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This is a list of books about, or by practitioners involved with,
the Southern African Built Environment

See also the Bibliography in the Lexicon



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Agherdien, Yusuf ; George, Ambrose C & Hendricks, Shaheed (Edited and annotated by du Pré, Roy H)
1997
South End [As We Knew It]
Port Elizabeth
Western Research Group

Albert, Don; O'Toole, Sean W; Gunning, Siobhan; Coetzer, Nic & Don Albert & Partners
2010
Sound space design : the architecture of Don Albert & Partners
Cape Town
Pythagoras

Bruyns, Gerhard & Graafland, Arie (Eds)
2012
African Perspectives - [South] Africa. City, Society, Space, Literature and Architecture
Rotterdam
010 Publishers

Cairns, Margaret & Grutter, Wilhelm
1974
Cradle of Commerce - The Story of Block B
Cape Town
Woolworths

De Saxe, Morris & Goodman, IM
1929
The South African Jewish Year Book : An Official Record of Matters Jewish in the Southern Portion of the Continent of Africa
Johannesburg
The South African Jewish Historical Society

Deckler, Thorsten; Graupner, Anne & Rasmuss, Henning
2006
Contemporary South African architecture in a landscape of transition
Cape Town
Double Storey Books

Ewart, James & Gordon-Brown, A (Introduction)
1970
James Ewart's Journal. Covering his stay at the Cape of Good Hope (1811-1814) & His part in the expedition to Florida and New Orleans (1814-1815)
Cape Town
Struik

Gadanho, Pedro
2007
Pancho Guedes : An Alternative Modernist
Basel
Christoph Merian Verl

Gamieldien, Fahmi
2004
The History of the Claremont Main Mosque, its people and their contribution to Islam in South Africa
Claremont
Claremont Main Road Mosque

Gaylard, Shaun & McDougall, Brett
2022
RSA 365 : 365 Drawings of South African Architecture
Johannesburg
Blank Ink Design

Gerneke, Carl
1980
Building conservation : a descriptive bibliography
Pretoria
Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria

Geurst, Jeroen
2010
Cemeteries of the Great War by Sir Edwin Lutyens
Rotterdam
010

Geyser, O
1988
The history of the Old Supreme Court Building
Johannesburg
Africana Press

Gilchrist & Powell Ltd. (Compiled and Published)
1906
How to See South Africa: The Official Guide to South Africa
Johannesburg
Gilchrist & Powell Ltd

Gill, Fraser
1958
The story of Stuttafords : commemorating the first centenary of Stuttaford and Company Limited
Cape Town
Stuttafords

Gill, Fraser
1961
Cape trams : from horse to diesel
[Cape Town]
Fraser Gill and Associates for The Cape Electric Tramways Limited

Gledhill, Eily; Kearney, Brian & Peters, Walter
1975
Grahamstown : a pilot study in conservation
Durban
University of Natal

Goldblatt, D
1998
South Africa: The structure of things then
Cape Town
Oxford University Press

Goldblatt, David; Courtney-Clarke, Margaret & Kench, John
1981
Cape Dutch Homesteads
Cape Town
C Struik Publishers

Gon, Philip
1979
The road to Isandlwana : the years of an imperial battalion
Johannesburg
Ad. Donker

Gordon, Ruth & Louwrens, Mat
1984
Victorian Pietermaritzburg
Springfield
Village Publishers

Gordon-Brown, Alfred
1975
Pictorial Africana : a survey of old South African paintings, drawings, and prints to the end of the nineteenth century, with a biographical dictionary of one thousand artists
Cape Town
Balkema

Gore, James (Compiler)
2005
Albany Museum : celebrating 150 years of heritage
Grahamstown
Trustees of the Albany Museum

Gosselink, Martine; Holtrop, Maria; Ross, Robert & Rijks Museum (Editors)
2017
First edition
Good Hope : South Africa and the Netherlands from 1600
Amsterdam
Rijks Museum ; Nijmegen : Uitgeverij Vantilt

Grant, George & Flynn, Taffy
1992
Watershed town : the history of the Johannesburg City Engineer's Department
Johannesburg
Johannesburg City Council

Gray, Alexander Stuart; Breach, Nicholas & Breach, Jean
1985
Edwardian architecture: a biographical dictionary
London
Duckworth

Greaves, Alan
1987
Tell me of Komani – a history of Queenstown
Queenstown
The Society [Frontier Historical Society]

Green, Lawrence George
1957
First edition
Beyond the City Lights : the story of the Western Province : the towns and the farms, the life and the people, the folklore and the legends
Cape Town
Howard Timmins

Green, Simon C
2020
Anglo-Boer War blockhouses : a military engineer’s perspective
South Africa
Porcupine Press

Green, Simon C
2022
Anglo-Boer War blockhouses : a field guide
Johannesburg
Porcupine Press

Greig, Doreen
1970
Herbert Baker in South Africa
Cape Town
PURNELL

Greig, Doreen
1971
A Guide to Architecture in South Africa
Cape Town
Howard Timmins

Greig, Doreen E
1987
First edition
Reluctant colonists; The : Netherlanders abroad in the 17th and 18th centuries
Assen
Van Gorkum

Greig, Doreen Edith
1958
Domestic work of Sir Herbert Baker and his influence in the field of building in the Transvaal; The : 1902-1912
Johannesburg
University of the Witwatersrand (Unpublished BA Dissertation)

Greig, Doreen Edith
1963
Work of Sir Herbert Baker from 1892 until 1912; The : and his contribution to architecture in South Africa
Johannesburg
University of the Witwatersrand (Unpublished PhD Thesis)

Greyling, E
1998
TUSSEN DIE BERGE : Die Geskiedenis van ‘n landstreek en sy mense 1848 - 1998
Pretoria
Mrs J Wessels

Griffin, Hannah Lucy
2007
Boundaries and thresholds : a study of the relationship between public and private space in Diepsloot, South Africa : [a report submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Architecture]
Wellington NZ
Unpublished Thesis BArch : Victoria University of Wellington

Grogan, Tony (Researcher and compiler)
2015
First edition
Forgotten Cape Town : A visual history, 1850-1950
Diep River
Don Nelson

Groll, Coenraad Liebrecht Temminck; van Alphen, W; der Kat, HCA; van Nederveen Meerkerk, Hannedea & Wevers, LB
2002
The Dutch overseas : architectural survey : mutual heritage of four centuries in three continents
Zwolle
Waanders

Grosskopf, J F W
1945
First edition
Hendrik Pierneef: die man en sy werk
Pretoria
Van Schaik

Grosskopf, J F W
1947
First edition
Hendrik Pierneef: the man and his work
Pretoria
Van Schaik

Guedes, Amancio
2007
Manifestos, papers, lectures, publications
Lisboa, Portugal
Ordem dos Arquitectos

Guedes, Amancio; Guedes, Pedro & Museu Colecçäo Berardo
2009
Pancho Guedes : Vitruvius Mozambicanus
Lisbon, Portugal
Museu Colecçäo Berardo

Guedes, Lonka & Guedes, Pedro
2003
Viva Pancho
Durban
Total Cad Academy

Guest, Herman M
1902
First edition
Portfolio of Klerksdorp Views
Klerksdorp
HM Guest

Gunner's Association
s.a. [1978?]
Fort Schanskop 1897 - 1978
Pretoria
Gunner's Association

Gutsche, Thelma
1966
No Ordinary Woman: The life and times of Florence Phillips
Cape Town
Howard Timmins

Gutsche, Thelma
1970
A Very Smart Medal : the story of the Witwatersrand Agricultural Society
Cape Town
Howard Timmins

Gutsche, Thelma
1970
The Bishop's Lady
Cape Town
Howard Timmins

Harrison, Philip; Gotz, Graeme; Todes, Alison & Wray, Chris
2015
Changing Space, Changing City Johannesburg After Apartheid
Johannesburg
Wits University Press

Jobst, Kurt & Gordimer, Nadine
1979
Kurt Jobst : goldsmith and silversmith : art metal worker
Johannesburg
Gerrit Bakker

Knox, Patricia & Gutsche, Thelma
1947
Do you know Johannesburg?
Vereeniging
Unie-Volkspers

Meiring, Hannes; Van der Waal, G-M; Grütter, Wilhelm & Jonker, Anna
1986
Early Johannesburg, its buildings and its people
Cape Town
Human & Rousseau

Methven, Cathcart William & Grahamstown and Port Alfred Chamber of Commerce
1901
Report on Port Alfred Harbour
Grahamstown
J. Slater

Ogilvie, Grania & Graff, Carol
1988
Dictionary of South African painters and sculptors, including Namibia
Johannesburg
Everard Read

Orenstein, Alexander Jeremiah & Gordon, A
1936
Notes on Elementary Hygiene, Etc. for Compound Officials
Johannesburg?
Central Mining - Rand Mines Group

Pereira, Helder & Glllett, Coral
n.d.
9.2 Architecture's Input : The Project of Decolonialisation



Smith, Elizabeth AT; Shulman, Julius & Goessel, Peteret al
2002
Case study houses
Köln ; New York
Taschen

Waldeck, Paul (Concept & publication management); White, Kathryn (Copy Editor); Gertenbach, Marianne (Researcher) & Phillips, Keith (Principal Photographer)
2007
First edition
Boschendal : founded 1685
Groot Drakenstein
Boschendal Limited

Yorke, FRS & Gibberd, F
1948
The modern flat
London
The Architectural Press