Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Michael Cullen Gibb |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||16 May 1916 |
|Died: ||16 January 1989 |
|Bio Notes: ||Michael Cullen Gibb was born on 16 May 1916, the son of William Gibb, bank official and his wife Isabella Robina Kidd. He studied at Cambridge University from October 1934, receiving a Distinction for his BA thesis. & AA. He took his 4th- and 5th-year courses at the Architectural Association from September 1937. During the holidays in 1937 and 1938 he travelled in France, Sweden, Denmark and Finland, studying the architecture of each; and he gained practical experience by working in the office of Strange & Grant of Tunbridge Wells in August of 1937 and 1938 and in that of Waterhouse & Ripley of London in August 1939. He received his AA diploma in April 1940 and was admitted ARIBA on 16 July that year, proposed by G A Jellico and two others (Arthur M Mayor and Gilman Harrison?). |
He later worked in Edinburgh for the Scottish Development Department.
He was found dead in his home, 6 Abbotsford Park, Edinburgh on 16 January 1989.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|Baldocks, Chiddingstone Causeway, Tonbridge (nr), Kent, England||Private||1940 *|| || |
|6, Abbotsford Park, Edinburgh, Scotland||Private||Before 1985||1989|| |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):|
| ||Name||Date proposed||Notes|
|G A Jellicoe||16 July 1940||for Associateship|
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|H M Register House||Death Register|| || |
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||A no7624 (combined box 196)|