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Administrative Headquarters

Administrative Headquarters

Part of

People

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

Title

Administrative Headquarters

Dates of creation

1975-1978

Level of archival description

File 51

Extent and Medium

  • 105 drawings
  • 0.21 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unexecuted project for the regional government (wilaya) headquarters in Skikda, Algeria. Material in this file was produced between 1975 and 1978.

File contains several conceptual and design development drawings for alternative schemes for site layout and buildings. File also contains photographs of site and of models, and textual records including reprographic copies of a 1977 proposal by Italian architectural firm Gregotti Associati for the same site and urban planning studies by Italian engineering firm IN.CO. S.p.A..

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D51

Location

Skikda Algeria

Language of material

Documents are in French, English and Italian.

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D51.P1
    • Title: Notes, diagrams, sketch plans, elevations and sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil and ink on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 10 x 19 cm (3 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.) sheet (largest): 30 x 21 cm (11 13/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0039

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D51.P2
    • Title: Notes, diagrams, sketch plans, elevations and sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    87 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil and ink on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 10 x 19 cm (3 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.) sheet (largest): 30 x 21 cm (11 13/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0039

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D51.P3
    • Title: Draft contract, building programmes, drawings, photographs of site and models, reports, notes
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.08 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.D51.P4
    • Title: Contracts, correspondence, architects' reports, notes, clippings, financial records, drawings
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.13 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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