The paper which follows gives an account of the work of William Conradi, who was clerk of works to the rebuilding of Glasgow University from 1866-c1872 under the celebrated architect, George Gilbert Scott. It commences with a short prehistory of the project, then outlines Conradi’s chequered experience in supervising it, detailing the various difficulties which he faced and how these were overcome. The paper concludes with a short comparison between Conradi and several other contemporary clerks of works who have left some evidence of their life and work.
|Number of pages||23|
|Journal||Scottish Business and Industrial History: the journal of the Business Archives Council of Scotland|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 2015|
- Construction History
- architectural history