Browsing Architecture by Supervisor "Botes, Nico"

Browsing Architecture by Supervisor "Botes, Nico"

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  • Moolman, Samantha (University of Pretoria, 2011-05-12)
    Adaptiveve [re]use is a process that makes use of the principles of [re]duce, [re]use and [re]cycle, often giving products an extended lifespan not initially associated with the original function. Environmentally adaptive ...
  • August, Dustin Enrico Peter (University of Pretoria, 2013-12-09)
    Post Apartheid freedom architecture constructs new narratives and encounters with our past. Often representing the collective memory, these spaces exclude peripheral memories, displaced communities and negate engaging with ...
  • 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 ...
  • Botha, P.R. (Philippus Rudolph) (University of Pretoria, 2013)
    This research project investigates the possibility of a public programme-overlay at the Union Buildings, situated on Meintjieskop on the western edge of the Pretoria inner city. The design of the Buildings was commissioned ...
  • Mills, Nadine Frances (University of Pretoria, 2018)
    In attempt to bring symbolic and spatial restitution to the post-apartheid city, city-makers have introduced spatial gestures of compensation within the depraved landscapes to serve as symbols of the reformed city. Although ...
  • Hattingh, Johannes Joost (University of Pretoria, 2017)
    Recent social and political movements beginning with #RhodesMustFall and the following numerous #MustFall campaigns have shone the light on deeplying sentiments. It is believed that these sentiments have been covered by ...
  • Swanepoel, Merike (University of Pretoria, 2013)
    This dissertation grew from an investigation of the farm Doornkloof in Irene, Pretoria. The farm was home to General Jan Smuts and it is here that he wrote his seminal philosophical work “Holism and Evolution” and found ...
  • Allers, Anneke (University of Pretoria, 2010-02-03)
    This thesis focuses on the active dialogue between the visual storefront/building edge and the adjacent public space. Pretoria's inner city arcades are the public spaces of the city. However, the current design of most of ...
  • Human, Martie (University of Pretoria, 2005-04-06)
    "The World Bank's central mission is to fight poverty. Over 2 billion people around the world live in poverty. With such pressing concerns, why bother about arts and culture: because we must accept the importance of social ...
  • Slabbert, Philip Neethling (University of Pretoria, 2013-12-09)
    This dissertation explores the interface between people, horses and architecture as an edge, which allows it the opportunity to facilitate relationships and accommodate multiple users. City edges currently present themselves ...
  • Van der Merwe, Gerd. J (University of Pretoria, 2015)
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  • Nicolaides, Chrysanthe (University of Pretoria, 2017)
    Previously, people elsewhere in the world laboured under the misconception that animals in Africa wandered freely across the vast open spaces of the African plains. However, in reality, as humans (elephants' greatest ...
  • O'Neil, Elonah (University of Pretoria, 2010-02-03)
    A study of local context has revealed that universal relief strategies are failing to meet the needs of those who have just lived through the traumatic experience of losing their primary dwelling. Where as conventional ...
  • Jacobs, Anneli (University of Pretoria, 2015)
    Public rail transport interiors must be adaptable and cater to a wide target market to address the diverse needs of the South African public. Local rail transport competes directly with air travel for market share. ...
  • Van der Westhuizen, Liani (University of Pretoria, 2007-08-25)
    The study explores the infill of public presence in an urban gap in Pretoria's CBD. Urban cultural diversity is used as a point of departure, to propose a public facility in the city centre to become part of a network of ...
  • Uys, Susan Sureen (University of Pretoria, 2008-04-22)
    In an urban context, architecture and landscape architecture co-exist as part of the structure of the city. In the same manner, interior architecture exists as part of an architectural envelope, and product design as an ...
  • Wallendorf, Anneke (University of Pretoria, 2015)
    Many of the buildings along Robert Sobukwe Street have been renovated in an effort to regenerate the area, including the Sunny Park Mall. These renovations have improved the general perception of the street but not the ...
  • Croeser, Sophia Louw (University of Pretoria, 2007-08-22)
    Most South African cities bear the mark of Apartheid planning; with large sectors of society being geographically isolated from job opportunities. Tshwane is one such city; developing over time from a system of segregation ...
  • Mentz, C.J. (University of Pretoria, 2017)
    In Africa and specifically in South Africa, agriculture is the sector from which most rural communities derive their financial income, it is also the source of food for both rural and urban communities. The greatest challenge ...
  • Laurent, Natasha (University of Pretoria, 2015)
    South Africa’s shameful migrant labor policies of the past have left a socioeconomic mark on the families of millions. The ruin in the garden has long been a fascination of many artists and poets, but in the case of an ...