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  • Seabrook, Andrea Lynn (University of Pretoria, 2010-02-09)
    The proposal is to design an information and orientation facility, in the vicinity of Pretoria Station. The proposed design will involve a building that seeks to orientate a tourist/commuter on entering the city, whether ...
  • Boardman, Henry Martin (University of Pretoria, 2011)
    The dissertation investigates the formative influence of hydrology in shaping the spatiality and socio-economic production processes of the urban environment. It acknowledges the surging pattern of human development, the ...
  • Van Vuuren, Chris J. (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    Ndebele women of South Africa have become prominent visual artworks in the international world of commodity tourism and African art. Pictures of women clad in ritual beadwork against the backdrop of their art on homestead ...
  • Fagan, Gabriel Theron (Gawie); Barker, Arthur Adrian Johnson (2013-10-08)
    For the workers’ housing at Ida’s Valley farm near Stellenbosch (1975), Fagan employs the stereotomic quality of the Cape vernacular in a masonry architecture that acts both as structure and enclosure, where brick walls ...
  • Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson) (South African Institute of Architects, 2016-07)
    Innovation in architectural form is, unfortunately, rare these days as many designers unconsciously resort to the use of fashionable clichés or international precedent. It is refreshing, therefore, to come across uniqueness ...
  • Terzoglou, Nikolaos-Ion (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    This paper aims to prove that a fertile dialogue between architectural history and the history of ideas can open interesting perspectives for the understanding of the process of design. This dialogue, offering a reconstruction ...
  • Martin, Conrad (University of Pretoria, 2011-05-11)
    This thesis seeks to explore the potential of existing built fabric to change in order to meet the needs of its users. Central to this is the realisation that cities are highly dynamic environments. Momentarily appropriate, ...
  • Olivier, Bert; Mare, Estelle Alma (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2014)
    This paper explores the different “identities” projected by the palace and gardens of Versailles, the house and garden of Claude Monet in Giverny (France), and Mount Namsan in (South) Korea. It is argued that the palace ...
  • Khan, Radhia (University of Pretoria, 2011-05-12)
    The experiences of the past can serve to enrich the knowledge of the present and progression to future generations. As such architecture should be viewed in accordance with literature, music, art and film as a collective ...
  • Osasona, C.O.; Ogunshakin, L.O.; Jiboye, D.A.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    Every city has its own history which expresses an identity, a symbol and an image. The ancient city of Ile-Ife, in south-western Nigeria, presents several paradoxes. Till date, its significance vis-à-vis the totality of ...
  • Belgasem, Ramadan T.; IAHS World Congress on Housing (33rd : 2005 : Pretoria, South Africa) (IAHS, 2005-09)
    Paper presented at the XXXIII IAHS World Congress on Housing, 27-30 September 2005,"Transforming Housing Environments through Design", University of Pretoria.
  • Maree, Madileen (University of Pretoria, 2008-08-05)
    The aim of this dissertation is to provide Marabastad with a multi-sport centre with alternating levels of use and activity. Through kinetic architecture the structure adapts to Marabastad’s shifting nature. The centre ...
  • Unknown (The Star, 1927-05-16)
    Illustration of the interior of the new Johannesburg Railway Station. The plans were drawn by Mr. McCubbin in association with Messrs. Gordon Leith and Gerald Moerdyk [Gerard Moerdijk].
  • Unknown (1927-05-16)
    Illustration of the main entrance to Johannesburg Station on Eloff Street, designed by Gerard Moerdijk, in collaboration with Gordon Leith.
  • Unknown (2009-05-12)
    Sketch showing facade of old Government House in Pretoria.
  • Olivier, Bert (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2010)
    This paper focuses on the question of mediation via images. Its point of departure is the work of Kant on the mediation of human reality by the faculty of reason, including imagination and the forms of space and time, ...
  • Konigk, Raymund (University of Pretoria, 2015)
    The main research problem was to determine interior design’s methods of cultural production. The original knowledge contributions of this thesis is summatively included in the imaginal interiors hypothesis: “Interior design ...
  • Fleming, Bronwyn Wendy (University of Pretoria, 2013-12)
    As with the majority of Johannesburg areas, the Newtown Electric Power Station Heritage Precinct does not fully realise its potential for spatial relations facilitating creative means of living. Creativity is a powerful ...
  • Wolff, H.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    Within the time allowed for this presentation I can hardly address a balanced range of issues dealing with the ‘Future Life of the African City Centre’. I will introduce four topics that have been close to my heart that ...
  • Mouton, J.R.; Van Rooyen, M.J.; Melonas, Marti-Mari (2006-10-18)
    Architect Shigeru Ban created a series of arches as a framework for the laminated strand lumber in his design 2001, of the IMAI Memorial Gymnasium, IMAI, Japan. Model [1:100] built by J P Mouton and M J van Rooyen, 3rd ...