Basic Site Details

Name: George Watson's Technology Centre
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Constructed opposite Micheal Laird's Music Department. Has a vaulted steel roof, and a glazed clerestorey giving views over the Pentland Hills.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21994 Won award or awardsRunner up for the Edinburgh Architectural Association silver medal.
Item 2 of 2Early 1990s1993Build/construction 


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 1Campbell & Arnott AEarly 1990s1993 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1George Watson's School Governors.  

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 1George Watson's CollegeCHECK Builder reference

Competition assessed by John Keppie.

Cost of winning scheme: 200,000.

Dunn's work comprised main school, lodge, gatepiers and rifle range

In the RIAS 1932 the architect is given as J B Dunn & Partners.


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2ProspectApril 1994  Spring Issue, issue no. 94, p6
Item 2 of 2Scotsman20 December 1993