Browsing Research Articles (Architecture) by UP Author "Fisher, Roger C."

Browsing Research Articles (Architecture) by UP Author "Fisher, Roger C."

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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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) ...
  • Fisher, Roger C.; Lange, Mary E.; Nkambule, M. Emmanuel N. (Universidade de Brasília, 2017)
    Descolonizar o ensino-aprendizagem em Arquitetura requer questionar o que é pertinente a uma sociedade multiracial, multicultural e multi-liguistica e ao mesmo tempo adequado a uma disciplina internacionalista. Examinamos ...
  • Fisher, Roger C.; Clarke, Nicholas J. (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2010)
    From the earliest days of South African colonisation - through the offices of the VOC - there was the hegemony of Calvinist belief as it manifests in Dutch Reformed Protestantism in which death was preordained, inevitable ...
  • Fisher, Roger C. (Picasso Headline (Pty) Ltd, 1993-02)
  • 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 ...
  • Fisher, Roger C.; Clarke, Nicholas J. (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2010)
    The oeuvre of Gerard Moerdijk, as practitioner and self-proclaimed architect to the Afrikaner Nationalist Project, used the opportunity of the memorializing of deceased personages taken up in the epic narrative of Afrikaner ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. (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, ...
  • Fisher, Roger C. (South African Institute of Architects, 2015-05)
    WITH THIS ISSUE of Architecture South Africa, we take leave of Julian Cooke as editor of both the magazine and the journal of the South African Institute of Architects. Julian Cooke’s first stint commenced with the ...
  • 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. (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 ...
  • Louw, Mike; Fisher, Roger C. (South African Institute of Architects, 2011-01)
    Please read abstract available in article.
  • Fisher, Roger C.; Clarke, Nicholas J. (The South African Institute of Architects, 2011)
    This paper explores the manner in which ideas of resource efficiency is taught to design students through the principles of iteration and generative design within a framework of ecosystemic thinking.