Basic Biographical Details

Name: Coila Christine Clyne (Miss)
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Coila Christine Clyne studied at the Northern Polytechnic in London and was elected ARIBA in 1958. She joined Basil Spence & Partners (soon to become Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson) in spring 1963. She was architect of the University of Edinburgh James Clerk Maxwell Building, and supervised the site with Jim Marshall during the latter stages of construction.

She is no longer listed in the RIBA directory of 1979.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Edinburgh, Scotland    
Item 2 of 3Farmhouse, High Cross, Ware, Hertfordshire, EnglandPrivatec. 1960c. 1964 
Item 3 of 310, Denham Green Avenue, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivatec. 1970 *  

* 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 & PartnersEarly 19631964Architect(?) 
Item 2 of 2Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson1964After 1968Architect 

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 21966University of Edinburgh, James Clerk Maxwell BuildingThe King's Buildings EdinburghScotlandArchitect, in the firm of Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson
Item 2 of 21968University of Edinburgh, James Clerk Maxwell BuildingThe King's Buildings EdinburghScotlandPhases II and III - as architect in the firm of Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3RIBA1960The RIBA Kalendar 1959-19601959-1960  
Item 2 of 3RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1964-65   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Sent to DSA by emailInformation from AHRC/RCAHMS Spence project per David W Walker and Clive Fenton Clive Fenton's research notes (sent July 2010)