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  • Ijasan1, K.C.; Ogunro, V. O. (Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2014-11-23)
    This paper explores the issues around urbanisation, neighbourhood degeneration and its effects on the living condition on the residents of Agege area of Lagos, Nigeria. This paper traces the historical background of the ...
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1928-09)
    'No formula has yet been devised to obtain beauty in architecture. For beauty is not dependent on pure design. Forms nearly approaching the ideal, but bounded by unsympathetic materials will lack the essential quality."
  • Landman, Karina; Badenhorst, Willem (Report Series produced by the South African Research Chair in Development Planning and Modelling, School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand., 2012-08)
    Gated communities in south Africa have increased tremendously since the late 1990’s, with various types spreading across the urban landscape. they can broadly be divided into two groups, namely enclosed neighbourhood s and ...
  • Todes, Alison; Sithole, Pearl; Williamson, Amanda (Urban Forum. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010, 2010-02-05)
    Abstract Integrated development plans (IDPs) are municipal strategic plans designed to bring about developmental local government. They have been criticised for providing insufficient space for democratic participation. ...
  • Todes, Alison; Odendaal, Nancy; Cameron, Jenny (Transaction Publishers. Urban Forum., 2004-10)
    There is growing interest in integrated area development projects as a way of responding to special problem areas, including ameliorating the geographic concentration of social and economic disadvantage. This is expressed ...
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    The elaborate interior of Harris & Co. the Jewllers and Silversmiths, who were situated in a building in commissioner Street. The bric-a-brac cluttering up this interior is similar to that found in the Victorian home. Image 706.
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1931-12)
    "If we look back a few years in the rapid development of the new movement in European architecture we will find in general that there are two tendencies in the movement. A tendency towards nationalism and a tendency towards ...
  • Irurah, Daniel K; Boshoff, Brian (University of Cape Town Press, 2003)
    The sustainable development paradigm can be viewed as a convergence of two paradigms that initially evolved in an antagonistic manner, possibly as far back as the industrial revolution. The first one is the growth and ...
  • Fitchett, Rowallan Hugh (2011-10-17)
  • Sihlongonyane, Mfaniseni (Scholarly Papers Series - 1, 2000)
    The main thrust of the argument in this paper is that underdevelopment of African countries lies with the differences between the Eurocentric and African values. As Eurocentric values informs the development paradigm and ...
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    President street. This later became the Catholic Club. Image 942.
  • Photo: Africana Museum (2011-08-04)
    On the site of the present Woolworth's Building, also the site of the original wood and iron structure of 1894. "Neo-Classic" facade. 1898.
  • Hawke & McKinlay (2011-07-25)
    From the original drawing by the archiects. Image 169.
  • WDH (South African Architectural Institute, 1959-11)
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1935-05)
    "Ons behoort sowel die toekoms as die verlede te skat indien ons geboue 'n vrolike agtergrond moet verskaf wat voldoende en ten volle in harmonie sal wees met ons lewenswyse."
  • Boshoff, Brian (ISoCaRP Congress, 2003)
    The SA space economy and the striving for development has come a long way, but still faces great challenges. One of those challenges is to deal with globalisation -- a highly contested influence that has been shown by many ...
  • Benit Gbaffou, Claire (Critical Dialogue: Public Participation in Review., 208)
    This paper starts with the study of participation patterns in different neighbourhoods in Johannesburg, and demonstrates that institutional channels (be it representative democracy, or various participatory institutions ...
  • Benit Gbaffou, Claire (Wits University Press, Johannesburg, 2011)
    The local level has become since the 1990s an important arena of development of democracy in most countries of the world – in a move sometimes described as part of “the third wave of democratization” (Huntington 1992), ...
  • Todes, Alison; Williamson, Amanda; Sithole, Pearl (HSRC Press, 2007)
    The South African Constitution is one of the most progressive in the world. It demonstrates a commitment to promoting equality for men and women, and entrenches women's rights. This commitment is carried through in several ...
  • Unknown (2011-08-02)
    View of the building fronting onto New Street North and Joubert Street. This buildingwas surrounded by tall blue-gum trees for many years, these striking an incongruous note in the city pattern. Johannesburg's first Court ...

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