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Ballet Opera House Competition

Ballet Opera House Competition

Part of

People

  • James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates (creator)
  • James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates (architectural firm)
  • Adamson Associates (architectural firm)
  • Lyric Theatre Venture (architectural firm)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

Title

Ballet Opera House Competition

Dates of creation

1979-1988, predominant 1987-1988

Level of archival description

File 83

Extent and Medium

  • 363 drawings
  • 30 reprographic copies
  • 1 ring binder
  • 1 set
  • 0.06 l.m. of photographic materials
  • 0.08 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry for the Ballet Opera House, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Material in this file was produced between 1979 and 1988.

File contains reference drawings, design development and presentation drawings. File also contains photographic materials, including views of a presentation model by photographer Fiona Spalding-Smith, as well as textual records.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D83

Location

Toronto Ontario Canada

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D83.P1
    • Title: Annotated reprographic copies of presentation 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: 0,01 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.D83.P2
    • Title: No title
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 35 x 28 x 8 cm (13 3/4 x 11 x 3 1/8 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.D83.P3
    • Title: Correspondence relating to fees and expense accounts
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    correspondence relating to fees and expense accounts, other correspondence including letter from Phyllis Lambert to James Stirling, reports, clippings and notes, promotional material

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,07 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.D83.P4
    • Title: Views of drawings and presentation models
    • 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, chromogenic colour prints, negatives

    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.D83.P5
    • 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: 0,04 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.D83.P6
    • Title: Site and floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics and interior and exterior perspectives
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    site and floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics and interior and exterior perspectives for aternative schemes, including sketches and schematic drawings, several rendered

    Quantity / Object type:

    259 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Technique and media:

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

    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:

    140-0323

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D83.P7
    • Title: Aerial views, cadastral maps, consultant's drawings
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    aerial views, cadastral maps, consultant's drawings, including sections, plans and functional diagrams for Ballet Opera House

    Quantity / Object type:

    30 reference drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 62 x 84 cm (24 7/16 x 33 1/16 in.) sheet (largest): 77 x 108 cm (30 5/16 x 42 1/2 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0324

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D83.P8
    • Title: Site and floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics and interior and exterior perspectives
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    104 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper, reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 42 cm (11 13/16 x 16 9/16 in.) sheet (largest): 61 x 96 cm (24 x 37 13/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0325

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D83.P9
    • Title: No title
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 set(s)

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 61 x 85 cm (24 x 33 7/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0324

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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