Joseph Clarkson Maddison

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Birthday
26, 1850
Birthplace
Greenwich, England
Death Date
Dec 11, 1923 (73)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
26, 1850
Birthplace
Greenwich, England
Death Date
Dec 11, 1923 (73)

About

Designed such projects as the Carlton Hotel and Mona Vale Homestead, among others. Thirteen of his structures were part of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, but many of them were destroyed in the 2011 Christchurch earthquake.

Before Fame

He started studying Architecture at 17, training under the great George Morris at the National Art Training School. His first office was on Cashel Street in New Zealand, but he soon relocated to Hereford Street, where he remained from 1878 until 1916.

Trivia

He was named a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects in 1887.

Family Life

He was born in Greenwich, England, to beer merchant John Maddison and Matilda Clarkson. His education was carried out in private schools.

Associated With

He and I.M. Pei were among the world's most gifted and well-respected architects.