Entry in the bookArchitecture of the Transvaal
Chapter eleven page 253
|Author:||Brittan, Philip & van Wyk, Gary|
|Title:||Erecting Capital Icons: High-Rise Buildings in the Transvaal|
A desire to possess international symbols of modernity overrode aspects of practicality in the pursuit of erecting high-rise buildings in Johannesburg and Pretoria. Phil Brittan and Gary van Wyk explore the ideological values encoded in their architecture as symbolic determinants of form.