CLARK, David EdwynBorn: 1911 03 11
Reg No: 697
Year registered: 1938
BArch (Witwatersrand) (1935)
ARIBA (1938); ISAA (1938).
Studied architecture at the University of the Witwatersrand from 1929 to 1934. He was a member of the short-lived Alpha Club which preceded Zero Hour (c1932) and took part in the Fine Arts Students tour of Italy from December to March 1930-1931. Clark graduated with a Degree of Bachelor of Architecture in March 1935 (Wits Graduation programme for 23 March 1935 - lists Clark as graduating with a Degree of Bachelor of Architecture - but spells his name as Edwin). The same year he joined the CITY ENGINEERS DEPARTMENT, JOHANNESBURG and was elected an Associate member of the RIBA in 1938. He later (n.d.) went to work for the Public Works Department in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanganyka (Tanzania). By 1953 he was working in Kitwe, Northern Rhodesia (Zambia). He resigned from the Institute of South African Architects in 1961.
(ARIBA nom papers (1938) 7053; ISAA mem list; SAAR Jan 1935:20)
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