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Basic Biographical Details

Name: Joseph Emberton
Designation: Architect
Born: 1889
Died: 1956
Bio Notes: Joseph Emberton was born in Audsley, Staffordshire in 1889 and practised in London, designing pioneering steel-framed buildings of which Simpson's, Piccadilly (1936) is among the most notable. He died in 1956.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1London, EnglandBusiness   

Employment and Training

Employers

The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Westwood & Emberton19221926Partner 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 5George Fairweather1928 or 19291930Draughtsman 
Item 2 of 5William Fyfe Hendryc. 1931c. 1931Assistant 
Item 3 of 5Robert Charles Carvell19331938Assistant 
Item 4 of 5John Baillie Noble1935(?)1936(?)Assistant 
Item 5 of 5Gordon Alexander SmartMarch 1939August 1939Assistant 

RIBA

RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 6Robert Charles Carvell6 May 1947For Licentiateship
Item 2 of 6Frederick William Bolton Charles1937For Associateship
Item 3 of 6Alexander Fraser30 November 1936for Associateship
Item 4 of 6John Baillie Noble20 July 1936for Associateship
Item 5 of 6(Sir) Basil Urwin Spence15 April 1947for Fellowship
Item 6 of 6Gordon Thomas Tait3 April 1939for Associateship

Buildings and Designs

This architect 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 31926Premises for Austin Reed  GlasgowScotland 
Item 2 of 31935Green's Playhouse  DundeeScotlandConsultant for tower
Item 3 of 31938Glasgow Empire Exhibition, British Railway's Pavilion  GlasgowScotland 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 2Placzek, Adolf K (ed)1982Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects New York: The Free Press/Macmillan Publishing Company 

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