Basic Biographical Details

Name: John Burnet Byrom
Designation: Architect
Born: (?)
Died: (?)
Bio Notes: John Burnet Byrom graduated BArch in Sydney Australia. He was a student (or was he an employee of the Housing Research Unit?) at Edinburgh University in the early 1960s. He was elected ARIBA in 1960 and ARIAS in 1964. He was still employed by Edinburgh University in the mid 1970s.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 237/1, The Pleasance, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivatec. 1965 *  
Item 2 of 22, Spring Gardens, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivatec. 1970 *After 1994 

* 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 1Edinburgh University Housing Research Unit (HRU) / Architecture Research Unit (ARU)1966 Architectunder Sir Robert Matthew, Architecture Department

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 11966Park 3 West Housing (West View)Cumbernauld LanarkshireScotlandResponsible for sociological aspect of layout


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 6Glendinning, Miles2008Modern architect: the life and times of Robert Matthew RIBA Publishingp230, 515
Item 2 of 6RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1964-65   
Item 3 of 6RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 6RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 5 of 6RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members   
Item 6 of 6RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder11 February 1966  p320

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership