Browsing Research Articles (Architecture) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Architecture) by Title

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  • Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson) (South African Institute of Architects, 2019-01)
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  • Combrinck, Carin; Nortje, Timme-Loise (Routledge, 2021)
    This article investigates the architectural manifestation required for the establishment of the university as anchor institution in South Africa. Through an historical review of campus architecture and planning, an ...
  • Fisher, Roger C. (South African Institute of Architects, 2014-07)
    It is well known that architects need patrons, otherwise they would have no commissions. However, many a successful architect has in turn become a patron to his own profession, either in his lifetime or through ...
  • Fisher, Roger C. (South African Institute of Architects, 2014-09)
    I was recently asked to write a postlude of Carla Crafford’s (née Hartman) forthcoming limited edition retrospective monograph. That got me thinking about the role of photography in architecture.
  • Fisher, Roger C. (South African Institute of Architects, 2014-05)
    While most architects are not only catholic in taste, they are also often artistic in temperament and multitalented. Most are schooled in the representation of buildings, a few turn this into high art – the art ...
  • Fisher, Roger C. (South African Institute of Architects, 2015-11)
    According to a position paper accepted by the Research Committee of the Royal Institute of British Architects and presented by Jeremy Till, several enduring myths about architecture and research perpetuate an ever-widening ...
  • Peres, Edna; Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson); Du Plessis, Chrisna (South African Institute of Architects, 2015-01)
    As built environment theory evolves, so does the awareness that built environments form an integral part of natural systems. Living systems are capable of renewal and regeneration, resiliently adapting to pressures and ...
  • Konigk, Raymund; Bakker, Karel Anthonie (Department of Visual Arts, University of Pretoria, 2012)
    Dialectic relationships exist between architecture and emergent architecturally informed disciplines. Interior design constitutes such a discipline and is considered a critical case study. The main problem is to investigate ...
  • De Bruyn, Derick (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    The recurrence of the traditional practice of patterns on surfaces of the human body and architecture is explored here. In histories and theories of architecture bodily markings have been used to describe the metaphors ...
  • Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson) (South African Institute of Architects, 2015-03)
    ‘A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS,’ or so the saying goes. The inheritances of this phrase are attributed to a number of sources, including an ancient Chinese proverb, Napoleon Bonaparte (who remarked that ‘a ...
  • 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 ...
  • Viljoen, Marga (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2010)
    This article focuses on Maurice Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology of the body and his explications of the body as mediator of the world. Merleau-Ponty's notion of the body which projects the cultural world around it by means ...
  • Middleton, Lorraine; Breed, Ida (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2010)
    This article argues that the educational power of botanical gardens goes beyond the scientific collection of data but also makes use of the artistic influence of the garden through the perception and experience of the user. ...
  • Le Roux, S.W. (Schalk Willem); Ferreira, O.J.O. (Ockert Jacobus Olivier), 1940- (Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap & Kuns, 2008-03)
    During its "golden age" Portugal amazed the world with its great voyages of discovery. It was therefore appropriate that an epic poet of the time should record the achievements of his contemporaries for posterity. That ...
  • Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson) (The South African Institute of Architects, 2012-09)
    The demise of the Modern Movement resulted in a plethora of architectural responses. Venturi argued for 'Complexity and Contradiction' (1966) in architecture, while contrastingly, Rudofsky (1964) and Oliver (1969), in their ...
  • Hugo, Jan; Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson); Stoffberg, Hennie (SUNMeDIA, 2014)
    This article describes strategic design decisions that architects can make during the initial stages of a project to minimise the use of construction materials, reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency. A ...
  • Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson) (South African Institute of Architects, 2019-01)
    The University of Pretoria’s Department of Architecture has developed into one of the world’s top architecture and built environment educational institutions.
  • Fisher, Roger C. (South African Institute of Architects, 2014-03)
    They came in their thousands to pay homage, with many eventually being turned away. As Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918–2013) lay in state, the significance and meaning of the Union Buildings seemed yet again to ...
  • 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 ...
  • Van Reenen, Coralie; Karusseit, Catherine (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2017-09-08)
    BACKGROUND : It can hardly be disputed that a school environment should be conducive or, at the very least, not prohibitive to effective learning. The provision of fair, equal and barrier-free access to education is ...