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    Hidden Cape Town

    ISBN: 9781432307936
    Format: hardback
    Now revised, this book takes a unique look æinsideÆ 29 of Cape TownÆs most notable buildings. If you have ever wondered what lies behind an interesting facade, or wished you could peek behind a closed door, Hidden Cape Town is the book for you.
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    Now revised, this book takes a unique look æinsideÆ 29 of Cape TownÆs most notable buildings. If you have ever wondered what lies behind an interesting facade, or wished you could peek behind a closed door, Hidden Cape Town is the book for you. The author and photographer have collaborated to reveal the artworks and architectural secrets that lie behind the doors of some wellknown, and lesser known, landmark buildings in and around the æMother CityÆ. These buildings are part of our collective heritage, reflecting the myriad cultural influences that have shaped our country. These æhiddenÆ interiors include the Sendinggestig Museum, South African National Library, City Hall, Palm Tree Mosque, Welgelegen, the Royal Observatory, Bertram House, the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St George, Groote Schuur, the Old Synagogue and the officerÆs mess of the Cape Town Rifles (æThe DukesÆ).
    Now revised, this book takes a unique look æinsideÆ 29 of Cape TownÆs most notable buildings. If you have ever wondered what lies behind an interesting facade, or wished you could peek behind a closed door, Hidden Cape Town is the book for you. The author and photographer have collaborated to reveal the artworks and architectural secrets that lie behind the doors of some wellknown, and lesser known, landmark buildings in and around the æMother CityÆ. These buildings are part of our collective heritage, reflecting the myriad cultural influences that have shaped our country. These æhiddenÆ interiors include the Sendinggestig Museum, South African National Library, City Hall, Palm Tree Mosque, Welgelegen, the Royal Observatory, Bertram House, the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St George, Groote Schuur, the Old Synagogue and the officerÆs mess of the Cape Town Rifles (æThe DukesÆ).
    Products specifications
    Contributor Duncan, Paul; Proust, Alain
    Language English
    Format hardback
    Height 260.0
    Width 250.0
    Weight 1520
    Publisher Struik Nature
    Publication Date 2016-07-01
    Short Description Now revised, this book takes a unique look æinsideÆ 29 of Cape TownÆs most notable buildings. If you have ever wondered what lies behind an interesting facade, or wished you could peek behind a closed door, Hidden Cape Town is the book for you.
    Full Description Now revised, this book takes a unique look æinsideÆ 29 of Cape TownÆs most notable buildings. If you have ever wondered what lies behind an interesting facade, or wished you could peek behind a closed door, Hidden Cape Town is the book for you. The author and photographer have collaborated to reveal the artworks and architectural secrets that lie behind the doors of some wellknown, and lesser known, landmark buildings in and around the æMother CityÆ. These buildings are part of our collective heritage, reflecting the myriad cultural influences that have shaped our country. These æhiddenÆ interiors include the Sendinggestig Museum, South African National Library, City Hall, Palm Tree Mosque, Welgelegen, the Royal Observatory, Bertram House, the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St George, Groote Schuur, the Old Synagogue and the officerÆs mess of the Cape Town Rifles (æThe DukesÆ).
    Author Biography Paul Duncan is a former editorial director at Conde Nast Independent Magazines and former editor of Conde NastÆs House & Garden (South Africa). Paul was educated in Cape Town and at the University of Edinburgh, where he received an MA (Hons) degree in Fine Arts. His career has included a stint as a speechwriter and researcher to the chairman of the London-based Royal Fine Art Commission. His published books include two collections of South African interiors: Down South and Down South Two, and Style Icons. Alain Proust was born and educated in France, but has spent his working life in Cape Town. Photography is both his business and his passion. His work can be seen in over 20 books, including Colonial Houses of South Africa, A Portrait of Cape Town, Everyday Cape Malay Cooking, Groote Schuur: great granary to stately home and Nederburg: the first two hundred years.