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11 Diagonal Street
Central, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Helmut JAHN: Architect

Date:1983
Type:Offices
Status:Extant
Street:Diagonal Street

 


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Coordinates:
26°12'15.14" S 28°02'08.43" E

The black and white photographs above are from negatives taken by Leon KRIGE as a fifth year architecture student, the first one was owned by Barry BIERMAN after his thesis exam. The colour photograph "...was done from a roof nearby, took about 3 months to negotiate access, eventually found a soft spot on a Friday night as security guards changed shift, waited for an hour after a big storm for the change of shift, the views were incredible, 1st they just showed me a window in the revamped part of the building but eventually I was let loose on the roof, very difficult to repeat."

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


Writings about this entry

Muwanga, Christina. 1998. South Africa : a guide to recent architecture. London : Köln: Ellipsis : Könemann. pg 138-139