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LAMBERT, Leslie Charles

Born: 1904 05 22
Died: 1966 11


Reg No: 259
Year registered: 1927

Studied engineering at the Natal Technical College from 1918 to 1921, passing the Day School examination with distinction. Lambert then entered the office of AAR McKINLAY, during which time he attended part-time courses, undertook a correspondence course and studied privately; he registered as a probationer of the RIBA in 1926, going on leave of absence from McKinlay's office in 1926, returning to this office as a chief assistant later the same year. He left in 1928 to join CHICK & BARTHOLOMEW as chief assistant and remained with Chick & Bartholomew until 1930 when he left to make a seven-month overseas trip during which he visited Britain, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain and France. He returned to Durban late in 1930 and was employed by the DURBAN CORPORATION ARCHITECTURE DEPARTMENT as assistant architect. In 1935 he sat the RIBA special examination at the University of the Witwatersrand. By 1966 he was Chief Architect of the DURBAN CORPORATION ARCHITECTURE DEPARTMENT.

ISAA 1927; NPIA 1927; ARIBA 1936. (ARIBA nom papers (1936) 6101; 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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Point Sewer Pump - House 1: 1961. Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - Project Architect

Books citing LAMBERT

Brown, SM. 1969. Architects and others: an annotated list of people of South African interest appearing in the RIBA Journal 1880-1925. Johannesburg: Unpublished dissertation, University of the Witwatersrand. pp

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 93, 223

ISAA. 1927. Register of Members the Institute of South African Architects. Johannesburg: ISAA (Unpublished Record). pp L2