Basic Site Details

Name: University of Glasgow, Biochemistry Buildings
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 2Faculty building  
Item 2 of 2University  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2January 1960 ProposedBiochemistry building - 287,000 (proposed total Exchequer grant), 175,000 (instalment of grant required for 1960-61 to complete project) per Builder 1 Apr 1960 p654
Item 2 of 219631964Build/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 5Alexander SmellieArchitectA19631964 
Item 2 of 5Geoffrey George WimpennyArchitectA19631964 
Item 3 of 5Keppie Henderson & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19631964 
Item 4 of 5Richard Rudolphe Chitham De'AthArchitectA19631964Project architect
Item 5 of 5Thomas Russell ScottArchitectA19631964 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p576
Item 2 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p341

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder1 April 1960  'University Building Projects' p654; summarizes Civil Estimates for Education, 1960-1961, published on March 18

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Richard Rudolphe Chitham De'Ath: F no 5991 (combined box 112)