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Sir Alex Gordon, former riba president, dies at 82

Sir Alex Gordon, a former president of the riba, has died at the age of 82. Born in Ayr on 25 February 1917, Gordon moved to Wales in 1925 and regarded himself as a naturalised Welshman. He was an articled pupil to the borough architect in Swansea and later studied at the Welsh School of Architecture and served in the Royal Engineers from 1940-46. He set up a partnership with T Alwyn Lloyd in 1946, boasting in 1970 that he was the only practising architect whose partner went to Gladstone's ...

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