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ZWART, Wibo J

Born: fl 1956

Architect

SACA:
Reg No: 1767
Year registered: 1956

BArch (Natal).

TPIA (1956); ISAA (1956).

In 1959 he was found in the employ of the NBRI of the CSIR at the time when DMcG CALDERWOOD was there developing so-called 'Native Housing'.

CHIPKIN ( 2007: 379) recalls his

distinctive kraal houses, I suspect, were influenced by the Pretoria regionalists as well as by the Pearlman family's Roodepoort Brickworks, rough semi-face commons and clinker brick in blues and plums - a brick much favoured by a generation of Johannesburg vernacular architects, ... .

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 ZWART

Chipkin, Clive M. 2008. Johannesburg Transition - Architecture & Society 1950 - 2000. Johannesburg: STE Publishers. pp 379

ISAA. 1959. The Yearbook of the Institute of South African Architects and Chapter of SA Quantity Surveyors 1958-1959 : Die Jaarboek van die Instituut van Suid-Afrikaanse Argitekte en Tak van Suid-Afrikaanse Bourekenaars 1958-1959. Johannesburg: ISAA. pp 101, 198