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Three Houses for B. Mavrolean Family Competition

Three Houses for B. Mavrolean Family Competition

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People

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

Title

Three Houses for B. Mavrolean Family Competition

Dates of creation

1957 [and after?]

Level of archival description

File 16

Extent and Medium

  • 18 photographs
  • 8 drawings
  • 6 negatives
  • 1 map

Scope and Content

File documents an unexecuted project, the successful entry in a limited competition for three houses for Basil Mavrolean, his two sons and their families in London, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced in 1957 and probably after.

File contains a map, presentation drawings, and photographic materials.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D16

Location

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.D16.P2
    • Title: Floor plans, elevations, and sections for the houses and site
    • Dates of creation: 1957
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil, typescript, and black ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 23 x 56 cm (9 1/16 x 22 1/16 in.) sheet (largest): 61 x 76 cm (24 x 29 15/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - The north elevation for the house number two was cut away from the presentation drawing number eight, and was originally in a mat stamped "Three Houses for B. Mavrolean Family. 1957". The drawing for the south elevation for house number one and the section for house number three, and the north elevation for the house number two, were respectively at the top and bottom of the presentation drawing number eight. The central part of this presentation drawing is absent. The hand-coloured west elevation of the three houses at Hyde Park Gate was cut away from the presentation drawing number nine, and was originally in a mat stamped "Three Houses for B. Mavrolean Family. 1957".

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0437

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D16.P3
    • Title: Views of the presentation drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1957 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 11 x 22 cm (4 5/16 x 8 11/16 in.) sheets (largest): 24 x 30 cm (9 7/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0438

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D16.P4
    • Title: Views of the presentation drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1957 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 negative(s)

    Dimensions:

    negatives: 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:

    140-0439

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D16.P1
    • Title: Photocopy of a hand-drawn map of Hyde Park and its immediate surroundings in London
    • Form: maps

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    photocopy of a hand-drawn map of Hyde Park and its immediate surroundings in London, indicating the location of the site

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 reference drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference drawing

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

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

    Physical Description:

    - Includes layout notes in graphite and coloured pencil.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0437

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