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Architects & Historical Figures

08 June 2009

Ellison, Christopher Obie (1832-1904)

Christopher Obie Ellison was born in Liverpool in 1832 or 1833 and was articled to W.H. & J.M. Hay in that city. He commenced practice on his own account in Liverpool in about...

07 June 2009

Emerson, Sir William (1843-1924)

Sir William Emerson was born in Whetstone, London on 3 December 1843. Around 1861 he was articled to William Gilbee Habershon, who soon thereafter entered into partnership with Alfred Robert Pite. Emerson subsequently...

30 September 2009

Fellowes Prynne, George Halford (1853-1927)

George Halford Fellowes Prynne, was born in Plymouth, the son of the Rev. C Rundle Prynne He entered the Studio of G.E. Street in the 1870’s working at the site office in the...

06 June 2009

Fitzgerald, Desmond (1910-1987)

Desmond Fitzgerald studied at University College Dublin. Very much known for one building – Dublin Airport at Collinstown (1937-1941), Fitzgerald was responsible for other buildings in the city – many of them reviled...

08 June 2009

Forbes, James Edwin (1876-1955)

Articled to George Washington Browne, then of Peddie & Washington Browne, from 1892 to 1896, moving thereafter to Robert Rowand Anderson’s office as assistant. During that period he studied at the Edinburgh School...

02 November 2009

Fowler, Charles Hodgson (1840-1910)

Fowler was a prolific English ecclesiastical architect who specialised in building and, especially, restoring churches He was born in Nottinghamshire. In the early 1860s, following an apprenticeship with Sir George Gilbert Scott, he...

06 June 2009

Fox, Kevin (1921-)

Kevin Fox graduated from UCD along with Patrick Scott and Kevin Roche in 1945 and joined Michael Scott shortly after. A brilliant draughtsman, during the Busáras project he was responsible for many of...

09 July 2009

Fulton, James Black (1875-1922)

James Black Fulton was born at Fenwick on 11 August 1875, the son of Robert Fulton and his wife Janet Black. He came of a scientific family; his great uncle was John Fulton,...

15 January 2010

Gaboury, Étienne (1930-)

The youngest of a family of eleven children, Etienne Gaboury was born on April 24, 1930 to a farming cfamily from Swan Lake, Manitoba. The family boasted a long history of Canadian settlement...