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Architects & Historical Figures

08 June 2009

Thomas Worthington (1826-1909)

Thomas Worthington was an eminent 19th-century English architect, particularly associated with public buildings in his native Salford. Worthington was the fourth of six sons of a Salford Unitarian cotton merchant. He left school,...

06 June 2009

Tom de Paor (b.1968)

Tom de Paor studied at the Dublin Institute of Technology and University College Dublin, graduating 1991. Has practised privately since 1991, often working collaboratively with other architects and artists, including Emma O’Neill, Dominic...

08 June 2009

Townsend, Harrison (1851-1928)

English architect and designer. He was educated at Birkenhead School and articled to the Liverpool architect Walter Scott (1811-75) in 1870. He moved to London with his family in 1880 and was associated...

02 December 2009

Trevail, Silvanus (1851-1903)

Silvanus Trevail was born in Luxulyan, Cornwall in October 1851. He rose to become Mayor of Truro and, nationally, President of the architects’ professional body, the Society of Architects. His success however, did...

12 July 2009

Troup, Francis William (1859-1941)

Francis William Troup was born on 11 June 1859 in the Congregational Manse at Huntly, the son of the Rev Robert Troup and his wife Margaret MacDonald. He was educated in Huntly and...

06 June 2009

Turner, Richard (1798-1881)

Richard Turner (1798-1881) was the most important glasshouse designer in Ireland and was responsible for many of the large glasshouses that were so much a part of fashionable development in Victorian Britain. With...

06 June 2009

Uinseann MacEoin (1920-2007)

Uinseann MacEoin joined Michael Scott’s firm in 1945, after graduating from UCD School of Architecture in that year, where he remained for three years, working on many projects active at that time. He...

07 July 2009

Verity, Francis Thomas (1864-1937)

Francis Thomas Verity was born in Kensington in 1864, the son of the theatre architect Thomas Verity. The younger Verity was educated at Cranleigh School, Surrey and studied at the South Kensington Schools...

06 June 2009

Vincent Kelly (b.1896)

Studied at University College Dublin, of which he was the first architectural graduate. He was one of the original members of the Irish Hospital Committee of Reference and was responsible for much of...