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House in Kensington

House in Kensington

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People

  • Stirling and Gowan (creator)
  • Stirling and Gowan (architectural firm)
  • David Gray (architect)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

Title

House in Kensington

Dates of creation

[1957-1959 and after?]

Level of archival description

File 14

Extent and Medium

  • 8 negatives
  • 2 reprographic copies
  • 1 textual record
  • 0.03 l.m. of photographic materials

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for a house for Mr. and Mrs. B Dodd in Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced between 1957 and 1959, and probably after.

File contains design development drawings, photographic materials, and a textual record.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D14

Location

Kensington Kensington and Chelsea London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English and German.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D14.P2
    • Title: Views by Stirling of the interior and exterior of the house
    • Dates of creation: 1957 and after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views by Stirling of the interior and exterior of the house, and views of drawings which are not otherwise present in the project documents, including the presentation drawings for the approved scheme, showing plans, a longitudinal section, and a cutaway plan oblique for the ground floor and second floor timber structure; also includes views of a photograph from a newspaper showing the furnished interior of the completed house

    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:

    140-0425

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D14.P3
    • Title: Views of the presentation drawings for the approved scheme
    • Dates of creation: 1957 and after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of the presentation drawings for the approved scheme, showing plans, a longitudinal section, and a cutaway plan oblique for the ground floor and second floor timber structure; also includes a view of a photograph from a newspaper showing the furnished interior of the completed house

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 negative(s)

    Dimensions:

    negative (smallest): 11 x 13 cm (4 5/16 x 5 1/8 in.) negatives (largest): 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:

    140-0426

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D14.P6
    • Title: View of completed building
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 transparency(ies)

    Technique and media:

    Colour transparencies

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Legs de la famille Stirling/
    Bequest of the Stirling family

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D14.P1
    • Title: Plans for the basement, ground and second floors, and two sections, first scheme of project
    • Dates of creation: between 1957 and 1959
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (draughtsman)
    • James Gowan (draughtsman)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 66 x 23 cm (26 x 9 1/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0424

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D14.P4
    • Title: A newspaper clipping showing a photograph of the furnished living room
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 clipping(s)

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 15 x 18 cm (5 7/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

    Document Type:

    • clipping

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0427

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D14.P5
    • Title: Fragment showing two sections, first scheme of project
    • Dates of creation: between 1957 and 1959
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (draughtsman)
    • James Gowan (draughtsman)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 10 x 11 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Clippings AP140.S2.SS1.D12.P9 and AP140.S2.SS1.D13.P4 and reprographic copy AP140.S2.SS1.D14.P5 were originally clipped together.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0508

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