Basic Site Details

Name: Scottish Ideal Home Exhibition
Town, district or village: Kelvin Hall
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4c. 1930  Presentation drawing
Item 2 of 41931 Competition held 
Item 3 of 41931 Design exhibitedSpecimen Sunlit Home
Item 4 of 41932 Design exhibitedHutchison's design


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 8Leslie Grahame Thomson (or Leslie Grahame-Thomson; later Leslie Grahame MacDougall)Architect c. 1930 Competition entry for All Scottish House competition - not successful
Item 2 of 8Robert Charles Hutchison (sometimes misspelt Robert Charles Hutchinson)Architect 1931 Competition entry for All Scottish House competition- 2nd premiated design
Item 3 of 8James NapierArchitectA1931 Won competition, All Scottish House competition
Item 4 of 8James William LairdArchitectA1931 Won competition, All Scottish House competition
Item 5 of 8Laird & NapierArchitectural practiceA1931 Won competition, All Scottish House competition
Item 6 of 8(Sir) John McDonaldBuilderG1931 Specimen Sunlit Home exhibited
Item 7 of 8John McDonald Contractors (or J M Contractors)Architectural practice, BuildersG1931 Specimen Sunlit Home exhibited
Item 8 of 8John Robert Harrison McDonaldBuilderG1931 Specimen Sunlit Home exhibited


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RSA1932   658 (Hutchison)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Morag CrossInformation sent to DSA Sent November 2016
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLeslie Grahame Thomson MacDougall Collection LGM 1930/18/1