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Obituary: Jeremy Rose, obsessive, acclaimed architect

Sunday Times | Chris Barron:

Jeremy Rose, who has died in Johannesburg at the age of 52, was the architect behind some of South Africa’s most famous museum, heritage and public-art projects commemorating the struggle against apartheid.These include Freedom Park, the Mandela House Visitors Centre,  the Hector Pieterson Memorial and Museum, the Apartheid Museum, the Liliesleaf Liberation Centre in Rivonia and the Mandela Capture Site public sculpture. He was also principal architect for parts of the Newtown cultural precinct in Johannesburg, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls and the Origins Centre at the University of the Witwatersrand… Source 

Image: The details on the major projects architect Jeremy Rose worked on were, for him, non-negotiable
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2018-10-23T17:54:12+00:00