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Medical Centre
Central, Johannesburg, Gauteng

HANSON, TOMKIN and FINKELSTEIN: Architect
Date:1946
Type:Offices
Status:Unknown
1947SAIA Award of Merit
Street:Jeppe Street

New style office building with regular plain modular fenestration for flexible partitioning of floor plan, an example soon followed by others, creating 'a cliff-like' street perspective' devoid of expression' (Greig, 1971: 148. Received an Institute of South African Architects Award of Merit soon thereafter).

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

Chipkin, Clive M. 1993. Johannesburg Style - Architecture & Society 1880s - 1960s. Cape Town: David Phillip. pg 246
Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg 148