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Hochstetter House
Pretoria, Gauteng

NUNN, AV, with HWE STAUCH: Architect

Date:1937
Type:Flats with shops to street
Status:Demolished
Street:Andries St

(SAB Mar 1937:49, tend)

Notes from THE MODERN FLAT 1948

The block occupies an important frontage on one of the main streets in Pretoria. On the ground floor shops are planned round an open courtyard.

TYPE. One-room flats

ACCESS. Access gallery, staircase and lifts.

NO. OF FLATS. Shops on ground floor. Offices on first floor. Four upper floors. Six flats per floor. Total: 24 flats.

CONSTRUCTION. Reinforced concrete frame, exposed on main front. Brick infilling, faced with black terrazzo tiles.

Ref: Yorke, FRS and Gibberd, F. 1948. THE MODERN FLAT. London: The Architectural Press. p 154

Submitted by William MARTINSON


Writings about this entry

Herbert, Gilbert. 1975. Martienssen & the international style: The modern movement in South African architecture. Cape Town - Rotterdam: AA Balkema. pg 152
Yorke, FRS & Gibberd, F. 1948. The modern flat. London: The Architectural Press. pg 154