Basic Biographical Details

Name: Michael ('Mick') Alexander Haig Duncan
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Michael ('Mick') Alexander Haig Duncan studied for the degree of BArch at the University of Edinburgh and was elected ARIBA in 1965. Directories give conflicting information about his addresses in the 1960s. He was either in Edinburgh or in Buckie, Banffshire.

During the 1970s he joined the practice of Sir Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners, remaining with the practice until the 1990s.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2The Knoll, Millbank Terrace, Buckie, Banffshire, ScotlandPrivatec. 1960c. 1965Or was this in Edinburgh? Sources vary.
Item 2 of 210, Meadow Place, Edinburgh, ScotlandPrivate1970 *  

* 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 1Robert Matthew Johnson-Marshall (RMJM)1970s1990sArchitect 

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 61961Edinburgh University School of Architecture  Edinburgh, MidlothianScotland 
Item 2 of 6c. 1970University of Stirling, including library and landscapingStirling StirlingshireScotlandWorked on the MacRobert Centre
Item 3 of 61971University of Stirling, MacRobert Arts CentreStirling StirlingshireScotland 
Item 4 of 61972Bottle ExchangeDean Village EdinburghScotlandConversion of derelict bottle works into office for practice.
Item 5 of 61981Distillers HouseMurrayfield EdinburghScotland 
Item 6 of 61993Scottish Office, Victoria QuayLeith EdinburghScotlandProject director


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 7RIBA1961Kalendar 1960-61   
Item 2 of 7RIBA1965The RIBA Kalendar   
Item 3 of 7RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 4 of 7RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 5 of 7RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members   
Item 6 of 7RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members   
Item 7 of 7Willis, Peter1977New architecture in Scotland  p52-55 University of Stirling

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder8 December 1961  'School of Architecture, Edinburgh University' (5th Year Dissertation Design for 1961) pp1092-1094 - notes and illustrations are excerpts from 'Dissertation for the Degree of Bachelor of Architecture with Honours', by Michael A H Duncan, 12 May 1961

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Euan ColamInterview of Euan Colam by Kirsten McKee 3 December 2008