Item DC 121/6/4/2 - Commission: Game

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DC 121/6/4/2


Commission: Game


  • May 1980-Oct 1980 (Creation)

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Commission game equipment all kept in a wooden box, consisting of:
1- Small yellow cards, some of them with letter A, and others with letter C: "Architect and contractor boards for each commission received";
2- "Commission cards in envelopes";
3- "Surprise cards, for both architect and contractor";
4- "Plastic counters for movement through board";
5- "Typed calculation pads, blank pads, pencils";
6- "Two dice";
7- Rules booklet

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(fl c1970s-2020s)

Biographical history

Christopher Platt studied at the Mackintosh School of Architecture at The Glasgow School of Art between 1974-1981. He is co-Founder of Studio KAP architects and Chair of Architecture at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, where he was previously Head of School. His first 20 years of professional practice was spent in Glasgow, London, Oxford, Ethiopia and Berlin and was followed by 20 years combining academia with independent, reflective practice in Studio KAP and practice-based research both in Global North and Global South contexts.

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Dimensions: 300 x 170 x 97 mm

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Catalogued by Nada Al-Naemyi, volunteer, July 2023.


  • English



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