Basic Site Details

Name: Aberdeen University Joint Agricultural Building
City or county: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Completed in 1968, the complex consists of a seven-storey teaching slab block and lower assembly and library buildings with stone walling at ground level.

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219651968Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21968 Completion 


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 7Dennis Harold AshmeadArchitectA19651968As supervising architect for RMJM.
Item 2 of 7Gerard Johannes BakkerArchitectA19651968 
Item 3 of 7John Christopher ('Chris') CarterArchitectA19651968 
Item 4 of 7John Deacon RichardsArchitectA19651968 
Item 5 of 7Kenneth Edward GrahamArchitectA19651968 
Item 6 of 7Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM)Architectural practiceA19651968With Dennis Ashmead as supervising architect.
Item 7 of 7Thomas ('Tom') Riddell SpavenArchitectA19651968 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, Miles2008Modern architect: the life and times of Robert Matthew RIBA Publishingp298
Item 2 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Pressp200