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House Van Rensburg (Oom Japie se Huis) Refurbishment
Philippolis, Free State

Kobus DU PREEZ: Architect
Date:1880s/ 1997
Client:Van Rensburg
Type:Homestead
Status:Extant

Refurbishment of typical verandahed Street house into a retirement home for a local farmer. The approach was orthodox, retaining much of the extant fabric, particular on the street frontage while providing new conveniences such as kitchen and bathroom..


Writings about this entry

Raman, Pattabi G and Olivier, Jako. 2009. Architecture of the third landscape : Award-winning buildings of the Free State. Bloemfontein: Exposure. pg 20-23
Raman, Pattabi G & Olivier, Jako House Van Rensburg, Philippolis, Kobus du Preez Argitek: in Raman, Pattabi G and Olivier, Jako. 2009. Architecture of the third landscape : Award-winning buildings of the Free State: pp 20-23