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Village housing for CIAM X

Village housing for CIAM X

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People

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

Title

Village housing for CIAM X

Dates of creation

1955 [and after?]

Level of archival description

File 9

Extent and Medium

  • 6 negatives
  • 5 reprographic copies
  • 3 textual records
  • 2 drawings
  • 0.02 l.m. of photographic materials

Scope and Content

File documents an unexecuted project, presented at CIAM X (Congrès internationaux d'architecture moderne), for village housing, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced in 1955 and probably after.

File contains presentation drawings, textual records, and photographic materials.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D9

Location

England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English, French, and German.

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D9.P1
    • Title: Plans, elevations, cross sections and longitudinal sections for terraces of staggered houses
    • Dates of creation: 1955
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    one drawing shows plans, elevations, cross sections and longitudinal sections for terraces of staggered houses, cross sections for houses, plans for a large detached house, plans for a typical three-bedroom house, a diagrammatic cross section for a house showing the 10 1/2 feet and 7 feet horizon tall modules, the 7 feet vertical modules, and the 30 degrees sloped roofs, a diagrammatic cross section for the structure, a diagrammatic plan for grouped houses, a sequence of two axonometric drawings representing the system of construction, from the parallel load-bearing walls to finished building, and explanatory typescript texts; a hand-coloured drawing shows a roadside elevation and a sectional elevation for a terrace of staggered houses and was probably part of a no longer extant final presentation drawing for the CIAM X Congress

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite, coloured pencil, typescript on translucent paper and cardboard

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 18 x 27 cm (7 1/16 x 10 5/8 in.) sheet (largest): 48 x 67 cm (18 7/8 x 26 3/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The mounted hand-coloured drawing for a roadside elevation and section for terraced cottages was originally in a sink mat stamped "Team X. Village Project. 1955".

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0411

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D9.P2
    • Title: Reprographic copies of three, no longer extant, final presentation drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1955 or after
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    reprographic copies of three, no longer extant, final presentation drawings, but without the full explanatory typescript texts that accompanied those presentation drawings, showing a diagrammatic cross section illustrating the 10 1/2 ft and 7 ft horizontal modules, 7 ft vertical modules, and the 30 degree sloped roofs, a diagrammatic cross section for the structure, a sequence of three axonometric drawings representing the system of construction, from the parallel load-bearing walls to finished building, a roadside elevation and section for terraces of staggered houses, cross sections for houses, plans and elevations for terraces of staggered houses, diagrammatic plans for the roofs of terraces of staggered housing extending an existing village, plans, diagrammatic plans and sections for housing along footpaths off the main street, plans for houses, typical end elevations, and explanatory typescript text

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 46 x 68 cm (18 1/8 x 26 3/4 in.) sheet (largest): 51 x 68 cm (20 1/16 x 26 3/4 in.)

    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.D9.P3
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings, parts of presentation drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1955 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of presentation drawings, parts of presentation drawings, and mounted photographs of three, no longer extant, final presentation drawings

    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

    Folder Number:

    140-0412

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D9.P4
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1955 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 negative(s)

    Dimensions:

    negatives: 12 x 16 cm (4 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0413

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D9.P5
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1955 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 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:

    140-0410

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D9.P6
    • Title: Three sheets of explanatory typescript texts on tracing paper
    • Dates of creation: August 1955
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    three sheets of explanatory typescript texts on tracing paper, in English and French, inscribed "Aug. 1955", which were probably used for the final presentation drawings for the CIAM X Congress

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Typescript and graphite on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 44 x 29 cm (17 5/16 x 11 7/16 in.) sheet (largest): 45 x 30 cm (17 11/16 x 11 13/16 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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