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New Aviary, Zoological Society

New Aviary, Zoological Society

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People

  • Cedric Price (creator)
  • Cedric Price (architect)
  • Antony Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon (architect)
  • Frank Newby (engineer)
  • Zoological Society of London (client)
  • Douglas Smith and Ruddle Chartered Quantity Surveyors (quantity surveyors)
  • Bridgwater Shepheard and Epstein (associated architectural firm)
  • Felix J. Samuely & Partners (consulting engineering firm)
  • Leonard J. Fairclough Ltd (contractor)
  • British Ropes Ltd. (manufacturing company)
  • Carter-Horsley (Engineers) Ltd (contractor)
  • Norstel & Templewood Hawksley Ltd (contractor)
  • British Aluminium Co. Ltd (manufacturing company)
  • Wm. Mills Ltd (manufacturing company)
  • Westminster Engineering Co. Ltd (manufacturing company)
  • Erma Engineering Ltd (manufacturing company)
  • J. Starkie Gardner Ltd (manufacturer)
  • Sam Lambert (photographer)
  • Antony Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon (photographer)
  • British Oxygen Company Limited (photographers)
  • Cedric Price (archive creator)

Title

New Aviary, Zoological Society

Dates of creation

1958-2001, predominant 1960-1966

Level of archival description

File 31

Extent and Medium

  • 153 drawings
  • 119 reprographic copies
  • 2 panels
  • 0.62 l.m. textual records
  • 0.15 l.m. photographic materials

Scope and Content

File documents the new aviary built at The London Zoological Gardens at Regent's Park, in London, England, for the Zoological Society of London. It was designed by Lord Snowdon, Cedric Price and engineer Frank Newby. The aviary was constructed using aluminium cast tubes, cables, and welded aluminium mesh, and incorporated an elevated walkway. Material in this file includes early site surveys, development and landscaping plans for the zoo and adjacent areas; conceptual sketches; design development sketches; working drawings, including plans, elevations, sections, axonometric drawings, and details showing footings, elevated walkway, planting and nesting boxes, pool cliffs and waterfalls, retaining wall, public entrance, perch prototype, diagrams showing bird activities/locations, structural details, work schedules; and working drawings by associate architects, engineering consultants, and manufacturers. Publication materials include originals and copies for an article in 'Architectural Design' (Sept. 1965), 451-459. Material is this file was produced between 1958 and 2001, but predominantly between 1960 and 1966.

File contains conceptual drawings, design development drawings, presentation drawings, reference drawings, working drawings, photographic materials, and textual records.

Reference Number

AP144.S2.D31

Location

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. Group DR1995:0221:001-015 in Sheffield Festival (AP144.S2.D61) contains one drawing (DR1995:0221:001) related of the New Aviary. Group DR2004:0858 in Control (AP144.S2.D152) contains a memorandum related to this file. Group DR2004:1366 in Models, Samples and Artefacts (AP144.S7) contains material that possibly relates to New Aviary (AP144.S2.D31).

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:001-008
    • Title: Site survey of Regent's Park, survey of trees, layout plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    site survey of Regent's Park, survey of trees, layout plan, elevations, sections, and plans of existing zoo buildings, rendered perspective of exhibit interior, development plan for Regent's Park Zoo showing plan and sections

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 reference drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 31 x 149 cm sheet (largest): 99 x 122.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:009-019
    • Title: Annotated sketches of structures, perspective sketches showing landscaping and new plantings
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 5

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    annotated sketches of structures, perspective sketches showing landscaping and new plantings, exterior perspectives of aviary, and structural and axonometric details

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, and wax crayon on translucent paper and paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 31.5 cm sheet (largest): 50.5 x 76 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:022-047
    • Title: Sketch of cables with annotations, axonometric of area between aviary and bridge
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    sketch of cables with annotations, axonometric of area between aviary and bridge, perspective sketches, sketch elevations, plan of bridge, elevation, structural details, detail section, detail axonometric, detail of entrance gates, and sketch planting plan

    Quantity / Object type:

    26 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, colour pencil, and adhesive tape on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 19.5 x 31.5 cm sheet (largest): 51 x 76 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:048-067
    • Title: Axonometric, tree surveys, site plan showing alternative sites
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 4

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    axonometric, tree surveys, site plan showing alternative sites, site plan showing access and circulation, axonometric of structure, plans, elevations, and sections, some showing bridge and buttresses

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, coloured pencil, and adhesive tape on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 36 x 68 cm sheet (largest): 81 x 41 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:068-087
    • Title: Details of bridge, pool, and waterfalls, sketch details of entrance
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    details of bridge, pool, and waterfalls, sketch details of entrance, wall sections, survey of existing conditions, plans of footings, water supply and drainage, elevation of retaining wall, axonometric detail, and contract drawing showing plans, elevation, and sections of aviary

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, and adhesive tape on translucent tape

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 31 x 21 cm sheet (largest): 38.5 x 76 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:088-107
    • Title: Site plan, plans and section of waterfall, perspective sketches
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 4

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    site plan, plans and section of waterfall, perspective sketches, planting plan, diagram, details, axonometric drawings of landscaping and mesh

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, wax crayon, adhesive film, and adhesive tape on translucent paper, and reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 25 x 76 cm sheet (largest): 39 x 70 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:108-127
    • Title: Plan, elevation and section of waterfalls, drainage plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    plan, elevation and section of waterfalls, drainage plan, planting plan, details of entrance, wall, nesting boxes, railings, gate, and pump installation, and axonometric details

    Quantity / Object type:

    20 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 36.5 x 69.5 cm sheet (largest): 38 x 70 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:128-148
    • Title: Elevation, details of entrance, curb, and bridge, diagram, key plan, schedule of work, and axonometric drawing
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    21 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, and adhesive tape on translucent paper, and reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 20 x 29 cm sheet (largest): 44 x 76 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:149-161
    • Title: Plans, sections, elevations, structural details, sketches
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    plans, sections, elevations, structural details, sketches, details of perching rails, bridge, handrail, and gate, and axonometric detail

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and coloured pencil on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 19.5 cm sheet (largest): 50 x 75 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:162-163
    • Title: Site plan and planting plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and coloured pencil on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 40 x 123.5 cm sheet (largest): 61 x 124 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:164-176
    • Title: Consultant drawings of landscaping plans and details, and planting plan
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, coloured pencil, and adhesive tape on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 32 x 71 cm sheet (largest): 66 x 100 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:178-214
    • Title: Consultant drawings showing structural details for cables
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 6

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    consultant drawings showing structural details for cables, assemblies, mesh, steps, aviary access equipment, walks, gutters, railings, retaining walls, seats, shelter, entrance gate, concrete supports, including plans, elevations, site plan axonometric drawing, and sections

    Quantity / Object type:

    33 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Coloured pencil on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 33 x 20.5 cm sheet (largest): 77 x 102 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:215-238
    • Title: Consultant drawings showing structural details for joint castings
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    consultant drawings showing structural details for joint castings, pump house, pools, bridge, flower boxes, waterfall, mesh panels, including plans, elevations, and sections

    Quantity / Object type:

    24 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and coloured pencil on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 69 x 102 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:239-263
    • Title: Consultant drawings showing structural details of bases
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    consultant drawings showing structural details of bases, castings, pump house, mesh and hinge connections, and aviary access equipment

    Quantity / Object type:

    25 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Coloured pencil on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 69 x 102 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:264
    • Title: View of aviary
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Photomechanical print

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 38 x 25.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:265-274
    • Title: Plan, sections, elevations of aviary, possibly for publication
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 4

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    plan, sections, elevations of aviary, possibly for publication, sections at bridge showing possible views, landscaping plan, axonometric drawing of aviary

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

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

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 24.5 x 34 cm sheet (largest): 49.5 x 70 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:275:001
    • Title: Sketches, shop drawings, axonometric, reference drawings
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    sketches, shop drawings, axonometric, reference drawings, elevations, perspective sketches, sketch details, photographs, calculations, correspondence, building programme, specifications, estimates, contract documents, consultant drawings, application forms, notes, minutes of meetings, press release, trade catalogue, brochure, time sheets, building schedules, reports, survey

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.12 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:275:002
    • Title: Sketches, drawings, photographs, correspondence, estimates
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    sketches, drawings, photographs, correspondence, estimates, invoices, trade catalogues, brochure, payment certificates, time sheets, instructions, minutes of meetings, notes, reports, clippings, specifications, test results, regulations, invoices, calculations, applications forms, and schedules

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.1 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:275:003
    • Title: Sketches, including original conceptual thumbnails that were later published and exhibited
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 9

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    sketches, including original conceptual thumbnails that were later published and exhibited, correspondence, specifications, payment certificates, summaries, minutes of meetings, invoices, price list, promotional material, trade catalogue, clippings, reports, notes, applications forms, press release, time sheets, and a letter by Buckminster Fuller

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.09 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:275:004
    • Title: Sketches, consultant drawings, correspondence, estimates
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    sketches, consultant drawings, correspondence, estimates, invoices, promotional material, brochures, clippings, bound bill of quantities, publication drafts, consultant's report, payment certificates, technical report, notes, negatives, and trade publications

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0.13 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0043
    • Title: Working drawing and correspondence
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • 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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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0044
    • Title: Brochures of the aviary, and correspondence
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • 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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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0045
    • Title: Interior and exterior views of built aviary, structural details
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 13

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    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    interior and exterior views of built aviary, structural details, walkway, entrance gate, connectors, views of aviary under construction, casting fabrication, and views of model

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints and photomechanical prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.04 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0046
    • Title: Views of foundry casting
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints and negatives

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0047
    • Title: Views of site construction and canal, including contact sheets
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 5

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    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.02 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0048
    • Title: Views of model, drawings, watercolour perspective, axonometric, site plan, elevations, plans
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 5

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    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of model, drawings, watercolour perspective, axonometric, site plan, elevations, plans, and contact sheets of model

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Ink and adhesive tape on gelatin silver prints, and photomechanical prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.02 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0049
    • Title: Interior and exterior detail views of aviary
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    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints and photomechanical prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.01 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0050
    • Title: Views of completed aviary, walkways, model, pools and water reflections, birds and water fowl
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

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    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and adhesive tape on gelatin silver prints, some mounted on cardboard, and photomechanical prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0.02 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0058
    • Title: Colour photographs mounted on paper with annotations by Lord Snowdon (1998), and clippings
    • Dates of creation: 1998
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

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    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 31 x 24 x 1.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0064
    • Title: Clippings, correspondence, detail consultant's drawing
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

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    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    clippings, correspondence, detail consultant's drawing, planning reports for the London Zoo, report on proposed renovations, bill of quantities

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37.5 x 3 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0065
    • Title: Correspondence, invoice, promotional material, publication
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

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    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    correspondence, invoice, promotional material, publication, drafts of articles for publication, clippings, drawings, photographs, reports, award certificate, application forms, report and photographs of damage to aviary, load measurements, minutes of meetings, report on delays in construction, transcript of sound recording, and press release

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37.5 x 4 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0066
    • Title: Correspondence, sketches, clippings, correspondence regarding repairs to aviary
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

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    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    correspondence, sketches, clippings, correspondence regarding repairs to aviary, sketches and copies of models for proposed food covers, list of bird species, site inspection reports, and correspondence regarding heritage designation of aviary

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 32 x 29 x 7 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2006:0034
    • Title: Photographs, clippings, press release, and note book
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • 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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    • Reference Number: DR2006:0037
    • Title: Thumbnail sketches, sketch section, plan, and axonometric details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, coloured pencil, and adhesive tape on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 34.5 x 57 cm sheet (largest): 38 x 68 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:020
    • Title: Elevation, and views of the model
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    panel: 54 x 76.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:021
    • Title: Exterior perspective for the Aviary at the London Zoo, London, England
    • Dates of creation: circa 1961
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Cedric Price (draughtsman)
    • Antony Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon (designer)
    • Cedric Price (architect)
    • Frank Newby (engineer)
    • Zoological Society of London (client)
    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    exterior perspective view of aviary

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, and ink wash on board

    Dimensions:

    panel: 54 x 76.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0185:177
    • Title: Preliminary planting plan
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 60 x 124 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2006:0020
    • Title: London Zoo Aviary, Regent's Park, London, England: sketches
    • Dates of creation: between 1960 and 1963
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Cedric Price (draughtsman)
    • Cedric Price (architect)
    • Antony Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon (architect)
    • Frank Newby (engineer)
    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    sketch plan, elevation, and detail

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawing

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, wax crayon and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 19,8 x 33 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    31/148

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    • Reference Number: DR2006:0035
    • Title: Reprint of article on aviary in 'The Architectural Review', September 1965
    • Dates of creation: 1965
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 31 x 25 cm

    Credit line:

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

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