Thomas S. Tait

Thomas Smith Tait (1882–1954) was a prominent Scottish modernist architect. He designed a number of buildings around the world in Art Deco and Streamline Moderne styles, notably St. Andrew's House (the headquarters of the Scottish Government) on Calton Hill, Edinburgh, and the pylons for Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Thomas Smith Tait
Born18 June 1882
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Died18 July 1954
the Cottage Hospital, Aberfeldy, Scotland
NationalityScottish
Alma materGlasgow School of Art; Royal Academy Schools
OccupationArchitect
AwardsRIBA Gold Medal, Best Building of 1933
PracticeJohn Burnet & Partners; Burnet, Tait & Lorne
BuildingsSelfridges, Oxford Street; the Daily Telegraph Building, Fleet Street; Unilever House, Blackfriars; Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Southern aspect of St Andrew's House on Calton Hill Edinburgh.