James Dunbar-Nasmith

Architect

1927 –

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Who is James Dunbar-Nasmith?

Sir James Duncan Dunbar-Nasmith, CBE, RIBA, PPRIAS, is a leading conservation architect from the UK.

He was born in 1927, son of Admiral Sir Martin Dunbar-Nasmith, VC KCB KCMG DL. His elder brother is Rear-Admiral David Dunbar-Nasmith CB, DSC.

He is best known as the architect of Sunninghill Park, the former home of The Duke of York, and Balmoral Estate architect.

He is in professional practice as a partner in Law & Dunbar-Nasmith, architects, Edinburgh, and Hilger, Law & Dunbar-Nasmith, architects, Wiesbaden.

He was Professor and Head of the Department of Architecture at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, and the Edinburgh College of Art, 1978–1988, and is now Emeritus Professor at Heriot Watt University. Sir James has been Chairman of The Scottish Civic Trust from 1995.

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Born
1927
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • Winchester College

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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