heritage destination
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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Union Buildings with the Madiba statue in the foreground

One city, six spaces in 48 hours (Tshwane/Pretoria)

The Union Buildings, Church Square, UNISA, Freedom Park, //hapo Museum and Marabastad A peripatetic walk contemplating diversity, dislocation, overlap and cohesion within an urban environment strained under its conflicting past, yet bravely attempts to respond to contemporary demands with varying degrees of success. A colleague from Durban and I had to travel to Tshwane/Pretoria for a workshop on Museums and Cultural Landscapes. The keynote address was delivered by Dr Webber Ndoro representing