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This is a list of books about, or by practitioners involved with,
the Southern African Built Environment

See also the Bibliography in the Lexicon



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Aupiais, Les & Fraser, Craig
2008
Thesen Islands : rise with the sun, fish with the tides and rest with the moon
Cape Town
Quivertree Publications

Bakker, Karel A; Clarke, Nicholas J & Fisher, Roger C
2014
Eclectic ZA Wilhelmiens : A shared Dutch built heritage in South Africa
Pretoria
Visual Books

Botha, Christo S & Fransen, Hans
1979
Discover historical Stellenbosch
Cape Town
HAUM

Botha, Christo S & Fransen, Hans
1979
Ontdek historiese Stellenbosch
Pretoria
HAUM

BRÜMMER, DG & FISHER, RC
1994
Project Pro



Clarke, Nicholas & Fisher, Roger
n.d.
A brief guide to the metropoles



Clarke, Nicholas & Fisher, Roger
n.d.
An architectural guide to the three South African metros



Clarke, Nicholas & Fisher, Roger
n.d.
Road bridges of the ZAR



Clarke, Nicholas J; Fisher, Roger C & Simelane, Siphiwe
2016
First edition
NZASM-footsteps along the tracks : the identified extant built residue of the Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij (1887-1902)
Pretoria
Visual Books

Clarke, Nicholas J; Fisher, Roger C & Kuipers, Marieke C
2021
Common Ground : Dutch-South African Architectural Exchanges 1902-1961
The Netherlands
LM Publishers

Cloete, Nini Bairnsfather & Fraser, Craig
2016
First edition
Remarkable heritage houses of South Africa
Rondebosch
Quivertree Publications

Erasmus, F; Fisher, RC & Le Roux, SW
2000
Ermelo, Mpumalanga
Ermelo
Town Council Ermelo

Fagan, G
2005
Twenty Cape Houses
Cape Town
Breestraat Publikasies

Fagan, Gawie & Fagan, Gwen
1975
Church Street in the Land of Waveren
Cape Town
Tulbagh Restoration Committee

Fagan, Gawie & Fagan, Gwen
1977
Boschendal renascent : a history of Boschendal
South Africa


Fagan, Gawie & Fagan, Gwen
2008
Brakdak : platdakke in die Karoo
Cape Town
Breestraat Publikasies

Fagan, Gwen
1988
Roses at the Cape of Good Hope
Cape Town
Breestraat

Fagan, Gwen
1995
An introduction to the man-made landscape at the Cape from the 17th to the 19th centuries
Cape Town
Unpublished PhD University of Cape Town

Fagan, Gwen
1999
Nauti se Gwendoline
Cape Town
Breestraat Publications

Fagan, Gwen
2015
Nauti's Gwendoline
Cape Town
Breestraat Publications

Fagan, Gwen
2016
1st edition
Gwendoline's Gawie
Cape Town
Breestraat Publikasies

Fairbridge, Dorothea
1922
Historic houses of South Africa
London
Oxford University Press

Fairbridge, Dorothea
1924
Gardens of South Africa : with some chapters on practical gardening under South African conditions and some notes on the cultivation of South African wild flowers
Cape Town
Maskew Millar

Fairbridge, Dorothea
1931
Historic Farms of South Africa : The wool, the wheat, and the wine of the 17th and 18th centuries.
London
Oxford University Press

Fehr, William
1955
The Old Town House - Its Place in the History of Cape Town
Cape Town
Board of Trustees of the Michaelis Collection and the Council of the City of Cape Town

Fehr, William
1965
Rust en Vreugd : A Pictorial Narative : 'n Verhaal in Prente
Cape Town
William Fehr Collection

Feldberg, Leon (Ed)
1968
South African Jewry : A Survey of the Jewish Community; Its Contribution to South Africa; Directory of Communal Institutions; and a Who's Who of Leading Personalities
Johannesburg
Fielding Publishing

Felix, Johan H
n.d.
24 Modern Homes
Brakpan
Sheffreel House

Felix, Johan H
n.d.
Weekend Houses
Brakpan
Sheffreel House

Ferreira, OJO & Le Roux, SW
2009
Sagres & Suiderkruis
Gordonsbaai & Jeffreysbaai
Adamastor

Ferreira, OJO & le Roux, Schalk W
2014
Goa, die Portugese hoofsetel van die Estado da India, 1510-1961
Knysna
Tormentosa

Ferreira, OJO (Editor and Annotator)
1977
Krijgsgevangenschap van L. C. Ruijssenaers 1899-1902
Pretoria
Raad vir Geesteswetenskaplike Navorsing

Finch, JR (Compiler)
1911
The Cape of Good Hope being the official handbook of the City of Capetown
Cape Town
Corporation of the City of Capetown in conjunction with the Publicity Department of ithe South African Railways

Fish, James W
1924
Robben Island - the home of the leper. An account of thirty four years' gospel work amongst lepers of South Africa

John Ritchie

Fisher, RC & Le Roux, SW (Compilers)
1989
Die Afrikaanse woning. Herdrukke uit die Boerevrou 1919-1931
Hammanskraal
Unibook

Fisher, RC
1992
Visual Lexicon of the South African Dwelling - Visuele Leksikon van die Suid-Afrikaanse Woning
Cape Town
Unibook

Fisher, RC; Le Roux, SW & Maré, E (Eds)
1998
Architecture of the Transvaal
Pretoria
UNISA

Fisher, RC & Botes, N
2000
Conservation Policy for Mhlamba Ndlophu
Pretoria
Unpublished report for DPW & SAHRA

Fisher, Roger & Clarke, Nicholas
2014
Architectural Guide : South Africa
Berlin
DOM Publishers

Fitchett, Rowallan Hugh
1997
Early architecture at the Cape under the VOC, 1652-1710 : the characteristics and influence of the proto-Cape Dutch period (3 Vols.)
Johannesburg
University of the Witwatersrand (Unpublished DSc Thesis)

Fleischer, Dolores & Caccia, Angela
1983
Merchant Pioneers: the house of Mosenthal
Johannesburg
Jonathan Ball

Fleischer, Max
1968
Welkom: Capital of the Orange Free State Goldfields / Hoofstad van die Oranje-Vrystaat Goudveld
Johannesburg
Felstar Publishers

Fletcher, Jill
1994
The Story of South African theatre 1780-1930
Cape Town
Vlaeberg

Flint, Ivan R
2024
The LABYRINTH at St GEORGE’s CATHEDRAL



Forjaz, José
2000
Building culture : Construir cultura
Glenwood
Archicad Solution Centre

Fox, Revel; Fox, Justin & Kotze, Paul
1998
Revel Fox : reflections on the making of space
Cape Town
Rustica Press

Fransen, Hans & Cook, Mary Alexander
1965
The old houses of the Cape : a survey of the existing buildings in the traditional style of architecture of the Dutch-settled regions of the Cape of Good Hope
Cape Town
AA Balkema

Fransen, Hans
1969
Architectural beauty of the old Cape as seen by Arthur Elliott : photographs of houses and farmsteads now largely demolished or ruined, taken at the beginning of the twentieth century
Cape Town
Balkema

Fransen, Hans & Stellenbosch Museum
1970
Die Kaapse stoel : The Cape chair
Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch Museum

Fransen, Hans
1972
Groot Constantia : its history and a description of its architecture and collection
Cape Town
SA Cultural Museum

Fransen, Hans
1978
Guide to the Museums of Southern Africa
Cape Town
Galvin & Sales (Pty) Ltd, for the Southern African Museums Association

Fransen, Hans
1981
Drie eeue kuns in Suid-Afrika : beeldende kuns, boukuns, toegepaste kuns
Pietermaritzburg
Anreith

Fransen, Hans & Cook, Mary Alexander
1981
The Old Buildings of the Cape
Cape Town
Balkema

Fransen, Hans
1982
Three centuries of South African art : fine art, architecture, applied arts
Johannesburg
AD Donker

Fransen, Hans
1987
Classicism, baroque, rococo and neoclassicism at the Cape : an investigation into stylistic modes in the architecture and applied arts at the Cape of Good Hope 1652-1820
Pietermaritzburg
Unpublished PhD Thesis : University of Natal

Fransen, Hans
1993
A Cape camera : the architectural beauty of the old Cape : photographs from the Arthur Elliott Collection in the Cape Archives
Johannesburg
Ad. Donker

Fransen, Hans
1997
Michaelis collection : the Old town house, Cape Town : catalogue of the collection of paintings and drawings
Zwolle
Waanders uitg., cop.

Fransen, Hans
2000
A Cape camera : the architectural beauty of the old Cape : photographs from the Arthur Elliott Collection in the Cape Archives
Johannesburg
Ad. Donker Publisher and Jonathan Ball Publishers

Fransen, Hans
2004
The old buildings of the Cape. A survey of extant architecture from before c1910 in the area of Cape Town - Calvinia - Colesberg - Uitenhage
Johannesburg & Cape Town
Jonathan Ball Publishers

Fransen, Hans
2006
Old towns and villages of the Cape. A survey of the origin and development of towns, villages and hamlets at the Cape of Good Hope. With particular reference to their physical planning and historical landscape
Johannesburg & Cape Town
Jonathan Ball

Fransen, Hans & Simon van der Stel Foundation
2006
The new amidst the old : building in the Klein Karoo : some thoughts about new architecture in the historically sensitive areas of the Klein Karoo
Oudtshoorn
Simon van der Stel Foundation

Fransen, Hans; Laubscher, Erik & Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery
2009
Erik Laubscher : A Life in Art
Stellenbosch
SMAC Art Gallery

Fransen, Hans
2014
Cape Baroque and the contribution of Anton Anreith
Stellenbosch
SUN Media (imprint RAP)

Fraser, Maryna
1981
The story of two Cape farms
Johannesburg
Barlow Rand

Fraser, Michael & McMahon, Liz (Illustrator)
1994
Between two shores : flora and fauna of the Cape of Good Hope
Cape Town
David Philip

Fredman, R
1964
Structural concrete in South Africa: Some Observations on the Development of Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete from the Time of Van Riebeeck to the Present Day
Johannesburg
South African Reinforced Concrete Engineers Association

Frescura, Franco
1981
Rural shelter in South Africa : a survey of the architecture, house forms, and constructional methods of the black rural peoples of southern Africa
Johannesburg
Ravan Press

Frescura, Franco
1989
From brakdak to bafokona
Port Elizabeth
Department of Architecture, University of Port Elizabeth

Frescura, Franco
1989
From San to Sandton : A pictorial survey of South African wall graphics through the ages
Port Elizabeth
Department of Architecture, University of Port Elizabeth

Frescura, Franco
1994
King William's Town : conservation impact study
Port Elizabeth
Environmental Development Unit

Frescura, Franco & Myeza, Joyce
2017
First edition
Illustrated glossary of southern African architectural terms; English-isiZulu
Pietermaritzburg
UKZN Press

Grant, George & Flynn, Taffy
1992
Watershed town : the history of the Johannesburg City Engineer's Department
Johannesburg
Johannesburg City Council

Hefer, Willem J; Du Toit, CJ; Fagan, Gawie & Fagan, Gwen
1976
Drakenstein : a valley with a place in history
South Africa
Rhodes Fruit Farms Ltd.?

Lange, Mary & Fisher, Roger
n.d.
Constructing Stories



Lange, Mary E; Müller Jansen, Liana; Fisher, Roger C; Tomaselli, Keyan G & Morris, David
2013
Engraved Landscape : Biesje Poort : Many Voices
Gordons Bay Jeffreys Bay
Tormentoso

LE ROUX, S & FISHER, R
1989
Planning



LE ROUX, S & FISHER, R
1991
Planning



LE ROUX, S & FISHER, R
1995
Journal of the Institute of South African Architects



LE ROUX, S & FISHER, R
1999
SA Architect



Le Roux, SW & Fisher, RC
1988
Heidelberg Transvaal Bewaringsverslag
Pretoria
Departement Argitektuur

Le Roux, SW & Fisher, RC
1991
Botshabelo, 'n Dokumentasie van die Motse en ander kleiner huise
Pretoria
Department of Architecture

LE ROUX, SW & FISHER, RC
1998
African Cities
Stilbaai
World Spectrum

Le Roux, SW; Fisher, RC & Botes, N
2001
Conservation policy Botshabelo
Johannesburg
SAHRA

Le Roux, SW & Fisher, RC (Eds.)
2010
Festschrift in honour of O.J.O. Ferreira
Gordon's Bay
Adamastor

Marincowitz, Helena; Barrella, Lydia & Fransie Pienaar Museum
2000
The old gables of Prince Albert and in the district
Prince Albert
Fransie Pienaar Museum

Radford, D & Frescura, F
1982
The Early Development of Johannesburg - Monograph
Johannesburg
The South African Institute of Race Relations

Swanevelder, Dirk & Fisher, RC
2009
Clivia - Nature and Nurture
Pretoria
BRIZA

Thomas, Mark & Fagan, Henry
2014
The Boomslang : Kirstenbosch Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway
Cape Town


Van der Waal-Braaksma, G & Fereirra, OJO
1986
Die Noordweste. Die stoflike kultuuruitinge van die streek se bewoners
Johannesburg
Genootskap vir Afrikaanse Volkskunde