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.

Grafton Commonwealth Bank – “a modern, attractive design”

Henderson’s work on Commonwealth Banks is nowhere more prominent than in New South Wales. During the 1930s, his work was profiled by Building magazine, with high praise indeed. The Grafton … Continue reading

June 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

His cup runneth over

In 1934, Henderson applied to register a design for a cup (illustrated above). This must have been a personal project he embarked on, for if it had been a product … Continue reading

January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Henderson’s Professional History

Henderson was greatly esteemed in the architectural profession as his membership of professional bodies here and in the UK shows. Henderson was articled to the firm of Marshall & Tweedy … Continue reading

January 16, 2016 · Leave a comment