Basic Biographical Details

Name: Jamie MacFarlane
Bio Notes: Jamie MacFarlane was educated at Crawfordton House from 1969 to 1974 and thereafter at Fettes College, Edinburgh. From 1979 to 1987 he studied for the diploma in architecture at Edinburgh College of Art and was awarded the J R MacKay Medal for Architecture in 1985.

During his degree and after he was employed by Sir Basil Spence Glover & Ferguson initially in a junior capacity and later as architectural assistant. In 1985 (or later) he joined Andrew Merrylees Associates (in his CV in Linked-In he gives the years with this practice as 1983-1993, although Andrew Merrylees does not seem to have set up practice on his own until 1985). In 1993 he opened his own practice with Fergus Purdie, trading as Architecture Unlimited. This continued until 2000, tutoring at the University of Edinburgh for the last two years of this period. In 2000 he joined the Farningham McCreadie Partnership in Edinburgh where he had the role of Director of Architecture and Sustainability. In 2007 he worked for GJ Architecture Ltd remaining there until he again opened his own practice as Jamie MacFarlane, Architecture and Urban Design.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson19791985Assistant 
Item 2 of 2Andrew Merrylees Associates1985(?)1993Architect 


Archive References

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