University of Kwa Zulu-Natal

Howard College Campus – University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

The building of Howard College at the University of KwaZulu-Natal was donated by Durban businessman T.B. Davis in remembrance of his son Howard who was killed in the long and brutal world war one Battle of the Somme in northern France in 1915. The Memorial Tower Building at Howard College was built to commemorate students who had died in WWII. Construction of the building, which cost two hundred and thirty five thousand pounds to complete, was undertaken in 1948 and completed in 1972. The exterior of the Howard College building has been designed in the Union style, and has little…