Stellenbosch Inligting


Meerlust

6 Mei 2021

Article by Artefacts.co.za The earliest deeds for Meerlust are signed by Simon van der Stel and dated 1693. These lands extended much further than the present farm, and there were grazing rights as far afield as Saldanha Bay. The original T-shaped house of plastered stone was built by Henning Hüsing, an illiterate German stockman, whose […]

Gawie Fagan, ‘grote heer’ van Suid-Afrikaanse argitektuur (15 November 1925 – 13 September 2020)

8 November 2020

The art historians, Mary Cook and Hans Fransen write that the three most important and influential architects in the Western Cape during the middle of the previous century were Gawie Fagan, Pius Pahl and Revel Fox. All three did important architectural work in Stellenbosch. Gawie Fagan died recently.