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  • de Langen, C.D. (1933-11)
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1934-07)
    "Le Corbusier says 'state the problem clearly' and take stock of present day resources. Co-ordinate all the factors involved, material, economic, metaphysical. Solve the problem strictly in terms of these."
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1934-10)
    "The term architect, then in this context implies very much more than is commonly supposed. Our architect must have a full understanding of the problems involved in the present social and economic structures. His function ...
  • Wells, L.H. (1935-05)
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1935-05)
    "Ons behoort sowel die toekoms as die verlede te skat indien ons geboue 'n vrolike agtergrond moet verskaf wat voldoende en ten volle in harmonie sal wees met ons lewenswyse."
  • Dart, Raymond A; Dart, Raymond A (1935-05)
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1935-06)
    When we build, we establish a relationship more or less satisfactory between the volume of the building and the greater volume which encloses it. The enveloping elements of the building-form provide the transition, and it ...
  • Enslin, T. B., Maingard, J. F. (1936-06)
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1936-09)
    Art Implies human intervention; the impact of a creating will on inanimate material, but in the functioning of this humanizing agency the outcome is coloured by economy. To evoke a response it is not necessary to re-create ...
  • Baynash, J. B. (1936-11)
  • Unknown (1936-11)
  • South Africa Parliament (Cape Town, 1937)
    Debates of the House of Assembly of the Union of South Africa as reported in the Cape Times. South Africa Politics and government. Debates of the House of Assembly / Union of South Africa = Debatten van de Volksraad / ...
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1937-05)
    "When the designer saw his first flyingboat make a steep climbing turn over Rochester Castle he saw the demonstration of an idea given expression in terms of the rich vocabulary of his own time."
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1937-08)
    "...I am all for a minimum of information and a maximum of wrangling."
  • Facade 
    Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1937-11)
    "... these palaces marked the last stage before impatience with the restrictions of a pure style brought decay, and final collapse into vulgarity."
  • South Africa Parliament (Cape Town, 1938)
    Debates of the House of Assembly of the Union of South Africa as reported in the Cape Times. Debates of the House of Assembly / Union of South Africa. Debates of the House of Assembly / Union of South Africa = Debatten ...
  • South Africa Parliament (Cape Town, 1938)
    Debates of the House of Assembly of the Union of South Africa as reported in the Cape Times. Debates of the House of Assembly / Union of South Africa = Debatten van de Volksraad / Unie van Zuid-Afrika. South Africa ...
  • Chas. E. Goad, Ltd. (Chas. E. Goad., 1938-01)
    The activities or company name, on each erf (stand), in every block, in the central and commercial areas of Johannesburg are shown. The files are named after the streets appearing at the top of each sheet. Each sheet shows ...

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