Joan Robinson Grierson

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Birth Country: Canada

Resident City: Toronto

Resident State/Province: Ontario

Resident Country: Canada

Sources: Biographical sketch found in the Blanche Lemco van Ginkel collection of the IAWA


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Employer: Assisted Professor Eric Arthur

Title: Assisted in researcha nd preparation for the first National Gallery Competition

State: Quebec

Country: Canada

Employer: Page and Steele, Architects

City: Toronto

State: Quebec

Country: Canada

Notes: While working for Page and Steele, Robinson did research and design on homes for the aged, interior finishes, color and furnishing specifications for the Ontario School for the Blind in Brantford.

Employer: Sir Thomas Bennett and Sons, Architects

Title: Work included the desgn of Petrol Stations

City: London

State: Quebec

Country: Canada

Notes: Grierson worked for Sir Thomas Bennett and Sons while travelling through Europe and Scandinavia.

Employer: J.& J. Brook Limited, Contract Furnishings

Title: Consultant consultant concerning interior design with architectural firms.

City: Montreal

State: Quebec

Country: Canada

Notes: After the birth of her two children, Grierson did independent architectural work with the office from her home.


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Institution: University of Toronto

Department: Architecture

Degree: Bachelor of Architecture

Institution: Chicago Institute of Design

Degree: Master of Science

Notes: The National Design Council granted bursaries to five Canadian students for two years study of industrial and product design.


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