Edwin Hubert Henderson Architect

This site is dedicated to the life and work of Edwin Hubert Henderson, architect (1885-1939). Henderson was Chief Architect of the Commonwealth of Australia from 1929-1939.

Underwater Golf…or Henderson and the Royal Canberra Golf Club

Henderson loved to play golf – and his passion extended to helping extend and design the club house of the Royal Canberra Golf Club – which now lies beneath the … Continue reading

August 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

A sad family history

Henderson’s family had a sad history of mental illness. As we know, EHH took his own life in June 1939, aged 53.  He was said to be a man of … Continue reading

July 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

“A very great loss”

E.H. Henderson’s death was front page news around Australia. IMPORTANT BUILDINGS DESIGNED Sydney Morning Herald 13 June 1939 Mr. Henderson designed nearly all Commonwealth Government buildings erected in recent years, … Continue reading

July 4, 2015 · Leave a comment