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Transvaal University College - School of Mines
Johannesburg, Gauteng

HOWDEN and STEWART: Architect



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26°11'58.48" S 28°02'34.82" E Alt: 1756m

This went out on competition and Thomas Edward COLLCUTT, then President of RIBA was the assessor. The original name, Transvaal University College, changed to School of Mining and Technology after 1910. Extensions were done in 1938.

In 1923 this became the Witwatersrand Technical College (Wits Technikon) and then in 2005 it was merged with the Rand Afrikaans University to become the University of Johannesburg.

Writings about this entry

Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg 136
van der Waal, Gerhard-Mark. 1987. From Mining Camp to Metropolis - The buildings of Johannesburg 1886-1940. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council. pg 121 ill, 176