Basic Site Details

Name: Edinburgh Airport
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for Turnhouse.

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71971 Project commissionedPassenger terminal
Item 2 of 719751977Build/constructionPassenger terminal
Item 3 of 71977 Build/constructionGeneral Aviation Building, Edinburgh Airport. Cost 50,000. Other Buildings Commissioned by Public Bodies (Information from NMRS)
Item 4 of 71977 Won award or awardsPassenger terminal - Structural Steel design Award Commendation
Item 5 of 71978 Build/constructionCargo Handling Terminal, Edinburgh Airport. Cost 250,000. Other Buildings Commissioned by Public Bodies (Information from NMRS)
Item 6 of 71978 Won award or awardsPassenger terminal - RIBA Regional Award
Item 7 of 7c. 2009After 2010AdditionExtension

People

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 22Archibald James Campbell ClarkArchitectA19751978Worked under John Richards initially in the office and later (1978) as resident architect at the airport.
Item 2 of 22Euan Kidston ColamArchitectA19751977(?)Project architect, with John Richards
Item 3 of 22Gerard Johannes BakkerArchitectA19751977assistant architect under John Richards
Item 4 of 22John Deacon RichardsArchitectA19751977Project architect.
Item 5 of 22Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM)Architectural practiceA19751977 
Item 6 of 22Thomas ('Tom') Riddell SpavenArchitectA19751977Partner in charge with John Richards
Item 7 of 22Alistair Graham AllanArchitectA19771978General Aviation Building and Cargo Handling Building
Item 8 of 22Norman Alexander BarrArchitectA19771978General Aviation Building and Cargo Handling Building
Item 9 of 22Peter MurchieArchitectA19771978General Aviation Building and Cargo Handling Building
Item 10 of 22(Professor) James PaulArchitectCD19771978General Aviation Building and Cargo Handling Building
Item 11 of 22Alexander John SmithArchitectCD19771978General Aviation Building and Cargo Handling Building
Item 12 of 22Alexander Steele CD19771978General Aviation Building and Cargo Handling Building
Item 13 of 22George CruickshankArchitectCD19771978General Aviation Building and Cargo Handling Building
Item 14 of 22George Lindsay BruceArchitectCD19771978General Aviation Building and Cargo Handling Building
Item 15 of 22Ian Geoffrey PlenderleathArchitectCD19771978General Aviation Building and Cargo Handling Building
Item 16 of 22John Stewart ClarkArchitectCD19771978General Aviation Building and Cargo Handling Building
Item 17 of 22Robert Reid BlackArchitectCD19771978General Aviation Building and Cargo Handling Building
Item 18 of 22Roy David Clark CD19771978General Aviation Building and Cargo Handling Building
Item 19 of 22Baxter Clark & PaulArchitectural practiceD1977 Involved in Build/construction of General Aviation Building, Edinburgh in 1977.
Item 20 of 22Baxter Clark & PaulArchitectural practice 1978 Involved in Build/construction of Cargo Handling Terminal, Edinburgh Airport in 1978.
Item 21 of 22Archial GroupArchitectural practiceCc. 2009After 2010Extension
Item 22 of 22Bryan MunfordArchitectCc. 20092010Extension

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp589
Item 2 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p582
Item 3 of 3RMJM  RMJM Practice Brochure   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Quarterly2010SummerRoyal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)p.110: obituary of Bryan Munford

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Courtesy of Archie ClarkInformation sent to Dictionary website Sent September 2014
Item 2 of 5Courtesy of Euan ColamInterview of Euan Colam by Kirsten McKee 3 December 2008
Item 3 of 5Courtesy of Gerard BakkerInterview of Gerard Bakker by Kirsten McKee, December 2008   
Item 4 of 5Courtesy of Mr LeeInterview with Vernon Lee, 3 February 2010 Sent October 2010
Item 5 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSScottish Survey of Architectural Practices Project MS material