Basic Biographical Details

Name: Adolph Emil Melander
Designation: Architect
Born: 1845
Died: 1933
Bio Notes: Adolph Emil Melander was born in Sweden in 1845. He was articled to James Souttar, then practising in Stockholm and returned with him to Aberdeen to complete his apprenticeship, 1866-71. He then spent a short period in Edinburgh apparently, living at 31 Panmure Place, but sailed from Liverpool for New York. He then moved to Boston, where he practised 1872-76 and won second prize in the Library of Congress competition in 1873. He then returned to his native Stockholm where he had a very distinguished career with a practice which extended into Finland. He died in 1933

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 5Aberdeen, ScotlandPrivate/business18661871 
Item 2 of 5Stockholm, SwedenPrivate/businessBefore 18661866 
Item 3 of 5New York, United States of AmericaPrivate/business18711872 
Item 4 of 5Boston, Massachusetts, United States of AmericaPrivate/business18721875 
Item 5 of 5Stockholm, SwedenPrivate/business1875  

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1James Souttar18661871Assistant 

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 31864Church of St Peter and St Sigfrid  StockholmSwedenAs assistant to James Souttar
Item 2 of 31872University of Edinburgh, Scott Memorial Hall  EdinburghScotland 
Item 3 of 31913Church of St Peter and St Sigfrid  StockholmSwedenRebuilt in new location at Strandvagen


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Ajkay, Anna von1982Stenstadens Arkiitekter pp80-105 (Chapter on Melander)