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Architecture (SA)

Front cover of The Buildings of Pietermaritzburg: Volume 1 by Brian Bassett
The Buildings of Pietermaritzburg: Volume 1 - Brian Bassett

The Buildings of Pietermaritzburg: Volume 1 edited by Brian Bassett is a large catalogue of the buildings of the city of Pietermaritzburg. It includes a photograph, the address, the use and a brief description of each building as it was in 1986.

ZAR 1,500.00
Front cover of Philip Bawcombe's Kimberley - Text by Ted Scannel
Kimberley - Philip Bawcombe & Ted Scannel

Philip Bawcombe's Kimberley, the second book in the series on places in South Africa with paintings of the city by Bawcombe and text by Ted Scannel . It follows Johannesburg which is widely recognised and shows the detail and flavour of the place.

Introduction by Brian Roberts

ZAR 300.00
Front cover of Johannesburg Style by Clive M. Chipkin
Johannesburg Style - Clive M. Chipkin

Johannesburg Style: Architecture & Society 1880s – 1960s by Clive Chipkin argues that as we come to talk about distinctive styles of urban architecture in Europe and North America – such as Chicago Style – so too has Johannesburg evolved a recognisable style or procession of styles that are as interesting and deserving of serious consideration as those of other major cities of the world. Like Chicago, too, Johannesburg was a progeny of nineteenth-century industrial society, and its history is the story of its development as an industrial metropolis tied to the world market.

ZAR 850.00
Front Cover of The Old Houses of the Cape by Hans Fransen and Mary Alexander Cook
The Old Houses of the Cape - Hans Fransen and Mary Alexander Cook

The Old Houses of the Cape by Hans Fransen and Mary Alexander Cook is a comprehensive survey with pictures and desciptive text of the existing houses and farm buildings in the traditional Dutch style of the 18th century. This copy is number 190/200 of the deluxe edition bound in quarter brown leather and signed by the authors.

ZAR 1,250.00
Front Cover of Shack Chic by Craig Fraser
Shack Chic - Craig Fraser

Shack Chic: Art And Innovation In South African Shack-Lands by Craig Fraser brings to life the triumph of artistic tenacity over adversity. His vibrant images capture the style and innovation of Cape Town's shack dwellers. Having photographed some of the most luxurious homes in the world, the renowned photographer has found true inspiration in some of the poorest. Using only available light, Fraser left the interiors unstyled to capture their 'true beauty'.

ZAR 190.00
Front cover of Early Nineteenth Century Architecture in South Africa by Ronald Lewcock
Early Nineteenth Century Architecture in South Africa - Ronald Lewcock

Early Nineteenth Century Architecture in South Africa by Ronald Lewcock describes the interaction between British and Dutch architecture and discusses the major trends that have influenced architecture in South Africa. The author also analyses the sources of various foreign stylistic influences. Illustrated throughout with b&w photos and line drawings.

ZAR 800.00
Spine of The Cape House and its Interior by A M Obholzer, M Baraitser & W D Malherbe
The Cape House and its Interior - A M Obholzer, M Baraitser & W D Malherbe

The Cape House and its Interior: An Inquiry into the Sources of Cape Architecture & a Survey of Built-in Early Cape Domestic Woodwork by A M Obholzer, M Baraitser & W D Malherbe the standard work on the subject. Illustrated with 1600 illustrations, 8 in colour.

This copy is the deluxe edition, bound in full leather and signed by Obholzer and Malherbe. Number 54 out of 100.  With a slip case.

ZAR 7,000.00
Front Cover of The Cape House And Its Interior by Obholzer, Baraitser & Malherbe
The Cape House And Its Interior - Obholzer; Baraitser; Malherbe

The Cape House And Its Interior by Obholzer, Baraitser & Malherbe is the first comprehensive survey of the architecture of the early Cape of Good Hope, considered by many art-historians to be the major South African contribution to world culture. However, little has been written about its roots, the existent decorative build-in woodwork such as doors, screens and cupboards and their metal fittings such as locks, hinges and escutcheons.

ZAR 4,500.00
Front cover of Luderitz and Environs: Conservation Study
Luderitz and Environs - School of Architecture, University of Natal

Luderitz and Environs: Conservation Study by the School of Architecture, University of Natal aims promote the importance of preserving and restoring the remaining historical architecture in Luderitz. It includes detailed diagrams, illustrations and maps of the town and of the buildings and architecture present, with accompanying text.

ZAR 300.00
Front Cover of Africa Style in South Africa by Pamela Strauss
Africa Style in South Africa - Pamela Strauss

Africa Style in South Africa by Pamela Strauss is a survey of architectural styles in South Africa from the most modest constructions to the more ambitious. Concentrates rather on the unusual and eschews the modern nouveau riche for more individualistic interpretations of the South African soul. Beatifully illustrated in full colour.

ZAR 250.00
Front Cover of Cape Dovecots and Fowl-Runs by James Walton
Cape Dovecots and Fowl-Runs - James Walton

Cape Dovecots and Fowl-Runs by James Walton deals with a previously unrecorded aspect of Cape vernacular architecture, namely the dovecots, fowl-runs and fowl-houses. Many of these buildings are among the most beautiful examples of early Cape architecture. Profusely illustrated in black and white.

ZAR 750.00