Basic Biographical Details

Name: Magnus Gunnarsson
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Magnus Gunnarsson studied for the degree of BArch at the University of Strathclyde and was admitted ARIBA in 1979.

In 1973 the practice of J & W Wittet, operated at that time by William Wittet, opened an office opened on the Isle of Skye in the Pier Hotel, Broadford. The following year the office moved to the home of the assistant in charge, Bill Simpson, at 12 Scullamus and it moved again in 1974 to the Old Post Office Buildings, Broadford. In 1975 on the departure of Bill Simpson, Magnus Gunnarsson took over as assistant in charge. He was assumed into partnership two years later.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Riverbank, Broadford, Inverness-shire, ScotlandBusiness1979 *  

* 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 3J & W Wittet1975 Assistant 
Item 2 of 3J & W Wittet1977After 1981Partner 
Item 3 of 3Wittets Ltd1980s PartnerOperated the Isle of Skye branch office in around 1981.

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 21989Doctor Mackinnon Memorial Hospital with Medical CentreBroadfordSkyeInverness-shire Medical Centre added
Item 2 of 21997Elgol Community HallElgolSkyeInverness-shireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Bailey, Rebecca M1996Scottish architects' papers: a source book Edinburgh: The Rutland Pressp103