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.
Materials in this series were kept in the original order in which they were received.
Language of material
Related units of description
File DR2004:1106 in this fonds also contains a drawing related to this project.
File DR2004:0054 in this project series also contains materials related to project series AP144.S2.D84, Two-Tree Island, and project series AP144.S2.D56, Potteries Thinkbelt.
Title: Conceptual thumbnail sketches with annotations
Catalogued items within this file 1
Cedric Price (archive creator)
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)
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Technique and media:
Graphite, ink, adhesive film, and tape on translucent paper
sheet (smallest): 23 x 38 cm
sheet (largest): 38 x 72 cm
Cedric Price fonds
Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal