Joseph Clarkson Maddison is a New Zealand architect. He was trained as an architect in his native London and arrived in Canterbury at the age of 22. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries he was one of Christchurch's most famous architects. . Until the Christchurch earthquake in February 2011, its 13 buildings were included on their list by the New Zealand Historic Landmark Trust, along with 3 of those Type I lists, but many buildings in Christchurch have since been demolished. His style was simple and pragmatic, and he specialized in the classic Italian diet.
|Born||26, 1850, Greenwich, Kent, England|
|Died||Dec 11, 1923, Napier, New Zealand|
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.
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.
He was named a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects in 1887.
He was born in Greenwich, England, to beer merchant John Maddison and Matilda Clarkson. His education was carried out in private schools.
He and I.M. Pei were among the world's most gifted and well-respected architects.
- New Zealand architect
Latest information about Joseph Clarkson Maddison updated on June 14 2021.