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Cuthbert's Building
Bloemfontein, Free State

William Rhodes HARRISON: Architect
Date:1938
Type:Commercial
Status:Unknown

First Free State break into modernism, reflecting contemporary German and Swedish influence with severe, rational facades 'refreshingly free of frills' after fifty years of 'regurgitated' neoclassicism (Greig, 1971: 85).

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

Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg 85