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Tokyo International Forum Competition

Tokyo International Forum Competition

Part of

People

  • James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates (creator)
  • James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates (architectural firm)
  • Ōbayashigumi (contractors)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

Title

Tokyo International Forum Competition

Dates of creation

1989-1990

Level of archival description

File 90

Extent and Medium

  • 265 drawings
  • 1 model
  • 0.11 l.m. of photographic materials
  • 0.09 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents a premiated competition entry for the Tokyo International Forum, in Tokyo, Japan. The office of James Stirling, Michael Wlford, and Associates was awarded second prize in the Tokyo International Forum International Design Competition. Material in this file was produced between 1989 and 1990.

File contains several design development and presentation drawings. Photographic materials include views of presentation drawings, several by photographers Prudence Cuming Associates Limited, and views of the presentation model by John Donat Photography. File also contains textual records and a presentation model.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D90

Location

Tokyo Japan

Language of material

Documents are in English and Japanese.

Related units of description

  • Textual records AP140.S2.SS1.D107.P1 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D90.
  • Publication drawing AP140.S2.SS4.D9.P2 also includes information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D90.

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P1
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Negatives, transparencies

    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.D90.P2
    • Title: Views of presentation model, including several taken in the office of James Stirling
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of presentation model, including several taken in the office of James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates showing social gathering

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints, chromogenic colour 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.D90.P3
    • Title: Competition programmes, photographs, drawings, contract, correspondence and clippings
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    competition programmes, photographs of Tokyo International Forum competition jury and of models of competition entries, some original drawings, cartographic materials, contract, correspondence and clippings

    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.D90.P4
    • Title: Architects' report
    • 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.D90.P5
    • Title: Plans, elevations, some rendered, sections, axonometrics and perspectives
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    69 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 42 x 49 cm (16 9/16 x 19 5/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0360

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P6
    • Title: Elevation and floor plans for Tokyo International Forum building, plans and sections for auditorium
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    14 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Coloured pencil and ink on translucent paper, reprographic copy mounted on translucent paper, some translucent paper underlays, reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 45 x 42 cm (17 11/16 x 16 9/16 in.) sheet (largest): 60 x 128 cm (23 5/8 x 50 3/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0104 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P7
    • Title: Site plan, floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics for building and for floor plans, perspectives
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    60 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper, reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 14 x 16 cm (5 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.) sheet (largest): 114 x 41 cm (44 7/8 x 16 1/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0362

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P8
    • Title: Plan and rendered exterior perspective
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Coloured pencil and ink on translucent paper, reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 28 x 37 cm (11 x 14 9/16 in.) sheet (largest): 35 x 63 cm (13 3/4 x 24 13/16 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:

    140-0361

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P9
    • Title: Schematic plans for overall scheme, elevations and axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil and ink on translucent paper

    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:

    140-0331

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P10
    • 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: 0,05 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.D90.P11
    • 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:

    Chromogenic colour prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 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.D90.P13
    • Title: Elevations and axonometrics for building and floor plans, including some sketches
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    38 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, some annotated with ink, graphite and correction fluid, some enhanced with coloured pencil

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22 x 43 cm (8 11/16 x 16 15/16 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:

    140-0360

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P14
    • Title: Floor plans, elevations and sections, including a few sketches
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    64 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 60 x 86 cm (23 5/8 x 33 7/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0397

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P15
    • Title: Axonometrics showing floor plans and overall scheme
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies mounted on paper

    Dimensions:

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

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0402

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D90.P12
    • Title: Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan: presentation model
    • Dates of creation: 1989
    • Form: models

    People:

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

    Description:

    site model

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation model

    Technique and media:

    Wood, plastic, paint and metal

    Dimensions:

    model (largest): 50 x 51 x 68 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Model composed of a base and a cover.

    Credit line:

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

    Copyright:

    © CCA

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