Gunnar Birkerts papers: 1930-2017
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Personal Project Files [series]

These materials were donated to the library by Gunnar Birkerts in 2015, at the age of 91 years. He has kept these documents in his own home-studio in the Boston area through the decades because the folders contain information which has been very valuable to him. The 139 folders in his Personal Project Files are arranged alphabetically by building name and hold the kernal of design information, which Birkerts used for publiations in books and architectural journals. In these files, researchers will view only the materials which Birkerts himself felt were significant and strategic. These include the architect's concepttual sketches and presentation drawings, journal articles, dedication programs, newspaper clippings, and photographs, many by the renowned Balthazar Korab, who was Birkerts' good friend.

Each folder is accompanied by with a brief note describing folder contents.

Box   12  
Adrian Dominican Sisters, Maria Chapel, Adrian, Michigan 2001-2008

(Scope of project memo, original and copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, correspondence, Chapel Maria newsletter, and transparencies and photographs of Gunnar Birkerts as a young architect, building model (on CD), exterior and interior, some by David Rose Photography)

Box   12  
AirTouch Cellular Tower, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1995-2007

(Architect's concept statement, copies of conceptual sketches, note from Balthazar Korab, copies of site plan and construction drawings, and photographs)

Box   12  
Amsterdam City Hall, International Competition, Amsterdam, Netherlands 1967-1968

(Architect's concept statements, correspondence, copies of concept sketch and presentation drawings, photographs of model by Balthazar Korab, and transparencies of concept sketches)

Box   12  
Anchorage Library Competition, Anchorage, Alaska 1981

(Architect's concept statement, copies of conceptual sketch and presentation drawings, photographs, and transparencies of conceptual sketches)

Box   12  
Bald Mountain Recreational Facility, Pontiac, Michigan 1964

(Copies of presentation drawings and photographs)

Box   12  
Baldwin Public Library, Addition and Renovation, Birmingham, Michigan 1980-1983

(Architect's concept statement and building description, Italian journal article, transparency of conceptual sketch, copy of presentation drawings, and photographs)

Box   12  
Bardha Residence, Birmingham, Michigan 1984-1986

(Architect's concept statement, copies of presentation drawings, correspondence, photographs, and transparencies)

Box   12  
Birkerts, Sven, and Schwartz, Martin. Gunnar Birkerts;Metaphoric Modernist. Stuttgart: Edition Axel Menges 2009

(Sketches and photographs included in book)

Box   12  
California State University, San Marcos, Kellogg Library 1999-2005

(Architect's concept statement, original conceptual sketches and design development drawings, copies of presentation drawings, 2005 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards submission, and photographs with CD)

Box   12  
Calvary Baptist Church, Detroit, Michigan 1974-1977

(Architect's concept statements, copy of axonometric presentation drawing, and photographs by Timothy Hursley, B. Korab, Ltd. and T. Kitajima of Retoria)

Box   12  
Caribbean Aluminum House, Virgin Islands 1958

(Architect's program statement, newspaper article, photographs of presentation drawings, and photographs of model by Balthazar Korab)

Box   12  
Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Renovation, Detroit, Michigan 1980

(Architect's concept statement, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, and photographs of model)

Box   12  
Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Renovation, Detroit, Michigan 1992-2003 (2 folders)

(Folder 1 contains:architect's concept statement, application to Detroit Historic District Commission for Certificate of Appropriateness, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, and newspaper articles. Folder 2 contains: photographs of models and building by Dennis Greaney, Balthazar Korab, Ltd., and others)

Box   12  
Chrysler Corporation, Headquarters, Master Plan, Highland Park, Michigan 1978

(Architect's concept statement and project description)

Box   16  
Chrysler Corporation Tech Center, Highland Park, MI by Minoru Yamasaki, with Birkerts, chief designer 1968-1971

(photograph of master plan model by Balthazar Korab)

Box   12  
Church of the Servant, Kentwood, Michigan 1988-1994

(Architect's concept statements, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, dedication lecture announcement, newspaper article, AIA Michigan award letter, and photographs and transparencies by Timothy Hursley)

Box   12  
Citrin Office Building, Bingham Farms, Michigan 1979

(Copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawing, and photograph of model)

Box   12  
Cleveland Apartment Competition, Cleveland, Ohio 1961-1963

(Photographs of model by Balthazar Korab)

Box   12  
Concordia Senior College, Fort Wayne, Indiana, by Eero Saarinen & Associates, with Birkerts, design team 1954

(Journal article)

Box   12  
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas 1970-1991

(Architect's concept statements, program and building descriptions, copies of conceptual sketches, presentation drawings and construction drawings, press release, correspondence, and photographs and transparencies of model, construction and completed building, some by Balthazar Korab)

Box   12  
Cornell University, Uris Library Addition, Ithaca, New York 1980-1984

(Architect's concept statements, copies of conceptual sketch and presentation drawings, press releases, award correspondence, photographs, and transparencies of conceptual sketch and building)

Box   12  
Corning Glass Works, Main Plant Study, Corning, New York 1966

(Architect's program and concept statement, bibliography, copies of conceptual sketch and presentation drawings, and photographs of city and model by Balthazar Korab Corning Glass Works)

Box   12  
Corning Municipal Fire Station, Corning, New York 1973-1974

(Architect's concept statements, copies of presentation drawings, and photographs, one by Norman McGrath)

Box   12  
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York 1976-2010 (2 folders)

(Folder 1 contains: architect's concept statements and building descriptions, program summary and diagrams, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, presentation drawing booklet, press releases, groundbreaking ceremony materials, journal and newspaper articles, museum opening materials, and 1981, 2005 and 2006 AIA Honor Award submissions. Folder 2 contains: photographs of models and building by Balthazar Korab, photographs by Kellogg Studio and Gunnar Birkerts, including prints and CD, photographs by unknown photographers, and transparencies of conceptual sketches and building)

Box   12  
Corning Public Library I, Corning, New York 1969

(Architect's concept statement, First Proposal, schematic budget estimate, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, photographs of model by Balthazar Korab, and transparencies of concept sketches)

Box   12  
Corning Public Library II, Corning, New York 1969

(Architect's concept statement, Final Proposal, copies of conceptual sketch and schematic design drawing, and photographs of model by Balthazar Korab)

Box   12  
Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 1994-2000

(Concept statement and building description, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, Sanctuary Dedication announcement, and photographs of model and exterior)

Box   12  
Dhahran Civil Air Terminal, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, by Minoru Yamasaki, with Birkerts, chief designer 1959

(Journal article and photographs of perspective drawing and model by Balthazar Korab)

Box   12  
Detroit Institute of Arts, Master Plan and South Wing Addition, Detroit, Michigan 1964-2007

(Architect's concept statement, copies of presentation drawings, newspaper and journal articles, museum brochure, Detroit AIA award material, and transparencies and photographs by Lens-Art Photo and others)

Box   12  
Domino's Chapel, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1996

(Original sketches, Proposed Design Model booklet, and copies of presentation drawings)

Box   12  
Domino's Pizza, Inc., Chairman's Suite Special Designs, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1985-1988

(Architect's concept statement, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, photographs by Balthazar Korab and others, and transparencies)

Box   12  
Domino's Pizza, Inc., Master Plan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1984

(Architect's concept statements, photographs of conceptual sketches, models and presentation drawings, and transparencies)

Box   12  
Domino's Pizza, Inc., Prototype Franchise Building, Jackson, Michigan 1986

(Copies of conceptual sketches and photographs)

Box   12  
Domino's Pizza, Inc., Tower, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1987-1988

(Architect's concept statements, original conceptual sketches, copies of sketches and presentation drawings, correspondence, photographs of models and completed tower, and transparencies of conceptual sketches)

Box   12  
Domino's Pizza, Inc., World Headquarters Building, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1984-1990

(Architect's concept statement, building description, building dedication speech, correspondence, copies of conceptual sketches, design development drawings and presentation drawings, photographs of models and buildings, and transparencies)

Box   12  
Drummond Island Outdoor Chapel, Drummond Island, Michigan 1989-1990

(Copies of conceptual sketches and design development drawings, and photographs from color slides by Balthazar Korab)

Box   12  
Duke University School of Law, Addition and Renovation, Durham, North Carolina 1985-1995

(Architect's concept statements, copies of presentation drawings and perspectives, fundraising brochure, transcript of Gunnar Birkerts's dedication speech, dedication booklet, The Duke University School of Law Magazine, (1995), and photographs)

Box   12  
Duluth Public Library, Duluth, Minnesota 1969-1979

(Architect's concept statement, program and schematic design statements, copies of presentation drawings, and photographs by Balthazar Korab, Timothy Hursley and others)

Box   12  
Federal Reserve Bank, Helena, Montana 1972

(Photographic transparency of conceptual drawings)

Box   13  
Federal Reserve Bank, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1968-2011 (2 folders)

(Folder 1 contains: architect's concept statements and building description, space planning proposal, design presentation booklet, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, and journal and newspaper articles. Folder 2 contains: photographs of suspension system studies, models, construction and finished building by Balthazar Korab, Schwang Studio, Y. Futagawa, Robert Harr, Lukens Steel Company and others)

Box   13  
Federated Stores, Corporate Headquarters Facility Competition, Cincinnati, Ohio 1978

(Architect's concept statement)

Box   13  
Ferguson Residence, Kalamazoo, Michigan 1980-1986

(Architect's concept statement, technical information, "Villa Ginny" by Gunnar Birkerts, map, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, award correspondence, photographs, and transparencies)

Box   13  
Ford Motor Company, Building with Cooling Towers, Dearborn, Michigan, by DiClemente Siegel Design, Inc., with Birkerts, concept and design architect 1997

(Original concept sketches, copies of presentation drawings, and CAD images)

Box   13  
Ford Motor Company, Hemisfair '68 Pavilion, San Antonio, Texas 1967-1968

(Architect's concept statements, copy of floor plan, souvenir map of Hemisfair 1968, and photographs)

Box   13  
Ford Motor Company, Visitor Reception Center, Dearborn, Michigan 1971

(Architect's concept statement, copies of conceptual sketch and presentation drawings, photographs, and slides and transparency of sketches and models)

Box   13  
Freeman Residence, Grand Rapids, Michigan 1965-1966

(Architect's concept statements, copies and transparencies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, photographs of models by Balthazar Korab, photographs of building by Bill Engdahl, Hedrich Blessing and others)

Box   13  
Furniture Design 1953-2011

(Furniture Forum design catalogue of Akron Art Institute, Young Designers, 1954, exhibition brochure, Yellen, Inc., catalogue and photographs, First Exhibition of Award Furniture, Cantu, Italy, materials and photographs, Weinberg Modern catalogue, 2011, and photographs of design sketches and furniture)

Box   13  
General Motors, Dual Mode Transportation Study 1973-1974

(Architect's project description and concept statement, photographs of models by Balthazar Korab and of Detroit by others, and slides)

Box   13  
General Motors Technology Center and Research Isotope Laboratories, Warren, Michigan, by Eero Saarinen & Associates, with Birkerts, design team 1951-1956

(Copies of perspective drawings of Process Development Building auditorium lobby furniture, journal articles, copies of presentation drawings, and photographs of model of Isotope Laboratory)

Box   13  
Glen Oaks Community College, Centreville, Michigan 1966

(Architect's concept statements, copies of presentation perspectives and drawings, and photographs by Balthazar Korab)

Box   13  
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Albion, Michigan 1960

(Architect's concept, program and design statements, copies and transparency of presentation drawings, and photographs of models by Norm Burlingame, Balthazar Korab, T. Kitajima and others)

Box   13  
Grasis Residence, Des Plaines, Illinois (photogrqphs)
Box   13  
Grasis Residence, Vail, Colorado 1990-1994

(Architect's concept statements, original and copies of conceptual and design sketches, copies of presentation drawings, and photographs and transparencies by Timothy Hursley and others)

Box   13  
Haley Funeral Home, Southfield, Michigan 1960-1961

(Architect's concept statement, copies of presentation drawings, and photographs and transparencies by Balthazar Korab)

Box   13  
Holtzman & Silverman, Office Building, Southfield, Michigan 1983

(Architect's concept statement, copies of presentation drawings, and photographs and transparencies of conceptual sketch and building)

Box   13  
Honigman, Miller, Schwartz & Cohn, Office Remodeling, Detroit, Michigan 1963

(Journal article, copy of presentation drawing, and photographs of interiors by Balthazar Korab)

Box   13  
IBM Corporation, Computer and Information Center, Sterling Forest, New York 1970-1972

(Architect's concept statements and building description, Progressive Architecture article, copies of presentation drawings, photographs by Balthazar Korab, Y. Futagawa and others, and transparency of conceptual sketch)

Box   13  
IBM Corporation, Office Building, Southfield, Michigan 1974-1980

(Architect's concept statement and building descriptions, lecture notes, journal and newspaper articles, correspondence, award submissions, photographs and transparencies of design and presentation drawings, and photographs of building by Balthazar Korab, T. Kitajima and others)

Box   13  
International Village, Detroit, Michigan 1964

(Architect's program notes, copies of site plans, and photographs of site, presentation drawings and models)

Box   13  
Juma Al-Majid Center for Culture and Heritage, International Invited Design Competition, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 1993

(Architect's concept statements, original and copies of conceptual sketches and of design development and presentation drawings, correspondence, photographs of model, transparency of design drawing, and copies of related web pages)

Box   16  
Juma Al-Majid Center for Culture and Heritage, International Invited Design Competition, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 1993

(architect's concept statements, original and copies of conceptual sketches and of design development and presentation drawings, correspondence, photographs of model, transparency of design drawing, and copies of related web pages)

Box   13  
Kaufman Residence, Addition and Renovation, Aspen, Colorado undated

(Architect's project description and copies of presentation drawings)

Box   13  
Kaufman Residence, North Muskegon, Michigan 1963-1974

(Architect's concept statement, correspondence from and copies of presentation drawings of later addition by David Chasco, A.I.A., and copies of photographs)

Box   13  
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Kansas City, Missouri 1991-1994 (2 folders)

(Folder 1 contains: architect's concept statements and building description, Kansas City Art Institute request for proposals, copies of conceptual sketches and of presentation and construction drawings, "Designs for A Museum" exhibition catalogue (1992), "Building of the Spirit" exhibition brochure (1994), and press releases. Folder 2 contains: museum brochures, correspondence, newspaper and journal articles, and photographs of design team, models, construction and building by Timothy Hursley, Eric R. Berndt, Spillers and others)

Box   13  
Keokuk Senior High School and Community College, Keokuk, Iowa, by Perkins & Will, with Birkerts, design team 1950-1953

(Journal article)

Box   13  
Lake Superior State College, Dormitory Addition, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan undated

(Photographs of model by Balthazar Korab)

Box   13  
Latvian Center Outdoor Chapel, Garezers, Three Rivers, Michigan 1972-2010

(Architect's concept statement, original and copies of design development drawings, newspaper article, photographs and negatives)

Box   13  
St. Paul's Latvian Church, Farmington Hills, Michigan 1980

(Copy of presentation drawing)

Box   13  
Latvian Museum of the Occupation, Riga, Latvia 2002-2008

(Architect's concept statement, presentation booklet and copy on CD, including drawings and photographs, and photographs of completed building)

Box   13  
Latvian National Library (National Library of Latvia), Riga, Latvia 1989-2014

(Architect's concept statements, biographical data, selected bibliography, original and copies of conceptual sketches and design development and presentation drawings, award materials, commemorative stamp, journal articles, including announcement of AIA/ALA 2017 Award, CAD presentation images, photographs of Latvian vernacular architecture by Juris Krievins and others, photographs of model, construction and building, and transparencies of conceptual sketches)

Box   13  
Leopoldville Cultural Center, Competition Project, Leopoldville, Belgian Congo 1958

(Architect's concept statement, photographs of site, and copies of presentation perspectives and drawings)

Box   13  
Lillibridge Elementary School, Detroit, Michigan 1962-1963

(Architect's concept statements, copy of presentation drawing, photos of model and construction, and photos of building by Balthazar Korab)

Box   13  
Lincoln Elementary School, Columbus, Indiana 1965-2001

(Architect's concept statements, program notes, copies of presentation drawings, dedication program, newspaper articles, correspondence, awards correspondence, photographs of Birkerts presenting project, photograph of Lady Bird Johnson on Columbus tour, 10/19/1967, and photographs and transparencies and two photod CDs of model and building by Balthazar Korab, DAvid E. Rose, Orlando R. Cabanban and Daniel Bartush)

Box   13  
Lincoln Elementary School Addition, Columbus, Indiana 2001

(Architect's concept statement, program notes, copy of conceptual sketch, schematic design presentation booklet, including drawings, and photographs of model)

Box   13  
Livonia Public Library, Alfred Noble Branch, Livonia, Michigan 1965-1967

(Architect's concept statements and building description, copies of presentation drawings, and photographs by Orlando Cabanban)

Box   16  
Madison Plaza Office Building, Toledo, Ohio 1983

(architect's agreement, original conceptual sketches and project description)

Box   13  
Marathon Oil, Office Building, Detroit, Michigan 1962-1964

(Architect's concept statement and design solution, journal article, copy of presentation drawing, and photographs by Balthazar Korab)

Box   13  
Martha W. Griffiths Rare Book Room, Library of Michigan, Lansing, Michigan 1993

(Capital campaign booklet by Library of Michigan Foundation)

Box   16  
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Domed Chapel and Auditorium, Cambridge, Massachusetts, by Eero Saarinen & Associates, with Birkerts, design team member 1953

(Journal article)

Box   16  
Massey-Ferguson, North American Operations Headquarters Building, Des Moines, Iowa 1966

(Architect's concept statements, transparency and copy of design development and presentation drawings, photographs of site, and photographs of model by Balthazar Korab and Daniel Bartush)

Box   16  
Mequon House, Mequon, Wisconsin 1957

(Architect's concept statement, copies of sketches and presentation drawings, journal excerpt, and photographs of model)

Box   16  
Metropolitan Savings and Loan Bank, Headquarters, Southfield, Michigan 1971

(Architect's concept statement and building description)

Box   14  
Michigan State Capitol Building, Expansion Master Plan, Lansing, Michigan 1987

(Use Analysis, press release, copies of presentation drawings, and photographs on CD drawings)

Box   14  
Michigan Technological University, Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, Houghton, Michigan 1994-2003

(Architect's concept statements and building descriptions, photographs of model, copies of presentation drawings and computer-aided perspectives, press release, dedication materials, awards program descriptive data, correspondence, and photographs and slides by Jeff Garland and others)

Box   14  
Milan Housing Complex, Milan, Italy 1992

(Copies of concept sketches and presentation drawings, including one transparency)

Box   14  
Millikin University, Pilling Chapel, Decatur, Illinois 1994-1996

(Building proposal, press release with architect's concept statement, university brochure, original and copies of conceptual sketches, design development drawings and construction drawings, and photographs)

Box   14  
Milwaukee County War Memorial Center, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by Eero Saarinen and Associates, with Birkerts, chief designer 1957

(Journal articles and photographic negatives)

Box   14  
Minnesota History Center Competition, St. Paul, Minnesota 1984

(Architect's concept statement, copies of presentation drawings, and transparencies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings)

Box   14  
Minnesota Judicial Building, Addition and Renovation Competition, St. Paul, Minnesota 1985

(Architect's concept statement, presentation drawings packet, photograph of model, and transparency of conceptual sketch)

Box   14  
Minnesota State Capitol, Expansion Competition, St. Paul, Minnesota 1983-1984

(Architect's concept statement and building description, copies of presentation drawings, and transparencies)

Box   14  
Monaghan, Marge, House, Drummond Island, Michigan 1989

(Architect's concept statements, copies of conceptual sketch and presentation drawings, and photographs and transparencies of model)

Box   16  
Mount Olive Baptist Church, Woodward Avenue, Detroit

(original conceptual sketch)

Box   14  
Muiznieks Residence, Kalamazoo, Michigan 1979

(Architect's concept statement and copies of conceptual sketches, a passive solar energy systems section drawing and other presentation drawings)

Box   14  
Novoli I Multi-Use Center, Florence, Italy 1987-1994

(Architect's concept statements, design team program and project description, correspondence with Lawrence Halprin and Ralph Erskine, newspaper article, copies of drawings, photographs of models, and transparencies of conceptual sketches and models)

Box   14  
Novoli II Multi-Use Center, Florence, Italy 1993-2000

(Architect's concept statement and project descriptions, schematic design packet, copies and transparencies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, correspondence, and newspaper article)

Box   14  
Oberlin College, Conservatory of Music Library Addition, Oberlin, Ohio 1986-1988

(Architect's concept statements and building description, press release for opening, "Creative Process and Expression" by Gunnar Birkerts (1999), correspondence regarding review, copies of concept and presentation drawings, and photographs and transparencies of conceptual sketches and building)

Box   14  
Ohio State University, College of Law Expansion, Columbus, Ohio 1988-1995

(Architect's concept statement, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, dedication program, awards materials, CAD image, and photographs and transparencies of building by Timothy Hursley and others)

Box   14  
Papal Altar, Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan 1987

(Architect's concept statement, correspondence, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, photographs, and transparencies)

Box   14  
ParkCenter, Houston, Texas 1984

(Architect's concept statements, copies of conceptual sketch and presentation drawings, and photographs of model)

Box   14  
Parke-Davis, Office and Warehouse, Menlo Park, California, by Minoru Yamasaki, with Birkerts, design team 1959

(Journal article)

Box   14  
People's Federal Savings and Loan, Branch Office, Royal Oak, Michigan 1962-1963

(Architect's concept statement, copy of presentation drawing, and photographs of model and building by Balthazar Korab)

Box   14  
Reynolds Metals Company, Great Lakes Sales Region Headquarters Building, Detroit, Michigan, by Minoru Yamasaki, with Birkerts, chief designer 1959

(Journal articles)

Box   14  
Riga Central Market Restoration and Expansion Master Plan, Riga, Latvia 1994-1996

(Architect's concept statements, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, "Central Market Master Plan," newspaper articles, and photographs of city and model)

Box   14  
Riga Supermarket Proposal, Riga, Latvia, with Architect A. Kronbergs 1990s

(Copy of presentation section)

Box   14  
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, Memorial Competition, Washington, D.C. 1960

(Copy of presentation drawing and photographs of model by Balthazar Korab)

Box   14  
St. Ambrose Parish, The Gathering Space, Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan 1992-1999

(Original and copies of conceptual sketches, letter from The Rev. Tim Pelc, project brochure, and photograph)

Box   14  
St. Bede's Church, Southfield, Michigan 1966-1969

(Architect's concept statement, copy of presentation floor plan, and photographs and transparencies by Balthazar Korab)

Box   14  
St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, Orlando, Florida 2004-2006

(Architect's concept statement, copies of presentation drawings, and photographs)

Box   14  
St. Paul's Latvian Church, Farmington Hills, Michigan 1986

(Copy of conceptual sketch and interior photograph)

Box   14  
St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Columbus, Indiana 1980-1995

(Architect's concept statements and building descriptions, original and copies of conceptual sketches and of design development and presentation drawings, dedication program, correspondence, photographs by Keiichi Miyashita, Balthazar Korab and others, and transparencies of concept sketches, presentation drawings and construction drawings)

Box   14  
San Jose Public Library/San Jose State University Library, Joint Dr. Martin Luther King Library, San Jose, California 1998-2004

(Architect's concept statement, building facts, press release, transcriptions of interviews with Gunnar Birkerts, newspaper articles, original and copies of conceptual sketches and of schematic design and presentation drawings, dedication materials, library brochures, photographs of models and building, and images on CDs, some by Timothy Hursley)

Box   14  
Schwartz Summer Residence, Northville, Michigan 1960

(Architect's concept statements, copies of presentation drawings, newspaper and journal articles, and photographs and transparencies by Balthazar Korab)

Box   14  
Southern Illinois University, Vocational Technical Institute, Campus Master Plan, Carbondale, Illinois 1967

(Architect's concept statements, original and copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, phasing diagrams, and photograph and slide of model)

Box   14  
State University of New York, Purchase, Dance Instructional Facility 1970-1977

(Architect's concept statement, program memorandum, building description, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, excerpt from Architectural Record article, Neuberger Museum of Art exhibition essays, photographs by Joseph W. Molitor and others, and transparencies of design sketch and drawing)

Box   14  
Steuben Glass, Designs of Ashtray and Goblet 1977-1980

(Correspondence, original conceptual sketches, and original and copies of design drawings)

Box   14  
Subterranean Urban Systems Study, University of Michigan 1971-1974

(Architect's concept statement and proposal, original and copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, journal articles, and photographs and slides of models)

Box   14  
Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, Competition Project 1959

(Architect's concept statements, and copies and transparencies of presentation perspectives and drawings)

Box   14  
1300 Lafayette East Apartments, Detroit, Michigan 1961-1982

(Architect's concept statement and building facts, copies of presentation drawings, press release, newspaper and journal articles, and photographic prints, slides and transparencies of site, models and building by Balthazar Korab and others)

Box   14  
Torino Multi-Use Center, Torino, Italy 1988-1989

(Architect's concept statements and proposals, copies of conceptual sketches and of design development and presentation drawings, "Un Progetto di Gunnar Birkerts a Torino" conference brochure and program, newspaper article, and photographs of models by Keiichi Miyashita and others)

Box   14  
Tougaloo College, Master Plan, Library and Dormitories, Tougaloo, Mississippi 1965-1972

(Architect's concept statements, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, newspaper article, and photographs of model and buildings by Balthazar Korab)

Box   14  
Travis Residence, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 1964-1965

(Copy of presentation drawing and transparencies of building)

Box   14  
Troyton Manor Swimming Club Pool, Troy, Michigan 1960

(Architect's project description and photographs of model and site plan)

 
United States Army, Camp Wildflecken, Chapel and Educational Facility, Frankfurt, Germany 1980-1986

(Architect's concept and method statements, maps, copies of conceptual sketch, design development drawing and presentation drawings, awards correspondence, and photographs)

Box   15  
Folder 1

(architect's concept statement, building description, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, press release, dedication program, newspaper articles and correspondence)

Box   16  
Folder 2

(photographs, transparencies and slides of models, construction and building))

Box   15  
United States Embassy Office Building, Caracas, Venezuela 1988-1996

(Architect's concept statement, building description, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, press release, dedication program, newspaper articles, correspondence, photographs of models and building, and photographic slides and transparencies)

Box   15  
United States Embassy Office Building, Helsinki, Finland 1975-1976

(Architect's concept statements and building description, memorandum about site and current building, Site Utilization Study, official memoranda, design review committee notes, correspondence, copies of conceptual sketches, site plan and presentation drawings, photographs and slides of models, and transparencies of conceptual sketches)

Box   15  
Unity of the Infinite Presence Church, Warren, Michigan 1978

(Copy of presentation drawings)

Box   15  
University of California, San Diego, Geisel Library Addition 1987-1993

(Architect's concept statement, copies of presentation drawings, correspondence, dedication program, photographs, and transparencies)

Box   15  
University of Detroit, Fisher Administrative Center, Detroit, Michigan 1964-1968

(Architect's concept statement, building facts, copies of conceptual sketch and presentation drawings, journal articles, 1967 AIA Detroit Honor Awards submission, photographs by Balthazar Korab and others)

Box   15  
University of Iowa, College of Law Building 1979-1986

(Architect's concept statements, time line and building statistics, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, dedication program and book, award correspondence, newspaper article, and photographs of site, model, interior and exterior)

Box   15  
University of Michigan, Law Library Addition 1974-1996

(Architect's concept statements, building facts and timeline, contract agreement, certificate for payment, correspondence, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, press releases, awards materials, journal articles, excerpts of Birkerts' remarks at dedication ceremony, walking tour brochure, Rare Book Room dedication program, and photographs by Timothy Hursley and others)

Box   16  
University of Michigan, Law Library Jackier Rare Book Room, Ann Arbor 1982-2000

(architect's concept statement and description, correspondence, and photographs by Beth Singer and others)

Box   15  
University of Michigan, Schembechler Hall (Sports Services Building), Ann Arbor, Michigan 1985-1990

(Architect's concept statement, original conceptual sketches, copies of presentation drawings, dedication program, photographs, and transparencies)

Box   15  
University of Michigan-Flint, Frances Willson Thompson Library, Flint, Michigan 1986-1994

(Architect's concept statement, building description, copies of presentation and construction drawings, dedication program, and photographs)

Box   15  
University of Nebraska, Wick Alumni Center Competition, Lincoln, Nebraska 1981

(Architect's concept statement)

Box   15  
University of Torino, Humanities Faculties Complex, Torino, Italy 1989-1990

(Architect's concept statements and building data, copies of concept sketches and presentation drawings, correspondence, CAD images of model, photographs of Italian architecture, and photographs and transparencies of concept sketch, model and presentation drawings)

Box   15  
University of Utah, Marriott Library Addition, Salt Lake City, Utah 1992-1996

(Architect's concept statements and building description, copies of presentation drawings, correspondence, photographs, and transparencies of design drawings and interior)

Box   15  
University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center and Art Museum Design Competition, Laramie, Wyoming 1986

(Design submission book, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, and photographs of model)

Box   15  
University Reformed Church, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1963 -2003

(Architect's concept statement, cost estimate, copies of presentation drawings, church bulletin, AIA Detroit correspondence, Honor Award certificate, and photographs of building by Balthazar Korab and others)

Box   15  
Venice Sports Stadium, Venice, Italy 1989-1992

(Architect's concept statement, contract regulations, copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings, "Citta dello Sport" Project Proposal, press release, correspondence, and photographs of models)

Box   15  
Washington Monument, Visitor Center Competition, Washington, D.C. 1972

(Architect's concept statement, copies of schematic design drawings, and photograph of model)

Box   15  
Weinstein Residence, San Francisco, California 1986

(Copies of conceptual sketches and presentation drawings)

Box   15  
Western Michigan University, Honors College Building, Kalamazoo, Michigan 1987

(Architect's concept statement, copies of presentation drawings, and photograph of model)

Box   15  
Wind City, City Hall and Emergency Operations Center, Wind City Illinois 1964

(Architect's concept statements, copy of presentation drawing, and photographs by R. R. Rodney Boyce & Associates)

Box   15  
Wisconsin State Office Building, Green Bay, Wisconsin 1981

(Architect's concept statement, building description, copies of conceptual sketch and presentation drawings, and photographs)

Box   15  
Woodbranch Energy Plaza, Houston, Texas 1982

(Architect's concept statement, building description, map, copies of presentation drawings, journal article, and photographs of model)