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Volkskas
Pretoria, Gauteng

Date:c1935
Client:Volkskas
Type:Bank
Status:Demolished

...was a retrained art deco structure, with nothing to indicate that it had aspirations to be a nationalist icon ... neither the ideological nor monumental qualities that were to become evident in Moerdyk's later work for the volk ... or for the bank. (Silverman, 1998: 131)

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

Silverman, Melinda 'Ons bou vir die bank': Nationalism, architecture and Volkskas Bank: in Judin, Hilton & Vladislavić, Ivan (editors) and Vladislavic, Ivan (editors). 1998. blank______ Architecture, apartheid and after: pp 131 + ill