Basic Biographical Details

Name: Cowie & Hardie
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1935
Ended: 1940
Bio Notes: Morton John Heddell Cowie (born 1905) was involved in a part-time partnership with David Gardiner Hardie (born 1896) based at 11 Melville Street, Leith from 1935 to 1940. From 1939 Cowie and Hardie carried out the design and construction of air raid shelters across Edinburgh, Hardie patenting his own shelter design in the following year.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 111, Melville Street, Leith, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness19351940 

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Morton John Heddell Cowie19351940Partner 
Item 2 of 2David Gardiner Hardie19351940Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 21937Frosts, 67-81 Shandwick Place  EdinburghScotlandExtension
Item 2 of 21939Air raid shelters  EdinburghScotland 


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architectural practice:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSCowie and Seaton Collection Many plans and drawings.