Basic Biographical Details

Name: Alexander Hodge Livingstone
Designation: Architect
Born: 10 October 1905
Died: 1983 or 1984
Bio Notes: Alexander Hodge Livingstone was born on 10 October 1905. He served his apprenticeship in the Architectural Department of the Office of Public Works, Glasgow from 1921 to 1926, remaining as an assistant thereafter and studying at Glasgow School of Architecture, where he obtained his certificate in 1927. In 1928 he spent two weeks touring Paris and its environs; other holidays were spent visiting parts of Britain. He passed the qualifying exam in December 1931 and was admitted ARIBA early the following year, his proposers being Thomas Gilchrist Gilmour, William Brown Whitie and George Arthur Boswell.

He was elected FRIAS in 1953.

He died in 1983 or 1984.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 212, Colchester Drive, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1932 *  
Item 2 of 2Gilstone/9, Endrick Drive, Bearsden, GlasgowPrivate/business(?)1950 *After 1953 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


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 3Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)19211926Apprentice 
Item 2 of 3Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)1926After 1931Assistant 
Item 3 of 3Glasgow Office of Public Works Architectural Department (later Glasgow Corporation City Engineer's Department)1961 ArchitectCity Architect

RIBA

RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3George Arthur BoswellEarly 1932for Associateship
Item 2 of 3Thomas Gilchrist GilmourEarly 1932for Associateship
Item 3 of 3William Brown WhitieEarly 1932for Associateship

RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Robert William Kelly Cupples Rogerson9 December 1964For Fellowship

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder28 April 1961  'Glasgow Institute of Architects' p829 - Livingstone elected vice-president along with H J D Hamilton and T B Main
Item 2 of 3Builder8 September 1961  'School Building Criticised' p463
Item 3 of 3RIBA JournalJuly 1984 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp101 Death notice

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no4869 (combined box 41)