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Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan

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People

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

Title

Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan

Dates of creation

1989-1990

Level of archival description

File 90

Extent and Medium

  • 365 drawings (including 100 reprographic copies)
  • approx. 200 photographic materials
  • 0.09 l.m. of textual records
  • 1 model

Scope and Content

File documents a premiated competition entry for the Tokyo International Forum, in Tokyo, Japan. The office of James Stirling, Michael Wlford, and Associates was awarded second prize in the Tokyo International Forum International Design Competition. Material in this file was produced between 1989 and 1990.

File contains several design development and presentation drawings. Photographic materials include views of presentation drawings, several by photographers Prudence Cuming Associates Limited, and views of the presentation model by John Donat Photography. File also contains textual records and a presentation model.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D90

Arrangement

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

Location

Tokyo Japan

Language of material

Documents are in English and Japanese.

Related units of description

  • See also AP140.S2.SS4.D9.P2 and AP140.S2.SS1.D107.P1 for more material related to this project.

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P1
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings, Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1988-1989
    • 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

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P2
    • Title: Views of presentation model, including several taken in the office of James Stirling, Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan
    • Dates of creation: curca 1988-1989
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes photograhs of Stirling's office showing social gathering.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • approx. 60 photographic materials

    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.D90.P3
    • Title: Competition programmes, photographs, drawings, contract, correspondence and clippings, Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1989-1990
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    Include photographs of Tokyo International Forum competition jury and of models of competition entries, some original drawings, and cartographic materials.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.08 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.D90.P4
    • Title: Architects' report, Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1989-1990
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 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.D90.P5
    • Title: Plans, elevations, some rendered, sections, axonometrics and perspectives, Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1989-1990
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Extent and Medium:

    • 69 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 42 x 49 cm (16 9/16 x 19 5/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0360

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P6
    • Title: Elevation and floor plans for Tokyo International Forum building, plans and sections for auditorium
    • Dates of creation: circa 1989-1990
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Extent and Medium:

    • 14 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 45 x 42 cm (17 11/16 x 16 9/16 in.) sheet (largest): 60 x 128 cm (23 5/8 x 50 3/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0104 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P7
    • Title: Site plan, floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics for building and for floor plans, and perspectives, Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1989-1990
    • 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:

    • 60 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 14 x 16 cm (5 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.) sheet (largest): 114 x 41 cm (44 7/8 x 16 1/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0362

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P8
    • Title: Plan and rendered exterior perspective, Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1989-1990
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 28 x 37 cm (11 x 14 9/16 in.) sheet (largest): 35 x 63 cm (13 3/4 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    Some of the drawings have been removed from exhibition mats in which they were originally received.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0361

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P9
    • Title: Schematic plans for overall scheme, elevations and axonometrics, Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1989-1990
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Extent and Medium:

    • 16 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:

    140-0331

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P10
    • Title: Views of drawings, Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1989-1990
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • approx. 100 reprographic copies

    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.D90.P11
    • Title: Views of drawings, Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1989-1990
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • approx. 90 photographic materials

    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.D90.P12
    • Title: Presentation model, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan
    • Dates of creation: 1989
    • Form: models
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

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

    Description:

    Site model

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation model

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 model

    Dimensions:

    model (largest): 50 x 51 x 68 cm

    Physical Description:

    Model composed of a base and a cover.

    Credit line:

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

    Copyright:

    © CCA

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P13
    • Title: Elevations and axonometrics for building and floor plans, including some sketches, Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1989-1990
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Extent and Medium:

    • 38 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22 x 43 cm (8 11/16 x 16 15/16 in.) sheet (largest): 30 x 42 cm (11 13/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0360

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P14
    • Title: Floor plans, elevations and sections, including a few sketches, Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1989-1990
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Extent and Medium:

    • 64 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 60 x 86 cm (23 5/8 x 33 7/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0397

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P15
    • Title: Axonometrics showing floor plans and overall scheme, Tokyo International Forum Competition, Tokyo, Japan
    • Dates of creation: circa 1989-1990
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 42 cm (11 13/16 x 16 9/16 in.) sheet (largest): 42 x 60 cm (16 9/16 x 23 5/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0402

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