In his banks and public buildings, he preferred to use Italianate classical styles similar to those of Charles Barry - his design for Fettes College, Edinburgh was one of the first to revive the French château style.
He is buried in the New Calton Cemetery in Edinburgh, beside his nephew, John Bryce, also an architect.
After David Bryce quit heroin, he knew the diff iculties of staying clean. He also knew the miseries which go hand in hand with drug abuse - the stealing, the mugging, the dealing, the sheer desperation. So he decided to help others kick the habit. This was his only weapon ALAN TAYLOR TALKS TO THE MAN BEHIND CALTON ATHLETIC
Nov 13, 2005; DAVID Bryce - Davie to his many mates - has a mantra: "Take me if you can, but leave my men alone." He learned it, he recalls,...
SHOULD METHADONE BE USED TO WEAN ADDICTS OFF HEROIN AND OTHER HARD DRUGS?; NO Insists DAVID BRYCE, Anti-Drugs Campaigner and Himself an Ex-Addict
Feb 28, 2001; A LEADING counsellor says keeping prisoners on drugs is a defeatist policy. David Bryce - director of Glasgow-based anti-drug...