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Poole College of Further Education Competition

Poole College of Further Education Competition

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People

  • James Frazer Stirling (creator)
  • James Frazer Stirling (architect)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

Title

Poole College of Further Education Competition

Dates of creation

1951-[after 1975?]

Level of archival description

File 4

Extent and Medium

  • 68 photographic materials
  • 13 drawings (including 1 reprographic copy)
  • 1 textual document

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry for the Poole College of Further Education, Poole, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced between 1951 and probably after 1975.

File contains a map, presentation and publication drawings, photographic materials and a textual record.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D4

Arrangement

Material in this project series was likely kept in its original order when it was first processed upon its arrival at CCA. Presentation drawings for the Poole College of Further Education were originally stored in a portfolio in James Stirling's office in London, together with student work, the community centre and town centre plan, Newton Aycliffe, thesis project, other early projects and drawings (the Merseyside film institute and office building, Honan scholarship project, the staircase bay, for James Cubitt Beatt & Partners, and redevelopment of Lambeth site, proposed block of flats, for W. G. Holford and L. G. Creed, the Poole College of Further Education competition entry, the village housing for the CIAM X Congress project) and other miscellaneous material dated between 1948 and 1955.

Location

Poole Dorset England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Related units of description

  • Slides AP140.S2.SS7.D2.P6 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D4.
  • Photographic materials AP140.S2.SS7.D1.P20 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D4.

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D4.P1
    • Title: Map showing the site and the of the College, Poole College of Further Education Competition, Poole, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: circa 1951-1975
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    Outline map of the south-east area of the town of Poole showing the location of the site and two buildings of the College, and directions of views across the coastline

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (irreg.): 24 x 23 cm (9 7/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    The outline map of the north-east area of Poole is on a small, roughly cut piece of cardboard.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0385

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D4.P2
    • Title: Interior perspective drawing and floor plan, Poole College of Further Education Competition, Poole, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: circa 1970-1975
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Léon Krier (draughtsman)
    • Russell Bevington (draughtsman)
    • Ulrich Schaad (draughtsman)
    • James Frazer Stirling (draughtsman)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    Preliminary drawing for the published interior perspective, drawing for the first-floor plan, and interior perspective featuring James Stirling and his young son Ben

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication drawings

    Extent and Medium:

    • 4 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22 x 31 cm (8 11/16 x 12 3/16 in.) sheet (largest): 26 x 37 cm (10 1/4 x 14 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0386

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D4.P3
    • Title: Incomplete set of numbered presentation drawings, showing floor plans, elevations, sections and a sectional elevation, Poole College of Further Education Competition, Poole, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: 1951
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 8 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 57 x 77 cm (22 7/16 x 30 5/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    Grey Zipatone which indicated the first instalment of the project has been removed from the floor plans for the presentation drawings.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0385

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D4.P4
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings, floor plan, and interior perspective, Poole College of Further Education Competition, Poole, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: circa 1951-1970s
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of presentation drawings, a publication drawing for the first-floor plan with highlighted circulation spaces, and a publication perspective for the two-level entrance hall

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 56 photographs

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 15 x 19 cm (5 7/8 x 7 1/2 in.) sheet (largest): 20 x 26 cm (7 7/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0387

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D4.P5
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings, and a publication drawing for the first-floor plan with highlighted circulation spaces, Poole College of Further Education Competition, Poole, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: circa 1951-1970s
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 11 negatives

    Dimensions:

    negatives (approx.): 13 x 17 cm (5 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0388

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D4.P6
    • Title: Competition report, Poole College of Further Education Competition, Poole, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: circa 1951-1970s
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    16-page competition report divided in three parts: the first part includes explanations on the economics of the design (in terms of planning and materials), construction, site and orientation, stages of construction, and character of the building; the second part contains notes on the functions and planning for each floor; the third part is an estimate of costs for the first and further installments of the College buildings.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 textual document

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 57 x 77 cm (22 7/16 x 30 5/16 in.)

    Document Type:

    • report

    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.D4.P7
    • Title: View of publication drawing showing an interior perspective, Poole College of Further Education Competition, Poole, United Kingdom
    • Dates of creation: circa 1970s
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    view of publication drawing showing an interior perspective featuring James Stirling and his young son Ben

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 negative

    Dimensions:

    negative: 12 x 17 cm (4 3/4 x 6 11/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    Glass negatives.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0405

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