Gunnar Birkerts papers: 1930-2017
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Domino's Farms Tower, Ann Arbor, Michigan (unbuilt project) 1987-1988 [subseries]
 
Project Files
Box   9  
Original and Revised Proposals for Tower 1/6/87, 01/09/1987, 01/15/1987
Box   9  
Preliminary Design Cost Estimate and Revised Proposal for Tower 02/05/1987, 02/19/1987
 
Architectural Drawings
 
Conceptual Sketches. Undated, except as noted
Drawer   6 Folder   4
[Sketch], untitled (Ink sketch on tracing paper, 18x17-1/2 inches) [view bl000523]
Drawer   6 Folder   4
[Sketch], untitled (Blue ink sketch on tracing paper, 23x12 inches) [view bl000524]
Drawer   6 Folder   4
[Sketches], untitled (Ink and colored pencil sketches on one sheet of vellum, 12x6 inches, two sheets of graph paper, 8-1/2x11 inches, and one electrostatic print, 8-1/2x11 inches)
Drawer   6 Folder   4
[Sketch of Roof], untitled (Blue ink sketch on tracing paper, 22x12 inches) [view bl000525]
Drawer   6 Folder   4
[Sketch of Roof], untitled (Ink sketch with yellow marker coloring on tracing paper, 12x16-1/4 inches.) [view bl000530]
Drawer   6 Folder   4
[Sketch of Roof], untitled (Ink sketch on tracing paper, 12x17 inches) [view bl000531]
Drawer   6 Folder   4
[Roof Studies], untitled, undated 02/08/1987, 06/05/1987 (Blue, green and black ink sketches on thirteen sheets of tracing paper, 12x11 to 12x28 inches, two sheets of graph paper, 8-1/2x11 inches, and one sheet of white paper, 8-1/2x11 inches, one initialed and dated 2/8/87 and three initialed and dated 6/5/87 with notation "Columbus")
 
Conceptual Sketches
Drawer   6 Folder   5
[Façade Studies], untitled, undated 06/20/1988, 7/88 (Colored ink sketches with marker coloring on twelve sheets of tracing paper, 18-1/4x12 to 35-1/2x18 inches, two initialed and dated 6/20/88 and one initialed and dated 7/88)
 
Conceptual Sketches. Undated
Drawer   6 Folder   6
[Façade Study], untitled (Electrostatic print with pencil coloring, 24x18 inches) [view bl000527]
Drawer   6 Folder   6
[Façade Study], untitled (Blue ink and purple pencil sketch on tracing paper, initialed, 33x18 inches)
Drawer   6 Folder   6
[Façade Studies], untitled (Black and brown ink sketches on ten sheets of tracing paper, 11-1/2x12 to 25x12 inches, and four electrostatic prints with marker coloring, 24x18 inches)
Drawer   6 Folder   6
[Sketch and Drawing of] Domino's Tower Conference Center (Black ink and red pencil drawing on vellum with gray and green marker coloring, initialed, 14-3/4x14 inches)
 
Schematic Design Drawings. Undated, except as noted
Drawer   6 Folder   7
West Elevation undated, 01/15/1987 (Pencil and green pencil drawing on two sheets of vellum, 21x22 & 21-3/4x21)
Drawer   6 Folder   7
[Elevations], untitled 06/11/1988 (Colored ink and pencil drawings on two electrostatic prints, drawn on train between "Bern and Firenze," one initialed, 10-1/2x8 & 8-1/2x11 inches)
Drawer   6 Folder   7
[Elevation], untitled 07/11/1988 (Colored ink and pencil drawing on electrostatic print, drawn on train between "Basil and Firenze," initialed, 8-1/2x11 inches) [view bl000526]
Drawer   6 Folder   7
[Elevation], untitled (Black and brown ink drawing on black-line print, 22-1/2x10-1/4 inches) [view bl000528]
Drawer   6 Folder   7
[Elevation Perspective], untitled (Colored crayon drawing on blue-line print, 27-1/4x19-1/4 inches) [view bl000529]
Drawer   6 Folder   7
[Elevation Perspective], untitled (Colored crayon drawing on blue-line print, initialed, 24x18 inches)
Drawer   6 Folder   7
[Roof Elevation], untitled (Colored pencil-on-vellum drawing, 14-1/4x21 inches 1/12/88)
Drawer   6 Folder   7
[Roof Elevation], untitled (Red pencil and black ink drawing on electrostatic print with marker coloring, 17x11 inches)
Drawer   6 Folder   7
North Elevation (Ink drawing with orange and gray marker coloring on black-line print, 21x30 inches)
 
[Section], untitled (Pencil and red pencil drawing on vellum graph paper, 8-1/2x11 inches)
Drawer   6 Folder   7
[Section], untitled (Yellow and brown marker coloring on two electrostatic prints, 11x17 inches)
Drawer   6 Folder   7
Cross-Section and Elevation (Ink drawing on tracing paper overlaid on black-line print, 27-1/2x42 inches)