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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

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Articles by LE ROUX

LE ROUX, S. 1985. Still Bay - a case for conservation. Journal of the Institute of South African Archicects. Mar/Apr pp. 35-38

MARÉ, E., GERNEKE, C. & LE ROUX, S. 1987. Importance of architects' views in architectural history. South African Journal of Culture and Art History. vol. 1 no. 1. March pp. 76-90

LE ROUX, S., LOUBSER, E., NIEHAUS, R., WOLMARANS, G., OLIVIER, F. & LöTTER, F. 1987. Mosques of the Western Transvaal Platteland - a pilot study. Architecture SA. Mar/Apr pp. 26-29

LE ROUX, S. 1989. Eenheidsfaktore in die ontwikkeling van moskee-ontwerp. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Kultuurgeskiedenis. vol. 4 November pp. 39-46

LE ROUX, S. 1989. Sinan en die Ottomaanse moskee. De Arte. vol. 39 April pp. 4-23

LE ROUX, S. 1990. James Walton: Old Cape farmsteads. Historia. vol. 35 no. 1 pp. 98-100

LE ROUX, S & FISHER, R. 1991. Of veld and past towns. Planning. 115 pp. 26-31

LE ROUX, S. & BOTES, N. 1993. Restourasie: Handves en praktyk. Journal of the Institute of South African Architects. May/Jun pp. 22-25

LE ROUX, S. 1993. Transvaal die goue provinsie. Historia. vol. 38 no. 1 p. 103

LE ROUX, S. 1994. Islam and conservation: The Juma Masgied as case study. Journal of the Institute of South African Architects. Jul/Aug pp. 4-7

LE ROUX, S. 1994. Die Transvaalse Moskee - 'n voorsig. Architecture SA. Jul/Aug pp. 14-17

LE ROUX, S. 1994. 'n Vreemde bekende. Journal of the Institute of South African Architects. Jan/Feb pp.17-21

LE ROUX, S. 1994. James Walton: Double-storeyed, flat-roofed buildings of the rural Cape. Historia. vol. 39 no. 1 pp. 104-105

LE ROUX, S & FISHER, R. 1995. Septon Manor - the making of a type. Journal of the Institute of South African Architects. Jul/Aug pp. 27-33

LE ROUX, S. 1996. J T Kemp: Somersetstraat 73, Graaff-Reinet. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Kultuurgeskiedenis. Vol. 10 nr. 2, November pp.130-131

LE ROUX, S. 1996. Presedente vir die Kaapse Moskee II: oorsprong vir die gebou as historiese teks. South African Journal of Cultural History. vol. 10 nr. 2, November pp.18-34

LE ROUX, S. 1996. Presedente vir die Kaapse Moskee I: agtergrond vir die gebou as teks. South African Journal of Cultural History. vol. 10 nr. 1, Mei pp. 44-59

FISHER, R & LE ROUX, S. 1996. Einiqualand & Griqualand - Northern Cape in the region of the Orange : the 29th parallel. Architecture SA. Vol 148 Issue 30, Jul/Aug pp. 15-35

LE ROUX, S. 1997. Presedente vir die Kaapse Moskee IV: 'n bespreking van die gebou as teks. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Kultuurgeskiedenis. vol. 11 nr. 2, November pp. 30-46

LE ROUX, S. 1997. Presedente vir die Kaapse Moskee III: die gebou as historiese bron. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Kultuurgeskiedenis. vol. 11 nr. 1, Mei pp. 27-47

FISHER, RC & LE ROUX, S. 1997. Dateline to the 'Crescent of Capricorn'. Journal of the Institute of SA Architects. Sept/Oct pp. 19-37

LE ROUX, S. 1998. Cloete Breytenbach. The Spirit of District Six. South African Journal of Cultural History. vol. 12 nr. 2, November pp.127-128

LE ROUX, S. 1998. What, No theme?. Journal of the South African Institute of Architects. June pp.43-48

LE ROUX, S. 2000. Vryknegte in die Kaapse Boubedryf. South African Journal of Cultural History. vol. 14 no. 2 pp. 64-82

LE ROUX, S. 2002. The Cape letters of Lady Duff-Gordon. South African Journal of Cultural History. vol 16 no. 2 pp. 25-45

BAKKER, K.A., LE ROUX, S.W. & YOUNG, G.A. 2003. Urban design education as integral to 'real-time' urban revitalization processes: Salvokop, Pretoria. Urban Design International. vol. 8 pp. 161-178

BAKKER, K. & LE ROUX, S. 2004. Origin and nature of the Malaysian shophouse: the persistence of type. South African Journal of Art History. vol. 19 no. 1 pp. 1-13

LE ROUX, Schalk & DU TOIT, Devilliers. 2004. Centre Court. Architectural Review. vol. 116 no. 1293 pp. 64-69

RAATH, H. & LE ROUX, S. 2004. Ikonografie van die dakhuis-en-boommotief in Joachim Patenier se Landskap met St. Christophorus en Pieter Breugel se Desidia. De Arte. vol. 69 pp. 62-76

LE ROUX, S. & BREEDLOVE, G. 2004. Die Tuin wat Pierneef gemaak het. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Kultuurgeskiedenis. vol. 18 nr. 1, Junie pp.10-33

LE ROUX, Schalk & BAKKER, Karel. 2005. The Aga Khan Award for Architecture: 25 years on. South African Journal of Art History. vol. 20 no. 1 pp. 105-115

LE ROUX, S. 2005. Om argitektuur te skryf. Acta Structilia. vol. 12 no. 2 pp. 139-154

LE ROUX, Schalk & DU TOIT, Devilliers. 2005. Beyond Petroleum?. Architectural Review. vol. 118 no. 1301 pp. 60-63

LE ROUX, Schalk. 2005. The Aga Khan Awards, 2004. Journal of the South African Institute of Architects. May/June pp. 42-43

LE ROUX, S & BOTES, N. 2005. The Faculty of Law Building. Architecture South Africa pp. 36-39

GROBLER, Anika & LE ROUX, Schalk. 2006. Criteria for spatial definition: architectural and urban interiors of the Constitutional Court. South African Journal of Art History. vol. 21 no. 1 pp. 47-69

LE ROUX, Schalk. 2006. Design in tuition. Innovate. vol. 1 no. 1, May pp. 98-99

LE ROUX, Schalk. 2007. The first mosque: Caledon street, Uitenhage. South African Journal of Cultural History. vol. 21 no. 1 pp. 34-56

LE ROUX, Schalk & BOTES, Nico. 2007. Number, point and space: The Islamic tradition. De Arte no. 75 pp. 58-63

LE ROUX, Schalk. 2007. Church to Mosque: A short account of the recycling of the Pretoria West Dutch reformed Church. South African Journal of Art History. vol. 22 no. 2 pp. 97-113

LE ROUX, Schalk. 2008. Die soeke na ’n planvorm vir Afrikaanse Gereformeerde kerkbou. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Kultuurgeskiedenis. vol. 22 no. 2. Nov pp. 20-44

FERREIRA, OJO & Le ROUX, Schalk. 2008. Fortaleza de São Sebastião en die Kasteel de Goede Hoop: ‘n historiese en vergelykende studie. South African Journal of Art History. Vol. 1 no. 1 60-81

LE ROUX, Schalk & FERREIRA, O.J.O. 2008. Camoes in Afrikaans: vertaling van die gedeelte uit Os Lusíadas wat oor die suidpunt van Afrika handel. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe. vol. 48 no. 1 pp. 95-110

BOTES, N & LE ROUX, SW. 2011. Uitbeeldings van die melkstoeltjie in kinderlektuur en politieke spotprente. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Kultuurgeskiedenis. 25(2) pp. 1-20

Books by LE ROUX

Fisher, RC & Le Roux, SW (Compilers). 1989. Die Afrikaanse woning. Herdrukke uit die Boerevrou 1919-1931. Hammanskraal: Unibook

Le Roux, SW. 1990. Plekke en geboue van Pretoria Volume 1. Pretoria: Pretoria Argitektuurvereniging

Le Roux, SW. 1991. Plekke en geboue van Pretoria Volume 2. Pretoria: Stadsraad van Pretoria

Le Roux, SW. 1992. Plekke en geboue van Pretoria Volume 1. (herdruk). Pretoria: Stadsraad van Pretoria

Fisher, RC, Le Roux, SW & Maré, E (Eds). 1998. Architecture of the Transvaal. Pretoria: UNISA

Le Roux, SW. 1998. Terugtog. Pretoria: Adamastor

Le Roux, SW & Botes, N (Eds.). 2000. Geloof in Suid-Afrika – ‘n Kultuurhistoriese beskouing. Suid-Afrikaanse Vereniging vir Kultuurgeskiedenis 18de Jaarlikse Kongres. Pretoria:

Le Roux, SW & De Villiers, A. 2003. Nine Landscapes / Nege Landskappe. Pretoria: Departement Argitektuur

Le Roux, SW. 2007. Van La Concorde na Op-de-Tradouw. Gordonsbaai & Jeffreysbaai: Adamastor

Ferreira, OJO & Le Roux, SW. 2009. Sagres & Suiderkruis. Gordonsbaai & Jeffreysbaai: Adamastor

Le Roux, SW & Fisher, RC (Eds.). 2010. Festschrift in honour of O.J.O. Ferreira. Gordon's Bay: Adamastor

Books citing LE ROUX

Bakker, Karel A, Clarke, Nicholas J. 2014. Eclectic ZA Wilhelmiens : A shared Dutch built heritage in South Africa. Pretoria: Visual Books. pp 1

Chapters in books by LE ROUX

Le Roux, Schalk. Faculty of Law Building: in 2009. 10 years + 100 buildings: pp 70

Le Roux, Schalk. The Transvaal Mosque: Towards a Theory of Precedent: in 1998. Architecture of the Transvaal: pp 99

Chapters in books citing LE ROUX

Other publications by LE ROUX

LE ROUX, S. 1983. Die Moslemtuin: spieël van die Paradys. Lantern vol. 32 nr. 4 pp. 26-37

LE ROUX, S. 1985. Die Aga Khan toekenning en die argitektuur van Islam. Architecture SA Jan/Feb pp. 29-32

LE ROUX, S.W. 1987. 'n Stelsel om plekke van argitektoniese waarde in Pretoria vir ‘n Register te dokumenteer. M Arch thesis. University of Pretoria

LE ROUX, S & FISHER, R. 1989. The 1989 Aga Khan Awards. Planning vol. 106 Nov pp. 43-44

LE ROUX, S. & HOLM, D. 1989. Die onderbroke stad. Architecture SA May/Jun pp. 30-4

LE ROUX, S. 1990. Pretoria in bewaring. Astikos pp. 16-17

LE ROUX, S. 1991. Vier nuwe skemas. Architecture SA Sept/Oct pp. 38-39

LE ROUX, S. 1991. Vrae deur die matglas. Architecture SA Jan/Feb pp. 11-12

LE ROUX, S.W. 1992. Vormgewende invloede op die ontwikkeling van moskee-argitektuur binne die Heilige Sirkel aan die Kaap tot 1950. PhD dissertation, University of Pretoria

LE ROUX, S. 1993. Plekke en geboue, in Krige, F. & Van der Waal, G-M. Kultuurhulpbronne. Die omgewing van Pretoria. Pretoria: Stadsraad van Pretoria pp. 18-9

LE ROUX, S. 1993. Criticism: Conference Centre, University of Pretoria. TIA Journal May p. 6

LE ROUX, S. 1994. 'n Vreemde bekende. Architecture SA Jan/Feb pp. 17-21

LE ROUX, S. 1996. Groot Moskee van Damaskus was voorheen kerk en tempel. Woonburger 29 Junie pp. I&III

LE ROUX, S & PAUW, S. 1998. Huis Laubscher. Kommentaar van die paneel. South African Architect February p. 28

LE ROUX, S. 1998. Die plattelandse moskee. Restorica nr. 30 pp. 14-15

LE ROUX, S & FISHER, R. 1999. Tribute to Pancho Guedes. SA Architect February p. 17

LE ROUX, S. 2000. Hindoes se Mariammen tempel restoureer. Die Burger Kultuurkroniek 17 Junie pp. 1 & 3

LE ROUX, S. 2002. The Landscape Architecture Programme. Urban Green File Supplement February p. 7

LE ROUX, S. 2003. Pierneef tuin herskep. Bylae tot Die Burger 12 Junie p. 14

LE ROUX, S. 2003. Ou resepte red tempel. Die Burger Kultuurkroniek 13 Maart p. 14

LE ROUX, Schalk. 2004. Plenty of arcades to be found in the city centre. Supplement to the Pretoria News 26 August p. 5

LE ROUX, Schalk. 2005. Ou stede herstel. Bylae by Die Burger 19 Februarie p. 16

LE ROUX, Schalk. 2005. Biblioteek herleef. Bylae by Die Burger 23 April p. 14

LE ROUX, Schalk. 2005. Timboektoe en Mauritanië. Bylae by Die Burger 21 Mei p. 14

LE ROUX, Schalk. 2006. The First Pretoria Opera House. Yearbook of the Africana Society of Pretoria vol. 23 pp. 67-72

Published reports by LE ROUX

Le Roux, SW & Fisher, RC. Heidelberg Transvaal Bewaringsverslag. Pretoria: Departement Argitektuur

Le Roux, SW & Fisher, RC. Botshabelo, 'n Dokumentasie van die Motse en ander kleiner huise. Pretoria: Department of Architecture

Le Roux, SW. Marabastad of die Asiatiese Bazaar : geboue en plekke van belang. Pretoria: RNG

Le Roux, SW. Mariammen Tempel, Marabastad: Restourasiestudie. Pretoria: RNG

Le Roux, SW. Omgewingskwaliteit van die voorstad Arcadia. Pretoria: Stadsraad van Pretoria

Le Roux, SW. Omgewingskwaliteit van die voorstede Craigielea, Fairview, Eastclyffe, Kilberry, Eastwood & Lisdogan Park. Pretoria: Stadsraad van Pretoria

Le Roux, SW. Omgewingskwaliteit van die voorstad Colbyn. Pretoria: Stadsraad van Pretoria

Le Roux, SW. Omgewingskwaliteit van die voorstad Sunnyside/Clydesdale. Pretoria: Stadsraad van Pretoria

Le Roux, SW. Omgewingskwaliteit van die voorstad Hillcrest. Pretoria: Stadsraad van Pretoria

Erasmus, F, Fisher, RC & Le Roux, SW. Ermelo, Mpumalanga. Ermelo: Town Council Ermelo

Le Roux, SW, Fisher, RC & Botes, N. Conservation policy Botshabelo. Johannesburg: SAHRA