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GREIG, Doreen Edith

Born: fl 1943


Reg No: 832
Year registered: 1943

Although this field [Architecture] has little appeal for women generally, Dr. Doreen Greig, the author of some standard works on South African architecture, has become the first woman president-in-chief of the Institute of Architects. There were only 21 female architects in South Africa in 1971. This excerpt was taken from the Standard Encyclopedia of Southern Africa (1976). Submitted by Arthur BARKER.

Recipient of the Medal of Distinction from the South African Institute of Architects.

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(Transvaal Inst. practicing. ISAA Yearbook, 1959)

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Books citing GREIG

Bakker, Karel A, Clarke, Nicholas J. 2014. Eclectic ZA Wilhelmiens : A shared Dutch built heritage in South Africa. Pretoria: Visual Books. pp 2

Morgan, Ann Lee & Naylor, Colin. 1987 [1980]. Contemporary Architects. Chicago and London: St. James Press. pp 1035

Potgieter, DJ (Editor-in-chief). 1975. Standard Encyclopaedia of South Africa [SESA] Volume 11 Tur-Zwe. Cape Town: Nasou. pp 485

Books by GREIG

Greig, Doreen Edith . 1958. Domestic work of Sir Herbert Baker and his influence in the field of building in the Transvaal; The : 1902-1912. Johannesburg: University of the Witwatersrand (Unpublished BA Dissertation)

Greig, Doreen. 1970. Herbert Baker in South Africa. Cape Town: PURNELL

Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins

Greig, Doreen E . 1987. Reluctant colonists; The : Netherlanders abroad in the 17th and 18th centuries. Assen: Van Gorkum