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  • 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 ...
  • African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
  • Nation, Shelagh Suzanne (University of Pretoria, 2008-12-09)
    The thesis deals with Stauch’s childhood background, his youth and early involvement with sailing, art and architecture in Germany. The initial belief that he received his architectural training at the Bauhaus was investigated ...
  • 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 ...
  • Burger, L.J. (University of Pretoria, 2007-03-13)
    No abstract available
  • Pearse, Geoffrey Eastcott (1885-1968) (2008-10-17)
    Photograph of the interior of the Ball Room at Government House in Cape Town. Showing British Regency influences, it was built during Lord Charles Somerset's time. It is the same room - but with different furniture - ...
  • Louw, Morne; Maree, Carina; Kotze, Riaan; Cloete, Tertius (2006-08-30)
    Model (1:50) of Ball-Eastaway house, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, designed by architect Glenn Murcutt, 1982-1983, built by Architecture students, University of Pretoria students as a 2nd year project, 2005.
  • Baker, Herbert, Sir, 1862-1946 (2008-09-26)
    Sketch by Sir Herbert Baker of the gable of a Cape Dutch building at Banhoek, architect and date unknown. The slightly unusual Baroque gable has convex elements.
  • Unknown (2009-05-07)
    From the Pearse Collection: photograph depicting the Cape Dutch interior of Groot Constantia. It has a chequered stone floor, and contains various pieces of furniture. These include two gateleg tables, a settee (riempiesbank), ...
  • Departement Publieke Werken; Publieke Werke Dept. (2014-08-26)
  • Unknown (2007-07-19)
    Photograph taken on 19 April 1984 of the Barclays Bank Building designed by Gordon Leith in 1939
  • Unknown (2009-06-01)
    Biography on Robert Alexander Barnett, South African Architect, born 18 July 1911.
  • Unknown; Elliot, Arthur, 1870-1938 (2009-05-08)
    From the Pearse Collection: photograph by Arthur Elliot depicting a barrack room at The Castle of Good Hope.
  • De Klerk, Michelle (2006-08-30)
    Model (1:50) of Barragan house and studio (Casa Barragan) Tucabaya, Mexico, designed by architect Luis Barragan, 1947-1948, built by architecture students, University of Pretoria as a 2nd year project, 2005.
  • Von Geyso, Carlheinz Christoph (University of Pretoria, 2013-12-09)
    The relation between industrial enclosures and their environments change in the post-industrial state, which causes a loss of orientation and identification of place. While the inherent character of such a place does not ...
  • Van der Merwe, Johann (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 1998)
    This article discusses the means by which a visually creative, artistic language can imitate the communicative abilities of a written/spoken language, making it possible to "read" a work of art as a visual text. Comparing ...
  • Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 1996)
    Before attempting to evaluate the monastic complex at Batalha, known as Mosteiro da Santa Maria da Vitria, as a sacred place the author considers the expressive aim of Gothic cathedrals, of which this edifice exemplifies ...
  • Pieterse, G.F.; Läuferts, Monika (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2008-05-21)
    The Margaretha Mes Institute for Plant Physiology originated with the construction of the Bateman Laboratory in 1949. The Vetman and Stoneman buildings were erected soon after and by 1954 the three buildings were unofficially ...
  • Pieterse, G.F.; Läuferts, Monika (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2008-05-21)
    The Margaretha Mes Institute for Plant Physiology originated with the construction of the Bateman Laboratory in 1949. The Vetman and Stoneman buildings were erected soon after and by 1954 the three buildings were unofficially ...