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  • le Roux, Hannah; Hart, Brendan; Mayat, Yasmin (International committee for documentation and conservation of buildings, sites and neighbourhoods of the modern movement, 2013-01)
    Aiton Court, in Johannesburg, is a case study in how heritage and economics clash in economically constrained cities. This iconic and formally innovative Modern apartment block from 1937 is located in an area where the ...
  • le Roux, Hannah (Farafina, Lagos, 2007)
    Given the challenges of access and archives, it is hard to get down to detail in the documentation of modern African architecture. This architectural monograph by Nigerian based architects John Godwin and Gillian Hopwood ...
  • Kotze, Paul (PICASSO, 2013-07)
    Much of the building activity that is currently occurring at South African universities should be seen in the context of the recent growth in student numbers and a backlog of building stock that has accumulated over a ...
  • de Klerk, Nick; Essa, Nabeel; le Roux, Hannah; Salemi, Luigi; Cox, Ryan; Esteves, Ana Maria (PICASSO, 2013-11)
    Paulo Esteves, who died unexpectedly of an asthma-related condition at the age of 39 at his home in July, was an architect who maintained a deep intellectual engagement with his practice. Prolific, he produced a vast number ...
  • Hart, Brendan; Munro, Katherine (PICASSO, 2013-05)
    When it comes to defining what makes a good student residence, cost and square meterage are usually defining standards. The minimum standards contained in the Department of Higher Education and Training’s (DHET) 2011 Review ...

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