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Stirling-Winthrop Drug Factory
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

HAMLIN and PARK-ROSS: Architect
Date:1952
Type:Factory
Status:Unknown

A single storeyed factory comprising warehouses, manufacturing department and administration block arranged around internal courtyards. Manufacturing bays are mechanically ventilated and north, west and east facades are externally louvered or have external canopies 'to ensure the high standard of comfort which promotes industrial efficiency' (Greig, 1971: 111).

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 111