Basic Site Details

Name: Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama, Renfrew Street
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1RSAMD  

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 1Renfrew Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2  ProposedOriginally conceived in 1960s
Item 2 of 219821987Build/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) John Leslie Martin (known as Sir Leslie Martin)Architect 19731987Proposals were shown in 1975
Item 2 of 5James (Jimmy') RobertsonArchitectB19821987As partner with William Nimmo & Partners.
Item 3 of 5John CarswellArchitectB19821987As partner with William Nimmo & Partners
Item 4 of 5William Nimmo & PartnersArchitectural practiceB19821987Executive architects.
Item 5 of 5Ivor RichardsArchitectC19821987Worked with Sir Leslie Martin.

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Alexander Gibson Opera School, Renfrew StreetAdded at west end of RSAMD site - linear plan with focus on two-storey, 20m x 10m opera studio, flanked by rehearsal and coaching rooms


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p582
Item 2 of 3Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p209
Item 3 of 3Willis, Peter1977New architecture in Scotland  p15-16

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architects Journal11 May 1986   
Item 2 of 2Herald, The13 January 1997