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Old People's Home, Blackheath

Old People's Home, Blackheath

Part of

People

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

Title

Old People's Home, Blackheath

Dates of creation

[1960-1965 and after?]

Level of archival description

File 25

Extent and Medium

  • 15 negatives
  • 10 reprographic copies
  • 8 photographs
  • 6 drawings
  • 2 textual records
  • 0.08 l.m. of photographic materials

Scope and Content

File documents an executed scheme for a home for the aged in Blackheath for the London County Council, London, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced between 1960 and 1965, and probably after.

File contains a design development drawing, publication drawings, working drawings, photographic materials, and textual records.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D25

Location

London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English, German, and French.

Related units of description

  • Other CCA objects related to this project, but which are not part of the James Stirling/Michael Wilford Fonds, are reprographic copies DR2003:0005:001 - DR2003:0005:009.

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D25.P2
    • Title: Site plan, floor plans, and three diagrammatic axonometrics for the building from three different points of view
    • Dates of creation: between 1960 and 1965
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 publication drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 34 x 37 cm sheet (largest): 41 x 100 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The drawing showing three diagrammatic axonometrics is folded. The ground-floor plan was originally in a mat stamped "Old Peoples Home. Blackheath. 1960-64".

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0563

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D25.P3
    • Title: Floor plans, elevations, and cross sections
    • Dates of creation: 1962 or after
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    floor plans, elevations, and cross sections; one reprographic copy shows a brick schedule and bonding detail drawing, several details, detail plan obliques, and several sectional obliques

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 35 x 50 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0563

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D25.P4
    • Title: Views of the publication and working drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1960 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of the publication and working drawings and of the exterior and interior of the completed building, including details

    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:

    140-0564

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D25.P5
    • Title: Views of the exterior and interior of the completed building, including details
    • Dates of creation: 1964 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.03 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0566

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D25.P6
    • Title: Views of publication and working drawings and one exterior view of the completed building
    • Dates of creation: 1960 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 negative(s)

    Dimensions:

    negatives (smallest): 10 x 13 cm negatives (largest): 12 x 17 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0565

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D25.P7
    • Title: Views of publication and working drawings and of the exterior and interior of the completed building, including details
    • Dates of creation: 1960 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets (smallest): 9 x 22 cm sheets (largest): 23 x 29 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Eleven images are printed on three contact sheets.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0567

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D25.P8
    • Title: Views of the exterior and interior of the completed building, including details
    • Dates of creation: 1964 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 negative(s)

    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:

    140-0568

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D25.P9
    • Title: Views of publication and working drawings
    • Dates of creation: 1960 or after
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 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:

    140-0502

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D25.P10
    • Title: Statement by James Stirling on the project, and a letter from Richard Einzig to James Stirling
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copy of a typescript and a signed typescript

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22 x 15 cm sheet (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:

    140-0569

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D25.P1
    • Title: Sketch showing the outline shape of the building in plan and doodles for unidentified projects
    • Dates of creation: between 1960 and 1964
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 21 x 30 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0563

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