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Pinelands Garden City
Pinelands, Western Cape

Albert John THOMPSON: Architect
Date:1920
Type:Housing scheme
Status:Extant

Town Planning Scheme for Cape Town covering 800 acres (324 hectare) at Uitvlug. The design had been won by John PERRY in open competition but was then referred to Sir Raymond Unwin who recommended Albert John THOMPSON who had worked previously for Unwin.

For a history of Pinelands Garden City visit the Pelteret website.

(Pinelands/Uitvlugt), proposed, nr Maitland (AB&E May 1920:2, 13, 14; AB&E Aug 1920:9; AB&E Apr 1922:1-11; FRIBA nom papers 1927; SA Archt Feb 1940:420)

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.