Basic Site Details

Name: Local Government Board competition, design for a tenement
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Country: Scotland
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Notes: John Arthur's design was illustrated in Building News with the following note

FIRST PRIZE DESIGN. The two single pages giving the lay-out of the site, and the plan, section and elevations of the tenement dwellings in the second section. show the first prize design, of which Mr. John Arthur, IA, Licentiate RIBA of 137, West Regent Street, Glasgow, is the architect. The cubic contents, with 16 inch hollow brick walls, rough-casted, are stated at 138,912 cubic feet. The ground floor to be of reinforced concrete and sawdust, covered in rooms with 7/8th inch. flooring, and in sculleries the flooring is cemented. The upper floors of wood joisting and 7/8th inch flooring in rooms. Reinforced concrete and cement floor in sculleries. Roofs, home timber, covered with slates. The several rooms are all carefully figured. We also give the scale.
[Building News 9 April 1919 Page 222 ]


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11919 Design exhibitedCompetition designs


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 2John ArthurArchitect 1919 Design for tenement exhibited
Item 2 of 2William MitchellArchitect 1919 Plans for tenement exhibited


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RSA1919   780 (Mitchell); 792 (Arthur)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News9 April 1919  p222 and illustrations