History Faculty Building, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England: presentation model
History Faculty Building, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England: presentation model
Part of:
  • James Stirling (Firm) (architectural firm)
  • Michael Wilford (associated architect)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

History Faculty Building, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England: presentation model




model shows the site and immediate surroundings of the History Faculty Building, and interior elements including the library mezzanine and the galleries and escape stairs of the L-shaped block; the model was part of the 1963 competition entry, and shows the library roof oriented towards the south-west, rather than towards the south-east, as in the executed design; also shows a different design for the terrace to the north, and for the stairs flanking the brick end walls

Quantity / Object type:
1 presentation model(s)
Stage and Purpose:
  • presentation model
Extent and medium:
  • 1 model
Technique and media:

Wood, plastic, graphite and metal


model (largest): 57 x 67 x 15 cm

Reference number:


Physical characteristics and technical requirements:

- Base of the model is surrounded by a metallic frame

Credit line:
James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal



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