Browsing Research Articles (Architecture) by Issue Date

Browsing Research Articles (Architecture) by Issue Date

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  • Le Roux, S.W. (Schalk Willem) (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 1989)
    Despite the immediately recognisable differences in form, construction, use of material and variance in spatial realisation between mosques throughout the Muslim world, they share architectural elements and principles. ...
  • Fisher, Roger C.; Holm, D.E. (Dietmar Erik) (South African journal of cultural and art history, 1989)
    Article written by RC Fisher and D Holm postulating a hypothesis for acknowledging Louis Micheal Thibault as a Revolutionary architect instead of a Palladian Classicist.
  • Fisher, Roger C. (Department of Education and Culture, 1989-12)
    This paper is based on a dissertation in preparation: 'A paradigmatic approach to architectural history: postmodernism', for an MArch degree in the Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria.
  • Fisher, Roger C. (Picasso Headline (Pty) Ltd, 1993-02)
  • Fisher, Roger C. (Sasol Library, University of the Free State, 1993-03)
    This essay proposes an approach to the teaching of the history of architecture, here termed the paradigmatic approach. It derives from an understanding of Kuhn's "paradigm', and the consequent stratification of Western ...
  • Fisher, Roger C.; Booysen, J. (South African Society of Cultural History, 1994)
    As an introduction to this essay, observations made by English settlers on the landscape of the Eastern Cape are quoted. In this way a link is forged with their homeland. The Eastern Cape, an area to become a zone of dispute ...
  • Le Roux, S.W. (Schalk Willem); Fisher, Roger C. (Picasso Headline (Pty) Ltd, 1995-08)
    The essay attempts to determine the significant contributions to the making of a type, that is the fortified frontier farmstead, in the annals of South African architectural history. It is associated with a specific time ...
  • Fisher, Roger C. (South African Society of Cultural History, 1996-05)
    In this essay the graphic representation of the boer dwelling by three artists, namely Rembrandt van Rijn of the middle seventeenth century, Francois le Valliant of the late eighteenth century and 'Henk 'Pierneef of the ...
  • Fisher, Roger C. (South African Society of Cultural History, 1997-11)
    Eaton as progenitor of Pretoria Regionalism - a place-specific architecture - spent his formative years within an identifiable context, namely Pretoria, its peoples and its landscape. His relationship with his mentor, ...
  • Coetzee, Anton (Art Historical Workgroup of South Africa, 1999)
    In this essay an attempt is made to validate the historicist theories that architectural practices change over time and that architecture can be interpreted as manifestations of the beliefs existing in particular communities ...
  • Bakker, Karel Anthonie (Art Historical Workgroup of South Africa, 2000)
    In offering new understanding of the tectonic syntax included in Hellenic art and architecture, the article demonstrates the transference of abstract ideas from one art form to another, the effects of the acceptance of ...
  • Fisher, Roger C.; Allen, N.P.L. (Nicholas P.L.); Mare, Estelle Alma; Steyn, Gerald; Van den Berg, Dirk Johannes (Art Historical Group of South Africa, 2003)
    In this article Moerdijk's early architectual career is paralleled with the chronological sequence of texts that express his concerns with developing an authentic South African style. In these we discover those significant ...
  • Grobler, Anika; Le Roux, S.W. (Schalk Willem) (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2006)
    This article investigates the elements and principles that can be used as criteria to define the static, physical model of space in the built environment. The aim is to determine congruencies between the terminology for ...
  • Fisher, Roger C. (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2006)
    Moerdijk, in his formative years as architect, held Baker and his patron, Rhodes, in high regard. But in his maturity he made little, if any reference to Baker’s influence or even legacy in the making of South African ...
  • Fisher, Roger C. (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2006)
    This article presents Gerard Moerdijk’s response to the challenges posed by the legacy of Herbert Baker in South Africa, through, firstly, those aspects of an architecture derived from regional response, namely local style ...
  • Le Roux, S.W. (Schalk Willem) (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2007)
    In 1941, a new Dutch Reformed church was built in Pretoria West to the design of Gerard Moerdijk. The "Neo-Byzantine" design, developed and defined by Moerdijk homself, was not regarded by everybody as suitable for a ...
  • Botes, Nico (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2007)
    This article introduces ongoing research on nineteenth century Boer-made chairs housed in the collection of the National Cultural History Museum. Motivated by a lack of locally published research, the inquiry is informed ...
  • Fisher, Roger C.; Clarke, Nicholas J. (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2007)
    Various postulates concerning the origin and purpose of the corbelled structures in the vicinity of the Assegaaibos River on the farms Farmerfield, Glenfield and Springfield, Eastern Cape Province (previously Albany District) ...
  • Bakker, Karel Anthonie (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2007)
    South Africans have rich, complex and unique histories. Current South African society is similarly unique, non-monolithic and complex. The last twelve years of Democracy have not resulted in a coconstructed vision of how ...
  • Jekot, Barbara P. (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2007)
    The intention of this article is not to determine principles that might be universally applied to architectural beauty in general, but rather to question the relevance of the term beauty in an architectural context. I ...