Basic Site Details

Name: University College, Engineering and Physics buildings
City or county: Dundee
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4Carnegie BuildingYes 
Item 2 of 4Geddes QuadrangleYes 
Item 3 of 4Harris BuildingYesLinked to Geddes Quadrangle. Was the Engineering Building
Item 4 of 4Queen's College, Engineering and Physics buildingsYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1EDUCATION  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Perth RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 419051909  
Item 2 of 410 October 1908 Foundation stoneCarnegie Building (originally the Carnegie Laboratory of Physics).
Item 3 of 419101913Build/constructionHarris Building (Engineering Laboratory)
Item 4 of 41913 OpenedHarris Building (Engineering laboratory)


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 7(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitectA19051909 
Item 2 of 7Arthur Forman Balfour PaulArchitectA19051909 
Item 3 of 7James GillespieArchitectA19051909As chief assistant to Rowand Anderson & Paul
Item 4 of 7Rowand Anderson & PaulArchitectural practiceA19051909 
Item 5 of 7(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitectB1913 Harris Building (Engineering laboratory)
Item 6 of 7Arthur Forman Balfour PaulArchitectB1913 Harris Building (Engineering laboratory)
Item 7 of 7Rowand Anderson & PaulArchitectural practiceB1913 Harris Building (Engineering laboratory)

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1University College, main block 

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1University College, main block 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John2012The Buildings of Scotland: Angus and Dundee Yalep161

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 6Dundee UniversityDundee University Archives Block plan dated 1907
Item 2 of 6Edinburgh University LibraryAnderson Collection (Plans and drawings)  
Item 3 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25273Carnegie Building
Item 4 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25277East wing (also known as east wing of the Harris Building)
Item 5 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register25281Harris Building (Engineering laboratory)
Item 6 of 6RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Gillespie: L v17 no1289