methodology of Stirling's art of architectural interpretation.
The three discussions of the three Stirling projects bring up Stirling's submission to Roma Interrotta and I will be using that "design" as an other example of a Virtual Museum of Architecture and as yet another example of Stirling's fine art of interpretation and reinterpretation.
The document will end with a discussion of how the circulation sequence of the Altes Museum is very similar to the Corbusian architectural promenade formula... I also have to mention how Boullée inspired the Altes Museum, and this then brings up the French/German crossover -- cross fertilization. [...and there is more in the notes.]

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