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Johannesburg style : architecture & society, 1880s-1960s

Author: Clive M Chipkin
Publisher: Cape Town : D. Philip Publishers ; Johannesburg : Thorold's Africana Books [distributor], 1993.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chipkin, Clive M.
Johannesburg style.
Cape Town : D. Philip Publishers : Johannesburg : Thorold's Africana Books [distributor], 1993
(OCoLC)633051017
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clive M Chipkin
ISBN: 0864862210 9780864862211
OCLC Number: 30916488
Description: vii, 335 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. Victorian Johannesburg --
The Lost World --
Age of Capitalism --
Victorian Prelude --
Beginnings --
Gold Fever --
Victorian Townscape --
Victorian Architecture --
1890's Residential Boom --
Trek to the towns --
Compounds of the Rich --
2. Edwardian Age --
Imperial tide --
Herbert Baker --
Edwardian Johannesburg --
Edwardian Splendour --
Johannesburg-Pretoria-New Delhi --
3. 1920's Johannesburg --
Hegemony, not modernity --
Cape Riviera --
Georgian Revival --
New wine, old bottles --
1920's classicism --
Americanisms --
1929 --
4. 1930's Johannesburg --
Discrediting the old --
Metropolis --
Art Deco Johannesburg --
Schlesinger know-how --
1936 --
Exhibition style --
Flight --
Monolithic Johannesburg --
The National Question --
Modern in modernisation --
Skyscrapers --
5. Johannesburg-Paris --
Origins --
New architecture --
Houghton Villas --
Corbusier in the suburbs --
Rue de Sevres --
Alternative modern --
Climax --
6. Township Johannesburg --
Migration --
Locations --
Black areas --
New Botshabelo --
Marabi Age --
Call of the city --
World of strangers --
Native housing --
Destruction of Sophiatown --
7. Post-war Johannesburg --
Revaluations --
Hillbrow Vernacular --
Brazil builds --
Little Brazil --
Berea Scale --
Regional office style --
Precincts --
Alternatives --
Architektura --
Cowin and continuity --
Perret Interlude --
Johannesburg-Pretoria --
Out of Africa --
Patio Houses --
Johannesburg-Berlin --
Johannesburg-New York --
Johannesburg-Philadelphia.
Responsibility: Clive M. Chipkin.

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