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As a philosophical architectural and heritage practitioner I am starting this blog to share information regarding events and concerns involving the built environment, but will probably be more partial to its poetic qualities than its quantitative value.
raymond smith, architectural and heritage practitioner
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Existing condition of 1939 cottage

Troskie Cottage 2017

Erf 419, Longmarket Street, Stanford Village Rehabilitation project of a c. 1939 cottage in Longmarket Street, Stanford. This simple 3-bay cottage with double pitch roof, gable ends and enclosed covered stoep areas, will be refurbished to accommodate a contemporary lifestyle, while conserving its heritage value. Certain lacunae will be re-instated and some insensitive later accretions, such as enclosed stoep areas, will be removed to preserve the authentic character of the original