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Bat Hat

Bat Hat

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People

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

Title

Bat Hat

Dates of creation

1980-1996, predominant 1983-1990

Level of archival description

File 127

Extent and Medium

  • 19 drawings
  • 16 reprographic copies
  • 0.08 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry for the redevelopment of the disused Battersea Power Station, London, England. Price proposed to demolish the walls and most of the building while leaving the station's four chimneys intact. Material in this file was produced between 1980 and 1996, but predominantly between 1983 and 1990.

File contains conceptual drawings, design development drawings, and textual records.

Reference Number

AP144.S2.D127

Location

Battersea Wandsworth London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English, German and Italian.

Related units of description

  • Other materials related to this file include: Groups DR2004:0751 and DR2004:0761 in Magnet (AP144.S2.D170) contain drawings. Group DR2004:0483 in Aedes (AP144.S2.D135) contains material. Group DR2004:0567 in Serre (2) (AP144.S2.D146) contains a sketch. Group DR2004:0737 in Citlin (AP144.S2.D144) contains a publication that possibly relates to this file.

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0397
    • Title: Sketches, perspectives, sections, plans, reference drawings, and copy of a photomontage
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite and wax crayon on reprographic copies and paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 30 x 21 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • DR2004:0397:002
      • Bat Hat: Battersea Power Station Competition, entry by Cedric Price: comparison of the height of Battersea Power Station with that of St. Paul's Cathedral
      • Form: drawings
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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0398
    • Title: Plans, perspectives, axonometrics, sections, and reference drawing
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite, wax crayon, adhesive film and correction fluid on translucent paper, reprographic copies and paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29 x 40 cm sheet (largest): 38 x 72 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • DR2004:0398:001
      • Bat Hat: Battersea Power Station Competition, entry by Cedric Price: sections for existing and proposed structures
      • Form: drawings
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      • DR2004:0398:002
      • Bat Hat: Battersea Power Station Competition, entry by Cedric Price: comparison of the area of Bat Hat with the area of Soho Square
      • Form: drawings
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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0399
    • Title: Elevations, reference drawings, sketches, perspective, and clipping
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, adhesive film, wax crayon and graphite on translucent paper and reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 23 cm sheet (largest): 30 x 21 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0407
    • Title: Clippings, reference drawings, competition documents, notes, letter, and postcard
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 36 x 3 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0408
    • Title: Clippings, publications, drawings, sketches, and photographs of Soho Square
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 35 x 4 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0410
    • Title: Memorandums, notes, clippings, correspondence, sketches, and draft article
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 35 x 30 x 8 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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