Basic Site Details

Name: University of Stirling Development Plan
Town, district or village: Stirling
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Grounds of Airthrey Castle.

In the RIBA directory of 1975 there is mention of Halls of Residence by the practice. Cannot trace these.

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 11968  Development Plan published


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 7Brian Wilson  1965 *  
Item 2 of 7Peter Wilson FentonArchitect, Planner 1965 *  
Item 3 of 7____ Penrose  1965 *  
Item 4 of 7Graham DicksonArchitect, Town PlannerA19651968working under John Richards at RMJM
Item 5 of 7John Deacon RichardsArchitectA19651968Partner in charge - Richards was responsible for mapping out the development plan
Item 6 of 7Robert Hogg MatthewArchitectA19651968 
Item 7 of 7Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM)Architectural practiceA19651968 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 4Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp29, 116, 119, 124, 127, 156, 164-5 University of Stirling
Item 2 of 4Glendinning, Miles2008Modern architect: the life and times of Robert Matthew RIBA Publishingp264
Item 3 of 4RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 4 of 4Willis, Peter1977New architecture in Scotland  p52-55 University of Stirling

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Graham DicksonInterview of Graham Dickson by Kirsten McKee 20 November 2008: involvement of Dickson, Penrose, Brian Wilson and Peter Fenton; detailed description of the development of the campus's form etc