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Architects & Historical Figures

06 June 2009

Hicks, Frederick G. (1870-1965)

Studied at the Architectural Association and the Finsbury Technical College for Building Construction in London and was apprenticed to J.W. Stevens (1886-90). He moved to Dublin in 1890 and, after working for several...

18 June 2010

Hippolyte Jean Blanc (1844-1917)

Hippolyte Jean Blanc (8 August 1844 – 17 March 1917) was a Scottish architect. born in Edinburgh to French parents, Best known for his church buildings in the Gothic revival style, Blanc was...

06 June 2009

Hoban, James (1762-1831)

James Hoban was born in Desart, near Callan, County Kilkenny. Having studied architecture at the Dublin Society School, he emigrated to the United States and soon established himself as an architect in Philadelphia....

15 January 2010

Hollein, Hans (b.1934)

Born 1934 in Vienna, Austria. Hans Hollein is an independent architect and artist with realisations in a.o. Austria, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Spain, Russia, USA, Peru and Japan. 1967-1979 he was Professor at...

15 January 2010

Hooper, Samuel (1851-1911)

Born in Hatherleigh, Devonshire, England, Hooper studied architecture in his uncle’s office before travelling to Canada in 1869. He settled in London, Ontario and worked as a stone carver. He later returned to...

15 January 2010

Horwood, Victor William (1878 – 1939)

Victor William Horwood was born in Frome, Somersetshire, England, on 27 February 1878. He came to Canada with his family in 1884 and was educated in Ottawa and, subsequently, in Minneapolis. In 1904...

27 August 2009

Ingress Bell, Edward (1837-1914)

Edward Ingress Bell was born in 1837 and apprenticed to his father who was a civil engineer. He was in partnership with H V Bacon from 1860 and had extensive experience having worked...

15 January 2010

Jahn, Helmut (b. 1940)

Helmut Jahn was born in 1940 in N├╝rnberg, Germany and pursued graduate studies in architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology in the 1960s. He joined CF Murphy Associates of Chicago in 1967...

07 June 2009

James Cubitt (1836-1912)

James Cubitt’s family came from Norfolk and was not related to the civil engineering family of Cubitts. His father was a Baptist minister who taught at Spurgeon’s Pastor’s College. Cubitt was articled to...