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Channel 4 Headquarters Competition

Channel 4 Headquarters Competition

Part of

People

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

Title

Channel 4 Headquarters Competition

Dates of creation

1990-1991

Level of archival description

File 93

Extent and Medium

  • 241 drawings
  • 2 ring binder
  • 1 model
  • 0.11 l.m. of photographic materials
  • 0.13 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry for Channel Four Headquarters, in London, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced between 1990 and 1991.

File contains a few reference drawings, and several design development drawings and presentation drawings. Photographic materials include aerial views by Aero Industrial Photographic and views of the presentation model by Richard Sibley and E. O'Mahony. File also contains textual records and a presentation model.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D93

Location

London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D93.P1
    • Title: Mostly site and floor plans, schematic sections, axonometrics for alternative schemes, some sketches, cadastral map
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    126 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper, reprographic copies, some with ink, some montages of reprographic copies on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 19 x 30 cm (7 1/2 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 41 x 63 cm (16 1/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0357

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D93.P2
    • 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: 35 x 29 x 8 cm

    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.D93.P3
    • Title: Reprographic copies of presentation drawings, reports, competition programmes, clippings, correspondence, photographs
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,13 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.D93.P4
    • Title: Topographic survey, site and floor plans, elevations
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    topographic survey, site and floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics for headquarters building and site layout, perspectives

    Quantity / Object type:

    67 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper, reprographic copies, some mounted on translucent paper, some with adhesive film, some translucent paper overlays

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 17 x 27 cm (6 11/16 x 10 5/8 in.) sheet (largest): 84 x 85 cm (33 1/16 x 33 7/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0359

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D93.P5
    • Title: Axonometrics
    • 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:

    To be completed

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 34 x 52 cm (13 3/8 x 20 1/2 in.) sheet (largest): 35 x 52 cm (13 3/4 x 20 1/2 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:

    140-0358

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D93.P6
    • Title: Project presentation texts, site and floor plans, elevations, sections, axonometrics and perspectives for report
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    34 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper, reprographic copies, some mounted on translucent paper, computer aided design prints (cad)

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 24 x 26 cm (9 7/16 x 10 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:

    140-0358

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D93.P7
    • Title: Plans, sections and diagrams for structure and building systems, schedules
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper, computer aided design prints (cad)

    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:

    140-0358

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D93.P8
    • Title: Views of 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

    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.D93.P9
    • 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.D93.P10
    • Title: Views of presentation model
    • 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: 0,02 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.D93.P11
    • Title: Views of drawings and of presentation model, some textual records
    • 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: 0,04 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.D93.P12
    • 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.D93.P13
    • Title: Channel Four Headquarters, London, England: presentation model
    • Dates of creation: 1990
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Unknown (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:

    Paint, plastic and wood

    Dimensions:

    model (largest): 17 x 31 x 28 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

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