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Government Centre

Government Centre

Part of

People

  • James Stirling and Partner (creator)
  • James Stirling and Partner (architectural firm)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

Title

Government Centre

Dates of creation

1971-1978

Level of archival description

File 46

Extent and Medium

  • 137 drawings
  • 16 reprographic copies
  • 1 ring binder
  • 0.21 l.m. of photographic materials
  • 0.09 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unexecuted project for a government centre in Dawhah, Qatar. Material in this file was produced between 1971 and 1978.

File contains reference material and several conceptual and design development drawings representing alternative designs for site layout and for government buildings. Presentation drawings consist mostly of drawings produced for publication purposes. File also contains photographs, negatives and slides, including views of a model by John Donat Photography, as well as several reports, correspondence and building programmes.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D46

Location

Dawhah Qatar

Language of material

Documents are in English and Arabic.

Related units of description

  • File AP140.S2.SS4.D11 also includes information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D46.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D46.P1
    • Title: Topographic survey, aerial views
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 reference drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, some with ink

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 110 x 229 cm (43 5/16 x 90 3/16 in.) sheet (largest): 255 x 307 cm (100 3/8 x 120 7/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0024 R

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D46.P2
    • Title: Maps, aerial views
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 reference document(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, photomechanical prints

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 54 x 107 cm (21 1/4 x 42 1/8 in.) sheet (largest): 67 x 107 cm (26 3/8 x 42 1/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0014

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D46.P3
    • Title: Sketch site plans, floor plans, elevations, sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 4

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    sketch site plans, floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics, perspectives, sketches of existing and planned buildings, schedule, textual documents

    Quantity / Object type:

    59 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil and ink on paper and translucent paper, reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29.5 x 21 cm (11 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.) sheet (largest): 29.5 x 42 cm (11 5/8 x 16 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Copyright:

    © CCA

    Folder Number:

    140-0015

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D46.P4
    • Title: Site and floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 7

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    site and floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics, perspectives, including several sketch perspectives of courtyards, mall and site, schedules

    Quantity / Object type:

    43 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil and ink on paper and translucent paper, reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 17 x 16 cm (6 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.) sheet (largest): 90 x 92.5 cm (35 7/16 x 36 7/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0016

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D46.P5
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics, perspectives of site and government buildings, external circulation diagrams
    • Catalogued items within this file 5

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    30 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on paper and translucent paper, reprographic copies, photomechanical prints

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 65 x 52 cm (25 9/16 x 20 1/2 in.) sheet (largest): 87 x 159.5 cm (34 1/4 x 62 13/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0017XL

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D46.P6
    • Title: Views of site, presentation drawings, model
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.02 l.m.

    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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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D46.P7
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 negative(s)

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.01 l.m.

    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.D46.P8
    • Title: Views of site and existing buildings
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 slide(s)

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.18 l.m.

    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.D46.P9
    • Title: Architects' reports, books, correspondence, notes, building programme
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.05 l.m.

    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.D46.P10
    • Title: Draft architects' reports, correspondence, pamphlet, building programme
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    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.D46.P11
    • Title: Reports
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.02 l.m.

    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.D46.P12
    • Title: No title
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 23 x 16 x 3 cm

    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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