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Peter Yeadon Prix de Rome project records

Peter Yeadon Prix de Rome project records

Part of

People

  • Peter Yeadon (archive creator)
  • Peter Yeadon (architect)

Title

Peter Yeadon Prix de Rome project records

Dates of creation

1998-2002

Form

  • archives

Level of archival description

Fonds

Extent and Medium

  • 20 drawings
  • 4 sketchbooks
  • 0.01 l.m. of textual documentation

Scope and Content

The project records consist of sketchbooks, drawings, and project documentation created by architect Peter Yeadon for the Prix de Rome in Architecture, which he received in 1999. The designs were inspired by his trip to Rome and depict the life of a fictional character, Karl, who immigrates to Rome from Canada. While in Rome, this character records, designs, and builds new Roman monuments. The complete works were entitled “Karl: An Architectural Narrative."

Reference Number

AP119

Biographical notes

Peter Yeadon was born in 1965 in Truro, Nova Scotia. He studied engineering (1987) at Dalhousie University, as well as environmental design (BA, 1987), architecture (MA, 1989) and completed post-graduate research (1991-1992) at the Technical University of Nova Scotia.

Prior to being awarded the Prix de Rome in 1999, Peter Yeadon received two Canada Council Arts Grants 'B' for investigative studies in the discipline of architecture (1990 and 1992). He has been honoured with awards from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (Medal of Excellence, 1989), the Boston Society of Architects (1995), the Canadian Architect Magazine (Award of Excellence, 1995), and the Ontario Association of Architects (Honourable Mention, 1999). Yeadon also received two Canada Council travel grants (2000 and 2001). Since 2003, Yeadon has collaborated with Martina Decker as Decker Yeadon in New York City, New York.

Conditions governing access

  • Access by appointment only.

Conditions governing reproduction

  • For copyright information or permission to reproduce material from the fonds, please contact the CCA(reproductions@cca.qc.ca).

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

  • Gift of Peter Yeadon in 2001

Archivist's note

  • The Peter Yeadon fonds was processed and described by Martin Lessard in 2001 and revised by Adria Seccareccia in 2017. An addition of four sketchbooks were described by Jennifer Préfontaine in 2018.

Credit line

When citing the collection as a whole, use the citation:
Peter Yeadon Prix de Rome project records,
Collection Centre Canadien d’Architecture/
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal.
When citing specific collection material, please refer to the object’s specific credit line

Language of material

English, Italian

Related units of description

  • The documents of Peter Yeadon's original submission to the Canada Council for the Prix de Rome are available from the CCA Library (NA44.Y37.A35 1999). Entitled "Prix de Rome folio of selected works", the documents consist of a custom-made box containing materials in support of the candidature of Peter Yeadon, and include a presentation portfolio and 4 publications (3 periodicals and 1 book), each of which has an article or chapter on the architect's work.
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