Gunnar Birkerts papers: 1930-2017
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Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament Renovation, Detroit, Michigan 1980-2003 [subseries]
 
Project Files
Box   9  
Architect's Conceptual Statement
Box   9  
Newspaper Article 2000
 
Architectural Drawings
 
Conceptual Sketches. Undated, except as noted
Drawer   11 Folder   9
[Early Sketches], untitled (Purple crayon sketches on two sheets of tracing paper, 16-3/4x23-1/4 & 17-1/4x31 inches)
Drawer   11 Folder   9
[Concept Explanation Sketch], untitled (Black, brown and blue ink sketches on four sheets of spiral notebook paper, signed, 8-1/2x11 inches, one dated 1982)
Drawer   11 Folder   9
[Clerical Furniture Sketches] (17 drawings) (17 colored marked sketches on tracing paper and one pencil on vellum, drawing, 7x18.5 to 12-1/2x30 incheis, three initialed by GB)
Drawer   11 Folder   5
[Sketches - Intermediate Scheme II] undated and ca.1995-1999 (24 drawings)
 
Conceptual and Design Development Sketches
Drawer   12 Folder   5
Original drawings, one dated 1998 (28 drawings (twenty-eight original sketches on tracing paper, shirt cardboard, airline menu and prints )) (original sketches on tracing paper, shirt cardboard, airline menu and prints)
Drawer   12 Folder   5
Transept Studies, one dated 1998 (8 photocopies) (eight photocopies of original sketches)
Drawer   12 Folder   5
North Transept Studies 1987-1999 (16 photocopies) (photocopies of original sketches)
Drawer   12 Folder   5
Altar Studies 1998 (16 photocopies) (photocopies of original sketches)
Drawer   12 Folder   5
North Transept Structural Studies 10/13/1998 (22 photocopies) (photocopies of original sketches and CAD drawings)
Drawer   12 Folder   5
Altar and Pulpit Studies undated (10 photocopies) (photocopies of original sketche)
Drawer   12 Folder   6
Baptismal Font, Side Windows, Light Fixture and Side Altar, 1991 (8 photocopies) (photocopies of original sketches)
Drawer   12 Folder   6
Bishop's Chair, Lectern and Pew Studies 1997-2003 (21 photocopies) (photocopies of original sketches)
Drawer   12 Folder   6
Chapel Project Studies 1998 (9 photocopies) (photocopies of original sketches)
Drawer   12 Folder   6
Expansion Proposal Concept Sketches and Design Development Drawings 2000