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Basic Biographical Details

Name: Iain Douglas MacLaren
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Iain Douglas MacLaren studied for the degree of BArch and for the Diploma in Architecture in Glasgow. He spent his year put with Wylie Shanks & Partners in 1972. He was elected ARIBA in 1978. He joined the Wylie Shanks & Partners in 1976 as project architect becoming partner in 1982 and senior partner in 1996. He gained an accreditation in conservation from the RIAS in 2006. He is a member of the Association of Project Managers and the Association of Project Safety. He was elected a Fellow of the RIAS in 1991.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 312, Clairmont Gardens, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1970s1996 
Item 2 of 320A, Royal Crescent, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness19962002 
Item 3 of 317, Royal Terrace, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness2002  

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3Wylie Shanks & Partners1982 Partner 
Item 2 of 3Wylie ShanksAfter 1982 Partner 
Item 3 of 3Wylie Shanks Architects1996 Senior Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 161970sDevelopment for Levi Strauss LtdWhitburn West LothianScotland 
Item 2 of 161970sDevelopment for Levi Strauss Ltd, Bothwell ParkBothwell LanarkshireScotland 
Item 3 of 161970sEnvironmental Improvement WorksFort William Inverness-shireScotland 
Item 4 of 161980sFactories and warehouse for Levi Strauss Ltd   ScotlandPartner in charge.
Item 5 of 161980sTenement repair work  GlasgowScotlandRehabilitation - partner in charge
Item 6 of 161983Fortronic FactoryDonibristle FifeScotland 
Item 7 of 161990Factory for Levi Strauss UK Ltd  DundeeScotlandExtension- partner in charge
Item 8 of 161991St Kentigern's ChurchInversnaid StirlingshireScotlandConversion to Outdoor Centre for the Boys Brigade
Item 9 of 161992Printing works for Scottish Daily Record and Sunday MailCardonald GlasgowScotlandAs partner in charge
Item 10 of 161996Northern Constabulary Headquarters and Area Command HeadquartersInverness Inverness-shireScotlandAs partner in charge
Item 11 of 161998Ferry terminal StornowayLewisRoss & CromartyScotland 
Item 12 of 161999Gartnavel General Hospital, Radiotherapy Oupatients Building  GlasgowScotlandAs partner in charge.
Item 13 of 162008Govan Burgh BuildingsGovan GlasgowScotlandConversion to Enterprise Centre - as partner in charge
Item 14 of 162009Crosshouse Resource CentreCrosshouse, Kilmarnock AyrshireScotlandAs senior partner?
Item 15 of 162009Largs Resource CentreLargs AyrshireScotlandAs senior partner?
Item 16 of 162009St Mary's RC Church and presbyteryLanark LanarkshireScotlandRefurbishment and alteration - as partner in charge


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 4Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp151
Item 2 of 4RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 3 of 4RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members   
Item 4 of 4Wylie Shanks Architects2012Wylie Shanks Architects: a centenary retrospective 1912-2012   


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