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Non-Plan

Non-Plan

Part of

People

  • Cedric Price (creator)
  • Cedric Price (architect)
  • Reyner Banham (role unspecified)
  • Peter Geoffrey Hall (role unspecified)
  • Paul Barker (role unspecified)
  • Cedric Price (archive creator)

Title

Non-Plan

Dates of creation

1968

Level of archival description

File 12

Extent and Medium

  • 3 drawings
  • 2 photographs
  • 1 roll
  • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents the conceptual planning proposal, Non-Plan, a joint experimental research project conducted by Reyner Banham, Paul Barker, Peter Hall, and Cedric Price, for regional sites in England. The Non-Plan project was first published as an article entitled "Non-plan: an experiment in freedom" in 'New Society' (Banham, et. al., 1969; 1974). Material from this file, which includes sketches, a map and a chart, was also published in Price, Cedric, "Non-Plan," 'Architectural Design' (May 1969); Price, Cedric, with Peter Murray, "The First Instalment in the Cedric Price Series," 'Architectural Design,' vol. 40 (October 1970); and 'Cedric Price-Works II' (London: Architectural Press, 1984). Some material in this file was produced in 1968.

File contains conceptual drawings, photographic material, reprographic copies, and textual records.

Reference Number

AP144.S2.D12

Location

England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Related units of description

  • Drawing DR2004:1106:002 in Parc (AP144.S2.D119) relates to this file. Group DR2004:0054 in this file contains drawings related to Two Tree Island (AP144.S2.D84) and Potteries Thinkbelt (AP144.S2.D56).

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0240:001-003
    • Title: Conceptual thumbnail sketches with annotations
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    conceptual thumbnail sketches with annotations; time, frequency, location, and movement chart allowing "five dimensional information [to be] presented on a two dimensional chart" (Price 1984, p.39); regional map of Portsmouth, Isle of Wight, New Forest, Southampton showing roads, railways, wooded areas, built areas, and beaches at low tide.

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, adhesive film, and tape on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 23 x 38 cm sheet (largest): 38 x 72 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: DR2004:0032
    • Title: Publication layouts showing conceptual sketches and a drawing of a board game
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints collaged on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 8 x 11 cm sheet (largest): 15 x 21 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: DR2004:0054
    • Title: Contract progress chart, charts of activities, lifespan and networks, and zoning plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    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: DR2004:0055
    • Title: Draft proposals, architect's statement, reprographic copies of area maps
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 33 x 23.5 x 1.5 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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