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British Telecom National Networks Headquarters Competition

British Telecom National Networks Headquarters Competition

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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

British Telecom National Networks Headquarters Competition

Dates of creation

1983-1985

Level of archival description

File 66

Extent and Medium

  • 310 drawings
  • 1 model
  • 0.01 l.m. of photographic materials
  • 0.27 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents a successful competition entry for the British Telecom National Networks in Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom. The execution of the winning design was called off in 1984. Material in this file was produced between 1983 and 1985.

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

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D66

Location

Milton Keynes Milton Keynes England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D66.P1
    • Title: Site and floor plans, sections, elevations, several rendered
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    site and floor plans, sections, elevations, several rendered, axonometrics for site and facades, including several sketches and schematic drawings

    Quantity / Object type:

    141 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 ink

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 122 x 92 cm (48 1/16 x 36 1/4 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0229

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D66.P2
    • Title: Area diagrams, site and floor plans, elevations, schematic sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 6

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    area diagrams, site and floor plans, elevations, schematic sections, details, axonometrics, interior and exterior perspectives including several sketches

    Quantity / Object type:

    141 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 17 x 21 cm (6 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.) sheet (largest): 42 x 60 cm (16 9/16 x 23 5/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0256

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D66.P3
    • Title: Site and floor plans, elevations and sections, axonometrics for overall scheme, maps
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    28 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper, some chromogenic colour prints overlays, reprographic copies, some with ink

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 33 x 47 cm (13 x 18 1/2 in.) sheet (largest): 60 x 125 cm (23 5/8 x 49 3/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0235 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D66.P4
    • Title: Views of drawings and of a presentation model
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints, negatives, slides

    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.D66.P5
    • Title: Textual records, including notes, minutes and a few 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: 0,05 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.D66.P6
    • Title: Textual records including reports, reprographic copies of reference drawings, site photographs, programmes
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,1 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.D66.P7
    • Title: Textual records, including correspondence, programmes
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    textual records, including correspondence, programmes, photographs of model, reports, reprographic copies of working drawings

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,15 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.D66.P8
    • Title: Correspondence relating to fees, competition programme
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    correspondence relating to fees, competition programme, reprographic copies of design development and working drawings, reports, time sheets

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,06 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.D66.P9
    • Title: British Telecom National Networks Headquarters, Milton Keynes, England: presentation site model
    • Dates of creation: 1983 -1984
    • Form: models

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Technique and media:

    Painted cardboard over cork and wood base

    Dimensions:

    model (largest): 57 x 87 x 164 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Model composed of a base and a cover.

    Credit line:

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

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