Arquitectonica architectural records - 1977-2010

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Arquitectonica architectural records - 1977-2010


  • 1977-2010 (Creation)


350.00 Cubic Feet

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Includes bibliographical files, project files, awards submissions, renderings, drawings of built and unbuilt projects, marketing brochures, slides and photographs, project files and designs for Laurinda Spear Products and the Pink House files.

Access note: A majority of the records are stored off-site, please contact the Research Center staff in advance to arrange access to materials.

System of arrangement

Arranged in 10 series: 1. Awards submissions -- 2. Bibliographical files  -- 3. Drawings  -- 4.  Suzanne Spear ephemera -- 5. Project files  -- 6. Oversized project files (pre-1993 projects) -- 7. Slides & Transparencies -- 8. Photographs  -- 9. Marketing brochures  -- 10. Interviews and project videos

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The collection is open for research by appointment only. Marketing materials and business documents dated 1995-2010 will be closed for a period of 10 years ending June 30, 2020.

Access note: A majority of the records are stored off-site, please contact the Research Center staff in advance to arrange access to materials. Please note it can take up to 3 weeks to retrieve off-site materials.

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Persons wishing to reproduce images from the Collection must seek written permission from Arquitectonica. Any image reproduced will bear the follow credit line: Arquitectonica Records, HistoryMiami (and when available the photographer's or creator's name).

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  • English

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Interviews and video projects were converted to digital format and placed on the Y drive.

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Architectural models for several of the projects are housed at the off-site collections storage building.

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Finding Aid Authors: Dawn Hugh.

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© Copyright 2019 HistoryMiami Archives & Research Center. All rights reserved.

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