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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, 1934-10)
    "The term architect, then in this context implies very much more than is commonly supposed. Our architect must have a full understanding of the problems involved in the present social and economic structures. His function ...
  • Todes, Alison et al (Urban Forum. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010, 2010-06-16)
    Abstract The paper provides an overview of urbanization patterns and trends in the current era in South Africa, focusing in particular on the key dynamics and driving forces underlying migration and urbanization. It ...
  • van der Westhuizen, Diaan (7th International Space Syntax Symposium, 2009)
    In recent years, numerous studies have examined the effects of the built environment on physical activity and health outcomes. While much of this research has focused on discrete environmental measures, such as housing ...
  • Woollacott, L.C. (2008-07-10)
    This paper emerges from work conducted on the problem of effectively addressing under-preparedness in entrants to university engineering programs in South Africa. Any educational curriculum is based on a conception of the ...
  • Williamson, Amanda; Sithole, Pearl; Todes, Alison (Paper presented to Conference on the Place of Participation in a democratising South Africa, IFAS, HSRC and CUBES, Wits, 20-21st November, 2006., 2006-11-20)
    The appeal of decentralisation is based on the belief that it will foster participatory democracy, introduce more responsive service delivery and advance the rights of citizens. It is also assumed that decentralisation ...
  • Ballim, Y (2012-01-30)
  • Boshoff, Brian; Van Wyk, J (SA Public Law, 2003)
    Floods, earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, explosions, runaway fires, and transportation and other accidents are all occurrences with which we are familiar, if only vicariously. These events can presumably all ...
  • Msulwa, Rehema; Turok, Ivan (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)
    There is growing interest among governments and researchers around the world in the contribution of cities to economic development. Several influential international organisations have argued that the spatial concentration ...
  • Huchzermeyer, Marie (University of Johannesburg, Workshop., 2009-10-30)
    "...the right to the city that our Constitution strives for is one of an equal right to the city. This has important components - Equal right to participate in decision-making - Equal right to access and use the city - Equal ...
  • Ballim, Y.; Graham, P.C. (2004)
    This paper presents an assessment of the heat response of nominally similar cement clinkers from a range of cement production facilities in South Africa. Clinker samples were collected at nine cement plants and cements ...
  • Bird, Randall (Smithsonian Institution, 2012)
  • City Engineer, Johannesburg. (Town Engineer) (2012-01-17)
    Eastern Native Township.1 Estimate plan. ET-W-2/1.580X1035. 2 Proposed water supply. ET-W-3. 08/12/1924.460X620 3 . Sewer reticulation. ET-R-2 vel1. 18/03/1960. 700X1025. 4 Site Plan for proposed stadium & sportsfields. ...
  • Graham, P.C.; Ballim, Y.; Kazirukanyo, J. (2011-04-01)
    In developing an assessment of the quantum and rate of heat evolution from hydrating cement, an important controllable variable is the fineness of grinding of the cement. This paper presents the results of a project in ...
  • 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)
    " The architectural monuments of England are to be found in the country. In the vernacular where architectural forms combine with an unaccountable poise and harmony; where brick and tile and thatch and stone are used with ...
  • Huchzermeyer, Marie (GLOBAL Landtool Network, UN Habitat, 2008)
    Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) recognises community-based slum enumeration as a potential grassroots mechanism tool which could assist in achieving its objectives relating to land management and tenure security. This ...
  • Huchzermeyer, Marie (Urban Forum (2009) 20:271–292, 2009)
    Community-based slum enumeration was carried out in Kisumu from 2005 to 2008 as part of a city-wide slum-upgrading initiative. This paper analyses this enumeration exercise particularly in relation to land management and ...
  • Martienssen, Rex D (The Journal of the Cape, Natal, Orange Free State and Transvaal Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors., 1942-02)
    'Architects' houses tend to be interesting not because they inevitably exceed either on practical or aesthetic grounds the work done in the normal way, but because they are in a sense snatches of autobiography.'...'in the ...
  • Lennox, Canning & Goad (2011-07-25)
    Exchange Buidings, 1890. Erected at a cost of 125,000 pounds, this building, in the Neo-Classic tradition, was opened on February 10th, 1890. Situated corner commissioner and Simmonds Streets, it was partly converted into ...
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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, 1937-11)
    "... these palaces marked the last stage before impatience with the restrictions of a pure style brought decay, and final collapse into vulgarity."

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