Basic Biographical Details

Name: Ian Mitchell Dunsire
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Ian Mitchell Dunsire studied architecture at Edinburgh College of Art. He was elected ARIBA in 1963. During the 1960s he worked for Rowand Anderson, Kininmonth & Paul. He was Dundee Corporation Architect (or later chief architect for Dundee District Council) from 1979 to 1991.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 369, Kinghorn Road, Burntisland, Fife, ScotlandPrivateBefore 1965 *After 1970 
Item 2 of 3Corporation of Dundee, Architects Department/17, City Square, Dundee, ScotlandBusiness1979 *1991 
Item 3 of 3Battledown, Forgandenny, Dundee, ScotlandPrivate1994 *  

* 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 2Rowand Anderson Kininmonth & Paul1960s   
Item 2 of 2Dundee Corporation Architectural Dpt (later City of Dundee District Council Architects Dept, Dundee City Council)1979 Chief Architect 

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 3Before 1963Bruntsfield HouseBruntsfield EdinburghScotlandAlterations for incorporation into James Gillespie's High School
Item 2 of 3Before 1963James Gillespie's High School for Girls  EdinburghScotland 
Item 3 of 31981Watson Street Housing  DundeeScotlandAs Architect to the City


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 5RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 2 of 5RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 3 of 5RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 4 of 5RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members   
Item 5 of 5RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic ScotlandClive Fenton, Research report for James Gillespie's High School for Girls, 2010