R Wober gives a talk on Peter Womersley during the Edinburgh Festival at the Scottish National Gallery, Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, The Mound, 10th August 12.45- 1.30pm
A portrait of Womersley: a talk at the Mound in Edinburgh during the Festival

To coincide with the Scottish National Portrait Gallery exhibition "Out of their Heads", architect Rebecca Wober will be giving a talk on Peter Womersley on Wednesday 10th August, 12.45- 1.30pm at the Hawthornden lecture theatre, National Gallery of Scotland, The Mound, Edinburgh. Photo credit: Allan...

  • Peter Womersley discussing the Ferranti House model excerpt 1 from the Scottish Screen Archive
  • Peter Womersley discussing the Ferranti House model excerpt 2 from the Scottish Screen Archive
  • Peter Womersley discussing the Ferranti House model excerpt 3 from the Scottish Screen Archive
  • Peter Womersley in his Gattonside office the Rig in 1970, excerpt from the Scottish Screen Archive
  • Peter Womersley in his Gattonside office the Rig in 1970, excerpt 2 from the Scottish Screen Archive
Womersley’s office on the Scottish Screen Archive

I just received a link from Docomomo Scotland to a brilliant short film with footage taken back in 1970 of Womersley's office! Click on the link and watch from 13 minutes in. It's a Scottish Screen Archive film essentially celebrating the Borders and is available...

Scotland in Venice 2014 featuring architect Peter Womersley in Group 01: Being There: The fierce and beautiful world, Edinburgh
Womersley featured at Venice Biennale 2014

Thrilled to see that Peter Womersley was one of the three architects practicing in Scotland in the period 1950-1970 chosen by James Grimley of Reiach and Hall Architects to be showcased in one of the publications produced for Scotland's presence at the 2014 Architecture Biennale...

  • Peter Womersley original drawings for Dingleton Boilerhouse
  • Peter Womersley original drawings for Dingleton Boilerhouse
  • Peter Womersely original drawings for Dingleton Boilerhouse
  • Dingleton Boilerhouse drawings
Original Boilerhouse plans

I've just come across the original plans for Peter Womersley's Boilerhouse at Dingleton, Melrose. Copies were obtained by Gordon Duffy of Studio DuB architects at the point where he started work on the Listed Builidng consent and Planning Consent. These would have been hand-drawn in...

Klein Studio balsa model in collection kept at private house, High Sunderland
High Sunderland, home of the late Bernat Klein

After a good 10 years spent researching the work of Peter Womersley across the UK and in Hong Kong I am thrilled to say that I finally been lucky enough to visit High Sunderland, near Selkirk. One of the many joys of the visit was to spot...

Womersley’s Klein Studio voted into the top five Scottish Buildings

The architecture magazine Prospect held a readers' vote to find the best 100 modern buildings in Scotland, and Peter Womersley's textile design studio for Bernat Klein made it in at number 5, following the likes of St Peter's Seminary by Gillespie Kidd and Coia, and The...