The Golden Road. Impressions of an Architectural Pilgrimage to the Cape.

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1928-06
Authors
Martienssen, Rex D
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Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors
Abstract
"...The picture of a shady patch, of whitewashed wall, the scent of pressed grapes, the fantasy of a gable scroll are the treasures which refresh one after a pilgrimage to the Cape. In January 1928 Professor Pearse took a party of architectural students to the Cape. His intention was to make complete surveys of as many of the old buildings as possible, consistent with careful study, and a true appreciation of their beauty..."
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Cape Dutch Architecture , Union Buildings , Herbert Baker , Organic Architecture
Citation
SA Architectural Record vol 13 no 50 June,1928