WILLIAM GEORGE BRUCE
1903 - 1981
William Bruce graduated from Gray's School of Art,
Aberdeen, in June 1925 and did post diploma study at Robert Gordon's
College. Many of the beautifully rendered manuscript plans date
from this time.
A graduate of the Aberdeen Architectural Institute,
he was elected an Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects
(November 1926) at the age of 24. Thereafter, he was appointed to
the fledgling Regional Government of Northern Ireland, whence he
swiftly rose to become one of Northern Ireland's senior government
architects under the direction of the Ministry of Finance during
the 1930's and 1940's. A considerable number of the plans in the
collection date from this time.
He emigrated to Canada with his family in 1948, where upon he became
a Member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.
His Business card gave his address as:
284 Burnett Avenue
With the following credentials: Dip. Arch. (Abdn); A.R.I.B.A.;