Journals

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VASSA Journal Vol 35 – 2019 SEP

VASSA Journal Vol 35 – 2019 SEP

2019 SEPTEMBER – Vol. 35

Contents

An Evaluation of Vernacular Architecture in Lesotho:
Matthew Liechti

Some Aspects of the History of Newlands Village:
Rob Hill

 

 

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VASSA Journal Vol.34 – 2018 NOV

VASSA Journal Vol.34 – 2018 NOV

NOVEMBER 2018 – Vol. 34

Contents

 

A tribute to Dr Hans Fransen (1931-2017)

The harmonius vernacular: Hans Fransen  

Speech for my Dad’s celebration of life: Kari Longman

Doyen and doyenne of conservation, Hans Fransen (86) and Marie-Lou Roux (87), pass away: Marthinus van Baart 

Assessing some of J.H. Pierneef’s artworks to reconstruct the history of a vernacular dwelling: Mauritz Naudé 

A possible candidate for the introduction of corbelled buildings into South Africa: Nigel Amschwand 

Articles by Hans Fransen, published by VASSA 

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VASSA Journal Vol. 33

VASSA Journal Vol. 33

NOVEMBER 2017 – Vol. 33

Contents

In this issue

A brief history of the development of Barrydale – Stephen Dugmore

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VASSA Journal Vol. 32

VASSA Journal Vol. 32

NOVEMBER 2016 – Vol. 32

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In this Issue

Farmhouse at Klaasvoogds Rivier – Elize Joubert

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VASSA Journal Vol. 31

VASSA Journal Vol. 31

June 2015 – Vol. 31

Contents

Moving inside: changing values, attitudes and world view: Pat Kramer

Moordenaarsgat: a correction: Nigel Amschwand

People and places of the Piketberg: Antonia Malan

VASSA Journal Vol. 30

VASSA Journal Vol. 30

VASSA Journal Vol. 30

DECEMBER 2014 – Vol. 30

Contents

Joanna on VASSA excursions: always curious:  Pat Kramer

Joanna Marx, a memory: Eureka Barnard & Leana du Preez

Of honnehokke and other things: Ron Viney

Joanna Marx: an inspiration to milling: Andy Selfe
 

When Joanna introduced me to James Walton: Nigel Amschwand

The Joanna Marx Collection: Ilse Arendse

A Tribute: Ron Viney

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VASSA Journal Vol. 29

VASSA Journal Vol. 29

 JUNE 2014 – Vol. 29

Contents

 

Gabriël (Gawie) Fagan – The genesis and development of a new Cape vernacular : Arthur Barker

Moordenaarsgat – A contested farm in the Kareebergen : Nigel Amschwand

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VASSA Journal Vol. 28

VASSA Journal Vol. 28

DECEMBER  2013 – Vol. 28

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Recording on the northern frontier: The Bokkeveld case study: Tim Maggs & Nigel Amschwand

The vernacular art of Erich Mayer – then and now: Nigel Amschwand

A short architectural history of the Schotschekloof homestead, Bokaap, Cape Town: Jim Hislop

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VASSA Journal Vol. 27

VASSA Journal Vol. 27

JUNE 2013 – Vol. 29

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From outlaws to In-laws: families and farms in the Piketberg District,c.1700 to c.1910: Antonia Malan.

The wine cellar on the farm Altydgedacht, Tygerberg: Janine de Waal.

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VASSA Journal Vol. 26

VASSA Journal Vol. 26

DECEMBER 20172- Vol. 26

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Town and village layout at the Cape, with special reference to the mission village: Hans Fransen

Robertson, 1853-1905: a study of the development of the town and of the architecture: Karin Ström

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VASSA Journal Vol. 25

VASSA Journal Vol. 25

MAY  2012 – Vol. 33

Contents

 

The influence of English architecture on Cape Dutch architecture in PaarlJozef Smit.

The making of the kerkgronde of Sutherland: Karin Strom.

VASSA Journal Vol. 24

VASSA Journal Vol. 24

VASSA Journal Vol. 24

SEPTEMBER  2011 – Vol. 24

Contents

Tribute to John Rennie
Contributers: 
Mike Scurr 
Melanie Attwell 
Gawie Fagan 
David van den Heever.

The British period – 19th century influences on vernacular architecture in the Eastern and Western Cape: John Rennie

 

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VASSA Journal Vol. 23

VASSA Journal Vol. 23

JUNE 2010 – Vol. 23

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West Coast buildings: the architecture of a coastal frontier: Antonia Malan & Lita Webley

Extracts from ‘Die kultuur-historiese belang van die “hardebieshuise” van Hopefield’ (1985): C. Wessels

Survey of buildings at Oudekraal Fontein, Hopefield (October 1979): VASSA

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VASSA Journal Vol. 22

VASSA Journal Vol. 22

DECEMBER 2009 – Vol. 22

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The Roodezand passes to the Tulbagh valley: Joanna Marx

The European origin of Cape vernacular architecture: Andre van Graan

Regional differences in Cape vernacular architecture: Hans Fransen

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VASSA Journal Vol. 21

VASSA Journal Vol. 21

JUNE 2009 – Vol. 21

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Rietfontein: a farm in the North Onder-Bokkeveld: Nigel Amschwand

The Liesbeeck River: its importance and its problems: Yvonne Brink

Doornboom in Heidelberg, saved at last: Hans Fransen
The Namaqualand stockpost: Lita Webley

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VASSA Journal Vol. 20

VASSA Journal Vol. 20

DECEMBER 2008 – Vol. 20

Contents

This issue is the second in a series dedicated towards recording the corbelled buildings of South Africa (see no.17 June 2007).


Buildings in the Karoo and Onder-Bokkeveld are described

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VASSA Journal Vol. 19

VASSA Journal Vol. 19

JUNE 2008 – Vol. 19

Contents

Mike Visser: A sociable loner : Joanna Marx

Mike Visser: How I remember him: David van den Heever

What is a vernacular building?: David Glennie

Building in stone in the Karoo: Possible explanations for the restricted distribution of corbelled houses: Judy Maguire

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VASSA Journal Vol. 18

VASSA Journal Vol. 18

DECEMBER  2007 – Vol. 18

Contents

 

Soutpan – A farm on the edge: Nigel Amschwand


The form and layout of early Cape Town households, 1660-1740: Antonia Malan

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VASSA Journal Vol. 17

VASSA Journal Vol. 17

JUNE 2007 – Vol. 17

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Corbelled buildings – an overview: Pat Kramer

VASSA excursion to Loxton, September 2006

Corbelled buildings in Europe

Corbelled buildings in South Africa: James Walton

Nieuweveld farms that tell a story: Judy Maguire

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VASSA Journal Vol. 16

VASSA Journal Vol. 16

DECEMBER 2006 – Vol. 16

Contents

 

André Pretorius: great loss to VASSA /
Gevoelige verlies vir Kaapse bewaringwêreld:
Hans Fransen

André Pretorius: Skrywer, fotograaf, bewaringsman:
Martiens van Bart 

The Three Musketeers: Philippina Oberholster 

Tierhoek, Calvinia: André Pretorius 

Giving dignity back to Loedolff House, Malmesbury:
David Glennie 

Schoongezicht, Ida’s Valley and Weltevreden, Stellenbosch:
The survival of Cape homesteads amid urban sprawl:
Antonia Malan

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VASSA Journal Vol. 15

VASSA Journal Vol. 15

JULLY  2006 – Vol. 15

Contents

Driefontein Farmhouse, Berg River Valley: an example of a late 18 th century longhouse: Mary Patrick & Harriet Clift

Donkerhoek homestead: Farm 956, Stellenbosch: Emmylou Rabe

An investigation of a colonial era farm graveyard in the Northern Cape : Nigel Amschwand

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VASSA Journal Vol. 14

VASSA Journal Vol. 14

DECEMBER  2005 – Vol. 14

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The vernacular architecture of Swellendam and its surroundings: Eureka Barnard

A tribute to our Octogenarian Vernackers: Helen Binckes, Shirley Chapman, Marion Ellis, Mary Floyd, Joy Saxon

Coenradenberg: Pat Kramer

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VASSA Journal Vol. 13

VASSA Journal Vol. 13

JUNE 2005 – Vol. 13

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Wine making at the Cape : The architecture of wine: André van Graan

A short history of Muratie: Helena Scheffler

Morgenhof: From langhuis to manoir: Antonia Malan

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VASSA Journal Vol. 12

VASSA Journal Vol. 12

DECEMBER  2004 – Vol. 12

Contents

A tribute to Revel Fox (1924-2004): Nicolas Baumann

Doornboom (‘Auld House’) Heidelberg CP: André Pretorius

Inherited characteristics of the Cape Vernacular: Hugh Floyd (reprint of 1983 article)

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VASSA Journal Vol. 11

VASSA Journal Vol. 11

JUNE 2004 – Vol. 11

Contents

Plattekloof: An abandoned pass, an 18th century farm with historic homestead and a painting of a mysterious lady : André Pretorius

 

Reflections on half a century of vernacular architecture studies at the Cape : Antonia Malan

 

La Cotte, Franschhoek: The homestead and its setting : André van Graan & Antonia Malan

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VASSA Journal Vol. 10

VASSA Journal Vol. 10

DECEMBER 2003 – Vol. 10

Contents

Kalbaskraal, Malmesbury: André van Graan

Anatomy of the Cape townhouse: Dirk Visser [reprint]

Crossing the Doorn (Doring) River: Nigel Amschwand

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VASSA Journal Vol. 09

VASSA Journal Vol. 09

JUNE 2003 – Vol. 09

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Dirk Visser Memorial Issue: Stewart Harris

The modern Cape house: Mike Munnik & Dirk Visser [reprint]

Partner and friend: Mike Munnik

Brother: Mike Visser

Architect: Jane Visser

The dovecote and dower house at Alphen: Nicky Cloete-Hopkins

Heritage activist: Steve Townsend

Vernacking with Dirk: Joanna Marx

I remember Dirk … : Len Raymond

Reading the structure of old Cape buildings: Dirk Visser

[transcript from recording made at VASSA Workshop 1999]

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VASSA Journal Vol. 08

VASSA Journal Vol. 08

DECEMBER  2002 – Vol. 08

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Buffelskraal, on the Hex River: André Pretorius

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VASSA Journal Vol. 07

VASSA Journal Vol. 07

JUNE 2002 – Vol. 07

Contents

How the garden grew: A brief spatial history of the Cape Town Gardens: Stewart Harris

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VASSA Journal Vol. 06

DECEMBER 2001 – Vol. 06

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Stormsvlei: A unique settlement frozen in time: André Pretorius

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VASSA Journal Vol. 05

VASSA Journal Vol. 05

JUNE 2001 – Vol. 05

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The meaning of the 18th century Cape farmstead: Yvonne Brink

The South African Orphan House: Lost but not forgotten: David van den Heever

George Thompson’s house and business premises in Long Street, Cape Town: Antonia Malan

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VASSA Journal Vol. 04

DECEMBER 2000 – Vol. 04

Contents

Lokenburg: Its early history, pioneer owners and buildings: André Pretorius

Some thoughts concerning the positioning of early Cape homesteads: Keith Loynes

Surgery to buildings: Jonathan Driver-Jowitt

The leper colony at Hemel-en-Aarde near Hermanus: Postscript to the Society’s visit in 1998: John Annandale

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VASSA Journal Vol. 03

VASSA Journal Vol. 03

JULY 2000 – Vol. 03

Contents

Preface: Policy planning in the Upper Table Valley: Melanie Attwell

Denis Verschoyle (1910-1997): Mieke Verschoyle

Upper Table Valley: a survey (1979): Denis Verschoyle

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VASSA Journal Vol. 02

DECEMBER 1999 – Vol. 02

Contents

Simonsvlei, the story of a farm and its people, 1691-1999: Margaret Cairns

Three frozen moments in the past: An analysis of Simonsvlei household inventories: Antonia Malan

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VASSA Journal Vol. 01

JULY  1999 – Vol. 01

Contents

A Tribute to James Walton by those who worked with him in the field of vernacular architecture studies in SA.

Reminiscences: Philippina Oberholster

Yorkshireman het Suid-Afrikaners geleer hoe om te bewaar: Martiens van Bart

Working with James Walton: Margaret Cairns

A belated friendship: André Pretorius

Connie Walton: Mary Floyd

Volksboukunde in konteks: Mathys Hattingh

The James Walton Collection: Lynne Fourie

The conservation and interpretation of vernacular architecture: Graeme Binckes