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HERMER, Manfred

Born: 1915 03 23
Died: ?

Architect

SACA:
Reg No: 708
Year registered: 1939

DipArch 1937 (Witwatersrand)

Hermer was born in Volksrust, Transvaal and studied architecture at the University of the Witwatersrand from 1933, graduating in 1937. He commenced independent practice in 1939 but on the outbreak of the Second World War he enlisted and served in East Africa and in the Middle East. He recommenced practice in Johannesburg after the war. In 1943 he joined R GREEN in partnership (cf GREEN & HERMER), the partnership being dissolved in 1946. In 1954 he transferred his membership to Orange Free State Provincial Institute of Architects (OFSPIA) now FSIA but at some point returned to practice in Johannesburg.

In 1969 he was a principal in the firm MANFRED HERMER & GROSSKOPFF ARCHITECTS.

ISAA 1939. (Arch Rev Jun 1953:407; ISAA mem list; SAAR Mar 1945:60)

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

With photographs
With notes


Alexander Theater: 1951. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Brenthurst Clinic: 1959. Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Civic Theatre: 1961. Braamfontein, Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Civic Theatre and Restaurant: 1958. Bloemfontein, Free State - Architect
Ice Drome: 1970s [?]. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
Market Theater: 1976. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Olive Convention Centre and Ice Rink: 1970s [?]. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect

Books citing HERMER

Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pp 86, 111, 153

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 91, 186

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 94, 120