Many South African architects’ firms are finding it difficult to prosper in the changing economic
and business environment. While all the contributing factors are not obvious, it is suggested
that the lack of entrepreneurship ...
Pienaar, Marguerite(Universidade de Brasília, 2017)
In the immediate post-war period of the late 1940s, many South African architects were profoundly influenced by Brazilian modernity. It was through amongst others, the patronage of Pretoria architect Norman Eaton (1902-1966) ...
This thesis was developed to investigate the current models of sustainable development and architectural working and design practice and process to respond to the challenges of the current era defined as the Information ...
Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson)(Universidade de Brasília, 2017)
A arquitetura brasileira de Oscar Niemeyer ins-pirou o desenho de um grande número de cons-truções sulafricanas. Este artigo contextualiza as mediações do movimento moderno e aponta similaridades em aproximação com a ...
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 ...
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 ...
Globally, the architectural profession faces complex challenges, bringing the transformation of the curriculum to the forefront of critical discourse. This article reflects on the Honors programme at the University of ...
van Schalkwyk, Cornelis Rudolf(University of Pretoria, 2018)
Mamelodi still remains captive in the spatial legacy of Apartheid.
With long travel times and virtually no employment opportunities
in Mamelodi, the status quo is difficult for inhabitants
to deal with. Economic theory ...
Barnard, Matthys Johannes(University of Pretoria, 2018)
Social media, mainstream media and the predominance
of visual engagement is contributing to a culture that is
increasingly intolerant and lacking in empathy.
“The hegemonic eye seeks domination over all fi elds of ...
Franklin, Marike; Breed, Ida(Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2017)
Wupperthal is a place that reflects an intimate relationship between man and nature and stands as
an object within the landscape. It is one of the best-preserved mission stations in the Western Cape
that still functions ...
Vosloo, Christo; Vosloo, P.T. (Pieter Tobias); Antonites, Alexander Josef(South African Institute of Architects, 2017-11)
This article reports on a qualitative study into the
actions, practices and attitudes that allowed a sample
of South African architects’ firms to be regarded as
enduring. Architects considering starting their own
In this study a critical assessment is undertaken of the methods employed for the selection of beginner students for purposes of admission to studies in architecture. The study employs mixed methodologies that include ...
Combrinck, Carin; Vosloo, P.T. (Pieter Tobias); Osman, Amira(South African Institute of Architects, 2017-05)
Globally, the upgrade of informal settlements is no
longer considered a marginal issue. Contributions to
the discourse in terms of policy reviews and strategies
emanate from various sectors concerned with the ...
Pienaar, Marguerite(South African Institute of Architects, 2017-09)
It’s just over 50 years since the passing of well-known
South African architect Norman Eaton (1902−1966).
Emerging trajectories on post-colonial identities,
entangled histories, and positions on decolonisation
Dlamini, Mkhuleko Percival(University of Pretoria, 2018)
This is a concerted effort at understanding the contemporary utopian processes
and systems of the formation and spatial narratives of the people it is designed for. Locality and nostalgia is the essence of the ...