Permanent U.N.E.P. Headquarters
Part of:
  • James Stirling and Partner (creator)
  • James Stirling and Partner (architectural firm)
  • Mutiso Menezes International (architectural firm)
  • Giancarlo de Carlo (Firm) (architectural firm)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

Permanent U.N.E.P. Headquarters



Level of archival description:
File 48
Extent and medium:
  • 414 drawings
    0.01 l.m. of photographic materials
    0.46 l.m. of textual records
Scope and content:
File documents an unexecuted project for the U.N.E.P. (United Nations Environment Programme) permanent headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. Material in this file was produced between 1975 and 1978.

File contains mostly design development sketches and drawings showing alternative site layouts and more detailed studies for specific areas of the facilities. A number of drawings represent proposals for the design of temporary headquarters located on the same site. Photographic materials show design development drawings and views of a study model and a presentation model which are not otherwise present in file documents. Textual records include architects' reports, contracts, and trade catalogues and clippings relating to environmental design.
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Material in this project series was likely kept in its original order when it was first processed upon its arrival at CCA.

Nairobi Kenya

Language of material:
  • Documents are in English and Italian.
Related units of description:
  • Photographic materials AP140.S2.SS7.D1.P2 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D48.

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