Basic Biographical Details

Name: Alexander ('Alec') Couper
Born: 28 November 1906
Died: 4 November 1969
Bio Notes: Alexander ('Alec') Couper was born on 28 November 1906, the son of David Livingstone Couper and his wife Agnes Craigie Low. He joined William Mollison Wilson as partner in 1961. The name of the practice changed at that time to W M Wilson & Partners.

Couper died of cardiac failure at Maryfield Hospital, Dundee on 4 November 1969, survived by his wife, Isabella Crawford, and at least one son.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 123, Ivanhoe Place, Dundee, ScotlandPrivate 1979 

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1W M Wilson & Partners1961Before 1970Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This 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 71963Training Centre for guide dogs for the blind Fofar AngusScotland 
Item 2 of 71964Factory for Yorkshire Imperial Metals  DundeeScotland 
Item 3 of 71967Scottish Horticultural Research InstituteInvergowrie AngusScotlandRedevelopment - including farm buildings, glasshouses, laboratories and library.
Item 4 of 71968Factory for Giddings & Lewis-FraserArbroath AngusScotlandMachine shop, electronics factory
Item 5 of 71968Housing for Forfar Town CouncilForfar AngusScotland 
Item 6 of 71968Perth New InfirmaryPerth PerthshireScotlandMaternity unit
Item 7 of 71969Bakery for British Bakeries  DundeeScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 1Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp117

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1H M Register HouseDeath Register