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I.C.A. Building

I.C.A. Building

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People

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

Title

I.C.A. Building

Dates of creation

[1963]

Level of archival description

File 24

Extent and Medium

  • 4 drawings
  • 2 photographs

Scope and Content

File documents an unexecuted proposal for new Headquarters for the Institute of Contemporary Arts on a site in South Kensington, London, England. File contains annotated conceptual drawings for a multi-functional building which includes an administration area, library, auditorium, lecture halls and galleries. Design proposal includes flexible and incomplete areas and an extensible open deck on top floor for future vertical expansion. Some material in this file was published in 'Architectural Design'. vol. 40, (October 1970), 518. Material in this file was produced in 1963.

File contains conceptual drawings and photographic material.

Reference Number

AP144.S2.D24

Location

Kensington and Chelsea London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Related units of description

  • Group DR2004:0036 in the Photographic Materials series (AP144.S6) contains negatives related to this file. Material related to this file can also be found in National Theatre and Opera House (AP144.S2.D7).

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0208:001-004
    • Title: Plan, section, and perspective
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on reprographic copies, and ink, coloured pencil, and adhesive film on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 31 x 42 cm sheet (largest): 42 x 60 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • DR1995:0208:001
      • Section, plan and perspective view for headquarters for the Institute of Contemporary Arts, Kensington, London, England
      • Form: drawings
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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0037
    • Title: Plan and section
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints, one collaged

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 10 x 11 cm sheet (largest): 15 x 15 cm

    Credit line:

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

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