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Community Centre for a Small Town in the Middle West

Community Centre for a Small Town in the Middle West

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People

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

Title

Community Centre for a Small Town in the Middle West

Dates of creation

1948

Level of archival description

File 1

Extent and Medium

  • 8 reprographic copies
  • 1 panel
  • 0.01 l.m. of photographs

Scope and Content

File documents a student project for a Community Centre for a Small Town in the Middle West, in the United States. Project was probably designed during a student exchange in the United States in the fall of 1948. Material in this file was produced in 1948.

File contains a presentation panel and photographs.

Reference Number

AP140.S1.SS1.D1

Location

United States

Language of material

Document is in English.

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S1.SS1.D1.P2
    • Title: Views of presentation drawings showing plans, elevations and sections
    • Dates of creation: 1948
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    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;
    Legs de la famille Stirling/
    Bequest of the Stirling family

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S1.SS1.D1.P3
    • Title: Plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Pen and ink and graphite on tranluscent paper, reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 16.4 x 21.8 cm

    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.S1.SS1.D1.P1
    • Title: Elevations, plans for the ground and first floor, and a section of a Community centre for a small town in the Middle West, U.S.A.
    • Dates of creation: 1948
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (draughtsman)
    • James Frazer Stirling (architect)
    • James Frazer Stirling (student)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    plans for the ground and first floor, four hand-coloured elevations, a section and a golden section diagram demonstrating how the dimensions for one façade module were established

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panel

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite and gouache on illustration board

    Dimensions:

    panel: 50,9 x 76 cm

    Inscription:

    signed and dated

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0855

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