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Stiff Dom-ino housing

Stiff Dom-ino housing

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People

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

Title

Stiff Dom-ino housing

Dates of creation

[1951-after 1975?], predominant [1951, 1970?-1975?]

Level of archival description

File 3

Extent and Medium

  • 17 photographs
  • 3 drawings
  • 2 negatives

Scope and Content

File documents a theoretical housing project in the United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced between 1951 and probably after 1975.

File contains publication drawings and photographic materials.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D3

Location

United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English and Italian.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D3.P1
    • Title: Plans for clusters and terraces, and a hand-coloured cutaway axonometric drawing
    • Dates of creation: probably between 1970 and 1975
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

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

    Description:

    plans for clusters and terraces, and a hand-coloured cutaway axonometric drawing showing the structural system for one housing unit

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 publication drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite, and coloured pencil on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

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

    Physical Description:

    - The hand-coloured axonometric drawing for the Stiff Dom-ino structural system was originally mounted in a mat stamped "Stiff Dom-ino Housing 1951".

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0394

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D3.P2
    • Title: Photographs by Stirling of a no-longer extant model for a single unit of Stiff Dom-ino housing
    • Dates of creation: 1951 or after, and 1970 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    photographs by Stirling of a no-longer extant model for a single unit of Stiff Dom-ino housing (inscriptions on the back of two photographs read, "original JS model"), and views of publication drawings

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 5 x 7 cm (1 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.) sheet (largest): 17 x 22 cm (6 11/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0395

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D3.P3
    • Title: Views of publication drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1970 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 negative(s)

    Technique and media:

    Glass negatives

    Dimensions:

    negatives: 17 x 22 cm (6 11/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0414

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