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Established: 1904
Ended: 1932


The partnership in Pretoria from about 1904 to 1932 between JG KRAAN and JB WYERS. Their best-known works are the two Dutch Reformed Churches in Pretoria, one in Bosman Street and the other in Du Toit Street; both are early buildings and owe much to Dutch tradition.

(Kesting 1978)

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.

List of projects

With photographs
With notes

2 shops for Ziman Bros: 1926. Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng - Architect
5 shops: 1925. Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng - Architect
Gereformeerde Kerk: 1914. Bethal, Mpumalanga - Architect
Gereformeerde Kerk: n.d.. Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng - Architect
Gereformeerde Kerk: 1897. Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal - Architect
Goodman Bros, add: 1928. Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng - Architect
Hotel Pretoria: 1926. Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng - Architect
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Grootkerk: 1902-1906. Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng - Architect
Nederduitse Hervormde Kerk: 1904-1905. Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng - Architect
Oos-Eind School: c. 1904. Travenna, Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng - Architect
Residency Hotel, alt: 1924. Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng - Architect
SA Perm Mutual Bldg: 1924. Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng - Architect
Shops and offices for F Postma,: 1927. Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng - Architect
Shops/offices for TJ Rodda Estate: 1925. Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng - Architect
Volksbank: 1923. Central, Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng - Architect

Books citing KRAAN and WYERS

Bakker, Karel A, Clarke, Nicholas J. 2014. Eclectic ZA Wilhelmiens : A shared Dutch built heritage in South Africa. Pretoria: Visual Books. pp 76

Harris, CT, Noëth, JG. 2010. Van seringboom tot kerkgebou : die argitektoniese erfenis van die Gereformeerde Kerke. Krugersdorp: Gereformeerde Kerke in Suid-Afrika. pp 19

Meiring, Hannes. 1980. Pretoria 125. Cape Town: Human & Rousseau. pp 47, 57, 101

Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pp 164