Special Issues

VASSA 50th Anniversary Souvenir

A look back at VASSA's 50 years of Vernaccing. Contents include Can vernacular be restored? Reading the structure of old Cape buildings Recording on the Northern Frontier Little Karoo Different approaches Upper Table Valley Stormsvlei Genadendal and its hamlets Gains...

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Cape Folk Architecture Exhibition – Souvenir Brochure

This exhibition was first shown at the University of Cape Town’s Irma Stern Museum in October 2004. The curators, contributors and organisers are all members of the Vernacular Architecture Society. The exhibition traces the vernacular architecture tradition of the...

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Die Sandvelse Mondelinge Geskiedenis

  Mense en plekke van die Piketberg-kontrei Gedenk die verlede en teken dit op vir die toekoms 2015. ‘n Oudio-visuele opname van die stories van families wat verbintenisse het met plase en nedersettings van die Suidelike Sandveld. Die Sandveldse Mondelinge...

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The Sandveld Oral History Project

Remembering and Recording the Past for the Future    Read all about this fruitful collaborative project on people and places in the Piketberg region that started work in October 2013 and what it has achieved - on display now at the Piketberg museum.CLICK HERE FOR THE...

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Workshop Proceedings: Studies & Debates in Vernacular Architecture in the Western Cape

Workshop Proceedings: Studies & Debates in Vernacular Architecture in the Western Cape, Nov 2004, convened by Antonia Malan and assisted by Sally Titlestad. Contributers: Andrew Berman, Melanie Attwell, Tariq Toffa, Hans Fransen, Fabio Todeschini, Sally Titlestad, Marthinus van Bart, Len Raymond, Yvonne Brink, Antonia Malan, Andre van Graan, Joanna Marx, Wendy Arendse, Sarah Winter, Nicolas Baumann, Henry Aikman, Stephen Townsend
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In honour of Gawie Fagan

A special edition honouring Gawie Fagan's 80th birthday Tributes by Andre van Graan, John Rennie, Len Raymond, Ashley Lillie, Heinrich Wolff, Hans Fransen,
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8:00 pm Monthly Talk @ The Athenaeum, Newlands
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