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Records of the CIAM Belgian Section, 1928-1958 (bulk 1934-1958)

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Finding aid for the Records of the CIAM Belgian Section, 1928-1958 (bulk 1934-1958)
Series III. Documents, 1928-1957 ca. 2.1 lin. ft.
Series III.H. CIAM VII, Bergamo, 1948-1949 2.0 folder(s)
Documents relate to the 7th CIAM congress, held in Bergamo, Italy in 1949.
Box Folder
7 11 MARS Group to CIAM, 1948 Feb 25 2.0 copies
Announcement for international conference of the Architectural Students Association, 1948 Aug 24-Sept 3.
7 11 MARS Group to CIAM, 1948 Feb 25
French translation of Architectural Students Association conference announcement.
7 11 Minutes of CIAM council meeting, Paris, 1948 Mar 28-31 5.0 pp., 2 copies
Preparations for CIAM VII; proposed CIAM VII date (1949 Apr) and location (Prague, Bergamo or the Netherlands); CIAM VII themes (applications of Athens charter; synthesis of fine arts); architectural education (including UNESCO negotiations and MARS Group's CIAM summer school); planned CIAM publication; treasury report; Bridgwater statutes; CIAM relations with other organizations. With attendee list and agenda. Reported by Sive.
7 11 Summary report, CIAM council meeting, Paris, 1948 Mar 28-31 7.0 pp.
Two French copies of identical text, with extended discussion of planned CIAM publication, CIAM treasury and dues, and negotiations with Julian Huxley to establish a "board for architecture and planning" within UNESCO. Reported by Giedion.
7 11 Meeting of the CIAM council in Paris, 1948 Mar 28-31 3.0 pp.
English version of Giedion's report on CIAM council meeting.
7 11 CIAM Section belge, 1948 Apr
Belgian section member roster, with address corrections.
Box Folder
8 1 Memo from CIAM council, 1948 May 28-31
Announcement for "First CIAM Summer School", to be held in London, 1948 July 19-Sept 6, focusing on urban center reconstruction. With list of faculty and collaborators.
8 1 Minutes of Belgian section meeting, 1948 Sept 9 2.0 pp.
Refusal to readmit Hoste; group activity of younger members; Brussels section issues; CIAM VII work and themes ("urbanisme, arts frères, enseignement de l'architecture"); resignation of Bourgeois.
8 1 Commission 2: expression architecturale, 1948 Oct 21 4.0 pp.
Minutes of Liège work group meeting, with mention of Groupe EGAU. CIAM VII postponed to 1949; discussion of architectural expression questionnaire. Report by Ch. Carlier.
8 1 Fitschy to Liège section members, 1948 Nov 5
Announcement of Commission 2 section meeting Nov 10, with agenda.
8 1 Commission 1: urbanisme, 1948 Nov 2 3.0 pp.
Excerpts from articles and works on city planning: Hermann Herrey, "Réflections sur une théorie organique de l'urbanisme", L'Architecture d'aujourd'hui, 1947 Jul. 12, and "The Future Coventry."
8 1 Commission 1: urbanisme, 1948 Nov 3 2.0 pp.
Minutes of Liège work group meeting.
8 1 Fitschy to Liège section members, 1948 Nov 13
Postponement of Commission 1 meeting.
8 1 Fitschy to Liège section members, 1948 Nov 19 2.0 pp.
With minutes of Commission 2 meeting, 1948 Nov 10; report by Ch. Carlier.
8 1 Préparation du VIIe congrès, 1949 Mar 9 4.0 pp.
Report from CIAM council meeting, Paris, 1949 Mar 4-6. Includes CIAM VII location and dates (Bergamo, 1949 July 23-30); themes ("application de la charte d'Athènes; rapport des arts majeurs; réforme de l'enseignement architectural"); CIAM summer school. With instructions for presenting CIAM grids, and a mention of Jaqueline Tyrwhitt.
8 1 Official press release for all countries, n.d.
CIAM VII press release, written by Giedion.
8 1 Handwritten note, 1949 June 21
Accounting in francs, with names of Belgian section members.
8 1 Belgian section member roster, 1949 July
With address changes.


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