University of Texas, Alexander Architectural Archive

Greece Architectural collection:

An Inventory of Drawings



Collection Summary

CreatorAlexander Architectural Archives
Title:Greece Architectural collection
Abstract:The Greece Architectural collection is a group of materials about projects designed for or built in Greece accumulated by the Alexander Architetural Archive from various sources. The collection consists of a set of architectural drawings for the United States Embassy Office Building in Athens, Greece. This project was designed in 1957 by Walter Gropius, Partner in Charge, the Architects Collaborative. The set includes 2 linen cover sheets, 1 page of descriptive text and photographs, 1 page of specifications and 49 blueline architectural prints.
Identification:GREAC
Quantity:53 sheets
Language:Material is in English.
Repository:Alexander Architectural Archives, The University of Texas at Austin.

Biographical and Administrative History of Architects and Firms represented in the Greece Architectural collection

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Scope and Content of the collection

The Greece Architectural collection consists of a set of architectural drawings for the United States Embassy Office Building in Athens, Greece. This project was designed in 1957 by Walter Gropius, Partner in Charge, the Architects Colloborative. The set includes 2 linen cover sheets, 1 page of descriptive text and photographs, 1 page of specifications and 49 blueline architectural prints.


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Index Terms

Persons:
Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969
Organizations:
Architects Collaborative, Inc.
Subjects:
Architecture--Greece--Modern
Architecture--Greece--20th century
Architecture, Modern--20th century
Places:
Greece
Document Types:
Architectural drawings

Administrative Information

Citation

Greece Architectural collection, Alexander Architectural Archives, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin

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Detailed Description of the Collection

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