Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow College of Technology, library and resources centre
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Formed when the College of Science and Technology and the College of Commerce were merged. Cost of library & resource centre 1.6m

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow Caledonian UniversityYes 
Item 2 of 2William Harley Library  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2College  
Item 2 of 2Library  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2c. 1981 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21997(?) Redevelopmentdevelopment masterplan for the campus including a substantial extension to the William Harley Library.


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 3Borthwick & WatsonArchitectural practiceAc. 1980  
Item 2 of 3John Marshall Wyatt PapworthArchitectural practiceAc. 1980  
Item 3 of 3Austin-Smith: Lord B1997(?) development of masterplan for the entire campus including a major extension to the William Harley Library.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Strathclyde Regional Council 

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 1Glasgow College of TechnologyCost 2.5m. Cost of W wing 975,000. It seems odd that Hugh Martin added the w wing at the same time as the main building was going up.


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architects Journal7 May 1998  p12