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Monday 17 February 2020

Birthdays today

1870 02 17 - TILL, Albert Edwin

1883 02 17 - LOUW, Wynand Hendrik

1970 02 17 - HEATHERWICK, Thomas Alexander



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Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada 1800-1950

Biographical Index of Australian architects

Dictionary of Scottish architects 1660-1980

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S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science

Western Australian architect biographies

Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Pacific Coast Architecture Database

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Church, Mount Stewart, Eastern Cape

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Church, Mount Stewart, Eastern Cape

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Old Prison and Gaoler's House, Florida, Gauteng

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Malcomess House, East London, Eastern Cape

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Graveyard, De Rust, Western Cape

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House Savage - now Ann Bryant Art Gallery, Belgravia, East London, Eastern Cape

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WERNICH, Johannes Willem

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Town Hall - Civic Centre, Krugersdorp, Gauteng

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Railway Station - Toorwater, Willowmore district, Eastern Cape

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Swartberg Hotel, Prince Albert, Western Cape

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St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Germiston, Gauteng

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Cosmopolitan Hotel, Jeppe, Johannesburg, Gauteng

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Train Tunnel Tonnelkop, De Rust district, Western Cape

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Showroom, The, Prince Albert, Western Cape

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Great War Memorial, Jeppe High School for Boys, Kensington, Johannesburg, Gauteng

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Burgers' Park, Pretoria, Gauteng

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Railway Station, Klipplaat, Eastern Cape

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Touws River High School, Touws River, Western Cape

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Intermittent Down Draught Kiln and Chimney, Vaal Potteries, Meyerton, Gauteng

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Fort Klapperkop, Pretoria, Gauteng

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St Patrick on the Hill, Hogsback, Eastern Cape

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CP Nel Museum, previously Boys' High School, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape

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Fort Skanskop, Pretoria, Gauteng

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Johannesburg Fort, Hospital Hill, Johannesburg, Gauteng

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Railway Station, Calitzdorp, Western Cape

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Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, Glen Lynden, Eastern Cape

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Victoria Hotel, Pretoria, Gauteng

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Faure Pier, Robben Island, Western Cape

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