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West Ferry Riverside Park, Canary Wharf, Competition

West Ferry Riverside Park, Canary Wharf, 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

West Ferry Riverside Park, Canary Wharf, Competition

Dates of creation

1986-1990

Level of archival description

File 84

Extent and Medium

  • 200 drawings
  • 41 reprographic copies
  • 1 roll
  • 0.07 l.m. of photographic materials
  • 0.09 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry for the West Ferry Riverside Park residential development on Canary Wharf, in London, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced between 1986 and 1990.

File contains a few reference drawings, and several design development drawings and presentation drawings. Photographic materials include aerial views by Aero Industrial Photographic and views of a model by John Donat Photography. File also contains textual records.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D84

Location

London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D84.P1
    • Title: View of drawings, aerial view
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, gelatin silver prints, negatives

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,01 l.m.

    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.D84.P2
    • Title: Views of presentation model
    • 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

    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.D84.P3
    • Title: Views of drawings
    • 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

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,03 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.D84.P4
    • Title: Site plans, including plans of London public spaces for comparison purposes
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    site plans, including plans of London public spaces for comparison purposes, floor plans, elevations, sections and axonometrics

    Quantity / Object type:

    22 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, some mounted on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 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:

    140-0343

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D84.P5
    • Title: Sketch and schematic site plans for alternative schemes
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 10

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    mostly sketch and schematic site plans for alternative schemes, several rendered, some elevations, sections, axonometrics and perspectives

    Quantity / Object type:

    162 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 30 x 63 cm (11 13/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0343

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D84.P6
    • Title: Mostly site plans, plans and maps, including public utility maps
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    19 reference drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 42 cm (11 13/16 x 16 9/16 in.) sheet (largest): 85 x 121 cm (33 7/16 x 47 5/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0344

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D84.P8
    • Title: Site and floor plans, schematic elevations and sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    site and floor plans, schematic elevations and sections, axonometrics and perspectives, composite photographs showing superposed site layout over aerial view and superposed perspective of scheme over aerial view

    Quantity / Object type:

    29 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Ink and dry transfer on translucent paper, reprographic copies enhanced with coloured pencil, composite photographs, reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 10 x 26 cm (3 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.) sheet (largest): 82 x 94 cm (32 5/16 x 37 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0345

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D84.P9
    • Title: Schematic site plans and elevations, site plans showing extent of model
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 42 cm (11 13/16 x 16 9/16 in.) sheet (largest): 84 x 60 cm (33 1/16 x 23 5/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0345

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D84.P10
    • Title: Aerial views
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Chromogenic colour prints, photomechanical prints, reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,01 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0342

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D84.P11
    • Title: Architects' reports
    • 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.D84.P12
    • Title: Clippings, correspondence, reports, building programme, notes, drawings and reprographic copies of 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: 0,08 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.D84.P13
    • Title: Topographic surveys, cadastral maps, maps, site plans and sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, computer aided design prints (cad)

    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.D84.P7
    • Title: Rendered site plan
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawing (proposal)

    Technique and media:

    Coloured pencil and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 45 x 41 cm (17 11/16 x 16 1/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - This drawing was removed from the exhibition mat in which it was originally received.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0345

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