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North-West University, Heimat Hostel
Potchefstroom, North West

Gerard Leendert Pieter MOERDYK: Architect

Type:University Hostels
Style:Neo-Cape Dutch


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26°41'14.48" S 27°05'29.20" E Alt: 1355m

This building represents an important milestone in the history of the development of the Potchefstroom Universiteit vir Christelike Hoër Onderwys.

The neo-Cape Dutch building known as Heimat, designed by Gerard MOERDYK and completed as a students' hostel in 1927, was the first permanent building to be erected on the University campus.

Writings about this entry

Richardson, Deirdré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 266