Remarkable Heritage Houses of SA

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REMARKABLE HERITAGE HOUSES OF SOUTH AFRICA

From a grand sand stone mansion rescued from dilapidation in the scrubby Free State veld, to a romantic Arts & Crafts style double-storey that presides over a halfacre of prime real estate in the high Berea suburb of Durban, Remarkable Heritage Houses of South Africa provides a privileged glimpse inside 20 of the country’s most distinguished, remarkable and treasured private residences. Predominantly constructed no later than the mid 1950s and chosen for the singular legacy each keeps alive, these are homes that blend architectural integrity with an uncanny sense of place. Some more ‘historic’ than others, they have been sensitively rescued or meticulously preserved, or simply kept current with custodianship that has at all times respected their unique pedigree. Strikingly captured by distinguished photographer, Craig Fraser, they cover the full gamut of locations, architectural genres and interior decorating styles, yet have all been skilfully adapted to meet the demands of modern living.

 

SIZE 235 x 275 HARD COVER, EXTENT 274 pgs. • ISBN 978-1-928209-62-1 

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Remarkable Heritage Houses of SA

PHOTOGRAPHY CRAIG FRASER
WRITING NINI BAIRNSFATHER CLOETE
DESIGN & PRODUCTION LIBBY DOYLE

About the Author

The restoration of her family’s historical homestead would inform Nini Bairnsfather Cloete’s deep appreciation for indigenous architecture, interiors and gardens. As the author of Remarkable Gardens of South Africa (Quivertree), she scoured the land for the country’s most extraordinary horticultural gems. The keenly anticipated Heritage Houses of South Africa sees her once again taking to the country’s vast and varied landscapes, this time in search of its remarkable architectural riches.

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