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Houston Circle, Houston, Texas

Houston Circle, Houston, Texas

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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, Houston, Texas

Dates of creation

1980-1982

Level of archival description

File 62

Extent and Medium

  • 531 drawings
  • 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

Arrangement

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

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, Houston Circle, Houston, Texas
    • Dates of creation: circa 1980-1982
    • 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:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design

    Extent and Medium:

    • 96 drawings

    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, Houston Circle, Houston, Texas
    • Dates of creation: circa 1980-1982
    • 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:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design

    Extent and Medium:

    • 77 drawings

    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, Houston Circle, Houston, Texas
    • Dates of creation: circa 1980-1982
    • 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:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design

    Extent and Medium:

    • 137 drawings

    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, Houston Circle, Houston, Texas
    • Dates of creation: circa 1980-1982
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Extent and Medium:

    • 221 drawings

    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, Houston Circle, Houston, Texas
    • Dates of creation: circa 1980-1982
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 drawings

    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
    • Dates of creation: circa 1980-1982
    • 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.D62.P7
    • Title: Views of presentation model by photographer John Donat, and textual records, Houston Circle, Houston, Texas
    • Dates of creation: circa 1980-1982
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Credit line:

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

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