The purpose of this paper is to plead for the revival in the laying out and designing of our cities
and buildings of those principles of largeness of conception, restraint, and subordination of detail to
a central idea which inspire what has sometimes been called "the grand manner" of architecture.
Includes discussion of the history of architecture
and urban planning in Europe, and what should be done in South Africa.
Coetzee, Anton(Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2002)
This article is about the second semester of a new course that was first offered at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2000, namely Architectural Discourse. In this course the history and theory of architecture in ...
Olivier, Bert(Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2003)
This article addresses important insights concerning architecture on the part of the philosopher Karsten Harries, as well as issues raised by various contributors in a recent book on the aftermath of the September 11 attacks ...