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Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Tehran

Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Tehran

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People

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

Title

Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Tehran

Dates of creation

1978-1981

Level of archival description

File 53

Extent and Medium

  • 671 drawings
  • 2 rolls
  • 0.04 l.m. of photographic materials
  • 0.14 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unexecuted project for the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran. Material in this file was produced between 1978 and 1981.

File contains reference material, conceptual drawings as well as a large number of design development drawings for alternative schemes for site and buildings. File also contains photographic materials and textual records.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D53

Location

Tehran Iran

Language of material

Documents are in English and Persian.

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D53.P1
    • Title: Site plans and sections, schematic floor plans, elevations
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    site plans and sections, schematic floor plans, elevations, axonometrics and perspectives for alternative schemes, including several sketches

    Quantity / Object type:

    82 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil and ink on translucent paper, reprographic copies, some enhanced with coloured pencil, some with graphite and ink

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 50.5 x 176 cm (19 7/8 x 69 5/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0066

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D53.P2
    • Title: Schematic and sketch site and floor plans, elevations, sections and axonometrics for alternative schemes
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    33 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 33 x 62.5 cm (13 x 24 5/8 in.) sheet (largest): 33 x 184 cm (13 x 72 7/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0067

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D53.P3
    • Title: Sketch site and floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics and perspectives for alternative schemes
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    101 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 12.5 x 33 cm (4 15/16 x 13 in.) sheet (largest): 33 x 82 cm (13 x 32 5/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0068

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D53.P4
    • Title: Conceptual and design development drawings for site and floor plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    conceptual and design development drawings for site and floor plans, elevations, axonometrics and perspectives, including several sketches

    Quantity / Object type:

    101 design drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil and ink on paper and translucent paper, reprographic copies, some with graphite, coloured pencil and ink

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 9 x 22 cm (3 9/16 x 8 11/16 in.) sheet (largest): 33 x 86 cm (13 x 33 7/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0069

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D53.P5
    • Title: Diagrams, conceptual and design development drawings for site and floor plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    diagrams, conceptual and design development drawings for site and floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics and perspectives, including several sketches

    Quantity / Object type:

    83 design drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 19 x 19 cm (7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.) sheet (largest): 33 x 73 cm (13 x 28 3/4 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0070

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D53.P6
    • Title: Sketch site plans, floor plans and axonometrics, mostly on paper napkins
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 15 x 10.5 cm (5 7/8 x 4 1/8 in.) sheet (largest): 41.5 x 39.5 cm (16 5/16 x 15 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0089

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D53.P7
    • Title: Schematic and sketch site and floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics and perspectives, schedules
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    37 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and coloured pencil on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 33 x 72 cm (13 x 28 3/8 in.) sheet (largest): 50 x 76 cm (19 11/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0071

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D53.P8
    • Title: Topographic surveys, site sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 reference drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, some with coloured pencil

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 25 x 45.5 cm (9 13/16 x 17 15/16 in.) sheet (largest): 45.5 x 76 cm (17 15/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0094

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D53.P9
    • Title: Schematic site and floor plans, axonometric
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, some annotated, some with graphite and coloured pencil

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21.5 x 69 cm (8 7/16 x 27 3/16 in.) sheet (largest): 60 x 84 cm (23 5/8 x 33 1/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0072

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D53.P10
    • Title: Topographic survey, site sections, schematic floor plans, sections and axonometric
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on translucent paper, reprographic copies with graphite and some enhanced with coloured pencil

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 33 x 114 cm (13 x 44 7/8 in.) sheet (largest): 59.5 x 167 cm (23 7/16 x 65 3/4 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0030XL

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D53.P11
    • Title: Reference drawings including topographic map and site sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    reference drawings including topographic map and site sections, and design development drawings including schematic floor plans, sections and axonometrics, some rendered

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, some enhanced with graphite, coloured pencil and ink

    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.D53.P12
    • Title: Reference drawings including topographic map and site sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    reference drawings including topographic map and site sections, and design development drawings including schematic floor plans, sections and axonometrics

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, some annotated with graphite and coloured pencil

    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.D53.P13
    • Title: Schedules, functional diagrams, conceptual and design development drawings for site plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    schedules, functional diagrams, conceptual and design development drawings for site plans, floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics and perspectives, including several sketches

    Quantity / Object type:

    194 design drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 18 x 21 cm (7 1/16 x 8 1/4 in.) sheet (largest): 32.5 x 112 cm (12 13/16 x 44 1/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0093

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D53.P14
    • Title: Views of site
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Negatives, gelatin silver prints

    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.D53.P15
    • Title: Views of drawings
    • Form: photographs
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    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

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D53.P16
    • Title: Views of 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.D53.P17
    • Title: Reports relating to design proposal, financial records, contracts, correspondence, memorandums, minutes, 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: 0.07 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.D53.P18
    • Title: Travel documents, reports, contracts
    • Form: textual records
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    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.07 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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