Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||David Martin Steven |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||23 November 1913 |
|Died: ||September 2002 |
|Bio Notes: ||David Martin Steven was born on 23 November 1913. He was articled to Alexander Alan Foote from 1930-1935 while at the same taking the part-time course at the School of Architecture, Edinburgh College of Art and Heriot Watt College. |
At the completion of his articles in 1935 he joined Roxburgh County Council as an assistant. In 1937 he moved to a permanent post with East Lothian County Council, also as architectural assistant. During the war years he was on the Technical Staff of the Royal Engineers, Directorate of Works. After the cease of hostilities he took a post as senior technical civil servant in the design branch of the Directory of Building Components in the Ministry of Works. In this post he was technical representative on the following Committees: BSI Domestic Heating Standards, Appliances Standards, the Central Housing Advisory Committee, the Domestic Equipment and the Inter-Departmental Committee on the use of building materials.
He was elected LRIBA in 1948. Robert Hogg Matthew was his sole proposer.
Steven died in Haywards Heath in September 2002.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|Hardwick House, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales||Private||1948 *|| || |
|MOW/6, Hyde Park Gardens, London, England||Business||1948 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||L no 6296 (Combined Box 131)|