Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Hugh Crawford Stewart Ferguson |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||24 December 1936 |
|Died: ||27 November 2003 |
|Bio Notes: ||Hugh Crawford Stewart Ferguson was born on 24 December 1936. He studied for the diploma in architecture at Glasgow School of Art and was elected ARIBA and ARIAS in 1961. From 1961-63 he worked part-time as assistant in the office of J L Gleave, where he was employed on the University of Glsggow development and Pollokshaws CDA. From 1961-64 he was a lecturer at the Glasgow School of Art and ran courses on the History of Architecture for the BSc course at the University and the Diplomas in art and architecture. |
By 1970 he had been awarded the degree of BArch and a diploma in town planning, all in Glasgow.
From 1964 to at least 1971 he was a lecturer in the School of Architecture at the University of Strathclyde. He taught courses on the history of architecture and town Planning. At the same time he ran a small private practice. He was part of the multi-disciplinary team of Arvanitakis-Koutsoudakis & Associates in Athens on the development plan for the town of Rethymosos in West Central Crete (population 16,000) for the Ministry of Co-Ordination in Greece. . Panos Arvanitakis of Arvanitakis Associates of London was a university professor and architect. Ferguson was repsonsible for the archaeological and hsitoric buildings survey and conservation proposals on this project.
Ferguson was elected FRIBA in 1971 proposed by Frank Fielden, Tom McKay and Donald Forrester. By this date Ferguson had travelled widely visiting Greek and Roman sites in North Africa (Carthage, Leptis Magna, Cyrene, Sabiathe, and Appollonia) and the principal sites in Upper and Lower Egypt including Karbnak, Thebes, Luxor and Suzah and Sakkara. He had also travelled in Greece in 1962, 63, 65, 66, 67 and 68 where he had visited the principal classical and Byzantine sites.
By 1979 he was FRIAS.
He died on 27 November 2003. His death was reported to the RIAS by Panos Arvanitakis.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|9, Niddrie Square, Glasgow, Scotland||Private||c. 1960|| || |
|University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland||Business||1964|| || |
|54, Terregles Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow, Scotland||Business||Before 1965||After 1994|| |
Employment and Training
|The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):|
| ||Name||Date from||Date to||Position||Notes|
|Joseph Lea Gleave||1961||1963||Assistant|| |
Buildings and Designs
|This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):|
| ||Date started||Building name||Town, district or village||Island||City or county||Country||Notes|
|1961||Pollokshaws CDA Unit 1 Area A||Pollokshaws|| ||Glasgow||Scotland||As assistant|
|The following books contain references to this architect:|
|RIBA||1961||Kalendar 1960-61|| || || |
|RIBA||1975||RIBA Directory of practices|| || || |
|RIBA||1979||Directory of members|| || || |
|RIBA||1984||RIBA Directory of members|| || || |
|RIBA||1994||A Directory of RIBA Members|| || || |
|The following periodicals contain references to this architect:|
| ||Periodical Name||Date||Edition||Publisher||Notes|
|RIAS Chartered Architect||2004||v16, no1|| ||Winter issue - death notice|
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|RIAS, Rutland Square||Records of membership|| || |
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||F no7494 (Combined Box 912)|