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WARD, Herbert Gordon

Born: 1953

Architect


Was awarded the BAKER Scholarship for 1925 with his design for 'A propylaeum or monumental entrance built as a War Memorial for the passage of people on foot only, through a great retaining wall about twenty-five feet high on the face of a cliff surrounding a town on a kopje' (SAAR Jun 1925:34); the subject matter was set by Herbert Baker. Ward joined the PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT in Pretoria in 1929 and became a senior architectural assistant in 1936.

ISAA 1927. (ISAA mem lists; PSL 1936:182; SAAR Jun 1925:34-8, 43 ill; SAAR Jun 1953:37 death notice) Publ: The General Post Office, Cape Town, PWSA Jan 1939:15-20 ill

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Books citing WARD

ISAA. 1927. Register of Members the Institute of South African Architects. Johannesburg: ISAA (Unpublished Record). pp W6