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Monumental Modernism


A plastic form of the Modern used with expressionistic monumental scale in the late 60s and early 70s. Concrete is used with full technical competence. Examples include the 1820 Settler Monument, Grahamstown; Taal Monument, Paarl; and Voortrekker Monument, Winburg.

Buildings on this website in Monumental Modernism style

1820 Settlers' National Monument: 1967. Makhanda (Grahamstown), Eastern Cape
Taalmonument - Language Monument: 1975. Paarl, Western Cape
Voortrekker Monument: 1967. Winburg, Free State