Basic Biographical Details

Name: Verner Owen Rees
Designation: Architect
Born: 1886
Died: 7 November 1966
Bio Notes: Verner Owen Rees was born in 1886 and trained in the office of Caroe & Passmore, studying at the Royal Academy Schools. He subsequently worked as assistant to Edwin Landseer Lutyens in 1911 and 1912, and in various New York offices. He taught at the Architectural Association Schools in London from 1921 to 1925, and in the latter year entered into partnership with Percy Morley Horder. The partnership was dissolved in 1929 when Rees became Principal of the Architectural Association Schools.

Rees died on 7 November 1966 at Parthenay, France.

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


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Edwin Landseer Lutyens19111912Assistant 


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 4Robert AshtonEarly 1933for Associateship
Item 2 of 4David Duncan9 January 1939for Associateship
Item 3 of 4David Steuart Gladstone3 April 1939For Associateship
Item 4 of 4Thomas Waller MarwickLate 1931for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914