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Scotswhim

Scotswhim

Part of

People

  • Cedric Price (creator)
  • Cedric Price (architect)
  • J. Lyons and Company Limited (client)
  • Frederick Salmon (role unspecified)
  • Cedric Price (archive creator)

Title

Scotswhim

Dates of creation

1975

Level of archival description

File 95

Extent and Medium

  • 11 drawings

Scope and Content

File documents unexecuted modifications to an exterior swimming pool area for a hotel located in Firth of Forth, Scotland. The hotel burned down before the construction could begin (Shubert, with Price). Conceptual sketches show a design for a structure to cover the pool. The proposed programme for the project states that: "An outdoors swimming pool is a source of voluntary delight. Being outside is a particular quality which must not be lost through misapplied protection. In all cases this unique element of glamour related to site, season, time of day and occupancy must be exploited." Photographs document the existing site and structures. Material in this file was produced in 1975.

Joe Lyons, of Lyons catering and teahouse businesses, was also the client for O.C.H. Feasibility Study (AP144.S2.D59) and Blackpool Project (AP144.S2.D81). Frederick Salmon, of Salmon and Gluckstein, owned Lyons' businesses and was the client representative for Scotswim, O.C.H. Feasibility Study, and Blackpool Project (Shubert, with Price, 1996). Information on attribution based on the content of the file and on notes by Howard Shubert, CCA Curator of Prints and Drawings, in conversation with Cedric Price.

File contains conceptual drawings.

Reference Number

AP144.S2.D95

Location

Scotland United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

  • Actions:
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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0270:001-011
    • Title: Views of site, reference drawing of plan, section, and elevation showing photo key
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 4

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of site, reference drawing of plan, section, and elevation showing photo key, sketch sections, plan and perspective views, design programme, sections, and plan

    Quantity / Object type:

    11 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, coloured pencil, wax crayon, gouache, and adhesive tape, on translucent paper, reprographic copies, and gelatin silver prints mounted on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 14 x 30 cm sheet (largest): 59.5 x 73 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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