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  • Public Relations Office, City Hall, Johannesburg (Public Relations Officer, City Hall, P.O.Box 1049, Johannesburg, 1967)
    On 8th September, 1886, Paul Kruger, president of the Transvaal Republic, signed a proclamation declaring several farms, including Randjieslaagte, on the Witwatersrand ("Ridge of White Waters") public gold diggings. The ...
  • Todes, Alison (HSRC Press, 2009)
    City planning is a small profession, with only 3 790 graduates by 2004. Data sources on the profession are limited, and there are only a few, mainly qualitative studies. 'Planning' as it is described in the Planning ...
  • Martienssen, Rex D; Hanson, Norman L; WGM (The Cape, Natal, Orange Free State and Transvaal Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1940-09)
    "The architect's training in large scale planning, in the co-ordination of the many and varied technical activities connected with building and in the adjustment of related and sometimes conflicting programme requirements, ...
  • Benit-Gbaffou, Claire; Oldfield, Sophie (Oxon & New York. Routledge, 2014)
    In this chapter however, we do not directly use the term ‘right to the city’, as we follow Mayer (2009) in her call against the ‘proliferation of this rights [to the city] discourse’ that runs the risk of weakening its ...
  • Nimpuno, Krisno (Self published, 1980-01)
    The objective of constructing low cost health buildings is not simply to build cheaply, but rather to construct fully adequate facilities for the lowest possible cost; or, in other words, to achieve a maximum health care ...
  • Memela, Wetu (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 2015-11)
    The modern image of inner city Johannesburg is one that has undergone many transformations. These changes have been brought on by many different things, from the abolishment of political regimes to the rise of popular youth ...
  • Minnitt, R.C.A.; Deutsch, C.V. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2014)
    Cokriging uses a sparsely sampled, but accurate and precise primary dataset, together with a more abundant secondary data-set, for example grades in a polymetallic orebody, containing both error and bias, to provide improved ...
  • van der Westhuizen, Diaan (The South African Journal of Art History, 2012)
    Mainstream understanding of how the urban form of South African cities developed over the past century and a half is often traced back to the colonial town plan. Writers argue that the gridiron and axial arrangement were ...
  • Huchzermeyer, Marie (http://abahlali.org/files/huchzermeyer%20PIE%20Act%20amendment-comment-16-02-07.pdf, 2007)
    In 2006, she co-edited a book (UCT Press) titled ‘Informal Settlements: A Perpetual Challenge?’ which seeks to promote in situ upgrading of informal settlements in South Africa and to provide a wide understanding 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, 1931-09)
    '...Why not try nothing?"
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1931-06)
    "It is not to be thought that because advanced modern work successfully fulfils a functional need that it is lacking in those mystic qualities, those thrilling touches of imaginative virtuosity which seem to be the essence ...
  • Benit-Gbaffou, Claire; Katsaura, Obvious (2014)
    In our attempt to unravel the structures, constraints and opportunities under which community leaders operate, we have been inspired, as many before us in different ways , by Bourdieu’s work on political capital, political ...
  • Benit Gbaffou, Claire (Journal of Southern African Studies., 2008-03)
    This article, based on field study in suburbs and townships in post-apartheid Johannesburg, argues that there are different ‘cultures’ of policing and different conceptions of local social order embedded in different ...
  • Mandyanda, Aviwe (UNIVERSITY OF WITWATERSRAND FACULTY OF ENGINEERING & THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT, 2016)
    The purpose of the study is to understand the everyday social and spatial practices that affect transportation choices in the city from the perspective of public transport commuters. My research is a qualitative inquiry ...
  • Monakali, Maryam (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 2015-11)
    This research report is an analysis of the main debates, arguments, and concepts pertaining to the topic of public transport and the experiences of students’ using public transportation in Johannesburg and Berlin. The ...
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1935-06)
    When we build, we establish a relationship more or less satisfactory between the volume of the building and the greater volume which encloses it. The enveloping elements of the building-form provide the transition, and it ...
  • le Roux, Hannah (Picasso, 2007-01)
    Two significant strands of South Africa’s history - the precocious modern movement architecture of the Transvaal Group, and the political resistance that led up the Congress of the People and the Rivonia trial - remain the ...
  • Mokgere, Tlholohelo (University of the Witwatersrand; Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, 2016)
    The research is about understanding the partnerships between Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo and nature reserves users’ groups towards the joint management and development of urban nature reserves. It is a comparative study ...
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1934-07)
    "Le Corbusier says 'state the problem clearly' and take stock of present day resources. Co-ordinate all the factors involved, material, economic, metaphysical. Solve the problem strictly in terms of these."
  • 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 ...

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