- 1974-1981 (Creation)
Level of description
2 portfolios, a few rolled drawings and one wooden box.
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Scope and content
Entire range of student work from year 1 to year 5 with the exception of the year 3 part-time which he failed.
There is a small number of reports and essays as well and a boxed game and accompanying report which a student friend and Platt designed to teach students professional practice. This was their way of "avoiding writing a 4th year 10,000 word dissertation".
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Christopher Platt studied at the Mackintosh School of Architecture at The Glasgow School of Art between 1974-1981. He is co-Founder of Studio KAP architects and Chair of Architecture at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, where he was previously Head of School. His first 20 years of professional practice was spent in Glasgow, London, Oxford, Ethiopia and Berlin and was followed by 20 years combining academia with independent, reflective practice in Studio KAP and practice-based research both in Global North and Global South contexts.
Donated by Chris Platt, Jul 2022.
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Fonds level description created by Michelle Kaye, Collections Lead, Dec 2022.
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