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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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Agherdien, Yusuf ; George, Ambrose C & Hendricks, Shaheed (Edited and annotated by du Pré, Roy H)
1997
South End [As We Knew It]
Port Elizabeth
Western Research Group

De Jong, RC; Van der Waal, GM & Heydenrych, DH
1988
NZASM 100 : 1887-1899, the buildings, steam engines and structures of the Netherlands South African Railway Company
Pretoria
C. Van Rensburg Publications on behalf of the Human Sciences Research Council

Du Plessis, C & Holm, D
1999
Open House International



FISHER, RC & HOLM, D
1989
South African Journal of Cultural and Art History



Gosselink, Martine; Holtrop, Maria; Ross, Robert & Rijks Museum (Editors)
2017
First edition
Good Hope : South Africa and the Netherlands from 1600
Amsterdam
Rijks Museum ; Nijmegen : Uitgeverij Vantilt

Grant, Elizabeth & Heyes, Scott
n.d.
10.3 Indigenous Identities : Australian and African Architectural Experiences



Gray, George; Hogan, Rosemary J & Hunter, Elizabeth M
2022 (Jan/Feb)




Hallé, Gustave GR
1933
Mayfair to Maritzburg : reminiscences of eighty years
London
John Murray

Hanekom, TN
1950
Die gemeente Namakwaland : 'n Eeuwfees gedenkboek (1850-1950)
Woodstock
NG Kerkraad Namakwaland

Hansen, Friedel
2018
Nostalgiese Pretoria: ‘n Fotoreis / Nostalgic Pretoria: A Photo Journey
Pretoria
Friedel Hansen

Harber, Rodney
2023
Shepstone at Half a Century
Durban
Digniti Publishers

Harmsen, Frieda
1980
The women of Bonnefoi : the story of the Everard Group
Pretoria
J.L. van Schaik

Harradine, Margaret
1994
Port Elizabeth : a social chronicle to the end of 1945
Port Elizabeth
E.H. Walton Packaging (Pty) Ltd

Harradine, Margaret
2004
Hills covered with cottages : Port Elizabeth's lost streetscapes
Port Elizabeth
Historical Society

Harris, CT; Noëth, JG; Sarkady, NG; Schutte, FM & Van Tonder, JM
2010
Van seringboom tot kerkgebou : die argitektoniese erfenis van die Gereformeerde Kerke
Krugersdorp
Gereformeerde Kerke in Suid-Afrika

Harris, Stewart & University of Cape Town. Historical Archaeology Research Group
2000
Architectural history in Cape Town and its hinterland : an annotated bibliography
Cape Town
Historical Archaeology Research Group, Dept. of Archaeology, University of Cape Town

Harris, Stewart
2006
Who's where in Cape architecture : a directory of people and places
Cape Town
Vernacular Architecture Society of South Africa

Harrison, Philip
2004
South Africa's top sites. Struggle
Kenilworth
Spearhead

Harrison, Philip; Gotz, Graeme; Todes, Alison & Wray, Chris
2015
Changing Space, Changing City Johannesburg After Apartheid
Johannesburg
Wits University Press

Harrop-Allin, Clinton
1975
Norman Eaton: architect : a study of the work of the South African architect Norman Eaton 1902-1966
Cape Town
C. Struik

Hart, Annie & Hart, Robert
1934
A memoir of the Reverend Alfred George Duthie, M.C. of Belvidere, South Africa and of William Henry Moore Duthie of Belvidere, South Africa : together with a short history of Holy Trinity Church, Belvidere, Knysna, South Africa
Oxford
Oxford University Press

Hart, Peter
1999
Claremont, Newlands and Bishopscourt Street Names
Cape Town
Privately published

Hartdegen, Paddy
1988
Our building heritage : an illustrated history
South Africa
Ryll's Pub. Co. on behalf of the National Development Fund for the Building Industry

Hartdegen, Paddy & Terblanche, Jeannie (compilers)
2007
A century of building in South Africa : Master Builders South Africa
Johannesburg
Chris van Renbsburg

Hatfield, Denis
1967
Some South African monuments
Cape Town
Purnell

Hattersley, Alan Frederick
1973
An Illustrated social history of South Africa
Cape Town
AA Balkema

Hawkins, EB
1982
The Story of Harrismith 1849-1920
Harrismith
Harrismith Rotary Club

Hawthorn, Peter & Bristow, Barry
1993
Historic Schools of South Africa : an ethos of excellence
Cape Town
Pachyderm Press

Heap, Peggy
1970
The Story of Hottentots Holland : Social history of Somerset West, The Strand Gordon's Bay and Sir Lowry Pass over three centuries
Cape Town
Balkema

Heese, JA
1966
Die kerk in die wolke : Eeufees-gedenkboek Uniondale 1866-1966
Elsiesrivier
NG Gemeente Uniondale

Hefer, Nic F
1971
Transvaal 1961-1971 : the growth and progress of the Transvaal Provincial Administration
Johannesburg
Voortrekkerpers

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.?

Helme, Nigel
1976
IRENE
Pretoria
Wallach's Printing Co

Henning, CG
1975
Graaff Reinet : a cultural history 1786 1886
Cape Town
Bulpin

Henry, JA
1963
Die Eerste Honderd Jaar van die Standard Bank
Cape Town
Oxford University Press

Hentrich, Helmut
1970
Standard Bank Centre Johannesburg
Johannesburg
Standard Bank Investment Corporation Limited

Herbert, Gilbert
1959
The Synthetic Vision of Walter Gropius
Johannesburg
Witwatersrand University Press

Herbert, Gilbert
1968
Martienssen and the international style : a case study in the dissemination of the modern movement in architecture
Cape Town
Unpublished PhD Thesis : University of South Africa

Herbert, Gilbert
1975
Martienssen & the international style: The modern movement in South African architecture
Cape Town - Rotterdam
AA Balkema

Herbert, Gilbert
1978
Pioneers of Prefabrication: the British Contribution in the Nineteenth Century
Baltimore and London
Johns Hopkins University Press

Herbert, Gilbert
1984
The Dream of the Factory-Made House: Walter Gropius and Konrad Wachsmann
Cambridge, Mass.
MIT Press

Herbert, Gilbert & Sosnovsky, Silvina
1993
Bauhaus-on-the-Carmel and the Crossroads of Empire
Jerusalem
Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi

Herbert, Gilbert & Heinze-Greenberg, Ita
1996
The Beginnings of Modern Architecture in Israel: the First Power Stations, 1921-1932
Haifa
Architectural Heritage Research Centre, (in association with the Israel Electric Corporation)

Herbert, Gilbert
1997
The Search for Synthesis: Selected Writings on Architecture and Planning
Haifa
Architectural Heritage Research Centre

Herbert, Gilbert; Heinze-Greenberg, Ita & Sosnovsky, Silvina
2003
In Search of Excellence: the Architecture and Building Projects of the Electric Industry in the Land of Israel, 1921-1942
Haifa
the Architectural Heritage Research Centre (in association with the Israel Electric Corporation)

Herbert, Gilbert & Richter, Liliane
2008
Through a Clouded Glass: Mendelsohn, Wijdeveld and the Jewish Connection
Tübingen-Berlin
Wasmuth Verlag

Herholdt, AD
1988
Uitenhage : a case study of small town colonial architecture
Port Elizabeth
M Arch. University of Port Elizabeth

Herholdt, AD in association with Nesbit, GHH & Steenkamp, HE
1994
Eight beautiful Gothic revival churches of Port Elizabeth
Port Elizabeth
Ad Hoc Publishers

Herholdt, AD
2002
Wellington conservation impact study
Port Elizabeth
Dept. of Architecture, University of Port Elizabeth

Herholdt, AD (Editor)
2013
Coastal Contemporary : Architecture of Nelson Mandela Bay : 2000 - 2013
Port Elizabeth
DOT Matrix Publications

Herholdt, Albrecht (Editor)
2014
Architectural Conservation in South Africa since 1994 : 100+ Projects
Port Elizabeth
DOT Matrix Publications

Hermer, Manfred
1978
The Passing of Pageview
Johannesburg
Ravan Press

Hes, Dominique & Du Plessis, Chrisna
2015
Designing for hope : pathways to regenerative sustainability
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York
Routledge

Hewitt, EO
1945
A bibliography of architecture in South Africa in which is included a selection of books on South African furniture, housing, practical construction and building materials, and town planning
Cape Town
University of Cape Town

Heydenrych, Heinie & Swiegers, Abrie
1999
Discover Pretoria
Pretoria
JL van Schaik

Heydenrych, Heinie and Martin, Bruno
1992
First edition
Natal main line story ; The
Pretoria
HSRC

Heymans, Riana
1986
Voortrekkermonument Pretoria
Pretoria
Beheerraad van die Voortrekkermonument

Hillebrand, Melanie
1975
Aspects of architecture in Natal, 1880-1914
Pietermaritzburg
Unpublished MA. Dept Fine Art and History of Art, University of Natal

Hillebrand, Melanie
1986
Art and architecture in Natal, 1910-1940
Pietermaritzburg
Unpublished Ph.D. Dept Fine Art and History of Art, University of Natal

Hillebrand, Melanie
1991
The women of Olifantsfontein - South African studio ceramics : Die vroue van Olifantsfontein - Suid-Afrikaanse ateljee-keramiek
Pretoria
South African National Gallery

Hiller Medien
2005
Fast forward Johannesburg : New architecture and urban planning in South Africa
Berlin
Aedes

Hislop, Jim
2014
Wheatfields & windmills : the old homesteads and farms of Observatory and surrounds : Cape Town
Cape Town
Unidentified

Hislop, Jim
2018
Behind the Castle
Cape Town
Jim Hislop /Cape Town Property Histories

Hoberman, Gerald
2011
Lighthouses of South Africa : pocket edition
Cape Town - London - New York
The Gerald & Marc Hoberman Collection

Hobson, GC & Hobson, SB
1929
Kalahari kaskenades
London
Longmans, Green

Hobson, GC ; Hobson, SB & Timlin, William M
1931
Kees van die Kalaharie - with illustrations by W.M. Timlin
Pretoria
J.L. Van Schaik

Hockly, Harold Edward
1947
The Story of The British Settlers of 1820 in South Africa
Cape Town and Johannesburg
Juta & Co. Ltd

Hoefsloot, Ted (illustrations) & Pama, Cor (text)
1980
Cape Wine Homesteads
Johannesburg
AD Donker

Hoevers, Jan
2005
Van Kerke en Dorpe. Historiese vertellinge oor die oudste kerke en dorpe in Suid-Afrika
Centurion
Publiself Uitgewers

Hoevers, Jan
2012
Geskiedkundige kerke : 'n Gids tot 50 tradisionele kerke
Pretoria
Kontak-uitgewers

Hofmeyer, SM
1993
Carl Otto Hager van Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch Museum

Hofmeyr, Annie
1985
Kleinmond, Toe en Nou
Kleinmond
Kleinmond Munisipaliteit

Holleman, Helen; Paterson, Lynette & Black Sash (Society)
2002
Graham's Town : the untold story: a social history and self-guided tour
Grahamstown
Black Sash

Holm, Albrecht & Viljoen, Diedré
1993
Mure wat praat : die verhaal van die ou Raadsaal en sy mense
Mellville
Chris van Rensburg

Holman, James
1834
A voyage round the world, including travels in Africa, Asia, Australasia, America, etc. etc. from 1827 to 1832. Vol. II
London
Smith, Elder

Honikman, AH
1966
Cape Town, city of good hope
Cape Town
Howard Timmins

Hopkins, HC
1957
Gedenkboek by die Goue Jubileum van die Ned. Geref. Kerk Joubertina
Elsiesrivier
Joubertina Gemeente

Hopkins, Owen
2012
Reading Architecture : A Visual Lexicon
London
Laurence King Publishing

Hopkins, Ron
2013
Field Guide to the Historical Sites of the Kruger National Park
Hoedspruit
Ron Hopkins

Howard, Leslie & Phillips, Keith
2004
Overberg tapestry
Helderberg
Keith Phillips Images

HSRC
1968
Dictionary of South African Biography Volume I
Cape Town
Tafelberg for The Human Sciences Research Council

HSRC
1972
Dictionary of South African Biography Volume II
Pretoria
Tafelberg for The Human Sciences Research Council

HSRC
1977
Dictionary of South African Biography Volume III
Pretoria
Tafelberg for The Human Sciences Research Council

HSRC
1981
Dictionary of South African Biography Volume IV
Pretoria
Butterworth & Co (SA) for Human Sciences Research Council

HSRC
1987
Dictionary of South African Biography Volume V
Pretoria
Human Sciences Research Council

Hughes, Nigel & Methven, Cathcart W
2005
Views in colonial Natal : a select catalogue raisonné of the Southern African paintings of Cathcart William Methven (1849-1925)
Craighall, Johannesburg
Mertrade (Proprietary)

Hussey, Christopher
1950
The life of Sir Edwin Lutyens
London : New York
Country Life : Scribner's

Joyce, Peter; Hartdegen, Jacqueline; Hartdegen, Paddy & Szymanowski, Janek
2006
The complete book of home planning in South Africa
Cape Town
Struik

Konya, Alan & Henk, Karl Aage
1975
Danish Community Housing
London
The Architectural Press

Konya, Alan & Henk, Karl Aage
1975
The Architect's Journal



Laband, John & Haswell, Robert F (Eds)
1988
Pietermaritzburg : 1838-1988 : A new portrait of an African city
Pietermaritzburg
University of Natal Press : Shuter & Shooter

Le Roux, H; Hart, B.R & Mayat, Y
2013
Docomomo Journal, No 48



Logie, Bartle & Harradine, Margaret (Compilers)
2014
Gazetteer of the Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage Divisions of the old Cape Colony
Port Elizabeth
Historical Society of Port Elizabeth

Malan, Antonia; Halkett, D J; Hart, Timothy James Graham & Schietecatte, Liesbet
2017
Grave encounters : archaeology of the burial grounds, Green Point, South Africa
Cape Town
ACO Associates cc

Malan, Jacques; Van Zyl, Petra & Hölscher, Marianne
1992
D Wangemann drawings of two mission journeys to South Africa : Zeichnungen von den beiden Missionsreisen in Südafrika

Pretoria National Cultural History Museum

Martienssen, Heather & Harmsen, Frieda
1973
Art and articles: in honour of Heather Martienssen
Cape Town
A.A. Balkema

Mayat, Y. & Hart, B.R.
n.d.
Creating Spaces of Memorialisation: New Delville Wood (France) and SS Mendi (South Africa)



Mikula, P; Kearney, B & Harber, R
1982
Traditional Hindu Temples in South Africa
Durban
Hindu Temple Publications

Rasmuss, Henning & Helfenstein, Carolyn
n.d.
Craft - Putting a lid on it



Redgrave, JJ & Harding, WR
2005
In the shoes of William Bagshaw : a centenary history of Bagshaw Gibaud and Co of Port Elizabeth (1872-1972) : pioneers of the footwear and leather industry in South Africa
Helderberg
W.R. Harding

Smit, Richard & Homann, Brian
n.d.
Craft - Switching it on : Interview



Steyn, AK & Heney, E
1966
The Civil Engineer in South Africa



Werth, Albert & Harmsen, Frieda (compilers)
1993
Our Art/Ons Kuns 4
Pretoria
Foundation for Education, Science and Technology