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  • Bird, Randall (Smithsonian Institution, 2012)
  • City Engineer, Johannesburg. (Town Engineer) (2012-01-17)
    Eastern Native Township.1 Estimate plan. ET-W-2/1.580X1035. 2 Proposed water supply. ET-W-3. 08/12/1924.460X620 3 . Sewer reticulation. ET-R-2 vel1. 18/03/1960. 700X1025. 4 Site Plan for proposed stadium & sportsfields. ...
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1939-01)
    " The architectural monuments of England are to be found in the country. In the vernacular where architectural forms combine with an unaccountable poise and harmony; where brick and tile and thatch and stone are used with ...
  • Martienssen, Rex D (The Journal of the Cape, Natal, Orange Free State and Transvaal Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors., 1942-02)
    'Architects' houses tend to be interesting not because they inevitably exceed either on practical or aesthetic grounds the work done in the normal way, but because they are in a sense snatches of autobiography.'...'in the ...
  • Lennox, Canning & Goad (2011-07-25)
    Exchange Buidings, 1890. Erected at a cost of 125,000 pounds, this building, in the Neo-Classic tradition, was opened on February 10th, 1890. Situated corner commissioner and Simmonds Streets, it was partly converted into ...
  • 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."
  • Bryer, Monte (Faculty of Architecture of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1977)
    The purpose of this monograph is to report a broad outline of the development of the Wits Faculty of Architecture and its role in the community from its early beginnings a few years after the commencement of this century ...
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    First Telephone Exchange, 1891, Johannesburg.
  • For Us 
    Jones, Patrick (ed) (Witwatersrand University Architecture School, 1962)
    This exhibition is an expression of our search for a way in which we can, with conviction, face a situation deprived of a centre and a living purpose. In the buildings presented in this exhibition we find the evidence of ...
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    Fordsburg Post Office, one of the first branch post offices in Johannesburg, and situated in the Ferreirastown district. Image 942.
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    Corner Marshall and Hollard Streets. Formerly the United Engineering Company. A fantasy in stone-a most grandiose building, with elaborate detailing culminating in the picturesque. Features are the central semi-circular ...
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1928-06)
    "...The picture of a shady patch, of whitewashed wall, the scent of pressed grapes, the fantasy of a gable scroll are the treasures which refresh one after a pilgrimage to the Cape. ...
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    Built in Rissik Street, forming the eastern extremity of the Market Square. This building later became the first Post Office.
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    Green & Co., Boot & Shoe Importers, Eloff Street. This building was situated on the block now occupied by Castle Mansions. Image 706.
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    In the foreground is the old Standard Bank. In this photograph is embodied the character of the mining camp. A great forest of corrugated iron glistening in the midday sun.
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1939-11)
    "The Hellenistic house exemplifies a classic ideal. There is nothing haphazard in its shape.Craftmanship was merely a means to an end, and where we can find faults they can be attributed to a lack of technique or lack of ...
  • Stoloff, Cyril A. (2011-08-04)
    Letter detailling the history of Johannesburg's late Victorian Architecture, as dispalyed in the Cyrill Stoloff photograph collection. The photographs are held in the Architecture School, Library and Archival Collection, ...
  • Baker, Herbert (Sir) (2011-11-11)
    Baker, Herbert (Sir). House and stables for Col. Dalrymple. Parktown. Johannesburg. Transvaal houses.
  • Baker, Herbert (Sir) (2011-11-10)
    Herbert Baker (Sir). House for A.D. Pennant ESQ. Johannesburg. Plans, sections and elevations. Watercolour, paint and pencil on parchment. 785X530
  • Martienssen, Fassler, Cooke (2013-04-22)
    House Stern, ground & first floor drawing plan.

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