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Poole College of Further Education Competition

Poole College of Further Education Competition

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People

  • James Frazer Stirling (creator)
  • James Frazer Stirling (architect)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

Title

Poole College of Further Education Competition

Dates of creation

1951-[after 1975?]

Level of archival description

File 4

Extent and Medium

  • 56 photographs
  • 12 drawings
  • 12 negatives
  • 1 map
  • 1 textual record

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry for the Poole College of Further Education, Poole, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced between 1951 and probably after 1975.

File contains a map, presentation and publication drawings, photographic materials and a textual record.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D4

Arrangement

Presentation drawings for the Poole College of Further Education were originally stored in a portfolio in James Stirling's office in London, together with student work, the community centre and town centre plan, Newton Aycliffe, thesis project, other early projects and drawings (the Merseyside film institute and office building, Honan scholarship project, the staircase bay, for James Cubitt Beatt & Partners, and redevelopment of Lambeth site, proposed block of flats, for W. G. Holford and L. G. Creed, the Poole College of Further Education competition entry, the village housing for the CIAM X Congress project) and other miscellaneous material dated between 1948 and 1955.

Location

Poole Dorset England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Related units of description

  • Slides AP140.S2.SS7.D2.P6 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D4.
  • Photographic materials AP140.S2.SS7.D1.P20 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D4.

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D4.P2
    • Title: Preliminary drawing for the published interior perspective
    • Dates of creation: probably between 1970 and 1975
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Léon Krier (draughtsman)
    • Russell Bevington (draughtsman)
    • Ulrich Schaad (draughtsman)
    • James Frazer Stirling (draughtsman)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    preliminary drawing for the published interior perspective, drawing for the first-floor plan, and interior perspective featuring James Stirling and his young son Ben

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 publication drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite and dry transfer on translucent paper, reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22 x 31 cm (8 11/16 x 12 3/16 in.) sheet (largest): 26 x 37 cm (10 1/4 x 14 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0386

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D4.P3
    • Title: Incomplete set of numbered presentation drawings, showing floor plans, elevations, sections and a sectional elevation
    • Dates of creation: October 1951
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Ink and graphite on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 57 x 77 cm (22 7/16 x 30 5/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - Grey Zipatone which indicated the first instalment of the project has been removed from the floor plans for the presentation drawings.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0385

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D4.P4
    • Title: views of presentation drawings, a publication drawing for the first-floor plan, and a publication perspective
    • Dates of creation: 1951 or after, and 1970 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of presentation drawings, a publication drawing for the first-floor plan with highlighted circulation spaces, and a publication perspective for the two-level entrance hall

    Quantity / Object type:

    56 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 15 x 19 cm (5 7/8 x 7 1/2 in.) sheet (largest): 20 x 26 cm (7 7/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0387

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D4.P5
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings, and a publication drawing for the first-floor plan with highlighted circulation spaces
    • Dates of creation: 1951 or after, and 1970 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 negative(s)

    Dimensions:

    negatives (approx.): 13 x 17 cm (5 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0388

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D4.P1
    • Title: Outline map of the south-east area of the town of Poole showing the location of the site and two buildings of the College
    • Form: maps

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    outline map of the south-east area of the town of Poole showing the location of the site and two buildings of the College, and directions of views across the coastline

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 reference drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference drawing

    Technique and media:

    Ink and graphite on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    sheet (irreg.): 24 x 23 cm (9 7/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The outline map of the north-east area of Poole is on a small, roughly cut piece of cardboard.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0385

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D4.P6
    • Title: Competition report
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    16-page competition report divided in three parts: the first part includes explanations on the economics of the design (in terms of planning and materials), construction, site and orientation, stages of construction, and character of the building; the second part contains notes on the functions and planning for each floor; the third part is an estimate of costs for the first and further installments of the College buildings.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 report(s)

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 57 x 77 cm (22 7/16 x 30 5/16 in.)

    Document Type:

    • report

    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.D4.P7
    • Title: View of publication drawing showing an interior perspective featuring James Stirling and his young son Ben
    • Dates of creation: 1970 or after
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    view of publication drawing showing an interior perspective featuring James Stirling and his young son Ben

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 negative(s)

    Technique and media:

    Glass negative

    Dimensions:

    negative: 12 x 17 cm (4 3/4 x 6 11/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0405

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