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Maidenhead Housing Competition

Maidenhead Housing Competition

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

Title

Maidenhead Housing Competition

Dates of creation

1960-1961

Level of archival description

File 28

Extent and Medium

  • 15 drawings
  • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents a submission for a housing development in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, for a low-rise, multi-family housing complex. The design proposal shows three-storey buildings that include 45 single-storey apartment units of approximately 725 sq. ft. The units are connected by stairs and open walkways. The façade of the buildings are articulated by shifting the plans slightly from unit to unit. Sketches illustrate the development of typical floor plans, site layout and the development of preliminary elevations with the incorporation of balconies, stairs, and open walkways. File includes four presentation drawings of the final proposal. Material in this file was produced between 1960 and 1961.

File contains design development drawings and textual records.

Reference Number

AP144.S2.D28

Location

Maidenhead Berkshire England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0181:001-015
    • Title: Sketches and presentation drawings that include site plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items: 2

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    sketches and presentation drawings that include site plans, layout plan, plans, elevations, perspectives, and structural detail

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, coloured pencil, and wax crayon on translucent paper and reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 37 x 51 cm sheet (largest): 40 x 71.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • DR1995:0181:012
      • Ground floor plan for a low-rise, multi-family housing complex in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England (part of a submission to the Maidenhead Housing Competition)
      • Form: drawings
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      • DR1995:0181:013
      • Perspective drawings for a low-rise, multi-family housing complex in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England (part of a submission to the Maidenhead Housing Competition)
      • Form: drawings
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    • Reference Number: DR2006:0032
    • Title: Reference drawing, cost analysis, correspondence, and notes
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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