Video: Stirling in Stuttgart

‘James Frazer Stirling: Notes from the Archive’ provides a rare glimpse into the works of , renowned British architect, Pritzker Prize laureate (1981), and Yale School of Architecture professor, the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), Montréal and the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven have co-organized this impressive exhibit on display at Stirling’s own Neue Staatsgalerie in Stuttgart until January 15th.

Featuring the exhibition curator, Anthony Vidler Dean and Professor of The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at The Cooper Union, the video highlights Stirling’s works: the Engineering Building of Leicester University (1959-63), History Faculty Library in Cambridge (1964-67), Florey Building for Queen’s College at Oxford University (1966-71), along with the 1970 competition entry for the New Civic Centre in Derby, Nordhein-Westfallen Museum (1975), and Wallraf-Richartz Museum (1975).  The works ‘reveal Stirling’s wide ranging approach to architectural composition and language, as well as the fundamental importance of historical and modernist architecture to his work.’  On display are more than three hundred original architectural drawings, models and photographs.

Cite: Minner, Kelly. "Video: Stirling in Stuttgart" 03 Nov 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 21 Apr 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=181419>

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