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Dictionary of
Scottish Architects

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The Project

The Compilation Team

David Walker Professor David M Walker studied at Dundee School of Art (now Duncan of Jordanstone College) from 1950 to 1955 and, following two years’ National Service in the Royal Engineers, commenced his career as a schoolteacher in Glasgow and Dundee whilst conducting private research into the architectural history of those cities. He joined the Scottish Office as Senior Investigator of Historic Buildings in 1961 and remained there until 1993, latterly as Historic Scotland’s Chief Inspector. He was Honorary Professor of Art History at the University of St Andrews from 1994 to 2001, and acted as an expert advisor to the Heritage Lottery Fund from 1995 to 1999. He is the author of numerous articles and volumes on Scottish architecture.
Yvonne Hilliard Yvonne Hillyard graduated from the University of Edinburgh with an MA (Hons) in Art History in 1974 and obtained a post-graduate MA in the History and Theory of Art from the University of Sussex a year later. She worked as a Research Assistant on the Penguin Books ‘Buildings of Scotland’ series and for eleven years as a Curator at the National Monuments Record of Scotland before being appointed Senior Researcher on the Dictionary of Scottish Architects project in September 2002. Her current research interests include the 19th-century restorations of Edinburgh Castle and the work of John Henderson.
  Leslie Harris graduated from the University of St Andrews with an MA (Hons) in Art History in 2001. After graduating she worked as a teaching assistant at the University of California, Santa Cruz for a year, followed by a year as Research Assistant on the Dictionary of Scottish Architects.
Abigail Grater Abigail Grater graduated from the University of St Andrews with an MA (Hons) in Art History in 1997. She subsequently worked as Assistant Editor of Art Review magazine and on the editorial staff of John Wiley & Sons’ architectural publishing division before joining the Dictionary of Scottish Architects as Research Assistant in February 2004.