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[Sven Thomasen photograph album of architectural projects].
BANC PIC 2018.006--PIC box 1
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Title:

[Sven Thomasen photograph album of architectural projects]

Creator/Contributor:

Thomasen, Sven, creator, creator.

Abstract:

Photographs documenting various structures related to architectural projects associated with the career of Sven Thomasen, cheifly during his employ at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill in San Francisco. Building locations are chiefly in California; other locations include Hawaii, Texas and Taiwan.

Date:

1963 (issued)

Contents:

1. Pasadena City Hall, Pasadena, Calif. -- 2. Colorado Street Bridge (over Arroyo Seco), Pasadena, Calif. -- 3. Pasadena City Hall, Pasadena, Calif. -- 4. Pasadena City Hall, Pasadena, Calif. -- 5. Peninsula Volunteers, Menlo Park, Calif. -- 6. California First Bank, San Francisco, Calif. -- 7. Peninsula Volunteers, Menlo Park, Calif. -- 8. United Airlines Maintenance Center, San Francisco, Calif. -- 9. United Airlines Maintenance Center, San Francisco, Calif. -- 10. United Airlines Maintenance Center, San Francisco, Calif. -- 11. Union Square Hyatt Hotel, San Francisco, Calif. -- 12. Union Square Hyatt Hotel, San Francisco, Calif. -- 13. Union Square Hyatt Hotel, San Francisco, Calif. -- 14. Century City Office Building, Los Angeles, Calif. -- 15. Metropolitan Life Building, San Francisco, Calif. -- 16. Metropolitan Life Building, San Francisco, Calif. -- 17. Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, Calif. -- 18. Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, Calif. -- 19. Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, Calif. -- 20. Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, Calif. -- 21. Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, Calif. -- 22. Taiwan Sports Arena (preliminary project), Taipei, Taiwan -- 23. Tennessee Gas Building, Houston, Texas -- 24. Bank of America Data Center, Los Angeles, Calif. -- 25. Laney College campus, Oakland, Calif. -- 26. Laney College campus, Oakland, Calif. -- 27. Laney College campus, Oakland, Calif. -- 28. Laney College campus, Oakland, Calif. -- 29. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hawaii -- 30. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hawaii -- 31. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hawaii -- 32. Beneficial Plaza, Los Angeles, Calif. -- 33. Ordway Building (Kaiser Center), Oakland, Calif. -- 34. Ordway Building (Kaiser Center), Oakland, Calif. -- 35. Ordway Building (Kaiser Center), Oakland, Calif. -- 36. Ordway Building (Kaiser Center), Oakland, Calif. -- 37. Ordway Building (Kaiser Center), Oakland, Calif. -- 38. Carmel Valley Manor, Carnel, Calif. -- 39. California First Bank, San Francisco, Calif.

Subject:

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Thomasen, Sven -- Archives
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
Architecture -- California -- Photographs
Buildings -- California -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Collected, compiled and perhaps photographed by Sven Thomasen.
Also includes typescript papers summarizing Thomasen's career, including awards, teaching experience, achievements, organizational and corporate affiliations, and individual projects.
Contents removed from album; album (generic binder, made of poor plastic) discarded.
Sven Thomasen photograph album of architectural projects, BANC PIC 2018.006, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Andover Street Arcchives ; 2017.
Born October 20, 1922 in Copenhagen, Denmark; M.S. Civil and Structural Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, 1947; employers included Swedish State Highway Department (Stockholm, 1947-1950), Fay, Spofford and Thorndike (Boston, 1950-1952), Metcalf and Eddy (Boston, 1952-1953), John A. Blume (San Francisco, 1953-1956), Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (San Francisco, 1956-1976); taught at Laney College, Oakland (1970-1974) and California Polytechnic Statue University, San Luis Obispo (from 1976).

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

photoprint
39 photographs in 1 box : chiefly color prints ; 26 x 21 cm or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2018.006--PIC box 1

Origin:

California