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Bell-Roberts (B.) & Jamal (A.) 100 GOOD IDEAS, celebrating 20 years of democracy
415 pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2014. R350
A celebration of South African creativity. The 100 good ideas presented in this book include Zapiro, Spier Arts Academy, Maboneng Township Art Experience, Monkeybiz, Ardmore, Artists' Press, Jay Pather, William Kentridge, Marlene Dumas, Jane Alexander, Samson Mudzunga, Faith 47, Noria Mabasa, Helen Sebidi, Jackson Hlungwani, Willem Boshoff, Ambush Eco-Art Collective, Design Indaba, FNB Joburg Art Fair, Marianne Fassler, and Cape Town Art Fair.
Frescura (F.) & Myers (J.) ILLUSTRATED GLOSSARY OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN ARCHITECTURAL TERMS, English-isiZulu, an illustrated survey of historical terms appertaining to the indigenous, folk and colonial architectures of southern Africa
220pp., illus., paperback, Pietermaritzurg, 2016. R260
Covers the terminologies used by southern Africa's rural builders as well as subsequent colonial white settlers including buildings of the Cape-Dutch, English Georgian, Victorian and Indian traditions. Each term is listed in its original language, its translation where appropriate into Zulu, and its definition in English and Zulu.

Franco Frescura was Professor of Architecture at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Joyce Myeza is currently Director of Libraries and Special Collections at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.