Not currently on display at the V&A

Architectural model for Camden Town Sainsburys

Architectural Model
1980s (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Model of Camden Town Sainsburys. The model is in a clear perpex box and mounted on a base. The model is light grey in colour and shows the new Sainsburys building and part sof the surrounding landscape.

Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleArchitectural model for Camden Town Sainsburys (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Model built out of wood and card, glued and painted, then put in a perspex box with a base. Difficult to decipher all construction methods as model is encased in perspex box.
Brief description
Architectural model for Camden Town Sainsburys, by Nicholas Grimshaw and Partners
Physical description
Model of Camden Town Sainsburys. The model is in a clear perpex box and mounted on a base. The model is light grey in colour and shows the new Sainsburys building and part sof the surrounding landscape.
Dimensions
  • Height: 33cm
  • Width: 91.5cm
  • Depth: 111cm
Style
Production typeModel
Credit line
Given by Nicholas Grimshaw and Partners
Object history
The Camden Town Sainsburys was provocative at its opening at remains controversial in the Camden landscape today.
Collection
Accession number
E.477-1998

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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