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Architects & Historical Figures

07 June 2009

Cullen, Alexander (1856-1911)

Alexander Cullen was born on 18 June 1856 at Craigneuk, Wishaw, the son of William Cullen and his wife Mary Hill. Initially he was apprenticed to a builder, but he then attended Glasgow...

06 June 2009

Cullen, T.J. (1880-1947)

Thomas Joseph Cullen was pprenticed to Ashlin and Coleman in Dublin before practising privately from 1908 onwards. He worked on several projects in Dublin for Matthew J. McCabe in the early years of...

31 August 2009

Cuypers, Petrus J.H. (1827-1921)

Petrus J. H. Cuypers, also known as Pierre Cuypers, was responsible for the design of many churches in neo-Gothic style in the Netherlands, and as such is one of the leading figures in...

06 June 2009

Darley, Frederick (1798-1872)

From a prominent family of whom several were architects and who owned a quarry in Meath that supplied stone to many important buildings around Leinster. Darley’s most important works are the Merchant’s Hall...

06 June 2009

Darley, Hugh (1701-1771)

Another member of the Darley family who owned the Ardbraccan and Golden Hill quarries, Hugh Darley was also associated with Trinity College. He was the architect of the Dining Hall and supervised the...

18 July 2009

Davidson, Charles (d.1925)

Charles Davidson was born in Forfar and seems to have been an assistant to Peddie & Kinnear in Edinburgh but moved to Paisley in 1875 to work on their National Bank and Bank...

07 June 2009

Davis, Arthur Joseph (1878-1951)

Davis studied at École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in the 1880s. He was a senior partner in the firm Mewes & Davis, with Charles Mewès. The firm designed the construction and decoration of...

06 June 2009

de Blacam, Shane (b.1945)

Shane de Blacam studied at University College Dublin (1963-8) and at the University of Pennsylvania (1969-70). Worked in USA with Chamberlain Powell and Bon before joining Louis I. Kahn for three years, leaving...

06 June 2009

Deane, Sir Thomas Manly (1851-1933)

Eldest son of Sir Thomas Newenham Deane, he studied in London and France before joining his father’s practice in 1878. Their firm T.N Deane & Son won the competition to design the National...


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