Basic Biographical Details

Name: Sharp & Horner
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1919
Ended: 1923 or 1924
Bio Notes: Andrew Sharp was born c.1876 and articled to John Hutchison from 1891 to 1896, during which period he attended Glasgow School of Art. He was thereafter an assistant in the offices of John James Burnet and Thomas Lennox Watson from whom he transferred to Robert Findlay, formerly of Burnet's office, in Montreal in 1900. While in Findlay's office, he passed the qualifying exam in June 1901 and was admitted ARIBA on 3 February 1902, his proposers being Hutchison, Burnet and Watson. Later in that year he became chief designer in the office of Darling & Pearson in Toronto and remained with them until he commenced independent practice at 11 Wellington Street East, Toronto in 1910, briefly on his own and then in partnership with James Hodge Brown, who had also emigrated from Glasgow. This partnership ended in 1919 when he entered into partnership with ____ Horner. He was still working with Horner when he was admitted FRIBA on 3 December 1923, his proposers being Frank Darling, Victor Daniel Horsburgh and F O Davey, but in the following year he moved to California, where he remained until his death c.1986.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 173, King Street West, Toronto, CanadaBusiness1923 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 2Andrew Sharp19191923 or 1924Partner 
Item 2 of 2___ Horner19191923 or 1924Partner 


Currently, there are no references for this architectural practice. The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.