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Penelope Hobhouse

Penelope Hobhouse MBE (born 20 November 1929), née Chichester-Clark, is a British garden writer, designer, lecturer and television presenter.

Howard Burlingham Dunington-Grubb

Howard Burlingham Dunington-Grubb’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Barbara Humphreys

Barbara A. Humphreys (alternate, Humphrys; born in Saskatchewan) is a Canadian architect and author, specializing in public service, historic preservation, and housing.

John Nash Round

John Nash Round was an English Victorian ecclesiastical architect active in the mid-nineteenth-century Kent, England. He worked with architect Edwin Nash) on St. John the Evangelist, Penge (1850); thereafter Edwin Nash worked alone. His name is typically recorded as “J. N. Round.”

Paul Philippe Cret

Paul Philippe Cret (October 24, 1876 – September 8, 1945) was a French-born Philadelphia architect and industrial designer. For more than thirty years, he taught a design studio in the Department of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania.

Charles Follen McKim

Charles Follen McKim (August 24, 1847 – September 14, 1909) was an American Beaux-Arts architect of the late 19th century. Along with William Rutherford Mead and Stanford White, he provided the architectural expertise as a member of the partnership McKim, Mead & White.

David Pontarini

David Pontarini, OAA, AAA, FRAIC, AIA is a Canadian architect and founding partner of Hariri Pontarini Architects(1994), alongside Siamak Hariri.
David Pontarini is a former member of the City of Toronto’s Design Review Panel, the City of Toronto’s Preservation Board, a visiting lecturer at the University of Toronto Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, and a former member of the OAA Council, representing Toronto Centre from 1992–2002.

Mary Colter

Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter (April 4, 1869 – January 8, 1958) was an American architect and designer. She was one of the very few female American architects in her day. She was the designer of many landmark buildings and spaces for the Fred Harvey Company and the Santa Fe Railroad, notably in Grand Canyon National Park. Her work had enormous influence as she helped to create a style, blending Spanish Colonial Revival and Mission Revival architecture with Native American motifs and Rustic elements, that became popular throughout the Southwest.

Lewis Mumford

Lewis Mumford, KBE (October 19, 1895 – January 26, 1990) was an American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and literary critic. Particularly noted for his study of cities and urban architecture, he had a broad career as a writer. Mumford was influenced by the work of Scottish theorist Sir Patrick Geddes and worked closely with his associate the British sociologist Victor Branford.
Mumford was also a contemporary and friend of Frank Lloyd Wright, Clarence Stein, Frederic Osborn, Edmund N. Bacon, and Vannevar Bush.

Isobel Hogg Kerr Beattie

Isobel Hogg Kerr Beattie (25 August 1900 – 13 July 1970) was possibly the first woman in Scotland to practice architecture on a regular basis.

Alex MacLean

Alex S. MacLean (born 1947) is an American photographic artist who is best known for his aerial photographs. His photographs have portrayed the history and evolution of the land from vast agricultural patterns to city grids, recording changes brought about by human intervention and natural processes.
MacLean graduated from Harvard College in 1969 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and earned a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1973. He became interested in aerial scenery while he studied community planning and by 1975, MacLean received his commercial pilot license. Soon after, he established Landslides Aerial Photography to provide illustrative aerial photography for architects, landscape designers, urban planners, and environmentalists.
He is the author of ten books and has won many awards, including the 2009 Corine International Book Prize, the American Institute of Architects’ award for Excellence in International Architecture Book Publishing, and the American Academy of Rome’s Prix de Rome in Landscape Architecture for 2003–2004.
His photographs have been exhibited in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia and are found in private, public and university collections.
MacLean flies a highly fuel-efficient carbon-fiber airplane out of Bedford, Massachusetts. He currently maintains a studio and lives in Lincoln, Massachusetts.

Rodney Gordon

Rodney Gordon (2 February 1933 – 30 May 2008) was a British architect. He was the primary architect of the Tricorn Centre, Portsmouth, and Trinity Square, Gateshead. Architecturally, his works were primarily in concrete; he was said to be a Brutalist and his buildings have been described as “dramatic, sculptural and enormous” as well as “futuristic”.

Herbert Manzoni

Sir Herbert John Baptista Manzoni CBE MICE (21 March 1899 – 18 November 1972) was a British civil engineer known for holding the position of City Engineer and Surveyor of Birmingham from 1935 until 1963. This position put him in charge of all municipal works and his influence on the city, especially following World War II, completely changed the image of Birmingham.

Herbert Barefoot

Acting Major Herbert John Leslie Barefoot GC (15 May 1887 – 23 December 1958) was an English recipient of the George Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry for actions not involving direct enemy action granted to British military personnel (and certain Commonwealth countries).

Henry William Inwood

Henry William Inwood (1794–1843) was an English architect, archaeologist, classical scholar and writer. He was the joint architect, with his father William Inwood of St Pancras New Church.

Nazaire Dugas

Nazaire Dugas’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Harry S. Fairhurst

Harry S. Fairhurst (3 April 1868 – 31 May 1945) was a prominent architect in Edwardian Manchester. He was responsible for many of the city’s iconic warehouses and his commissions include Blackfriars House, headquarters of the Lancashire Cotton Corporation and Arkwright House, headquarters of the English Sewing Cotton Company.

Harry Redfern

Henry ‘Harry’ Redfern (1861–6 March 1950) was a British architect.
Redfern designed work in Oxford, Cambridge, Abingdon and Carlisle. At the University of Cambridge he was architect of the chemical, metallurgical, physical and biological laboratories, and restored portions of Christ’s College, Cambridge and Magdalene College, Cambridge. At Oxford he carried out additions and restoration work at Oriel College, Oxford and St John’s College, Oxford; and was architect of the bio-chemistry laboratories.
At Abingdon he completed work at St Michael’s church, the Malthouse, designed the lodge at Abingdon School (where he was educated) and restored the Roysse Room (1911). He was responsible for designing, in an imaginative and varied manner, a number of notable public houses in the Carlisle district under the auspices, as chief architect, of the Home Office State Management Scheme (SMS). The SMS built fourteen New Model Inns to Redfern’s designs, with a strong theme of the Arts and Crafts movement.
He was commemorated towards the end of his work for the SMS by the naming of the Redfern Inn (1938), one of the distinctive New Model Inn designs, in Etterby, a district of Carlisle. The Redfern was designed by his assistant architect, Joseph Seddon, FRIBA (with Redfern’s collaboration). It was a tribute to a man who had dedicated his talents to the quest for an improved public house style.
Redfern practiced from Porchester Gardens, London, and later resided at St Dunstan’s Gdns, Ealing. His early business partner was J. J. Stevenson, FSA, (1831-1908). He was author of the article: Some Recollections of William Butterfield and Henry Woodyer (1950).
His obituary is found in the Journal of the RIBA following his death on 6 March 1950.

Giles Downes

Giles Downes’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Claude Cormier

Claude Cormier (born June 22, 1960) is a landscape architect from Quebec. He is one of the most influential members of his profession in Canada, with the majority of his projects located in Montreal and Toronto.

George Coles (architect)

George Coles (1884–1963) was an English architect, known mostly as a designer of Art Deco cinema theatres in the 1920s and 1930s.

George Allen Underwood

George Allen Underwood (1793 – 1 November 1829, Bath) was an architect in Cheltenham.
He was a pupil of Sir John Soane from 1807 to 1815 and then started his own practice in Cheltenham. He was Surveyor for Somerset, Dorset and the Dean and Chapter of Wells before moving to Bath in the 1820s.
Among the buildings in Cheltenham he designed were the Montpellier Spa (1817), Sherborne Spa (1818, demolished 1938), Cheltenham Masonic Hall (1818-1823), Holy Trinity Church (1820-1822) and the Plough Hotel (before 1826, demolished 1982 to build the Regent Arcade).
His other works include enlarging Beaminster Manor (1822) and rebuilding Ashwick Church (1825).
His brothers Charles and Henry were also architects.
In regard to Cheltenham Masonic Hall this building is reputed to be the world’s first purpose built provincial Masonic Hall after London’s Grand Lodge. Presently it is ‘home’ to 10 Masonic orders and 12 masonic side orders and houses a Gentleman’s organ, played most days, from the late 17oo’s. Brethren of Foundation Lodge 82, constituted 1753 were responsible for its construction and initiated Brother Underwood just prior to his design for the Hall which cost £4,000.00 to build. It was financed by £25.00 shares and is now run by the Cheltenham Masonic Association. It is the only public building in Cheltenham, other than ecclesiastical still used for the purpose for which it was designed

Eugène-Étienne Taché

Eugène-Étienne Taché (October 25, 1836 – March 13, 1912) was a French Canadian surveyor, civil engineer, illustrator and architect. He devised Quebec’s provincial coat-of-arms and motto Je me souviens.

Paul László

Paul László or Paul Laszlo (6 February 1900 – 27 March 1993) was a Hungarian-born modern architect and interior designer whose work spanned eight decades and many countries. László built his reputation while designing interiors for houses, but in the 1960s, largely shifted his focus to the design of retail and commercial interiors.