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School Assembly Hall, Brunswick Park Primary School

School Assembly Hall, Brunswick Park Primary School

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People

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

Title

School Assembly Hall, Brunswick Park Primary School

Dates of creation

[1958]-1964 [and after?]

Level of archival description

File 21

Extent and Medium

  • 20 negatives
  • 9 textual records
  • 8 drawings
  • 2 photographs
  • 0.16 l.m. of photographic materials

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for an assembly and dining hall designed by Stirling and Gowan between 1958 and 1961 for Brunswick Park Primary School, Camberwell, London, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced between 1958 and 1964, and probably after.

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

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D21

Location

Camberwell Southwark London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English and German.

Related units of description

  • Photographs AP140.S2.SS7.D1.P18 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D21.
  • Slides AP140.S2.SS7.D2.P6 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D21.
  • Slides AP140.S2.SS7.D2.P7 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D21.

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D21.P1
    • Title: First schemes for the assembly and dining hall, including hand-coloured elevations with doodles
    • Dates of creation: between 1958 and 1961
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    first schemes for the assembly and dining hall, including hand-coloured elevations with doodles, and two alternative elevations for the hall

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil, and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 36 x 32 cm sheet (largest): 38 x 76 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0492

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D21.P2
    • Title: Two site plans for the executed scheme for the assembly and dining hall
    • Dates of creation: between 1958 and 1961
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    two site plans for the executed scheme for the assembly and dining hall, one showing the first stage of the project, with the assembly hall and an access road to an existing small estate of prefabricated houses, and the other the second stage of the project, with the access road and estate removed, an additional classroom building on the site, and a covered walkway connecting the hall to the existing Victorian school building; also, a plan for the ground floor, an elevation and section, a hand-coloured detail for the retaining wall, earth bank, and window, and a hand-coloured cutaway bird's-eye axonometric

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil, ink, and adhesive film on translucent paper

    Physical Description:

    - The hand-coloured detail drawing of the retaining wall, earth bank, and pivot window and the hand-coloured cutaway bird's-eye axonometric drawing of the hallwas were originally in mats stamped "School Assembly Hall. Camberwell. 1958-61".

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0493

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D21.P3
    • Title: Views of a design development drawing for the first schemes
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after and 31 December 1962
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (photographer)
    • James Gowan (photographer)
    • Richard Einzig (photographer)
    • Brecht-Einzig (photographic studio)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of a design development drawing for the first schemes showing two elevations and of presentation drawings for the executed scheme

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0494

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D21.P4
    • Title: Views of the building site, of the exterior and interior of the completed assembly hall
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after and 5 October 1962
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 16

    People:

    • Richard Einzig (photographer)
    • James Frazer Stirling (photographer)
    • James Gowan (photographer)
    • Brecht-Einzig (photographic studio)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of the building site, of the exterior and interior of the completed assembly hall, and of a no longer extant model for a first scheme

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.05 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Copyright:

    © Richard Einzig / Arcaidimages.com

    Folder Number:

    140-0495

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D21.P5
    • Title: Views of the building site, of the exterior and interior of the completed assembly hall
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (photographer)
    • James Gowan (photographer)
    • Richard Einzig (photographer)
    • Brecht-Einzig (photographic studio)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of the building site, of the exterior and interior of the completed assembly hall, and of a no longer extant model for a first scheme

    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:

    140-0496

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D21.P6
    • Title: Views of the exterior and interior of the completed assembly hall
    • Dates of creation: 1961 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (photographer)
    • James Gowan (photographer)
    • Richard Einzig (photographer)
    • Brecht-Einzig (photographic studio)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints and negatives

    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:

    140-0497

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D21.P7
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings for the executed scheme
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (photographer)
    • James Gowan (photographer)
    • Richard Einzig (photographer)
    • Brecht-Einzig (photographic studio)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 negative(s)

    Dimensions:

    negatives: 12 x 17 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0498

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D21.P8
    • Title: Views of the exterior and interior of the completed assembly hall
    • Dates of creation: 1961 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Brecht-Einzig (photographic studio)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 21 x 30 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Six images printed on two contact sheets.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0499

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D21.P9
    • Title: Views of the building site, of the exterior and interior of the completed assembly hall
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of the building site, of the exterior and interior of the completed assembly hall, and of a no longer extant model for a first scheme

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 negative(s)

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.06 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0500

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D21.P10
    • Title: View of a design development drawing for the first schemes
    • Dates of creation: 1958 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    view of a design development drawing for the first schemes showing two elevations and one of a presentation drawing for the executed scheme

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 negative(s)

    Technique and media:

    Glass negatives

    Dimensions:

    negatives: 17 x 22 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0501

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D21.P11
    • Title: Statement by James Stirling on the assembly hall in two original typescripts and four reprographic copies
    • Dates of creation: between 1958 and 1964
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    statement by James Stirling on the assembly hall in two original typescripts and four reprographic copies, a clipping on the project from the 'Architect and Building News' of 18 March 1964, and a note from the office of Richard Einzig

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 11 x 15 cm sheets (largest): 33 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:

    140-0502

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D21.P12
    • Title: A typescript draft of the architect's statement
    • Dates of creation: between 1958 and 1961
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 architect's statement(s)

    Technique and media:

    Typescript and red ink

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 33 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:

    140-0512

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