House Martienssen Blue Plaque - Kathy Munro - 2021

53 Cruden Bay Road, Greenside was designed by Rex Distin Martienssen as his own residence.  The house was completed in 1939 and is regarded as a seminal work of the Transvaal Group which spearheaded the introduction and adaptation of the modern movement in South Africa. The house shows strong influences of Le Corbusier. It is a simple and elegant design that utilises local materials effectively.

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53 Cruden Bay Road, Greenside

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Old photo of House Martienssen (South African Architectural Record)


Blue plaque location (Kathy Munro)