The Heritage Association of South Africa (HASA) is pleased to announce that the historical town of Barberton, Mpumalanga, will host this year’s heritage symposium taking place from 18 to 20 October. With its rich natural and cultural heritage, combined with breathtaking scenery, Barberton has much to offer.
Built in 1903 this grand old dame occupies a prominent Main road position but not only that, the Robertson House is an icon of the village, De Rust! This imposing home offers much potential and its location makes it ideal for a conversion into a hospitality enterprise or art gallery. It offers fantastic value for money and opportunities and comes with a cottage as well.
Doreen Greig's Guide to Architecture in South Africa was published more than 40 years ago by Howard Timmins, with only 1000 copies printed and, with each numbered, it speedily became a classic. The coverage was national, with not too heavy a focus on the well trodden Cape Dutch genre. Yet to view this book today one realizes how far architectural writing and books about architecture have come.