Botes, Nico(South African Institute of Architects, 2015-11)
T his article highlights the general lack of awareness
of the design professions in the built environment
– even among prospective students of architecture
– and investigates opportunities to address
this shortcoming, ...
Botes, Nico; Le Roux, S.W. (Schalk Willem)(South African Society of Cultural History, 2011-11)
The humble milking stool is usually associated only with dairy production. This
article investigates a broader context and socio-historical meaning portrayed in
selected illustrations in English and Afrikaans children’s ...
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 ...
Botes, Nico(Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
The architectural critic Reyner Banham (1922-1988) famously equated architectural education to
a mysterious ‘black box’, a notion compounded by most beginner students being novices to the
architectural disciplines and ...