South African architecture: Past and Present

From mud and daub to glass and steel, from Diamond Building to Owl House, our photo gallery showcases South Africa’s unique architecture.

The diamond building in Diagonal Street, JohannesburgFort Merensky near Middelburg in MpumalangaAn Ndebele dwelling near Hartbeespoort Dam in North WestA view of a thunderstorm over Tshwane from the Union BuildingsThe Union Buildings in Tshwane, GautengThe Lost City hotel at Sun City in North WestThe NG Klipkerk or stone church in Heidelberg, GautengThe old stock exchange in Klerksdorp, North WestThe Melrose Arch Hotel in Johannesburg, GautengThe South African Astronomical Observatory observing station near Sutherland in the Northern CapePainted house in KwaZulu-NatalThe Owl House at Nieu Bethesda in the Eastern CapeThe giant pineapple near Bathurst in the Eastern CapeThe Rhodes memorial at nightZulu beehive dwelling at Shakaland in KwaZulu-NatalInterior of the Sandton Sun hotel in Johannesburg, GautengA street in Cape Town, Western CapeThe University of South Africa in Tshwane, GautengThe Voortrekker monument outside Tshwane in GautengAn old Voortrekker school in Lydenburg, MpumalangaThe University of the Witwatersrand in  Johannesburg, GautengThe Bo Kaap Malay quarter of Cape Town, Western CapeThe Buitenverwachting wine estate in the Western CapeIndian temple near Cato Manor, KwaZulu-NatalA Cape Dutch homestead near Ceres in the Western CapeThe lighthouse at Cape Point - the southern tip of Africa - in the Western CapeA house in a Western Cape fishing communityGroot Constantia wine estate in the Western CapeAutumn colours on a wine farm in the Hex River Valley of the Western CapeThe waterfront on the seaside town of Knysna, Western CapeThe Muslim Kramat on Signal Hill in Cape Town, Western CapeThe famous Cathedral Cellar at the KWV Wine Emporium in the Paarl Valley, Western CapeCanal Walk shopping and entertainment complex in Cape Town, Western CapeOne of the several stone castles at Knoetzie near Knysna in the Western CapeA night view of the central business district of Sandton, GautengThe Houses of Parliament in Cape TownSandton Square shopping centre in JohannesburgThe Temple of Understanding in Durban, KwaZulu-NatalNdebele dwelling in MpumalangaThe Durban City Hall, KwaZulu-Natal



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