Basic Site Details

Name: University of Edinburgh, King's Buildings, central facilities complex, including boiler house
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 6  Won award or awardsRIBA Directory 1981 does not specify date or source.
Item 2 of 619701975Build/construction 
Item 3 of 61970 CompletionBoilerhouse
Item 4 of 61971 Won award or awardsThe central boilerhouse received a Structural Steel Design Award
Item 5 of 61972 CompletionRefectory
Item 6 of 61975 CompletionSocial Facilities Building


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 5Alan Sinclair BlackArchitectA19701975 
Item 2 of 5Ian Grant RogersArchitectA19701975 
Item 3 of 5Michael Donald LairdArchitectA19701975 
Item 4 of 5Michael Laird & Partners A19701975 
Item 5 of 5James Richard LatimerArchitectA1971(?)1975 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp488
Item 2 of 6Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p576
Item 3 of 6RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 6RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 5 of 6RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
Item 6 of 6Willis, Peter1977New architecture in Scotland  p44-5