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University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area (1962): architectural model, 1962

 File — Object: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/1.5 (model)
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/1.5

Scope and Contents

1:500 scale architectural model of University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area, 1962 built for University of Edinburgh Development Committee by the Department of Architecture, under the direction of Percy Johnson-Marshall. The model measures W 184 cm x L 201 cm x H 30 cm and centres on the George Square area of the University. It features removable buildings and sections for demonstrating possible development options. The model was on display in the "An Expanding University" exhibition in the University's Adam House from 1963-1973 and is now a little dilapidated.


  • Creation: 1962


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

1 model

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the undefined: 3 metres