Basic Site Details

Name: University of Stirling, Pathfoot Building
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Capacity for 450 students

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1University of Stirling, General Purpose Building for Students, Airthey Estate  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319661967Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31968 Won award or awardsCivic Trust and RIBA Awards (Category A)
Item 3 of 34 July 1969 Won award or awardsRIBA Award '69


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 7Holland & Hannen and Cubitts (Scotland) LtdBuilder, Engineer  1968 
Item 2 of 7Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM)Architectural practiceC 1968 
Item 3 of 7John Kirkwood Wilson (or Jack Wilson)ArchitectC19651967As senior architect with RMJM.
Item 4 of 7Frank H ClarkLandscape architectB19661967Designed landscape
Item 5 of 7Gerard Johannes BakkerArchitectC19661967project architect
Item 6 of 7Ian Marshall Torrance Samuel Architect, Town PlannerC19661967 
Item 7 of 7John Deacon RichardsArchitectC19661967Partner in charge

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Parent Structure and Site

This structure is related to the following parent structure or site (click the item to view details):
 Building nameNotes
Item 1 of 1University of Stirling, including library and landscapingWon Civic Trust Award for the Pathfoot Building.

Main contractor Whatling (Builders) Ltd and Holland Hannen & Cubitt (Scotland) Ltd


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp790
Item 2 of 5Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp127
Item 3 of 5McKean, John1973RMJM at Stirling Architectual Review, June 1973, pp348-366 
Item 4 of 5Muthesius, Stefan2000The Postwar University: Utopian Campus and College   
Item 5 of 5Willis, Peter1977New architecture in Scotland  p52-55

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building7 February 1969  p6-95
Item 2 of 2Building4 July 1969  p27/69 with photo

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Gerard BakkerInterview of Gerard Bakker by Kirsten McKee, December 2008   
Item 2 of 3Courtesy of Ian M T SamuelInformation sent to Yvonne Hillyard March 2012  
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register51327