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University of the Witwatersrand, Central Block - Robert Sobukwe BlockCOWIN, POWERS and ELLIS: Architect
EMLEY and WILLIAMSON: Architect
Frank EMLEY: Architect
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26°11'31.23" S 28°01'49.36" E Alt: 1773m
Won comp, EMLEY of EMLEY and WILLIAMSON appointed co-architects with COWIN & POWERS, later COWIN, POWERS & ELLIS
(Building Jun 1922:52; Building Dec 1922:108; SAB Jan 1923:14; SAB Jul 1928 suppl ill; Greig 1971:143; Murray 1982:105)
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 78,79,189,271|
|Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg 143|
|Murray, Bruce K. 1982. Wits, the early years : a history of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and its precursors, 1896-1939. Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press. pg 105|
|van der Waal, Gerhard-Mark. 1987. From Mining Camp to Metropolis - The buildings of Johannesburg 1886-1940. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council. pg 185,186|