Browsing Architecture by UP Author "Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson)"

Browsing Architecture by UP Author "Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson)"

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  • Peres, Edna; Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson); Du Plessis, Chrisna (South African Institute of Architects, 2015-01)
    As built environment theory evolves, so does the awareness that built environments form an integral part of natural systems. Living systems are capable of renewal and regeneration, resiliently adapting to pressures and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson) (The South African Institute of Architects, 2012-09)
    The demise of the Modern Movement resulted in a plethora of architectural responses. Venturi argued for 'Complexity and Contradiction' (1966) in architecture, while contrastingly, Rudofsky (1964) and Oliver (1969), in their ...
  • Hugo, Jan; Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson); Stoffberg, Hennie (SUNMeDIA, 2014)
    This article describes strategic design decisions that architects can make during the initial stages of a project to minimise the use of construction materials, reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency. A ...
  • Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson) (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2013)
    The domestic architecture of the seminal South African architect Gawie Fagan expresses a unique technological inventiveness formed by a deep appreciation of the technical and haptic properties and qualities of building ...
  • Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson) (South African Institute of Architects, 2015-07)
    HOUSE ROOKE at Monaghan Farm, located near Lanseria in Gauteng, is an architectural endeavour by client and architect that extends regional architectural traditions. In a time of architectural blight, aesthetic confusion ...
  • Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson) (South African Institute of Architects, 2016-01)
    On 4 November 2015, I opened Gabriël (Gawie) Fagan’s 90th birthday exhibition1 at the CifA offices. It was a tribute to his architectural production and time as a seminal SA architect.
  • Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson) (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2010)
    Gabriël (Gawie) Fagan (1925) is a leading South African architect. His architecture is regionally rooted and can be described as a "new" architectural language that mediates between a love of the Cape vernacular, functional ...
  • 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 ...
  • Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson) (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2015)
    It is widely acknowledged that the canonic architectural principles developed, in the late 1920s, by Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris (1887-1965), better known as Le Corbusier, had a profound effect on the built environment ...
  • Hugo, Jan; Stoffberg, Hennie; Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson) (The Physical Development Sciences, University of the Free State, 2012-12)
    This article investigates the role that architecture can play in mitigating climate change by comparing the environmental impact of construction material use in two existing South African Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) stations ...
  • 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 ...
  • Barker, A.A.J. (Arthur Adrian Johnson) (Art Historical Work Group of South Africa, 2012)
    Gabriël (Gawie) Fagan (1925-) is a leading South African architect. His architecture is regionally rooted and can be described as a “new” architecture that mediates between a love of the Cape vernacular, functional ...