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Pop-Up Parliament, London

Pop-Up Parliament, London

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People

  • Cedric Price (creator)
  • Cedric Price (architect)
  • Cedric Price (archive creator)

Title

Pop-Up Parliament, London

Dates of creation

[1965]

Level of archival description

File 9

Extent and Medium

  • 17 drawings

Scope and Content

File documents a proposal to replace the existing Palace of Westminster with new Parliament buildings in London, England. Conceptual sketches and thumbnails, some with annotations, show preliminary proposals for a multi-functional and flexible building. Diagrammatic sections, plans and site plans show the relationship between the various building zones and functions within the context of Parliament Square. Material in this file was produced in 1965.

File contains conceptual drawings and a presentation drawing.

Reference Number

AP144.S2.D9

Location

London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0219:001
    • Title: Sketches including axonometric, perspective, plan, and sections, some with annotations
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 set(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 26 x 39 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0219:002-010
    • Title: Sketches including site plan, plans, elevations, details, sections, some with annotations
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items: 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 20 x 33 cm sheet (largest): 77 x 50 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

  • Actions:
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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0219:011
    • Title: Site plan
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 50 x 61 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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