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Housing redevelopment in Avenham, Preston

Housing redevelopment in Avenham, Preston

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People

  • Stirling and Gowan (creator)
  • Stirling and Gowan (architectural firm)
  • Lyons, Israel and Ellis (architectural firm)
  • David Walsby (architect)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

Title

Housing redevelopment in Avenham, Preston

Dates of creation

[1957]-1963 [and after?]

Level of archival description

File 18

Extent and Medium

  • 39 photographs
  • 5 drawings
  • 4 textual records
  • 0.2 l.m. of photographic materials

Scope and Content

File documents an executed public housing project in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced between 1957 and 1963, and probably after.

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

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D18

Location

Preston Lancashire England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English and German.

Related units of description

  • Photographic materials AP140.S2.SS7.D1.P2 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D18.
  • Slides AP140.S2.SS7.D2.P6 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D18.

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D18.P1
    • Title: Site plan, plan oblique for the site layout, typical floor plans for the three-storey terraces
    • Dates of creation: between 1957 and 1961
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

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

    Description:

    site plan, plan oblique for the site layout, typical floor plans for the three-storey terraces, typical floor plan for the four-storey terrace, floor plans for the two-storey houses, and a sectional oblique for the three-storey terrace

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 34 x 47 cm sheet (largest): 59 x 47 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0444

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D18.P2
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings and of furnished plans
    • Dates of creation: 1957 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    views of presentation drawings and of furnished plans (which are not otherwise present in the project documents) for the flats, maisonettes, and houses; also includes a view of a typescript text by W. Somerset Maugham on Charlie Chaplin

    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:

    140-0445

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D18.P3
    • Title: Views of the completed project and a view of surrounding industrial and residential buildings
    • Dates of creation: 1959 or after and 6 October 1961
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 13

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (photographer)
    • 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

    Folder Number:

    140-0446

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D18.P4
    • Title: Views and details of the completed project, the building site
    • Dates of creation: 1957 or after and 6 October 1961
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 7

    People:

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

    Description:

    views and details of the completed project, the building site, and of a model that is not otherwise present in the project documents

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.03 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0447

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D18.P5
    • Title: Views of the completed project and of surrounding industrial and residential buildings
    • Dates of creation: 1957 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 31 x 31 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0409

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D18.P6
    • Title: Views of a presentation drawing, of the completed project
    • Dates of creation: 1957 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    views of a presentation drawing, of the completed project, of a typescript text by W. Somerset Maugham on Charlie Chaplin, of a typescript statement on the project by Stirling and Gowan (which is not otherwise present in the project documents), and of a painting by Laurence Stephen Lowry

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 41 x 41 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0451

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D18.P7
    • Title: Views of the completed project and a view of surrounding industrial and residential buildings
    • Dates of creation: 1957 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 41 x 41 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0452

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D18.P8
    • Title: Exterior and interior views of the completed project
    • Dates of creation: 1957 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Description:

    exterior and interior views of the completed project, views of presentation drawings, of a typescript text by W. Somerset Maugham on Charlie Chaplin, of a typescript statement on the project by Stirling and Gowan (which is not otherwise present in the project documents), and of several paintings by Laurence Stephen Lowry; also includes views of an incomplete set of working drawings (which are not otherwise present in the project documents), showing diagrammatic and detailed site plans, floor plans (including furnished plans for a bed sitting unit in a ten-storey point block by Lyons, Israel, and Ellis, situated to the north of the site) and elevations for the three and four-storey terraces and the two-storey houses

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 negative(s)

    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:

    140-0448

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D18.P9
    • Title: Views and details of the building site and the completed project
    • Dates of creation: 1957 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 negative(s)

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.05 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0449

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D18.P10
    • Title: Views of the completed project and the surrounding industrial and residential buildings
    • Dates of creation: 1957 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 negative(s)

    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:

    140-0450

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D18.P11
    • Title: Clipping of an article titled "Frankly, Do You Think This Is Worth a Prize?"
    • Dates of creation: 1963
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    One clipping of an article titled "Frankly, Do You Think This Is Worth a Prize?" by Shirley Conran from the 'Daily Mail' newspaper, dated 18 October 1963. The article discusses the awarding of the 1963 Good Housing Competition Prize to Stirling and Gowan, and Lyons, Israel, and Ellis for the housing redevelopment at Avenham, Preston. Includes a clipping from an unidentified journal or book.

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 clipping(s)

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 14 x 14 cm sheet (largest): 27 x 15 cm

    Document Type:

    • clippings

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0453

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D18.P14
    • Title: Views of a model
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 negative(s)

    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.D18.P15
    • Title: Views of a model
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 negative(s)

    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.D18.P12
    • Title: Certificate for the 1963 Civic Trust Award
    • Dates of creation: 1963
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 certificate(s)

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 32 x 26 cm

    Document Type:

    • certificate

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0454

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D18.P13
    • Title: Typescript of the architects' statement explaining the concept of the project with an addendum describing the site
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    typescript of the architects' statement explaining the concept of the project with an addendum describing the site

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 architect's statement(s)

    Technique and media:

    Typescript and black ink

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 26 x 21 cm

    Document Type:

    • architect's statement

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0510

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