Browsing Architecture by Type "Dissertation"

Browsing Architecture by Type "Dissertation"

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  • Viljoen, Hans (University of Pretoria, 2013)
    Architecture is explored here as a series of effects that influence the experience of living on earth. A work of architecture is a kind of terminal of effects that produces certain experiences for those who encounter ...
  • Cloete, Lizelle (University of Pretoria, 2010-02-09)
    This thesis deals with the regeneration of an existing public square in Pretoria, formerly known as Strijdom Square. The document considers contemporary anthropological and urban design theory of good public spaces and ...
  • Du Toit, Philip (University of Pretoria, 2010-02-10)
    This dissertation investigates the significant problem of abandoned buildings in the Pretoria Central Business District and, to a lesser extent, the lack of public exposure to art, architecture and design. For the purpose ...
  • Williams, Gavin (University of Pretoria, 2012)
    This dissertation investigates the accessibility of public architecture. The aim is to illustrate the relevance of accessibility by establishing a theoretical premise and applying it in design. The theoretical analysis ...
  • 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 ...
  • Samimi, Neda (University of Pretoria, 2012)
    This project stemmed from the idea of abandoned buildings prevalent in the City of Pretoria. It also responds to the increasing eff ect of environmental damage becoming evident worldwide. As part of the solution, this ...
  • Khuzwayo, Phumlani Lindelani (University of Pretoria, 2009-04-20)
    A place where all the different African Nations and the different African embassies can meet to learn about each other. The facilities provided in the complex are to aid in the development Of africa as a continent. ...
  • Van der Merwe, Marika (University of Pretoria, 2009-04-09)
    This project investigates Interior Architecture as the design of space within established physical parameters. The concept of an Agora as a public meeting space generating memory forms the design platform from which the ...
  • Maritz, Colette (University of Pretoria, 2013)
    The Alice Project investigates the problem behind the lack of provision for children in developing areas. The project recognises the potential in formal educational facilities as being the most important designed children’s ...
  • Butcher, Andrew C (University of Pretoria, 2005-04-30)
    This dissertation explores the fusion of the built and biophysical environments within the context of the city. In doing so the biophysical environment contributes to the operation of the architecture in terms of microclimate ...
  • Botha, Janes (University of Pretoria, 2012)
    Interior design has a social responsibility. To facilitate the way in which buildings change, thereby allowing the user to retain interest and awareness of buildings. The sensitivity of built fabric with historical value ...
  • Di Monte, Giovanna (University of Pretoria, 2010-08-10)
    This project stems out of the need to improve the quality of life for both animals and humans, and facilitate the interaction between both environments into one habitat. The design will serve as a framework for the ...
  • Du Plessis, Dewald (University of Pretoria, 2011-05-11)
    The Apollo Project investigates the recent establishment of numerous private educational institutions in the inner city of Pretoria. It identifies the need for adequate urban educational facilities and explores the use of ...
  • Sianga, Busisiwe Elizabeth (University of Pretoria, 2008-09-22)
    The study was premised by the apparent lack of sustainability and poor quality of low cost housing of Botswana. The overall aim of the study was to investigate the possibility of integration of sustainability and resource ...
  • Bothma, Jacobus C (University of Pretoria, 2005-09-13)
    The purpose of this study is to investigate ritual in order to establish an intimacy between architecture and its users. The lithurgy of the Roman Catholic Church is used as a point of departure, but the study is especially ...
  • Tanzarella, Beatrice (University of Pretoria, 2013-08-28)
    This dissertation investigates architecture's potential role in improving the experience of the daily commute into and out of the city. It is proposed that an architectural intervention that takes into account the 'embodied' ...
  • Mpye, Tebogo (University of Pretoria, 2011-05-13)
    Unlawful, renegade and detached, these are some of the metaphors that can be said to be the summation of the taxi industry. Albeit the taxi system predominantly operates as the chief transport mode, and economic enabler ...
  • Wadee, Salma (University of Pretoria, 2011-05-12)
    Traditional paces of production in an urban context have been crudely built as machines, exploiting the resources of a location without care for the consequences. Their success has been measured primarily in terms of how ...
  • Chothia, Nazly (University of Pretoria, 2010-03-02)
    The Law Faculty precinct, located at the north-eastern edge of the University of Pretoria’s Hatfield Campus, is already one of great esteem to the University. The precinct consists of two buildings: the celebrated Law ...
  • Viljoen, Clayton (University of Pretoria, 2011-05-13)
    This dissertation investigates the relationship of the Fortifications in Pretoria to the public. The architectural problem of making the public aware of these Fortifications is investigated and responded to by designing a ...