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Oral history: Marcial Echenique, 2018-06-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCRF/141/52

Scope and Contents

Includes: First impressions; attraction of buildings to architecture students; College policy on buying houses along Storey’s Way; Projects designed by Marcial Echenique; Buttery Extension; Appointment of College Architect; Extension to Fellows’ Corridor; Study Centre/Music Rooms Extension; Moller Centre, first Development Director and Moller designs; Henning Larsen; Archives Centre Extension; Postgraduate Village; Cowan Court; Changes and the Buildings/Estates Committee; Dick Tizard; Bill Mullins, Richard Sheppard; growing importance of Service Road and plans for future; Maintaining integrity of design and adapting to new requirements


  • Creation: 2018-06-08

Biographical / Historical

This recording with Marcial Echenique covers his involvement in building work within College. He is the longest serving member of the Buildings/Estates Committee having served continuously since 1972. In the interest of clarity, photos and illustrations have been inserted into the transcript.

Language of Materials



Paula Laycock

Finding aid date

2018-11-01 09:05:56+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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