Basic Biographical Details

Name: (Captain) Gordon Nasmyth Mackintosh
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: (Captain) Gordon Nasmyth Mackintosh seems to have been a native of Stonehaven. He enrolled at the Architecture School, Edinburgh College of Art 1922 as a part-time student for two years whilst working in the office of Dick Peddie & Walker Todd. He remained in their office for a further period, presumably with reduced hours, even after he enrolled as as a full-time student in 1924. Between 1925 and 1927 he travelled extensively in vacations: he visited the International Exhibition in Paris in September 1925, Oxford and the Cotswolds in mid-1926 and in 1927 he toured in Italy and Germany visiting amongst other places Florence, Nurnberg and Rothenberg. He was admitted ARIBA on 5 December 1927 as a 'retrenched officer' on the war exemption scheme, his proposers being James B Nicol, Charles D Carus Wilson and John Begg.

Gordon Nasmyth Mackintosh appears to have emigrated to Canada after qualifying as the witness to his declaration on the ARIBA forms is a J E Mackintosh, 18 Lincoln Avenue, Montreal. However if he did spend some tim there he had returned by 1950 and his address is given as 147 Comely Bank Road at that date.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Beith Lodge, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, ScotlandPrivate1927 *  
Item 2 of 3CanadaBusinessAfter 1927 *  
Item 3 of 3147, Comely Bank Road, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate/business(?)1950 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 1J M Dick Peddie & Walker Todd1 July 1923Early 1926Apprentice 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Begg5 December 1927For Associateship
Item 2 of 3Charles Denny Carus-Wilson5 December 1927For Associateship
Item 3 of 3James Brown Nicol5 December 1927For Associateship


Bibliographic References

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

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no 4126 (box 7)