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 Subject
Subject Source: Pjm

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Bristo Square, c1978

 File
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5.5.4
Scope and Contents Scenic line drawing in brown and black ink, on tracing paper (29cm x 56cm) diagonally across Edinburgh's Bristo Square looking towards the University of Edinburgh buildings: MacEwan Hall and the Student's Union building at Teviot Place. The drawing is initialled ADML.

"Bristo Square" plans published for consultation, c1978

 File
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5.5.5
Scope and Contents Reprint of a double page article from Edinburgh University Bulletin No 6 entitled "Bristo Square" plans published for consultation. This article outlines the plans for the creation of Edinburgh's new square and includes architectural drawings of the proposals. An aerial photograph of the site before the commencement of the necessary road realignment is also included.

City of London: Saint Paul's Cathedral Precinct, c1950-1959

 Archival Record
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/1.3
Scope and Contents Plans and papers relating to the the St Paul's Precinct area in London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 1: City of London:
  1. papers and photographs, (1956-1959)
  2. plans, (c1950-1956)

Comprehensive Development Areas: City of London, 1947-1959

 Sub-Series
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/1
Scope and Contents Material relating to different areas of London County Council's Comprehensive Development Area no 1: City of London:
  1. general, (1947-1958)
  2. New Barbican, (c1953-1959)
  3. Saint Paul's Cathedral Precinct, (c1950-1959)
  4. Tower of London Precinct, (c1957-c1959)
  5. City of London river frontages and skylines, (1955)

Development of Bristo Square, 1976-1980

 Sub-Series
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5
Scope and Contents Development of Bristo Square consists of:
  1. general administration files, (1976-1980)
  2. discussion notes, (1978)
  3. design briefs, (c1977-1979)
  4. photographs, (c1979)
  5. plans, (1978-1979)

Development of Bristo Square: design briefs, c1977-1979

 File
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5.3
Scope and Contents This file contains a selection of design briefs for Bristo Square commissioned by Percy Johnson-Marshall in his role as Planning Consultant to the University of Edinburgh. These include a Design brief for prospective architects, an urban design study and a full proposal by Percy Johnson-Marshall & Associates. A student group study, submitted as part of the University of Edinburgh Department of Urban Design and Regional Planning MPhil...

Development of Bristo Square: discussion notes, 1978

 File
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5.2
Scope and Contents This file contains discussion notes by Percy Johnson-Marshall, in his role as planning consultant to the University of Edinburgh. These cover the New Pedestrian Square at McEwan Hall ( 1978) and Lothian Street / Potter Row Realignment ( 1978) . Architectural drawings, maps and landscape plans are also included. Some of these...

Development of Bristo Square: general administration files, 1976-1980

 File
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5.1
Scope and Contents This file contains the contents of 4 files dealing with the conception, design and development of Bristo Square as part of the University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area (1962). Each file covers an individual year: 1976, 1978, 1979 and 1980. There is no file for 1977. The contents include draft and finished plans, architectural drawings, scenic drawings, reports and plans for an ideas competition. Detailed estimates for the cost of the project are included. Relevant University of...

Development of Bristo Square: photographs, c1979

 File
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5.4
Scope and Contents 16 black and white photographic prints (26cm x 40cm). Some show buildings and details of buildings in London. The remainder show details of street furniture in the area which was redeveloped to make way for Bristo Square, Edinburgh. There is also a photo mosaic (11cm x 23cm) showing an oblique aerial view of the area prior to redevelopment. These photos were collected to inform the design of street furniture for the newly created Bristo Square.

Development of Bristo Square: plans, 1978-1979

 Archival Record
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5.5
Scope and Contents Development of Bristo Square: plans consists of:
  1. plans: University of Edinburgh - Bristo Square, (1979)
  2. plans: Lothian Street / Potterrow realignment, (1979)
  3. plans: Lothian Street / Potterrow realignment, (1978)
  4. plans: Bristo Square, (c1978)
  5. plans: "Bristo Square" plans published for consultation, (c1978)