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.
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)
Stage and Purpose:
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