Basic Site Details

Name: Sighthill Experimental Houses
Town, district or village: Sighthill
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 1Housing  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11950 Build/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 3Department of Health for Scotland (Scottish Board of Health; later Scottish Development Department)Architectural practiceA1950  
Item 2 of 3Robert Joseph Gardner-MedwinArchitectA1950 As Chief Architect of the Department of Health for Scotland.
Item 3 of 3Scottish Special Housing Association (SSHA)Architectural practiceA1950 In conjunction with Gardner-Medwin


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p564

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architectural DesignJune 1952  p167 -Space-saving terraced houses Glasgow and Edinburgh