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Flats Dr AH Gool - Project only
Cape Town, Western Cape

Max POLICANSKY: Architect

Date:1937
Type:Flats
Status:Proposed

(SAB Apr 1938:71)

LOCATION: Buitencingel Street, Cape Town. Periphery of CBD. Residential development for Dr. A. H. Gool. (Project only)

A north-east-facing site with a limited frontage. Designed as 2 blocks of flats (apartments) with connecting courtyard. The first block contains a number of bachelor flats with the provision of a communal space at ground level. A pedestrian scheme related to city and mass transit systems; no motor car provision is provided for. The second block consists primarily of 2-roomed accommodation. Roof is developed as solarium space. The development was an investment proposal.

(Righini 1977:50)

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

Righini, Paul. 1977. The work of Max Policansky. isilili sam sise africa : a journal of architecture and human settlements - University of Cape Town Volume 1, Number 1. pp 50-51