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Bracken House Competition

Bracken House 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

Bracken House Competition

Dates of creation

1985-1987

Level of archival description

File 77

Extent and Medium

  • 123 drawings
  • 10 reprographic copies
  • 1 ring binder
  • 1 set
  • 1 model
  • 0.06 l.m. of photographic materials
  • 0.06 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry for the redevelopment of Bracken House, an existing office building in London, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced between 1985 and 1987.

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

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D77

Location

London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P1
    • Title: No title
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 32 x 47 x 6 cm (12 5/8 x 18 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)

    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.D77.P2
    • Title: Site plans, floor plans and elevations of existing Bracken House building
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 reference drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, some montages

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 42 x 30 cm (16 9/16 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 59 x 102 cm (23 1/4 x 40 3/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0320

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P3
    • Title: No title
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 set(s)

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 60 x 102 cm sheet (largest): 63 x 102 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0320

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P4
    • Title: Site and floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometric and perspective
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    74 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper, montage of paper and translucent paper on translucent paper, reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 59 x 91 cm (23 1/4 x 35 13/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0321

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P5
    • Title: Floor plans, site axonometrics and rendered sketch axonometrics for alternative schemes
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    49 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 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:

    140-0321

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P6
    • 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

    Folder Number:

    140-2006-024P

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P7
    • Title: Views of site and existing Bracken House building, views of drawings and of 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

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,03 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-2006-024P

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D77.P8
    • Title: Correspondence, photographs, drawings, reports, competition 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: 0,06 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.D77.P9
    • Title: Bracken House, London, England: presentation model
    • Dates of creation: 1986 -1987
    • Form: models

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Technique and media:

    Plastic and paint

    Dimensions:

    model (largest): 11 x 22 x 16 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Model composed of one part representing building, of a base and a cover; part representing building is detachable from base.

    Credit line:

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

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