Perspectives on Bo-Kaap and its Heritage by Janine de Waal, Jim Hislop & Quahnita Samie
Professor André van Graan explores Barrie Biermann’s hypothesis of the origins of Cape Dutch architecture as a manifestation of Dutch colonialism.
VASSA April2013 outing: An invitation to visit, explore and picnic against the slopes of the Perdeberg, courtesy Judy and Miike Orpen
Mathilda Burden, an acclaimed expert on South African culture and history, offers a presentation on a few building materials used in old Cape architecture
There won’t be an outing in March because outings are usually on the last Saturday of a month, and this year Easter falls over the this weekend.
Making it easier for us to all be part of heritage conservation – the new SAHRIS online system developed by Nic Wiltshire.
Dirk Visser’s work can be characterised by restorations he led, advice he gave, collaborations he was involved in &championing of threatened Cape buildings
Dirk Visser left his mark on a wide range of Cape vernacular buildings. This talk, drawn from interviews, gives an overview of his career as he charted it.
Dr Gwen Fagan will talk about the influences that determined the layout of the historical farm “werf” at the Cape, which includes the Eastern, European and local factors.
She will illustrate the talk with examples of “werwe” from the 17th to the 19th century.
Gwen Fagan lead us through the layout of the “werf”at farms in the Winelands: Salomonsvlei, Goederust and Roggeland.
- MAY 2013 OUTING May 1, 2013
- MAY 2013 TALK May 1, 2013
- APRIL 2013 OUTING April 1, 2013
- APRIL 2013 TALK April 1, 2013
- November 2011 Talk November 1, 2011
- VASSA Journal Vol. 25 June 12, 2012
- JULY 2012 TALK July 1, 2012
- JULY 2012 OUTING July 1, 2012