Basic Biographical Details

Name: Peter McAlister McKelvie
Designation: Draughtsman
Bio Notes: Peter McAlister McKelvie studied for the diploma in architecture at Edinburgh College of Art and was elected ARIBA in 1958. He carried out drawings for The Cottage at Longniddry for Basil Spence & Partners in the early 1950s. He moved to work in Argyll. No further details of him are yet known. He is not listed in the 1979 directory.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this draughtsman:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 35, York Road, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1959  
Item 2 of 3c/o Jack/Rockhill, Hunter's Quay, Argyll, ScotlandPrivate1965  
Item 3 of 3Ironbank, John Street, Dunoon, Argyll, ScotlandPrivate1970 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this draughtsman (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Basil Spence & Partners1950s Draughtsman 

Buildings and Designs

This draughtsman 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 21951The CottageLongniddry East LothianScotlandworking for Basil Spence & Partners
Item 2 of 21989Park Terrace, housing infill design competition  GlasgowScotlandDesign competition - awarded 2nd prize


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this draughtsman:
Item 1 of 4Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp97 The Cottage, Longniddry
Item 2 of 4RIBA1960The RIBA Kalendar 1959-19601959-1960  
Item 3 of 4RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 4 of 4RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this draughtsman:
 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)