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Heritage research news: Common Ground: Marguerite is proud to have contributed a chapter with Catherine Deacon to the book Common Ground: Dutch-South African Architectural Exchanges 1902–1961, edited by Nicholas Clarke, Roger Fisher, and Marieke Kuipers, which is about to be released as part of Dutch History Month. We made many unexpected discoveries in doing the research and were struck by the resilience and longevity of the physical structures. Similarly, the power of archival information confirmed how architecture exists in different modes. The book contributes to the dialogue around heritage and representation in South Africa. It is the result of a transnational study into the work of emigrated Dutch built environment professionals from 1902–1961; and was initiated by the University of Pretoria and carried out with support from the Embassy of the Netherlands in South Africa, the South African Heritage Resources Agency, the Dutch Cultural Heritage Agency, Zuid-Afrikahuis and DutchCulture. From the press release: More than seventy...