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Houston Circle

Houston Circle

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People

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

Title

Houston Circle

Dates of creation

1980-1982

Level of archival description

File 62

Extent and Medium

  • 521 drawings
  • 10 panels
  • 0.01 l.m. photographic materials
  • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unexecuted project for Houston Circle, a public space situated in the city centre of Houston, Texas, United States. Material in this file was produced between 1980 and 1982.

File contains several conceptual and design development drawings, as well as presentation drawings. Photographic materials consists of views of a presentation model by John Donat Photography. File also contains textual records.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D62

Location

Houston Texas United States

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D62.P1
    • Title: Conceptual and design development drawings including sketch site plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    conceptual and design development drawings including sketch site plans, sections, axonometrics and perspectives for alternative schemes, some rendered

    Quantity / Object type:

    96 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): 13 x 21 cm (5 1/8 x 8 1/4 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:

    140-0200

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D62.P2
    • Title: Conceptual and design development drawings including sketch site plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    conceptual and design development drawings including sketch site plans, sections, axonometrics and perspectives for alternative schemes, several rendered

    Quantity / Object type:

    77 design drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 10 x 16 cm (3 15/16 x 6 5/16 in.) sheet (largest): 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:

    140-0201

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D62.P3
    • Title: Conceptual and design development drawings including sketch site plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 9

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    conceptual and design development drawings including sketch site plans, sections, axonometrics and perspectives for alternative schemes

    Quantity / Object type:

    137 design drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 10 x 15 cm (3 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.) sheet (largest): 35 x 42 cm (13 3/4 x 16 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0202

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D62.P4
    • Title: Sketch and schematic site plans, sections, axonometrics, perspectives and a few elevations for alternative schemes
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    211 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 10 x 15 cm (3 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.) sheet (largest): 32 x 42 cm (12 5/8 x 16 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0203

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D62.P5
    • Title: Rendered site plans, sections, axonometrics and perspectives, textual documents
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil and ink on translucent paper mounted on cardboard, overlaid with adhesive film

    Dimensions:

    panels: 52 x 52 cm (20 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0197

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D62.P6
    • Title: Textual 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: 0.01 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.D62.P7
    • Title: Views of presentation model by photographer John Donat, textual records
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints, reprographic copies

    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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