The James M MacLaren Society publishes its Journal at about nine-monthly intervals.  The Journal publishes articles about MacLaren and those he worked with, was influenced by or influenced. 

The website gives a page to each of the editions of the Journal showing the cover and giving the full contents page.

Volume 1 provides a review of Alan Calder's book 'James MacLaren: Arts & Crafts Pioneer' and shows the series of photographs take in 1891 just after most of the Fortingall MacLaren works had been completed. Volume 2 contains an article on Richard Coad's work on Lanhydrock House and an article on MacLaren's brother-in-law Dugal Sutherland MacColl. Volume 3 describes the never-completed tower in Wembley Park as well as having further material on Fortingall and on MacLaren's work on the High School in Stirling. Volume 4 features MacLaren's brother Thomas including many of his award-winning architectural drawings. Volume 5 as well as looking at MacLaren's London work introduces the work of MacLaren's friend and colleague William Flockhart who designed the great house of Rosehaugh on the Black Isle which features in Volume 7. Flockhart's country houses feature in Volume 9. Volume 6 features the work of MacLaren's successors Dunn and Watson.  Volume 8 has important articles on George Washington Browne, the early colleague of MacLaren who became a leading Edinburgh architect as well as a photograph of James M MacLaren with his cousins, the McLarens who lived at Avondhu, Grangemouth. Volume 10 returns to the life and works of Thomas MacLaren, James' youngest brother who travelled extensively, creating an extensive portfolio of sketches largely now resting in the University of Colorado.

Volume 11 features the Scottish churches designed by J J Stevenson, who was MacLaren's mentor in London

Volume 12 (February 2014) includes an important article by  Elizabeth Cumming, Scotland's leading authority on Arts and Crafts design based on her talk to our 2013 AGM

Volume 13 reveals more details in the careers of both Thomas and James MacLaren

Volume 14 features Andrew Prentice, Scots born architect who built many houses in the Cotswalds 

To become a member of the Society (and receive each Journal as it is published) or to purchase copies of the Journal go to the About the Society page.

 

 


 MacLaren, Dunn & Watson: Glenlyon House and farmsteadings, Fortingall, Perthshire