Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Jack
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: William ('Bill') Jack studied for the diploma in architecture at the School of Architecture, Aberdeen. He was elected ARIBA in 1959. He worked briefly in the office of Basil Spence about this time. He spent some time in the United States studying for the degree of MArch at Cornell. He had returned to the United Kingdom by 1970 and was based in London. He subsequently joined the Building Design Partnership in Glasgow and was a partner before 1979. His name also appears in the list of partners working in the London office. He gives the London address in his entry in the 1984 directory. He is not listed in 1994.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3258, Camden Road, London, EnglandPrivatec. 1970  
Item 2 of 3Heron House/116 Pitt Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1979 *  
Item 3 of 316, Gresse Street, London, ScotlandBusiness1979 *1984 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Basil Spence & Partners1957(?)1958Architect 
Item 2 of 2Building Design Partnership (later BDP)1979 * Partner 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 12Before 1975Landscaped office for the Scottish Tourist Board  GlasgowScotlandMay not have been involved.
Item 2 of 12Before 1975Shopping CentreNewton Mearns RenfrewshireScotlandMay niot have been involved - depending on date
Item 3 of 121980sUpper Dens redevelopment  DundeeScotlandLandscaping between houses including gazebo
Item 4 of 12Before 1981Biosciences building for the University of Strathclyde  GlasgowScotland 
Item 5 of 12Before 1981Clyde Iron WorksCambuslang LanarkshireScotlandFeasibility study
Item 6 of 12Before 1981Factory for SDAVale of Leven DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 7 of 12Before 1981Factory for SDABeith AyrshireScotland 
Item 8 of 12Before 1981Feasibility study at Cuningar LoopDalmarnock GlasgowScotland 
Item 9 of 12Before 1981Houses for Tarbert EstatesTarbert ArgyllScotland 
Item 10 of 12Before 1981Land reclamation Ballachulish ArgyllScotland 
Item 11 of 12Before 1981Tenements at LinthouseLinthouse GlasgowScotland 
Item 12 of 12Before 1981Tenements at ReidvaleReidvale GlasgowScotlandRehabilitation


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1979RIBA Directory of Practices 1979   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Notes taken at this time by YHBasil's Bairns exhibition, 2008