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Biographical entry Tayler, Lloyd (1830 - 1900)

FRIBA

Born
26 October 1830
London, England
Died
17 August 1900
Brighton, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Architect

Summary

Lloyd Tayler was arguably Victoria's best and most prolific architect during the mid to late 1800s. He designed numerous banks, churches, warehouses, offices, retail shops and private mansions in Victoria. He also won a national competition for the design of the South Australian House of Parliament. Tyler was an inaugural member and a three-time president of the Victorian Institute of Architects and a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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1851
Life event - Migrated to Australia (Albury, New South Wales)
1854 - 1856
Career position - Established an architectural practice with civil engineer Lewis Vieusseux (New South Wales?)
1856 -
Career position - Inaugural member of the Victorian Institute of Architects
1856 -
Career position - Private practice in Melbourne
c. 1857
Career position - Designed the Colonial Bank of Australia building in Melbourne
c. 1860 - c. 1870
Career position - Designed the National Bank of Australasia buildings in Melbourne, Richmond, North Fitzroy, Warrnambool and Coleraine
1865
Career position - Designed St Phillip's Church in Collingwood and the Presbyterian Church in Punt Road, South Yarra
1872
Career position - Designed the Kamesburgh mansion in Brighton, Victoria
1874
Award - Selected with EW Wright to design the South Australian House of Parliament
1874
Award - Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects (FRIBA)
1875
Career position - Designed the Bank of Australia building in Adelaide
1878
Career position - Designed the Australian Club in Melbourne
1880 - 1881
Career position - Commissioner to the Melbourne International Exhibition
1883
Career position - Founder of the St John's Ambulance Association in Victoria
1886 - 1887
Career position - President of the Victorian Institute of Architects
1889 - 1890
Career position - President of the Victorian Institute of Architects
1899 - 1900
Career position - President of the Victorian Institute of Architects

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