Basic Site Details

Name: Edinburgh College of Art, Hunter Building
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 1.5m

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Kerr Street  
Item 2 of 2Lauriston Place  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 312 July 1968 ProposedStage 1 development of College of Art to be sited at Lauriston Place/Kerr Street area is proposed.
Item 2 of 3December 1971September 1977Plans dated 
Item 3 of 319721976Build/construction 


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 5(Sir) Harry Anthony Wheeler (or simply Sir Anthony Wheeler)ArchitectA19721976 
Item 2 of 5Andrew Glen WeirArchitectA19721976 
Item 3 of 5Donald McInnesArchitectA19721976 
Item 4 of 5Frank SprosonArchitectA19721976 
Item 5 of 5Wheeler & SprosonArchitectural practiceA19721976 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp259
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p601
Item 3 of 3RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building12 July 1968  p139

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1NMRSWheeler & Sproson Collection WHS 27/1-3, 27/25-33 (drawings); WHS 27/34 (display board (1974); WHS 27/10-24 and 57/9/1-2 (photos); DC90470 (photo of perspective drawing)