Browsing Architecture by Supervisor "Viljoen, Marga"

Browsing Architecture by Supervisor "Viljoen, Marga"

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  • 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 ...
  • Tenea, Tudor (University of Pretoria, 2013)
    Since the advent of the industrial revolution man has become increasingly detached from the idea of making and the processes associated with it. Today’s society is a consumer driven one dependant on machinery as a means ...
  • Van Zyl, Fransa (University of Pretoria, 2012-06-07)
    This study responds to the effect that current food production has on the natural environment, by researching urban systems and ecosystems. In reaction to the findings, a new food production system and the urban buying and ...
  • Janse van Rensburg, Gerhard (University of Pretoria, 2012)
    Considering the permanent nature of the built environment, this dissertation investigates an alternative approach towards static architecture. Allowing the building’s users the ability to alter and determine their own ...
  • Eiselen, Minette Linda (University of Pretoria, 2011-05-11)
    The dissertation investigates suitable living environments for the healing and rehabilitation of people in crisis in South Africa, focusing on the human experience of space. Through the understanding of the problem and the ...
  • Devenish, Paul Gregory (University of Pretoria, 2012)
    This dissertation details the design of a fish processing and distribution building in the Fishery Port of Maputo. The ‘port’ is explored as a threshold between a city and the ocean and the perceived spatial permanence of ...
  • Breytenbach, Pieter Jacobus Andries (University of Pretoria, 2013)
    The study explores the mediating role architecture should play towards the re-integration of degenerate urban spaces, within existing contemporary urban environment. The architecture proposed, in this case a Public Community ...
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    Stegmann, Korine (University of Pretoria, 2009-05-04)
    The essence of this dissertation was to explore the synergies between fashion and architecture to inform the design of a resource rich environment.
  • Van Rooyen, Marthinus Jan (University of Pretoria, 2012)
    The project is found on the north eastern corner of the Nelson Mandela Boulevard and Church Street crossing adjacent to the Apies River, one of the most important crossings in Pretoria. The goal of the project is to establish ...
  • Van Wyk, Johannes Francois (University of Pretoria, 2013)
    This project is a response to the author's passion for sport and his curiosity about the architectural process that is necessary to understand and facilitate the inter-relation of body, mind and soul. The potential influence ...
  • Roberts, Hayley Thea (University of Pretoria, 2011-05-12)
    Our society is one in which death has become a predominant influencing factor of our social context, with the dramatic rise in AIDS related deaths. Yet the institutions that accommodate the terminally ill or the dying, ...
  • Clark, Tracy Leigh (University of Pretoria, 2011-05-11)
    This thesis is about the adaptive reuse of an old turbine hall at the Pretoria West Power Plant. As part of a proposed urban framework the Power Plant is developed as a node that connects the Pretoria CBD to Atteridgeville. ...
  • Beckenstrater, Andrea Frances (University of Pretoria, 2011-05-11)
    This dissertation investigates the need for a change in popular perception of what an institutional building should and could look and feel like. This is achieved through the exploration of ways to create a therapeutic ...
  • Engelbrecht, Nadine (University of Pretoria, 2009-04-09)
    The subject of the dissertation is a school for education in motion picture production which includes sufficient cinema spaces to accommodate entertainment for students and the general public. The building acts as a social ...
  • Vermeulen, Marilu (University of Pretoria, 2009-04-20)
    Health centres, like hospitals and clinics, tend to be unwelcome, sterile environments. This dissertation is about the making of a conventional and complementary health centre that aims to be a place-making building. This ...