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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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Street view of historic cottage, 2014

Groenewald Fisherman’s Cottage 2014

Erf 81 Kleinbaai This seemingly insignificant little corrugated cottage takes on a new meaning when read against the background of Kleinbaai’s early use – as a fisherman launching harbour. Hence its IIIB heritage grading. On Erf 81, a free standing “fisherman’s” cottage with double pitch corrugated fibre-cement roof and wall cladding with hearth built of stone and cement, is situated on the south eastern portion of the property. It is estimated that