Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Martin Dunleavy |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||8 January 1942 |
|Died: || |
|Bio Notes: ||Martin Dunleavy was born in Glasgow on 8 January 1942, the son of Charles Dunleavy, police sergeant, and his wife Margaret. He was educated at St Aloysius College and Holyrood Secondary School in Glasgow. He studied architecture at Glasgow School of Art and was awarded the W H Rhodes Canadian Educational Scholarship 1960. Concurrently with his studies at Glasgow School of Art he was articled in the office of James Taylor Architects from 1960-64 where he worked under James Taylor, David Lowrie, Robert Ramsay, James Routledge and Czeslaw Karpinski. He moved to Crudens as an assistant in the latter year, working with James Clunie, Ian Campbell, George Webster and Jan Wagner and remained there until 1967 when he moved to a post as architectural assistant with the South of Scotland Electricity Board. From 1968-69 he worked for the firm William Loudon & Co which had offices in Lanark and Bothwell and the subsequent year was spent in the architectural department of the building firm James Laidlaw & Sons of Rutherglen under Douglas Brice. In 1969 he was elected ARIBA and ARIAS. |
Dunleavy emigrated to Australia in 1970. He had a post as principal architect with the Western Australian Government Railways from 1970 to 1988. In the latter year he moved to become executive director, properties, at Curtin University. In 1972 he was admitted to membership of the RAI. In 2006 he became the chairman of the Board of Directors of SwanCare Group.
Dunleavy and his wife Catherine have four children. His interests outwith work are tennis, cycling and bush walking.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|6, Lambie Crescent, Newton Mearns, Renfrewshire, Scotland||Private||1970 *|| || |
|Perth, Australia||Private/business||1979 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following books contain references to this architect:|
|RIBA||1970||RIBA Directory 1970|| || || |
|RIBA||1979||Directory of members|| || || |
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
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|Courtesy of Martin Dunleavy||Information via 'Contact Us' on website|| ||Sent September 2012.|