Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Félix Candela architectural records and papers, 1950-1984

Series VI: Office Records

The calculations and drawings in this section are drawings about structural problems, not for specific buildings. They function as technical exercises for the development of Candela's ideas. There are several files concerning Candela's business collaboration with Emilio Pérez Piñero, a promising Spanish architect known for his work on deployable, and in some cases mobile, reticular structures; including a dome at Salvador Dali's Theatre-Museum. Pérez Piñero died in a car accident at age 37.

Subseries 1: Calculations

Box 30: Folder 01 Calculation Tables undated

Includes negatives, book photocopies

Box 30: Folder 02 Calculation Tables 1967

Includes printed material

Box 30: Folder 03 Calculation Tables for Long Cylindric Domes undated

Includes book photocopies

Box 30: Folder 04 Calculation Tables HYPAR (Hyperbolic Paraboloid Shape) undated
Box 30: Folder 05 Calculation Tables-Originals undated

Includes printed material

Box 30: Folder 06 Calculations Concrete Shells for Domes undated

Includes printed material

Box 30: Folder 07 Calculo del Area del Paraboloide (intentos) undated

A note in the folder suggests these calculations were located in front of the folder: Centro Electrónico de Calculo 24-40-00 apt. 420 inf. Bertrar

Box 30: Folder 08 Cálculos undated

Includes calculations for Pinedo Deportes, Macorra, Casa en Cautla, Guardería Pinedo, Loma Bonita

Box 30: Folder 09 Cálculos - Almacenadora S.A. undated
Box 30: Folder 10 Cálculos ALA (5 placas) undated
Box 30: Folder 11 Cálculos ALA Aerobloque undated

Includes the Calculation Report of Proyecto de Bodega en la Calle de Lago Xochimilco - Col. Xochimancas. Memoria de los Cálculos de Estructura.

Box 30: Folder 12 Calculos Brown Roof 1969

Structural calculations for the Brown roof

Box 30: Folder 13 Casa de la Cultura Honduras undated

Structural calculations for the "Casa de la Cultura" Honduras

Box 30: Folder 14 Cubierta Colgante undated

Structural calculations for the hanging roof

Box 30: Folder 15 Diversas Losas Prismaticas undated

Miscellaneous calculations

Box 30: Folder 16 Drawings and calculations of roof structure undated
Box 30: Folder 17 Hampstead School / Hypars undated

Miscellaneous calculations (In Collaboration with Praeger-Kavanagh-Waterbury Engineers - Architects)

Box 31: Folder 01 Memorias de Cálculos Desconocidas de Paraguas undated
Box 31: Folder 02 Memorias de los calculos de la Estructura de la Cubierta 1958
Box 31: Folder 03 Miscellaneous undated

Business card, art show invitation and unknown structural calculations

Box 31: Folder 04 Miscellaneous Calculation Reports 1950, undated

Memoria de Cálculos: "Bodegas en la Aduana de Mexico D.F.," "Auditorio de Maracaibo en Venezuela," "Ciudad Universitaria - Pabellón de Rayos Cósmicos," "Cubierta de Concreto Armado Para el Casino del Hotel San Juan de Puerto Rico"; other miscellaneous

Box 31: Folder 05 Miscellaneous Calculations undated

"Isosonal Domes"

Box 31: Folder 06 Miscellaneous documents 1961-1962

Calculations, drawings and payrolls from ALA S.A.

Box 31: Folder 07 Primeras Hojas para las Memorias de Calculo del Depto. Central de los Paraguas 1963
Box 31: Folder 08 Reprints Removed undated

Drawings (6) Structural Calculations; "Cubierta de Cascaron para el Restaurant de la Casa de la Radio en Dinamarca."

Oversize 01: Folder 03 Structural Calculations undated

Miscellaneous structural calculations

Box 31: Folder 09 Torsion Calculation Tables undated

Subseries 2: Drawings

Box 31: Folder 10 Drawings undated

Photocopies

Box 31: Folder 11 Drawings undated

Photocopies

Box 31: Folder 12 Drawings, calculations of roof undated

Includes sketches and calculation tables

Box 31: Folder 13 Figuras Paraboloides undated
Box 31: Folder 14 Paraboloide Triangular de Esquina undated

Subseries 3: Emilio Pérez Piñero

Box 31: Folder 15 Candela, Felix. Obituary for Emilio Perez Piñero. 1972 Jul 17
Box 31: Folder 16 Emilio Pérez Piñero; Arquitectura 1972

(Madrid), Jul-Aug 1972 (number dedicated to Pérez Piñero). The magazine includes the article: Candela, Félix, "Emilio Pérez Piñero." The folder includes Newspaper clippings about the death of Emilio Pérez Piñero

Box 31: Folder 17 Emilio Pérez Piñero 1968-1970

Correspondence Emilio Pérez Piñero and Félix Candela. Cost estimates. Correspondence Caltécnica, Yves de Vestel, Jacinto Pazos de Provens, Fernando Cassinello, J.V. Tyrrell, Elliot Mesnick, R.W. Hutchings, Jaime Moreno, Roger H. Corbetta and James Vann.

Box 31: Folder 18 Emilio Pérez Piñero / NASA Houston 1970

Miscellaneous documents, papers and pictures related to NASA; includes correspondence with Charles Halkinshaw

Box 32: Folder 01 Emilio Pérez Piñero 1969-1972, undated

Miscellaneous geodesic dome drawings. Pérez Piñero's obituary by Felix Candela (Draft). Reply of Candela to an Obituary of Pérez Piñero written by Salvador Dalí. Correspondence with the US Navy Engineer J.V. Tyrell. Letter from Pérez Piñero to Candela.

Box 32: Folder 02 Emilio Pérez Piñero / Anoeta Velodrome 1965-1972, undated

Photographs, calculations Anoeta Velodrome. U. S. Patent, reticular structure, May 25, 1965. "Estructuras..." Revista Arquitectura 1968; "Expandable..." P. Architecture June 1962. Obituary for Pérez Piñero by Candela. Correspondence with R. Celestino.

Box 32: Folder 03 Emilio Pérez Piñero / Gallasfarra (Murcia) 1972, undated

Photographs Anoeta Velodrome Model, Terragona Necropolis (including one with Salvador Dalí), 2 Photographs Vidriera Hipercubica Desplegable. Miscellaneous drawings. Pérez Piñero, Emilio, "Estructuras Reticulares Tridimensionales," Revista Arquitectura, 1968.

Subseries 4: Files

Box 32: Folder 04 Design for New Roof for Existing Stadium undated

Includes drawings and photocopies of drawings

Box 32: Folder 05 Expenses Sports Palace 1968

Includes bills, receipts

Box 32: Folder 06 Hughes Research Laboratories / Concrete Antenna Project 1963-1964
Box 32: Folder 07 Project Concrete Shell Roof for Tennis Court, Chicago 1974

Includes budgets and cost proposals, calculations, correspondence, 4 drawings, 1 article

Box 32: Folder 08 Project Records 1959

Includes contract between La Compania Ciudad Labor, S.A. and Felix Candela, Ricardo de Robina, Leonardo Marti, and Jaime Crofton

Box 32: Folder 09 Proposed New Stadium for Real Madrid 1973

Includes drawings, correspondence, calculations

Box 32: Folder 10 Proposed New Stadium for Real Madrid 1973

Includes invoices, drawings, calculations, invoices, capacity analysis, photographs

Box 32: Folder 11 Real Madrid Stadium ("Bob Ward") 1973

Presentation expenses. Correspondence with C. de Miguel, R. Rush and R. Ward

Subseries 5: Miscellaneous

Box 32: Folder 12 Cover project for Bull Ring 1969

Estimates. Plaza se Toros, Orizaba

Box 33: Folder 01 Bill/Receipts 1947-1971
Box 33: Folder 02 Indexes undated

Índice de Artículos sobre Estructuras y Cálculos; Superficies Alabeadas, Paraboloides, Cilíndricas Largas, Losas Planas, Plasticidad Estructuras, Historia, Matemáticas, Elasticidad, Presas, Plasticidad Secciones, Estereo Estructuras, Cables; Microfilms.

Box 33: Folder 03 Shell Norms 1973, undated
Box 33: Folder 04 Untitled undated

Liste des Ouvrages Concernant Les Voiles Minces

Box 33: Folder 05 Untitled undated

"Procedimiento de construccion de zapatas de cimentacion de concre to armado, mediante el acoplamiento de cuatro losas alabeadas para pro ducir una forma pseudo-piramidal."