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LE ROUX, Schalk Willem

Born: 1945

Architect


Is retired (2006) Professor and Head of the Department of Architecture at the University of Pretoria where he obtained Master's and Doctoral degrees, with short, year long, study periods in Italy and France in between. He has travelled widely, mainly in the Middle and Near East and North Africa. His main interests lie in the architecture of Islam, slaves and Free Blacks in the building industry of the Cape, and conservation. He is the author, co-author or editor of 11 books and about 100 articles on history, architecture and education in the local accredited architectural and historical and international architectural journals. He now resides in Gordon's Bay where he writes and runs a small publishing company.

Was a recipient of the Medal of Honour for Architecture by the SA Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns in 2002.

A short reminiscense of Strauss BRINK

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