Gunnar Birkerts papers: 1930-2017
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Container / Location Title
 
Novoli Multi-Use Center, Florence, Italy (unbuilt project) 1987-1994 [subseries]
 
Project Files
Box   9  
Novoli I
Box   9  
Program Information 07/22/1987
Box   9  
Design Workshop 09/13/1987
Box   9  
Proposals by Birkerts & Halpren
Box   9  
Correspondence and Transmittals 8/9/87-2/29/88
Box   9  
Newspaper and Journal Articles 9/87-6/88
 
Novoli II
Box   9  
Correspondence 12/21/91-3/28/94
 
Architectural Drawings
 
Novoli I
 
Conceptual Drawings. Undated, except as noted
Drawer   8 Folder   5
[Early Sketches], untitled (Blue and black ink sketches on seven sheets of tracing paper with pencil and marker coloring, 11x11-1/4 to 12x26-1/4 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   5
[Early Sketches], untitled, undated 11/30/1987, 12/31/1987 (Blue ink sketches on four sheets of steno pad paper, 6x9 inches, and one sheet of graph paper, 8-1/2x11 inches, one initialed and dated 11/31/87 and one initialed and dated 12/31/87)
Drawer   8 Folder   5
[Important Concept Explanation Sketches], untitled (Blue, green and brown marker sketches on reverse of one electrostatic print, 11-1/2x16-1/2 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   5
[Site Plan Studies], untitled 01/02/1988, 01/03/1988 (Black and blue ink sketches on two sheets of tracing paper with brown and green marker coloring, initialed, 12x28-3/4 & 17-1/4x18 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   5
[Site Plan Study], untitled (Ink sketch on vellum, 21-1/2x28-1/2 inches)
 
Schematic Design Drawings of Site and Floor Plans (Pencil and ink drawings on vellum, some with pencil coloring, 14-1/2x21 to 19-1/4x24 inches, 1/31/88 except as noted)
Drawer   8 Folder   5
Plaza Street Level
Drawer   8 Folder   5
Deck Level
Drawer   8 Folder   5
Typical Level
Drawer   8 Folder   5
Level --2. Undated
Drawer   8 Folder   5
Level --1. Undated
Drawer   8 Folder   5
Level +1, Plaza Level. Undated
Drawer   8 Folder   5
Level +2, Deck Level. Undated
Drawer   8 Folder   5
Levels 3 to 8. Undated
Drawer   8 Folder   5
[Site Plans], untitled. Four drawings, only one initialed and dated 02/14/1988
 
Schematic Design Drawings of Scheme 145 Site Plans (Ink-on-vellum drawings, 18x24 inches, undated)
Drawer   8 Folder   5
Level 1
Drawer   8 Folder   5
Level 2
Drawer   8 Folder   5
[Site Plans], untitled (Three drawings, one with blue ink sketches)
 
Schematic Design Drawings of Site and Floor Plans 4/88 (Ink drawings on electrostatic mylar prints, except as noted, 18x24 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   5
Levels --1 and --2. (2 drawings)
Drawer   8 Folder   5
Level 1, Street Level (Two drawings, one a photographic print with pantone)
Drawer   8 Folder   5
Level 2, Deck Level (Two drawings, one a photographic print with pantone)
Drawer   8 Folder   5
Levels 3 to 9 (6 drawings)
 
Architectural Drawings
 
Novoli II
 
Conceptual Sketches. Undated, except as noted
Drawer   8 Folder   6
Preliminary Idea for Park 11/16/1992 (Ink sketch on electrostatic print, 8-1/2x14 inches, initialed)
Drawer   8 Folder   6
[Site Plan], untitled (Blue pencil sketch on white tracing paper, 24x31 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   6
[Floor Plans], untitled undated, 12/20/1993 (Ink and blue pencil sketches on twelve sheets of white tracing paper with marker coloring, 8-3/4x18 to 18x31-1/2 inches, one initialed and dated 12/20/93)
Drawer   8 Folder   6
[Elevations], untitled (Black and green ink sketches on six sheets of white tracing paper, one initialed, 18x16-1/2 to 18x25-1/2 inches)
 
Schematic Design Drawings. Undated, except as noted
Drawer   8 Folder   6
Site Plan (Ink sketch on white tracing paper taped to electrostatic print on mylar graph paper, 8-1/2x11 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   6
[Site Plan], untitled (Red electrostatic print on mylar taped to electrostatic print, 17x20 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   6
[Site Plan], untitled 01/03/1994 (Red pencil drawing on electrostatic print with green and brown pencil coloring, initialed, 20x35-1/2 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   6
[Floor Plan], untitled 01/07/1994 (Ink-on-vellum drawing, initialed, 18x23 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   6
[Floor Plan], untitled undated, 01/09/1994 (Ink drawings on two sheets of white tracing paper, 16x16-1/4 & 18x25-1/2 inches, one initialed and dated 1/9/94)
Drawer   8 Folder   6
[Floor and Roof Plans], untitled (Green and red ink sketches on six blue-line prints, 12-1/2x15-1/4 to 16x16-3/4 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   6
[Axonometric Floor and Roof Plans], untitled (One electrostatic print, 11-1/2x14 inches, and one ink and blue pencil sketch on electrostatic print, 24x19 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   6
[Sections and Elevation], untitled (Blue ink and blue pencil sketch on electrostatic print, initialed, 15-1/2x34-3/4 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   6
[Sections and Elevations], untitled (Pencil and red pencil drawings on three sheets of vellum, 15x24-1/2 to 18x24 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   6
Elevation A (Green ink sketches on two blue-line prints, 8-1/2x25 to 8-1/2x35 inches, and one electrostatic print, 8-1/4x30 inches)
Drawer   8 Folder   6
Floor Plans, Sections, Elevations and Axonometrics (Green and red ink sketches on ten electrostatic prints, 8-1/2x11 inches)