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Biennale Bookshop
Part of:
People:
  • James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates (creator)
  • Tom Muirhead (creator)
  • Building Project St. Tec. Ass. (creator)
  • James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates (architectural firm)
  • Tom Muirhead (architect)
  • Building Project St. Tec. Ass. (architectural firm)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)
Title:

Biennale Bookshop

Date:

1989-1993

Level of archival description:
File 91
Extent and medium:
  • 65 drawings
    2 reprographic copies
    2 ring binders
    1 set
    1 model
    1 photograph
    0.24 l.m. of photographic materials
    0.37 l.m. of textual records
Scope and content:
File documents an executed project for a bookshop for the Biennale di Venezia, in Venice, Italy. The scheme, located in the Giardini di Castello, was designed by the office of James Stirling, Michael Wilford Associates in association with the architect Thomas Muirhead, and the firm Building Project. Material in this file was produced between 1989 and 1993.

File contains some early conceptual drawings, and several design development and presentation drawings. Photographic materials include views of Italian vernacular architecture by architect Norbert Heyers, views of the completed building by photographer Dida Biggi and of the presentation model by John Donat Photography. Textual documents include correspondence with Francesco Dal Co, director of La Biennale di Venezia, Settore Architettura in 1991, and reprographic copies of working drawings. File also contains a presentation model.
Reference number:

AP140.S2.SS1.D91

Location:

Venice Italy

Language of material:
  • Documents are in English and Italian, with some in German.
Related units of description:
  • File AP140.S2.SS4.D11 also includes information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D91.
  • Photographs AP140.S2.SS7.D1.P15 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D91.
  • File AP140.S2.SS3.D14 also includes information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D91.
  • Slides AP140.S2.SS7.D2.P8 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D91.
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