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Derby Civic Centre Competition

Derby Civic Centre Competition

Part of

People

  • James Stirling (Firm) (creator)
  • James Stirling (Firm) (architectural firm)
  • Léon Krier (architect)
  • Léon Krier (draughtsman)
  • Julian Harrap (architect)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

Title

Derby Civic Centre Competition

Dates of creation

1970-1978, predominant 1970-1973

Level of archival description

File 38

Extent and Medium

  • 43 drawings
  • 0.04 l.m. photographic materials
  • 0.01 l.m. textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unexecuted project for a Civic Centre in Derby, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced between 1970 and 1978.

The publications drawings appeared in periodicals, books and catalogues from 1970 onwards. According to Girouard, Leon Krier produced the post-competition publication drawings for the Derby Civic Centre in 1970 (Girouard, p. 190).

File contains publication drawings, photographic materials and textual records.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D38

Location

Derby Derbyshire England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D38.P1
    • Title: Floor plans and sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Léon Krier (draughtsman)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 publication drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 56 x 78 cm sheet (largest): 36 x 88 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0842

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D38.P2
    • Title: Site and floor plans, sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    27 publication drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, some on acetate

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 7 x 9 cm sheet (largest): 25 x 30 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0841

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D38.P3
    • Title: Clippings, letter and photograph
    • Dates of creation: 1970-1978
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    clippings relating to the plight of the salvaged façade of the Derby Assembly Rooms following the 1970 competition, letter from Daniel Herren to James Stirling dated 23 May 1978, relating to a study of Stirling's proposal for the Derby Civic Centre by students in Santa Monica, photograph of model produced by students in Santa Monica

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 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.D38.P4
    • Title: Views of publications drawings
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of publications drawings, views of a freehand perspective for the Civic Centre and of a sketch for the shopping arcade used to illustrate the published project, and which are not otherwise present in the file, views of the eighteenth-century façade of the Derby Assembly Rooms, aerial views of the historic centre of Derby used to illustrate the published project

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints, negatives

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,01 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D38.P5
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings
    • 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:

    140-2006-024P

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D38.P6
    • Title: Site plans, sections, exterior perspective for the Civic Centre, interior perspective for the shopping arcade
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 5

    People:

    • Léon Krier (draughtsman)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 publication drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 14 x 38 cm sheet (largest): 32 x 88 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The site plans for the existing town centre and for the proposed new Civic Centre, the longitudinal section, the oblique section, the exterior perspective and the interior perspective for the arcade were originally in mats stamped "Derby Civic Centre. 1970".

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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