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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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Bassett, BW; Rudner, J & National Monuments Council. Division of Professional and Technical Services
1986
An annotated survey of buildings and sites of architectural, historical and contextual importance, and recommendations concerning a conservation policy for Robben Island
Unknown
National Monuments Council

Deckler, Thorsten; Graupner, Anne & Rasmuss, Henning
2006
Contemporary South African architecture in a landscape of transition
Cape Town
Double Storey Books

du Preez, Hannetjie; van Oers, Ron; Roos, Job & Verhoef, Leo (eds)
2009
The Challenge of Genadendal
Amsterdam, Netherlands
IOS Press

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

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

M. E. R. & Rothmann, A
1960
The Drostdy at Swellendam
Swellendam
Drostdy Commission

MacMillan, Allister & Rosenthal, Eric
1948
Homes of the Golden City
Cape Town
Hortors

Oliver, Richard (compiler) & Rall, Maureen (text)
1997
Images of Kimberley – A Postcard Collection
Kimberley
Kimberley Africana Library

Papanicolaou, Stella; Lahabe, Valerie & Rawoot, Maashitoh
2021
Modern Architectures : Cape Town
Cape Town
MAGS

Potgieter, Herman & Rich, Peter
1989
Leadership South Africa



Radford, D
1979
The architecture of the Western Cape, 1838-1901. A study of the impact of Victorian aesthetics and technology on South African architecture
Johannesburg
Unpublished Ph.D thesis. Dept of Arch. University of the Witwatersrand

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

Radford, D
1997
The Victorian cottage in Pietermaritzburg - Monograph

The National Monuments Council

Radford, D
2002
A Guide to the Architecture of Durban and Pietermaritzburg
Cape Town
David Philip

Raidt, EH
1971
François Valentyn Beshryvinge van de Kaap der Goede Hoop met de zaaken daar toe behoorende : Vol. 1
Kaapstad
Van Riebeeck Vereniging

Raman, Pattabi G and Olivier, Jako
2009
Architecture of the third landscape : Award-winning buildings of the Free State
Bloemfontein
Exposure

Randell, Dorothy
1980
Grahamstown Magic : Exploring with a Sketchbook
Port Elizabeth
EH Walton

Rankin, Elizabeth & Schneider, Rolf Michael
2019
From Memory to Marble: The Historical Frieze of the Voortrekker Monument Part 1
Berlin
De Gruyter

Raper, PE
1989
Dictionary of Southern African place names
Johannesburg
Lowry

Ras, Anna C
1959
Die Kasteel en ander vroeë Kaapse vestingwerke : 1652-1713
Cape Town
Tafelberg

Raymond, Cathy
n.d.
A Walking Tour of the Historical Heart of Paarl
Paarl
Drakenstein Heritage Foundation

Redgrave, JJ
1947
Port Elizabeth in bygone days
Wynberg
Rustica Press

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

Rees, W
1957
The NTC (Natal Technical College), 1907 1957: a jubilee history
Natal
University of Natal Press

Reid, Arthur Henry
1921
Trout & angling in South Africa
Johannesburg
Specialty Press

Reinders, René
2016
Pilgrim's Rest Buildings and Historic Sites
Place of publication not identified
René Reinders

Reinecke, DO; Byrne, A; Stark, UG & Meyer, T (Eds)
1981
Staatsteater Pretoria '81
Johannesburg
The Penrose Press

Rembrandt-Tabakvervaardigingskorporasie van Suid-Afrika
1977
Gehalte bo alles : die verhaal van Rembrandt
[Not given]
Rembrandt-tabakvervaardigingskorporasie van S.A.

Rencken, CRE
1987
Tuynhuys : die Kaapse kantoor van Suid-Afrika se Staatspresident
Parow
Staatsdrukker

Rennie Scurr Adendorff on behalf of GladAfrica
2022
Newmarket Social Housing and Mixed Use Development Integrated Phase 1 Heritage Impact Assessment



Rennie, John for CPIA
1978
The Buildings of Central Cape Town 1978. Volume One : Formative Influences and Classification
Cape Town
Cape Provincial Institute of Architects

Rennie, John for CPIA
1978
The Buildings of Central Cape Town 1978. Volume Two : Catalogue
Cape Town
Cape Provincial Institute of Architects

Reps, John W
1997
Canberra 1912 : Plans and planners of the Australian capital competition
Melbourne
Melbourne University Press

Rex, Hermann Moritz
1960
Pretoria van kerkplaas tot regeringsetel
Kaapstad
HAUM

Rex, Hermann Moritz
1974
Die Lewe en Werk van Sytze Wierda in Nederland met verwysing na sy betekenis vir die Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek
Pretoria
Unpublished Ph.D

Reynolds, Rex and Reynolds, Barbara & Lewcock, Ronald [Foreword]
1974
Grahamstown from cottage to villa
Claremont
David Philip

Rhoda, E
2010
Hajee Sullaiman Shahmahomed and the shrine of Shayk Yusuf of Macassar at Faure

Unpublished manuscript

Rhoda, Ebrahim
2012
From slavery to citizenship : a walk through the history of a Strand community
Gatesville, Cape Town
Privately published

Richardson, Deirdré
2001
Historic Sites of South Africa
Cape Town
Struik Publishers

Richings, Gordon
2006
The life and work of Charles Michell
Simon's Town
Fernwood Press

Righini, Paul
2000
Thinking architecturally : An introduction to the creation of form and space
Cape Town
University of Cape Town Press

Riley, Patricia
1993
Robben Island Conservation Survey
Cape Town
National Monuments Council

Roberts, Austin & Lighton, Norman C K
1953
1st Edition 9th Impression edition
The birds of South Africa
London
Published for the trustees of the South African bird book fund [by] H.F. & G. Witherby

Roberts, Brian
1976
Kimberley: the turbulent city
Cape Town
Philips

Robins, Gwynne Schrire & Turok, Hillel
2003
Camps Bay: An Illustrated History
Cape Town
Tricolor Press

Robinson, Helen
2014
Constantia and its neighbours
Wynberg
Houghton House

Robinson, Helen
2011
The Villages of the Liesbeeck : from the sea to the source
Wynberg
Houghton House

Robinson, Helen
2017
Wynberg : Beyond the City Limits
Wynberg
Houghton House

Robson, Linda Gillian
2011
The Royal Engineers and settlement planning in the Cape Colony 1806-1872 : approach, methodology and impact
Pretoria
University of Pretoria (Unpublished PhD)

Rodd, Douglas Harvey
1989
Early Corrugated Iron Construction in South Africa: 1820-1920
Johannesburg
Unpublished Masters Thesis, University of the Witwatersrand

Roodt, Anton
2016
First edition
Big dreams in a small city; places of memory / spaces of imagination
Bloemfontein
Roodt* Architects

Roodt, Leon
1987
The Architecture of the Orange Free State Republic 1854-1902
Bloemfontein
Unpublished Ph.D

Rosenthal, E
1946
Gold Bricks and Mortar: 60 Years of Johannesburg History
Johannesburg
Printing House Ltd

Rosenthal, Eric
1961
The Story of the Cape Jewish Orphanage: Golden Jubilee 1910 - 1961
Cape Town
Cape Jewish Orphanage Bequest and Memorial Fund

Rosenthal, Eric
1974
The Rand rush : 1886-1911 Johannesburg's first 25 years in pictures
Johannesburg
AD Donker

Rosenthal, Eric
1979
Rustenburg romance : the history of a Voortrekker town
Johannesburg
Perskor

Rosenthal, Eric
1980
Goodwood and its Story
Goodwood
Goodwood Town Council

Rosenthal, Eric (Compiler)
1972
First edition
Meet me at the Carlton : the story of Johannesburg's old Carlton Hotel
Cape Town
Howard B Timmins

Ross, Graham
2002
The romance of Cape mountain passes
Cape Town
David Philip

Rothmann, ME en A
1968 (1960)
Derde edition
Drostdy op Swellendam, Die
Elsiesrivier
Raad van Kuratore

Rudd, Rosemary
2006
South African Timber Buildings : a craft revived
Cape Town
Clifton

Rushmere, John
1988
MODUS: Journal of the Eastern Province and Border Regional Institutes of Architects



Ryan, Ray
1972
Beautiful homesteads of the Western Cape
Cape Town
Purnell

Ryan, Ray & Vertue, Eric
1973
Cape homesteads
Cape Town
Purnell