Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

James S. Russell papers, 1981-2005

Series I: Architectural Record

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Subseries 1: Essays



Box 1 Folder 1 "The Beyeler Museum, by Pritzker Prize winner Renzo Piano, engages in a discreet dialogue between architecture and art", 1998 May

Correspondence, project texts, press material, 10 photos and 10 slides



Box 1 Folder 2 "The Future Workplace", 1998 Jun

Drafts, correspondence and research material



Box 1 Folder 3-5 Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (Architect: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners) [3 folders], 1998 Jul

Drafts, correspondence, plans, images and press material. Folder 5 Includes texts about the EPA new headquarter project



Box 1 Folder 6 "Pei communes with nature at Japan's remote Miho Museum", 1998 Aug

Notes, drafts, 14 slides, museum press pack and press trip files



Box 1 Folder 7-8 "A Striking Presence on the Berlin Skyline, the Debis Tower, by the Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Revises the Skyscraper" [2 folders], 1998 Oct

Notes, drafts, project information packs, drawings and images



Box 1 Folder 9 Scouting Report, London, 1998 Oct

Notes, drafts, correspondence, and project booklets



Box 1 Folder 10-11 "Locking Them Up: essay on challenges of designing juvenile justice facilities in a 'get tough' political environment" [2 folders], 1998 Dec

Notes, AIA conference packs, and research material



Box 1 Folder 12 "Project Diary: Daniel Libeskind's Jewish Museum in Berlin Speaks to a History that is both Rich and Tragic", 1999 Jan

Notes, drafts, correspondence, plans and photos of Felix-Nussbaum-Museum



Box 1 Folder 13 "Tadao Ando's TOTO Seminar House is a corporate retreat that is a world apart, a building that beckons to earth and sky", 1999 Feb

Notes, drafts, correspondence and plans



Box 12 Folder 13 "The Arc" London, England (Architect Ralph Erskine), 1992

Promotional material, article



Box 1 Folder 14 "Setting the pace for innovative transit design, Chris Wilkinson advances his station on the English architecture scene", 1999 Jul

Correspondence, project fact sheets, 6 Photos, 6 postcards and architect's profiles



Box 1 Folder 15 "With his sleek, ecological design, Lord Norman Foster imbues the Reichstag with Germany's new self-image", 1999 Jul

Notes, postcards, research material, 24 photos and film negatives



Box 1 Folder 16 10 Shades of Green Exhibition at Architecture League, 2000 May

Notes, drafts and press material



Box 1 Folder 17 "Evoking the infinite, Axel Schultes takes mourners at a CREMATORIUM from the clamor of daily life", 2000 May

Drafts and essay "Berlin-The Belated Capital" by Axel Schultes



Box 1 Folder 18 Jubilee Line Extension (Architect: Roland Paoletti), 2000 May

Drafts, correspondence, press material and newspaper clippings



Box 2 Folder 1 The Experience Music Project, 2000 Jun

Notes, drafts, 1 photo, 3 image CDs and newspaper clippings



Box 2 Folder 2 GSW Headquarters (Berlin. Architect: Sauerbruch Hutton), 2000 Jun

Correspondence, press material



Box 2 Folder 3 "In Holland, the Shock of the New", 2000 Jul

Drafts, correspondence and press material



Box 2 Folder 4 "Sony Center--Technology-driven urban bravura in Berlin's Sony Center" ( Architect: Murphy/Jahn), 2000 Nov

Drafts and press material



Box 2 Folder 5 "A New New Urbanism Renews Dutch Docklands", 2001 Apr

Drafts, images, texts on Borneo Sporenburg



Box 2 Folder 6 Mii amo Spa (Sedona, AZ. Architect: Gluckman Mayner Architects), 2001 May

Gallery proof, SPA promotional material



Box 2 Folder 7-8 "Landscape urbanism isn't a contradiction. It's the future" [2 folders], 2001 Jul

Notes, drafts, correspondence, and press material



Box 2 Folder 9 Out of the Ordinary: Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown and Assoc. Exhibition at Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2001 Jul

Notes, gallery proof and press material



Box 2 Folder 10 "Holl's evocative dreamscape comes to life", 2001 Aug

Bellevue Art Museum (Bellevue, WA). Includes notes, drafts, correspondence, research material, and project profile draft by Sheri Olson.



Box 2 Folder 11 "Behind The Discreet Façade of DG Bank, in the Symbolic Center of Berlin, Frank Gehry Takes Corporate Architecture Someplace It's Never Been", 2001 Oct

Notes, drafts and press material



Box 2 Folder 12 "Coop Himmelb(l)au challenges preservation orthodoxy in the GASOMETER B project by making stolid", 2001 Nov

Notes, drafts, correspondence and press material



Box 2 Folder 13 Building Type Study: Transportation, 2002 Jan

Drafts, research material and press material



Box 2 Folder 14 Frankfurt Airport ICE Station (Architect: BRT) [1 of 2], 2002 Jan

Notes, drafts, correspondence, BRT booklets and press material



Drawer 202 Folder 1 Frankfurt Airport ICE Station (Architect: BRT) [2 of 2], 2002 Jan

BRT booklet



Box 2 Folder 15 The Eden Project (St. Austell, Cornwall, UK), 2002 Jan

Notes, drafts, press material, and research material



Box 2 Folder 16 "Criticism: In Axel Schultes' Controversial Struggle To Realize Germany's New Chancellery There Are Lessons for American Public Building Design", 2002 May

Drafts, correspondence and press material



Box 2 Folder 17 "Innovation Center, Grusch, Switzerland" (Architect: Barkow Leibinger), 2002 Jun

Drafts, press material and architect's presentation booklet



Box 3 Folder 1 Austrian cultural Forum (Architect: Raymond Abraham), 2002 Aug

Notes, drafts, correspondence and press material



Box 3 Folder 2 "With the Imperial War Museum North, Daniel Libeskind builds his Case for a Major Museum Destination on a Budget", 2002 Oct

Notes, correspondence and press material



Box 3 Folder 3 "Leading the Money: innovative real-estate finance method that places architectural quality center stage", 2003 Jun

Notes, drafts, essay by Christopher B. Leinberger and ULI's publication: Reinventing America's Suburban strips



Box 3 Folder 4 "Where Are We Now? Architecture's Place In An Era Of Evolving Values", 2003 Aug

Drafts, comments, gallery proof and press material



Box 3 Folder 5 Dia: Beacon, 2003 Oct

Drafts, contact sheets, museum brochures, plans and drawings from Open Office



Box 3 Folder 6-7 "How acoustical science augmented art in the Disney Concert Hall design" [2 folders], 2003 Nov

Notes, drafts, newspaper clippings, 21 photos, and press material



Box 3 Folder 8 "OpenOffice redefines practice", 2003 Dec

Notes, texts on architects, and Dia: Beacon files



Box 3 Folder 9 Museum of the Earth (Ithaca, N.Y. Architect: Weiss/Manfredi Architects), 2004 Jan

Drafts, press material, some correspondence and newspaper clippings



Box 3 Folder 10 St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum (Architect: Allied Works Architecture), 2004 Jan

Notes, press material and research material



Box 3 Folder 11 "Murphy/Jahn tames the clattering El train at IIT's STATE STREET VILLAGE by turning it into a neighborly work of art in motion", 2004 May

Notes, Drafts, photocopies of images, brochures and some correspondence



Box 3 Folder 12 "Foster's "Towering Innuendo" is a Big, Eco-Friendly Hit." (30 St. Mary Axe), 2004 Jun

Notes, drafts and press material



Box 3 Folder 13 "Do skyscrapers still make sense? Revived downtowns and new business models spur tall-building innovation.", 2004 Aug

Text and images of The Minerva Building (London, UK)



Box 3 Folder 14 "A New Entrance by the Polshek Partnership Opens the Treasures of the Brooklyn Museum to a New Generation of Viewers.", 2004 Oct

Notes, plans and project announcement



Box 3 Folder 15 Olympic College Poulsbo (Poulsbo, WA. Architect: The Miller|Hull Partnership), 2004 Dec

Notes, drawings, project texts, contact sheets



Box 3 Folder 16 A Theater and A Conference Center in Pamplona (Architect: Francisco Mangado), 2005 Feb

Notes, sketches, drawings, contact sheets and pamphlets



Box 3 Folder 17 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Terminal D, 2005 Oct

Part of Airport BTS. Includes notes, draft, press material and 1 image CD


Subseries 2: Special Projects



Box 3 Folder 18-19 Times Square and Midtown Zoning [2 folders], 1981-2000

Notes, newspaper clippings, 6 photos and research material



Box 4 Folder 1 42nd Street Development Project Design Guidelines, Special Features Supplement, 1981 Jun

2 copies



Box 4 Folder 2 42nd Street Development Project, Executive Summary of Draft Environmental Impact Statement, 1984 Feb, Aug

Prepared on behalf of NY State Urban Development Corp.



Box 4 Folder 3 42nd Street Now! Executive Summary, 1993

Prepared by Robert A.M. Stern Architects and M & Co.



Box 4 Folder 4 Workplace, Threatened Modern Buildings, 1989

Includes 14 photos of UN Building by Syska & Hennessy



Box 4 Folder 5 Workplace, Case Studies I, 1989, 1991

Projects include: NRDC's energy Efficiency Headquarter; Offices for Chiat/Day (Architect: Stefano de Martino)



Box 4 Folder 6 Workplace, Early Correspondence and Researches, 1990-92

Includes 15 photos and negatives



Box 4 Folder 7 Workplace, Energy Efficiency, 1991

Includes Ove Arup Interview Transcript



Box 4 Folder 8 Workplace, Alternative Officing, 1992

Notes, clippings and research material



Box 4 Folder 9-10 Workplace, Miscellaneous Research material [1 of 2], 1993-98

Includes notes, articles, reports from Facility Performance Group, corporate real estate study and copies of @Issue journal



Box 12 Folder 1 Workplace, Miscellaneous Research material [2 of 2], 1993

Includes articles, pamphlets, correspondence



Box 4 Folder 11 Workplace, Personal Control in the Work Station, 1994

Notes and research material



Box 4 Folder 12 Workplace, New Architectures for Work, 1995

Notes and research material



Box 4 Folder 13 Workplace, New Skyscrapers, 1996

Notes and research material



Box 4 Folder 14 Workplace, Office Environment, 1996

Notes and promotional material



Box 4 Folder 15 Workplace, Remaking City for Work, 1996

Publication, newspaper and magazine clippings



Box 4 Folder 16 Workplace, Premises Wiring, Electric & Media, 1997

Researches and vendor promotional material



Box 4 Folder 17 Workplace, Book Proposal: Designing Tomorrow's Workplace, 1997



Box 4 Folder 18 Workplace, Case Studies II, 1997

Projects include: Motorola in Harvard, IL; World Bank Headquarter, DC (Architect: KPF); RWF AG Building (Essen Germany)



Box 4 Folder 19 Workplace, Building Type Study, 1998

Notes, correspondence, research and promotional material



Box 12 Folder 2 Workplace, The Office Park, 1991-1992

Notes, correspondence, articles



Box 5 Folder 1 Post 911 WTC and Lower Manhattan Development, Notes, Correspondence and Researches, 2002

Includes a CD-ROM of NYSE 3D trading floor



Box 5 Folder 2 Post 911 WTC and Lower Manhattan Development, Exhibitions and Panels, 2002

Includes Listening to the City announcements and reports



Box 5 Folder 3-4 Post 911 WTC and Lower Manhattan Development, Newspaper Clippings [2 Folders], 2002



Box 5 Folder 5 Post 911 WTC and Lower Manhattan Development, LMDC, 2002

Board meeting agenda, design study booklets and press material



Box 5 Folder 6 Post 911 WTC and Lower Manhattan Development, Innovative Design Proposals [1 of 2], 2002

Press material of THINK Team, Memorial Square proposal, and United Architects. Also includes Memorial Process Team Briefing Book



Drawer 202 Folder 2 Post 911 WTC and Lower Manhattan Development, Innovative Design Proposals [2 of 2], 2002

United Architects booklet


Subseries 3: Editorial & Administrative



Box 5 Folder 7-10 Business Week/ Architectural Record Awards [4 Folders], 1997-1999

Jury correspondence, deliberations, submissions and press release



Box 5 Folder 11 General Correspondence and Notes, 2001



Box 5 Folder 12 Anniversary Features, 2001 Jul

Correspondence. Contains essay by Suzanne Stephens: "Architecture Criticism in a Historical Context: The Case of Herbert Croly"



Box 5 Folder 13 Issues Planning, 2001-2003

Story ideas, editorial calendars, assignments, notes, office memos, correspondence



Box 5 Folder 14 Felix Nussbaum Building, Osnabruck (Architect: Daniel Libeskind), 1999 Jan

Essay by Victorial Newhouse. Contains correspondence, maps and museum pamphlets



Box 5 Folder 15-16 Offices and the Workplaces BTS [2 Folders], 2000 May

Notes, drafts, newspaper clippings and research material



Box 5 Folder 17 Building Type Study (BTS) Introduction, 2001

Drafts and images



Box 5 Folder 18 Portland International Airport, 2001 Nov

Essay by Sheri Olson



Box 5 Folder 19 JFK Terminal 4 (Queens, NY), 2002 Jan

BTS: Transportation by Sarah Amelar. Contains notes, newspaper clippings, and press Material



Box 5 Folder 20 Office BTS, 2003 Jun

Projects include: ADC World Headquarters (Architect: Hammel, Green, and Abrahamson), adidas Village (Portland, OR. Architect: BOORA Architects), Cité Multimédia (Montreal, Quebec), and Foundry Square (San Francisco, CA. Architect: STUDIOS Architecture)



Box 6 Folder 1 Issue Features, 2003 Aug

Projects include: Inchon Airport (Korea); The LA NOW Project and Art Center College of Design South Campus; Millenium line light rail (Vancouver, BC); Tacoma Art Museum (Washington)



Box 6 Folder 2 San Francisco Ferry Building (Architect: SMWM), 2004 Nov

Essay by John King. Contains notes, gallery proofs, images and fact sheets



Box 6 Folder 3 Spain Projects, 2004 Dec

Image contact sheets



Box 6 Folder 4 Jay Pritzker Pavilion (Chicago, IL. Architect: Gehry Partners), 2005 Jan

BTS: Performing Arts by Blair Kamin. Contains notes, correspondence and promotional material



Box 6 Folder 5 Scottish Parliament, 2005 Feb

Essay by David Cohn. Contains notes, draft, images and press material



Box 6 Folder 6 MUSAC (León, Spain), 2005 Mar

Image contact sheets



Box 6 Folder 7 Airport BTS, 2005 Oct

Projects include: Barajas (Madrid), JetBlue (JFK, NY), Ben Gurion (Tel Aviv), Seattle (Architect: NBBJ). Contains draft, notes, correspondence and contact sheets



Box 12 Folder 4 Performing Arts Center (Phillidelphia, PA. Architect: Rafael Vinoly), 1997-1998

Notes, articles, architectural drawings, photographs. May relate to other acoustical research