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Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California

Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California

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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

Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California

Dates of creation

1984-1989

Level of archival description

File 85

Extent and Medium

  • 1130 drawings
  • 38 reprographic copies
  • 1 roll
  • 0.08 l.m. of photographic materials
  • 0.33 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry for the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, California, United States. Material in this file was produced between 1984 and 1989.

File contains reference drawings, a large number of conceptual and design development drawings, and several presentation drawings. Photographic materials include views of a presentation model by John Donat Photography. File also contains textual records.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D85

Arrangement

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

Location

Los Angeles California United States

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Related units of description

  • More material related to this project can be found in a publication drawing catalogued under AP140.S2.SS4.D9.P2 and also textual records catalogued under AP140.S2.SS1.D107.P1.

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D85.P1
    • Title: Architects' report, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • 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.D85.P2
    • Title: Views of drawings, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • 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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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D85.P3
    • Title: Views of drawings, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D85.P4
    • Title: Aerial view, views of presentation model, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • 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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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D85.P5
    • Title: Views of drawings, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • 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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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D85.P6
    • Title: Site plan, floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics and perspectives, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    Also include project presentation texts and views of presentation model for report.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Extent and Medium:

    • 28 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 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:

    140-0338

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D85.P7
    • Title: Site plan, rendered perspective, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 27 x 38 cm (10 5/8 x 14 15/16 in.) sheet (largest): 34 x 66 cm (13 3/8 x 26 in.)

    Physical Description:

    Some of the drawings have been removed from exhibition mats in which they were originally received.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0341

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D85.P8
    • Title: Interior perspective, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 39 x 65 cm (15 3/8 x 25 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0341

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D85.P9
    • Title: Architects' reports, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.04 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.D85.P10
    • Title: Notes by James Stirling and Michael Wilford, clippings, correspondence, photographs of site and model, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.17 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.D85.P11
    • Title: Reports, clippings, drawings and reprographic copies of drawings, competition programmes, correspondence, and, notes, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.11 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.D85.P12
    • Title: Site and floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics and perspectives, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Extent and Medium:

    • 45 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 84 x 119 cm (33 1/16 x 46 7/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0290

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D85.P13
    • Title: Functional and area diagrams, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 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:

    140-0291

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D85.P14
    • Title: Plans, elevations and sections of site and existing buildings, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference

    Extent and Medium:

    • 20 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 42 x 43 cm (16 9/16 x 16 15/16 in.) sheet (largest): 30 x 119 cm (11 13/16 x 46 7/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0292

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D85.P15
    • Title: Maps, topographic surveys, site plans, measured drawings including plans, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    Include also elevations, sections of existing buildings, including some competition materials.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 roll

    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.D85.P16
    • Title: Conceptual and design development drawings, mostly early sketch and schematic plans, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    Also includes site plans, sections and axonometrics for alternative schemes, including a few perspectives and elevations.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design

    Extent and Medium:

    • 400 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22 x 15 cm (8 11/16 x 5 7/8 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:

    140-0340.1

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D85.P17
    • Title: Conceptual and design development drawings, mostly sketch and schematic site plans, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    Also includes plans, sections and axonometrics for alternative schemes, including a few perspectives and elevations.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design

    Extent and Medium:

    • 393 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 16 x 21 cm (6 5/16 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:

    140-0340.2

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D85.P18
    • Title: Maps, conceptual and design development drawings, Walt Disney Concert Hall Competition, Los Angeles, California
    • Dates of creation: circa 1984-1989
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    Also includes floor plans, sections, axonometrics, a few perspectives and elevations, including several rendered sketches and schematic drawings for alternative schemes

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design

    Extent and Medium:

    • 267 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 16 x 21 cm (6 5/16 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:

    140-0340.3

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