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Bracken House Competition, London, United Kingdom

Bracken House Competition, London, United Kingdom

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People

  • James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates (creator)
  • James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates (architectural firm)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

Title

Bracken House Competition, London, United Kingdom

Dates of creation

1985-1987

Level of archival description

File 77

Extent and Medium

  • 273 drawings (including 110 reprographic copies)
  • approx. 50 photographic materials
  • 0.06 l.m. of textual records
  • 1 model

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry for the redevelopment of Bracken House, an existing office building in London, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced between 1985 and 1987.

File contains reference drawings, design development and presentation drawings. Photographic materials include views of a presentation model by John Donat Photography. File also contains textual records and a presentation model.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D77

Arrangement

Material in this project series was likely kept in its original order when it was first processed upon its arrival at CCA.

Location

London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P1
    • Title: Elevations for alternative schemes, some early schematic plans, Bracken House Competition, London, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: circa 1985-1987
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • approx. 30 drawings
    • approx. 30 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 32 x 47 x 6 cm (12 5/8 x 18 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P2
    • Title: Site plans, floor plans and elevations of existing Bracken House building, Bracken House Competition, London, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: circa 1985-1987
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 42 x 30 cm (16 9/16 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 59 x 102 cm (23 1/4 x 40 3/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-0320

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P3
    • Title: Floor plans of existing Bracken House office building, Bracken House Competition, London, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: circa 1985-1987
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 60 x 102 cm sheet (largest): 63 x 102 cm

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-0320

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P4
    • Title: Site and floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometric and perspective, Bracken House Competition, London, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: circa 1985-1987
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Extent and Medium:

    • 74 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 59 x 91 cm (23 1/4 x 35 13/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-0321

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P5
    • Title: Floor plans, site axonometrics and rendered sketch axonometrics for alternative schemes, Bracken House Competition, London, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: circa 1985-1987
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Extent and Medium:

    • 49 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-0321

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P6
    • Title: Views of drawings, Bracken House Competition, London, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: circa 1985-1987
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • approx. 70 reprographic copies

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-2006-024P

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P7
    • Title: Views of site and existing Bracken House building, views of drawings and of presentation model, Bracken House Competition, London, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: circa 1985-1987
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • approx. 50 photographic materials

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Folder Number:

    140-2006-024P

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P8
    • Title: Correspondence, photographs, drawings, reports, competition programmes, Bracken House Competition, London, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: circa 1985-1987
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.06 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P9
    • Title: Presentation model, Bracken House, London, England
    • Dates of creation: 1986 -1987
    • Form: models
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Unknown (model maker)
    • James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates (architectural firm)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 model

    Dimensions:

    model (largest): 11 x 22 x 16 cm

    Physical Description:

    Model composed of one part representing building, of a base and a cover; part representing building is detachable from base.

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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