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FRIDJHON, Clement Raymond (Clem)

Born: 1905 10 30
Died: 1974 10 29

Architect

SACA:
Reg No: 540
Year registered: 1930

Reg Prob RIBA Cape Town 1923-4; DipArch 1930 (Cape Town)

Was born in Dublin, Eire, and came to South Africa as a child where he was educated at the Grey Institute, Port Elizabeth and at the South African College School in Cape Town. He studied Architecture at the University of Cape Town from which he graduated in 1930; he married in the same year. He registered with the Institute of South African Architects in the Cape but left almost immediately for Durban in 1931 to work for KALLENBACH, KENNEDY & FURNER. According to his obituary in Architect & Builder (Dec 1974:32), he was a partner in Kallenbach, Kennedy & Furner from 1931 until 1940, managing their Durban branch. He registered with the Natal Provincial Institute of Architects in 1932 and was President in 1968-69. When the Durban office of Kallenbach, Kennedy & Furner was dissolved in February 1940, Fridjhon set up practice in Durban on his own account until 1951 when the partnership with RG FULFORD, CLEMENT R FRIDJHON & FULFORD was formed, in 1959 and again in 1969 of address 507 United Building, Smith Street, Durban Natal.

(A&B Dec 1974:32 obit; Archt & Bldr May 1990:20-22; ISAA mem list)

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

List of projects

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With notes

House Freed: 1936. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
House Fridjhon: c1930. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect

Books citing FRIDJHON

Cumming-George, L. 1934. Architecture in South Africa - Volume Two. Cape Town: The Speciality Press of S.A. Ltd.. pp 106

ISAA. 1959. The Yearbook of the Institute of South African Architects and Chapter of SA Quantity Surveyors 1958-1959 : Die Jaarboek van die Instituut van Suid-Afrikaanse Argitekte en Tak van Suid-Afrikaanse Bourekenaars 1958-1959. Johannesburg: ISAA. pp 90, 220

ISAA. 1969. The Yearbook of the Institute of South African Architects and Chapter of SA Quantity Surveyors 1968-1969 : Die Jaarboek van die Instituut van Suid-Afrikaanse Argitekte en Tak van Suid-Afrikaanse Bourekenaars 1968-1969. Johannesburg: ISAA. pp 93, 180