Residues of shared heritage

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This catalogue features archival photographs related to the work of four Dutch immigrant architects: Mello Damstra, Ed Payens, John van de Werke and Jaap van Niftrik. Their various design works in the C20th South African context illustrate hybridity and international exchanges in architecture and serve as evidence of a unique shared architectural heritage. The publication forms part of the Tectonic ZA Wilhelmiens research project of the Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, supported financially by the Netherlands Embassy in Pretoria through its Shared Cultural Heritage Programme. It is intended as a companion piece to the the book Common Ground: Dutch-South African Architectural Exchanges 1902-61 published in 2021 by LM Publishers, the Netherlands
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationArchitecture from the archives
Subtitle of host publicationShared heritage album
EditorsJohan Swart
PublisherArchitecture Archives at the University of Pretoria (AAUP)
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)9781775922216
Publication statusPublished - 2021


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