English architect, active from the 1910s until his retirement in 1961. During the later 1920s and early 1930s Brown worked in Ireland for the Irish Sailors' & Soldiers' Land Trust, which set up an office at 30 Lower Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin in 1925, later moving to 50/51 Lower Mount Street. He designed cottages for the Trust at Ballyshannon, Athlone, Galway, and Cabra, Co. Dublin. He left Ireland in 1933 or 1934, and later worked for the Ministry of Housing and Local Government in England. As the Ministry's Principal Regional Architect for the South Western Region, he was awarded the OBE in 1956.
RIAI: elected member, 1925; resigned, 1934.
RIBA: elected associate, 1919; elected fellow, 1927.
Addresses: Work: 30 Lower Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin, <=1926-1928; 50/51 Upper Mount Street, 1929->=1932.
Home: 4 Grosvenor Square, Rathmines, 1927.
All information in this entry is from RIAI membership lists and RIBA Kalendar 1957-1958, 107, unless otherwise attributed.
RIBA Kalendar 1964-65, 298.
See F.H.A. Aalen, 'Homes for Irish heroes: housing under the Irish Land (Provision for Soldiers and Sailors) Act 1919, and the Irish Sailors' and Soldiers' Land Trust', Town Planning Review 59, no. 3, July 1988, 305-323.
Architect & Building News 122, 25 Oct,29 Nov 1929, 522,684; 127, 25 Sep 1931, 364; 129, 29 Jan,5,12 Feb 1932, 178,208,238.
JRIAI (1935), 19.
RIBAJ 34 (1926-1927), 229.
See note 5, above.