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the Southern African Built Environment

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Aphane, Mathebe & Somer, Kees
n.d.
Model Township Attridgeville



Bawcombe, Philip & Scannell, Ted
1973
Philip Bawcombe's Johannesburg
Johannesburg
Village Publishing

Bawcombe, Philip & Scannell, Ted
1976
Philip Bawcombe's Kimberley
Johannesburg
Village Publishing

Boltt, Julia & Standard Bank Limited
2002
Exchange Square : a landmark development
Randburg
Primedia Pub.

Boonzaaier, Emile; Malherbe, Candy; Smith, Andy & Berens, Penny
2000
The Cape herders : A history of the Khoikhoi in South Africa
Cape Town
David Philip

Bremner, Lindsay & Subirós, Pep
2007
Johannesburg : emerging / diverging metropolis
Mendrisio, Switzerland
Mendrisio Academy Press

Clarke, Nicholas J; Fisher, Roger C & Simelane, Siphiwe
2016
First edition
NZASM-footsteps along the tracks : the identified extant built residue of the Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij (1887-1902)
Pretoria
Visual Books

Delius, Peter; Maggs, Tim & Schoeman, Alex
2014
Forgotten World : the stone-walled settlements of the Mpumalanga escarpment
Johannesburg
Wits University Press

Du Plessis, C; Irurah, D & Scholes, R
2003
Building Research & Information



Du Preez, Kobus & Swart, Gert
n.d.
The Interior - Free State, Northern Cape & Karoo



Fransen, Hans & Stellenbosch Museum
1970
Die Kaapse stoel : The Cape chair
Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch Museum

Fransen, Hans; Laubscher, Erik & Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery
2009
Erik Laubscher : A Life in Art
Stellenbosch
SMAC Art Gallery

Harris, CT; Noëth, JG; Sarkady, NG; Schutte, FM & Van Tonder, JM
2010
Van seringboom tot kerkgebou : die argitektoniese erfenis van die Gereformeerde Kerke
Krugersdorp
Gereformeerde Kerke in Suid-Afrika

Herbert, Gilbert & Sosnovsky, Silvina
1993
Bauhaus-on-the-Carmel and the Crossroads of Empire
Jerusalem
Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi

Herbert, Gilbert; Heinze-Greenberg, Ita & Sosnovsky, Silvina
2003
In Search of Excellence: the Architecture and Building Projects of the Electric Industry in the Land of Israel, 1921-1942
Haifa
the Architectural Heritage Research Centre (in association with the Israel Electric Corporation)

Jansen, Chris & Simson, Sally
1981
50 Cape Dutch houses
Cape Town
D. Nelson

Johnson Barker, Brian; Maclay, George; Steyn, Alfie & Poulter, Neville (Eds)
1987
Off the Beaten Track : Selected Day Drives in Southern Africa
Cape Town
AA The Motorist Publications (Pty)

Keeling, Candice & Swart, Johan
n.d.
Lost Wilhelmiens



Low, Iain; Smuts, Carin & Architects Support Group for South Africa
1997
A new school of architecture in South Africa? : a study launched by Architects Support Group for South Africa, ASGSA-UK
Johannesburg
Daedalus Press

Mendelsohn, Richard & Shain, Milton
2016
The Jews in South Africa : an illustrated history
Jeppestown
Jonathan Ball

Nienaber, PJ ; Smit, JD & Botes, SM
1987
Vrystaatse Argitektuur - Historiese-argitektoniese ontwikkeling van die Vrystaatse boukuns
Pretoria
Stigting NALN

Rankin, Elizabeth & Schneider, Rolf Michael
2019
From Memory to Marble: The Historical Frieze of the Voortrekker Monument Part 1
Berlin
De Gruyter

Reinecke, DO; Byrne, A; Stark, UG & Meyer, T (Eds)
1981
Staatsteater Pretoria '81
Johannesburg
The Penrose Press

S2A3 (Plug, C - Project Leader and main compiler)
2002-
S2A3 biographical database of southern African science
Webspace
WWW

SA Sendinggestig Museum
19[80?]
South African Sendinggestig Museum, Long Street, Cape Town, The
[Cape Town?]
[Caltex?]

SABC
1959
Our Art 1
Pretoria
Lantern / SABC

SABC
1961
Our Art 2
Pretoria
SA Association for the Advancement of Knowledge and Culture / SABC

Saidi, Finzi Edward
2005
Developing a curriculum model for architectural education in a culturally changing South Africa
Pretoria
Unpublished PhD : University of Pretoria

Sanders, AJGM (Ton)
2017
First edition
Calvinist Church Architecture - South Africa - from Baroque to Byzantine
Lake Chrissie
Private (Sanders)

Sanders, Paul
2003
SelectedBDG : The work of Building Design Group Architects, 1968-1977
Glenwood
Total Cad Academy

Sandler, David Solly
2014
Memories of Oranjia - the Cape Jewish Orphanage, 1911-2011 : the memories of many generations of children who were in the care of Oranjia together with the history from Oranjia's past publications
Place of publication not identified
David Solly Sandler

Santry, Denis
1915
War Cartoons by Dennis Santry selected from The Rand Daily Mail and The Sunday Times, Second Series Third Edition
Johannesburg
The Central News Agency

Santry, Denis
1915
War Cartoons by Dennis Santry selected from The Rand Daily Mail and The Sunday Times, Third Series
Johannesburg
The Central News Agency

SAR & H. Publicity
1913
City of Pretoria and Districts, The : An Official Handbook describing the Social, Official, Farming, Mining, and General Progress and Possibilities of the Administrative Capital and Surrounding Districts
Pretoria
Publicity Department, South African Railways

Sarid, Isa & Bartolf, Christian
1997
First edition
Hermann Kallenbach : Mahatma Gandhi's friend in South Africa : a concise biography
[Berlin]
Gandhi-Informations-Zentrum

SAWW & Donaldson, K (Ed.)
1926
Fourteenth edition
South African Who's Who (Social and Business) 1925-1926
Cape Town
Ken Donaldson

SAWW & Olsen, Rider Fraser (Ed)
1933
Who's Who in Natal : with which is incorporated Women of Natal
Durban
The Knox Printing & Publishing Co

SAWW & Donaldson, K (Ed.)
1935
Twentieth edition
South African Who's Who (Social and Business) 1935
Cape Town
Ken Donaldson

SAWW & Donaldson, K (Ed.)
1936
South African Who's Who (Social and Business) 1936
Cape Town
Ken Donaldson

SAWW & Donaldson, K (Ed.)
1938
Twenty-third edition
South African Who's Who (Social and Business) 1938
Cape Town
Ken Donaldson

SAWW & Olsen, Rider Fraser (Ed)
1938
The South African Woman's Who's Who
Johannesburg
Biographies (Pty) Ltd

SAWW & Donaldson, K (Ed.)
1944
Twenty-ninth edition
South African Who's Who (Social and Business) 1944
Cape Town
Ken Donaldson

SAWW & Donaldson, Ken (Eds)
1955
South African Who's Who
Johannesburg
Ken. Donaldson (Pty.), Ltd.

SAWW & Donaldson, K (Ed)
1957
South African Who's Who 1957
Johannesburg
Ken Donaldson (Pty) Ltd

SAWW & Ken Donaldson (Pty) Ltd (Eds)
1958
South African Who's Who 1958 : An illustrated biographical sketch book of South Africans with separate sections for the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, and South West Africa
Johannesburg
Ken Donaldson (Pty) Ltd

SAWW & Wooten & Gibson (Eds.)
1963
Who's Who of Southern Africa 1963
Johannesburg
Wooten & Gibson (Pty) Ltd

SAWW
1976
Who's Who of Southern Africa : including Mauritius and incorporating South African Who's Who and the Central African Who's Who
Johannesburg
The Argus Printing and Publishing Co.

SAWW & Donaldson, K (Ed.)
1920
11th edition
South African Who's Who (Social, Business & Farming) 1919-1920
Cape Town
Ken Donaldson

SAWW & Donaldson, K (Ed.)
1932
South African Who's Who (Social and Business) 1931-1932
Cape Town
Ken Donaldson

SAWW & Gibson, PJ (Managing Editor) (Ed)
1965
Who's Who of southern Africa 1965
Johannesburg
Combined Publishers

Sayers, Chas O
1982
Looking back on George : a medley of musings and memories
George
Herald Phoenix

Scherzer, K
1861
Narrative of the circumnavigation of the globe by the Austrian frigate Novara, (commodore b. Von Wullerstorf-Urbair,): undertaken by order of the imperial government, in the years l857,1858, & 1859
London
Saunders, Otley & Co

Schoeman, Chris
1994
District Six : the spirit of Kanala
Cape Town
Human & Rousseau

Schoeman, Chris
2011
Brothers in arms. Hollanders in the Anglo-Boer War
Cape Town
Zebra Press

Schoeman, Chris
2013
Historical Karoo, The : Traces of the past in South Africa's arid interior
Cape Town
Zebra Press

Schoeman, Chris
2017
Historical Overberg, The
Cape Town
Zebra Press

Schoeman, Karel
1980
Bloemfontein: die ontstaan van 'n stad
Kaapstad
Human & Rousseau

Schoeman, Karel
1982
Vrystaatse erfenis : Bouwerk en geboue in die 19de eeu
Kaapstad
Human & Rousseau

Schoeman, Karel
1985
Boukunsskatte van die Vrystaat / Free State Heritage
Roodepoort
CUM Boeke vir Stigting NALM

Schoeman, Karel
1987
First edition
Bloemfontein in Beeld : Portrait of Bloemfontein 1860-1910
Cape Town/ Pretoria
Human & Rousseau

Scholtz, J du P
1976
Moses Kottler: His Cape Years
Cape Town
Tafelberg

Schoonbee, Eliz-Marié
2017
First edition
Tribute to the life and work of Jacob Hendrik Pierneef; A : 1886-1957
Franschhoek
La Motte Wine Estate, La Motte Museum

Schoonraad, Murray & Duminy, Pieter (comps)
1981
Battiss 75
Pietermaritzburg
D & S Publishers

Scott, Ann and Scott, Mike (Compilers and producers)
2001
Second Revised Edition edition
Overberg explorer, The : a guide for environment-orientated travel in the Cape Overberg : a joint project of the Overberg community
Gansbaai
Overberg Conservation Services

Seemann, Ulte A
1997
Fortifications of the Cape Peninsula : 1647-1829
Cape Town
Castle Military Museum

Segal, Lauren
2006
Number Four : the making of Constitutional Hill
Johannesburg
Penguin (South Africa)

Sellick, William Stephen James
1904
Uitenhage past and present : souvenir of the Centenary. 1804-1904
Uitenhage
Uitenhage Times

Serfontein, Jozua (Redakteur)
1986
Elsenburg
[Stellenbosch]
[Serfontein]

Serjeant, RB & Lewcock, Ronald
1983
San'a' : an Arabian Islamic city
London
World of Islam Festival Trust - Scorpion Press

Service, Alastair
1975
Edwardian architecture and its origins
London
Architectural Press

Shepherd, RHW
1971
LOVEDALE SOUTH AFRICA 1824 - 1955

Lovedale Press

Shorten, John R
1963
Cape Town : A record of the Mother City from the earliest days to the present
Cape Town
JR Shorten in association with Shorten and Smith Publications

Shorten, John R; Johannesburg City Council
1970
The Johannesburg saga
Johannesburg
John R Shorten

Silverman, Melinda
n.d.
'Ons bou vir die bank': Nationalism, architecture and Volkskas Bank



Silverman, Melinda & Manoim, Irwin (Eds)
2003
Warmbaths / Belabela / Settlers Urban change in a small South African town
Johannesburg
School of Architecture, University of the Witwatersrand

Silverman, Melinda (Ed)
2004
Nylstroom / Modimolle - Urban change in a small South African town
Johannesburg
School of Architecture, University of the Witwatersrand

Silverman, Melinda; Arvanitakis, Diane & Manoim, Irwin (Eds)
2005
Frankfort / Namahadi - Urban change in a small South African town
Johannesburg
School of Architecture, University of the Witwatersrand

Silverman, Melinda; Manoim, Irwin; Ludman, Barbara & University of the Witwatersrand
2007
Harrismith, Intabazwe : urban change in a small South African town
Johannesburg
University of the Witwatersrand

Simon van der Stel Foundation
1992?
Stigting Simon van der Stel, 10 jaar in Potchefstroom
Potchefstroom
Simon van der Stel Foundation

Simons, Phillida Brooke
1995
Old Mutual, 1845-1995
Cape Town
Human & Rousseau

Simons, Phillida Brooke; Proust, Alain & Martin, Leni
1996
Groote Schuur : Great Granary to Stately Home
Cape Town
Fernwood Press

Simons, Phillida Brooke
1998
The life and work of Charles Bell
Vlaeberg
Fernwood Press

Simons, Phillida Brooke & Proust, Alain (photography)
2000
Cape Dutch Houses and Other Old Favourites
Cape Town
Fernwood Press

Simons, Phillida Brooke
2003
Meerlust ; 300 years of hospitality
Cape Town
Fernwood

Skead, CJ
1960
The canaries, seedeaters and buntings of Southern Africa
Cape Town
Published for the trustees, the South African Bird Book Fund; distributed by the Central News Agency

Skead, CJ
1967
The sunbirds of southern Africa : also the sugarbirds, the white-eyes and the spotted creeper
Cape Town ; Amsterdam
Balkema for the Trustees of the South African Bird Book Fund

Slater, Lorna
1982
The Story of Sidbury 1820-1920
Port Elizabeth
Lorna M Slater

Sleigh, D
1996
The forts of the Liesbeeck frontier
Cape Town
Castle Military Museum

Sleigh, Dan
2004
Die Buiteposte : VOC-Buiteposte onder Kaapse bestuur 1652-1795
Pretoria
Protea Boekhuis

Smail, JL
1966
Monuments and Battlefields of the Transvaal War 1881 and the South African War 1899 to 1902
Cape Town
Howard Timmins

Smit, AP (Ed)
1973
Ligglans oor die berge : eeufeesgedenkboek Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk en gemeenskap, Barkly-Oos, 1873-1973
Barkly East
Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerkraad van Barkly-Oos met die medewerking van die Plaaslike Stadsraad

Smith, Anna H & Africana Museum
1956
Pictorial history of Johannesburg
Johannesburg
Juta & Co., for the Africana Museum

Smith, Anna H
1971
Johannesburg street names; a dictionary of street, suburb and other place-names
Cape Town
Juta

Smith, Elizabeth AT; Shulman, Julius & Goessel, Peteret al
2002
Case study houses
Köln ; New York
Taschen

Smuts, F; Johnman, CK & Malherbe WD
1974
Stellenbosch ons oudste dorp : our oldest village
Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch 300 Aksie

Smuts, Francois (red)
1979
Stellenbosch drie eeue : amptelike gedenkboek
Stellenbosch
Stadsraad van Stellenbosch

Sorrell, Jennifer & Noero, Jo
2009
Jo Noero : the everyday and the extraordinary : three decades of architecture : Jo Noero Architects 1982-1998 and Noero Wolff Architects 1998-2009
Cape Town
ADA Pub.

South African Heritage Resources Agency & University of Pretoria. Dept. of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Interior Design.
2000
Ermelo, Mpumalanga : preliminary survey for a conservation policy
Pretoria
University of Pretoria. Dept. of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Interior Design

South African Institute of Architects
2008
Awards : South African Institute of Architects. Awards for Excellence, Awards of Merit, Regional Awards for Architecture 2005/2006 2007/2008
Cape Town
Picasso for SAIA

South African Institute of Architects
2010
Awards : South African Institute of Architects. Awards for Excellence, Awards of Merit, Regional Awards for Architecture 2009/2010
Cape Town
Picasso for SAIA

South African Institute of Architects
2012
Awards : South African Institute of Architects. Awards for Excellence, Awards of Merit, Regional Awards for Architecture 2011/2012
Cape Town
Picasso for SAIA

South African Institute of Architects
2014
Awards : South African Institute of Architects. Awards for Excellence, Awards of Merit, Regional Awards for Architecture 2013/2014
Cape Town
Picasso for SAIA

South African Institute of Architects
2016
Awards : South African Institute of Architects. Awards for Excellence, Awards of Merit, Regional Awards for Architecture 2015/2016
Cape Town
Picasso for SAIA

South African Institute of Architects
2018
Awards : South African Institute of Architects. Awards for Excellence, Awards of Merit, Regional Awards for Architecture 2017/2018
Cape Town
Picasso for SAIA

South African National Committee on Large Dams
1994
First edition
Large dams and water systems in South Africa
Pretoria
SANCOLD

South African Photo-Publishing Company
1894
Photographs of South Africa : comprising representative views of its cities, streets, churches ...
Cape Town
South African Photo-Publishing Company

South African Railways and Harbours
1947
Princess Elizabeth Graving Dock and the Port of East London
Johannesburg
South African Railways and Harbours

South African Transport Services Museum
1990
Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij. Rand Tram 1890-1990: 100
Johannesburg
SA Transport Services Museum

Spence, Betty
1952
Build your own house : the owner-builder guide
Pretoria
Government Printer

Spencer, Shelagh O'Byrne
1981
British Settlers in Natal. 1824-1857. A biographical register. Vol 1
Pietermaritzburg
Natal University press

Spencer, Shelagh O'Byrne
1983
British Settlers in Natal. 1824-1857. A biographical register. Vol 2
Pietermaritzburg
Natal University press

Spencer, Shelagh O'Byrne
n.d.
British Settlers in Natal. 1824-1857. A biographical register. Vol 3
Pietermaritzburg
Natal University press

Spencer, Shelagh O'Byrne
n.d.
British Settlers in Natal. 1824-1857. A biographical register. Vol 4
Pietermaritzburg
Natal University press

Spencer, Shelagh O'Byrne
n.d.
British Settlers in Natal. 1824-1857. A biographical register. Vol 5
Pietermaritzburg
Natal University press

Spencer, Shelagh O'Byrne
n.d.
British Settlers in Natal. 1824-1857. A biographical register. Vol 6
Pietermaritzburg
Natal University press

Srivastava, Amit & Scriver, Peter
n.d.
10.2 Transnational Tactics : A View fro across the Indian Ocean



Stadsraad van Stellenbosch
1929
Stellenbosch 1679-1929
Stellenbosch
Hortors

Stamp, Gavin
1977
Silent Cities : An Exhibition of the Memorial and Cemetery Architecture of the Great War
London
Royal Institute of British Architects

Staples, Chester O
2006
Mills of Southern Africa : water, wind and horse
Pretoria
Umdaus

Star, The
1966
The Barnett Collection : a pictorial record of early Johannesburg
Johannesburg
The Star

Star, The
s.a.
The Barnett Collection Volume II: South Africa and Johannesburg at the turn of the century
Johannesburg
The Star

Stark, Felix
1964
Durban : from its beginnings to its silver jubilee of city status
Johannesburg
Felstar Publishers

Stark, Felix (Editor)
1956
Seventy Golden Years 1886-1956: Issued by the Authority and Special Permission of The City Council of Johannesburg and The Johannesburg Publicity Association
Johannesburg
Municipal Public Relations Bureau

Stellenbosch Town Council
1979
Stellenbosch three centuries : official commemorative volume
Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch Town Council

Stewart, Alexander
1956
1856 - 1956 : Die verhaal van die Independente Congregational Kerk gestig deur Henry Charles Helm Heidelberg, Kaapland 1856
Pinelands
Mossel Bay Advertiser [Printer]

Stewart, James
1894
Lovedale, South Africa : illustrated by fifty views from photographs
Edinburgh
A. Elliot

Stewart, John
2021
Sir Herbert Baker : architect to the British Empire
Jefferson, North Carolina
McFarland & Company, Inc.

Stirk, Doris
1991
Kasouga Sands : The story of the Eastern Cape's first seaside resort
Cape Town
Doris Stirk

Stone, Ida Mae & Clayton, Harry
1976
Sketches : published on the occasion of Johannesburg's ninetieth birthday
Johannesburg
Published for the Africana Museum by Ad. Donker

Storrar, Patricia
1982
Second, revised edition
PORTRAIT OF PLETTENBERG BAY
Cape Town
Centaur Publishers

Storrar, Patricia
1984
A colossus of roads
Cape Town
Murray & Roberts / Concor

Storrar, Patricia
2001
Plettenberg Bay and the Paradise Coast
Craighall
Trevor McGlashan, TJM Publishers

Strauss, Pamela & Curtis, John
1994
Africa style in South Africa : pondokkies, khayas, and castles
Johannesburg
J. Ball Publishers

Strutt, Daphne H
1963
The story of the Durban Club : from Bafta to baroque
Cape Town
Howard Timmins

Summers, Roger
1975
A History of the South African Museum 1825 - 1975
Cape Town
AA Balkema

Sutton, Michael Kidd
2015
Michael Sutton : architect
Athens, Greece
Foinikas Publications

Swanevelder, Dirk & Fisher, RC
2009
Clivia - Nature and Nurture
Pretoria
BRIZA

Swart, Johan & Proust, Alain
2019
Hidden Pretoria
Cape Town
Struik Lifestyle

Swart, Marius J (ed)
1989
Afrikanerbakens
Johannesburg
Federasie van Afrikaanse Kultuurvereniginge

Swellendam Heritage Association
2018
Treasures of Swellendam
Swellendam
Swellendam Heritage Association

Swellendam Heritage Association
2023
The Irrigation Water of Swellendam
Swellendam
Swellendam Heritage Association

Swiegers, JJ
1982
Die Nederduits Gereformeerde Gemeente van Joubertina 75 Jaan 1907-9182
Oudshoorn
NG Gemeente Joubertina

Walker, Michael & Stuart-Findlay, Derek
2011
St James, a place of dreams: Bicentenary Edition 1810-2010
St James
Kalk Bay Historical Association