Fonds 74 - Bobrow Architects

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Bobrow Architects

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CA CAC 74

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Bobrow Architects is an international architectural and planning practice with experience in Canada, United States, Spain, the Carribean, the Middle East and Africa. Since 1963, projects have included academic and cultural facilities, health care and research centres, institutional, commercial and government offices, integrated housing, municiple facilities, site and master planning, as well as residential architecture. The firm's design philosophy is to create sustainable architecture that is sensitive to its context but rooted in modernist values.

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The architectural material was given to the John Bland Canadian Architecture Collection by Philip D. Bobrow.

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"Architectural drawings and paper files." Proposal by Descon / Concordia in joint venture with Philip David Bobrow for "Operation Breakthrough" a program developed through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C. in 1970. "Operation Breakthrough" was a broad residential development program designed to resolve a multitude of problems in order to make available quality housing in large quantities by utilizing modern design and technology, and contemporary approaches to financing, marketing, land use and management.
" Architectural drawings and model." Belec Residence, 1 Grove Park, Westmount QC, 1997-1998.
"12 bound volumes. " Studies, programs, reports. Institution à sécurité maximale 2, Mirabel,QC, 1977,1979.

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  • English

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"Grove Park Development Houses"
http://cac.mcgill.ca/nobbs/

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120

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