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  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1932-06)
    "... it is useless to cut and trim from the outside: the change must start further in. We must model outwards, we must conceive the problem clearly, then our house will have shape."
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1937-05)
    "When the designer saw his first flyingboat make a steep climbing turn over Rochester Castle he saw the demonstration of an idea given expression in terms of the rich vocabulary of his own time."
  • Myers, T.G.; Fowkes, N.D.; Ballim, Y. (2009-03-25)
    Piped water is used to remove hydration heat from concrete blocks during construction. In this paper we develop an approximate model for this process. The problem reduces to solving a one-dimensional heat equation in the ...
  • Myers, T.G.; Fowkes, N.D.; Ballim, Y. (2009-03-25)
    The chemical reaction can lead to temperature rises in excess of 50 K and it can take a number of years before the concrete cools to the ambient temperature. Prior to construction of the Hoover dam engineers at the U.S. ...
  • Martienssen, Rex D (The Association of Transvaal Architects, the Natal Institute of Architects and the South African Institute of Quantity Surveyors, 1927-09)
    "The old order changeth," and architecture is undergoing a slow transition; slow because a bouleversement in architecture is almost impossible, but nevertheless steady, as viewpoints change, and requirements limit the scope ...
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    Market street. This was the first National Bank building demolished about 1906, when the new bank building was built in the same style as the adjoining Corner house block. Image 169.
  • National Building Research Institute: South African Council for Scientific & Industrial Research Pretoria (2012-01-18)
    National Building Research Institute: South African Council for Scientific & Industrial Research Pretoria. Non-European Housing. 1951-1952. 1. Non-European House with 3 rooms, bath & kitchen/dining: Plan sections & elevations. ...
  • National Housing and Planning Commission, Pretoria. Architect: Van Beijma, W. Chief Technical Officer: Calderwood, D.M. (2012-01-18)
    National Housing and Planning Commission, Pretoria. Architect: W van Beijma. 1951. Non-European Houses and Hostels. 1. House with 3 rooms, bath and kitchen/dining semi: palns, sections and elevation (1030 sq.ft). 2. Hostel ...
  • City Engineers Department, Johannesburg. (2012-01-17)
    SOWETO. Native Bottle Store Stands. 1961/10/26. Opposite East Gate of Dube House NAD/61/312; Stand no.1382, Naledi. NAD/61/322; Stand no 5, Mapetla.NAD/61/323; Stand no 9166, 9182, 9183, 9184. NAD/61/325
  • 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 ...
  • Baker & Masey, Herbert (Sir) (2012-01-06)
    New Modderfontein Manager- & Assistant Manager's Houses, alterations & additions. Aug 1909 & 1910. Plans, sections & elevations.Ink & watercolour paints on paper
  • Kotze, Paul (Picasso, 2013-01)
    Fifty years ago an early design by one of South Africa’s most in influential architects of the 20th Century was accepted for a new church at Welkom in the Free State. Although mired in controversy virtually from inception, ...
  • Kotze, Paul; Peters, Walter (Picasso, 2013-03)
    Fifty years ago an early design by one of South Africa’s most in uential architects of the 20th Century was accepted for a new church at Welkom in the Free State. Although mired in controversy virtually from inception, the ...
  • City Engineers Department, Johannesburg. (2012-01-18)
    Noordgesig Coloured Township Johannesburg.1/1/14/81/3/30/
  • Ballim, Yunus (2004-11-24)
    Most people, whether consciously or unconsciously, are attracted to what I shall call, the “great human narrative” of transformation through journey. We find the narrative attractive because it appears prominently - as a ...
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    Joubert Street. The firm of Paddon & Brock opened in Johannesburg at the lower end of Market Square in 1887, and erected their new building in 1893 in Pritchard Street, with an entrance also in Joubert Street.
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    Seen from Pritchard Street. In the middle distance, adjoining Palace Buildings, is a portion of the well-known Henwood's Building, constructed almost entirely of cast-iron. "Henwood's Arcade" was a great shopping venue ...
  • Donaldson, J.S. (2011-08-04)
    Corner Rissik and Pritchard Streets, Johannesburg's most famous landmark from the historical building point of view. Characterised by its picturesque appearance arising out of intricate detailing and the fascinating, ...
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    This Renaissance pile was typical of the ostentatious residences built by the wealthy of early Johannesburg. This victorian fantasy presented a glistening white spectacle on a hilltop in Jeppestown.
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1939-01)
    'Rossellino made a model of the Rucellai. Of the Piccolomini he made a masterpiece."

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