Basic Biographical Details

Name: Douglas Murray
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Douglas Murray studied for the degree of BArch at Heriot Watt and was elected ARIBA in 1973. He would appear to have worked for Matheson Mackenzie & Partners until about 1980 when he set up in independent practice in Dingwall. He continued in practice in Blairninich at the Smiddy Cottage address until at least the early 1980s but his office had moved to Strathpeffer by 1994.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 32, Achany Road, Dingwall, Ross & Cromarty, ScotlandBusiness1979 *  
Item 2 of 3Smiddy Cottage, Blairninich, Ross & Cromarty, ScotlandBusiness1980 *  
Item 3 of 3Park House Studio, The Square, Strathpeffer, Ross & Cromarty, ScotlandBusiness1994 *  

* 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 2Matheson & Mackenzie  Architect 
Item 2 of 2Moira & MoiraEarly 1970s Assistant 

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 11972Moredun Research Institute  EdinburghScotlandPathology block, workshops and extension to Microbiology Unit - one of job architects


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 6RCAHMS1999Homebuilders: Mactaggart & Mickel and the Scottish housebuilding industry RCAHMSp 164
Item 2 of 6RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 3 of 6RIBA1980Directory of Practices 1980   
Item 4 of 6RIBA1981Directory of Practices 1981   
Item 5 of 6RIBA1984RIBA Directory of members   
Item 6 of 6RIBA1994A Directory of RIBA Members   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of John DonaldInformation sent via DSA website Sent February 2011