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  • Ajusi, Brenda; Melamu, Mamoji; Mkhulisi, Noxolo (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-10)
    Emerging contractors in the South African construction industry, owned and managed by HDIs, lack the knowledge and skills to develop into sustainable businesses; underlying most factors, contributing to the hindrance of ...
  • 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."
  • Mashaba, Reabetswe (School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand., 2017)
    From the late 1990s, townships have experienced substantial economic development. Townships have experienced increased spatial development and investments and housing is seen as an asset. This research report explores land ...
  • Musingwini, C. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2017-08)
    Extract from Editorial: In the SAIMM we have a rich tradition of leadership succession. Before one becomes President, one must have served at least two years on the SAIMM Council, followed by a year of co-option as an ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hadebe, Sizakele (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 2015-11)
    communityToday officials within Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo face the daunting challenge of delivering high quality public spaces that have meanings that are stable enough to accommodate the cultural diversity and social ...
  • Unknown author (Springer, 2017-06)
    There is a growing consideration globally of a right to the city in urban policies, strategies and legislation. The mention of this concept in the UN’s New Urban Agenda vision statement, in relation to human rights, both ...
  • Moraba, Mmanoko; Oni, Ifeoluwapo; Ngwenyama, Sibonisile (University of the Witwatersrand, School of Construction Economics and Management, 2016-10)
    This research therefore aims to provide a BoK (Body of Knowledge) and understanding of the level of use and maturity level of BIM in the architectural sector of the South African construction industry. This will be executed ...
  • Matsheng, Chelsy (School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand., 2017)
    The RDP housing programme was considered as a solution to poverty in South Africa. It was believed that households could either sell their house in the housing market or use it as a collateral to access finance. However, ...
  • de Beer, Sasha Jane (2014)
    In recent years, lifestyle estates have become a prominent feature in both the rural and urban areas of South Africa. This research report argues and demonstrates that there has been an evolution of lifestyle estates in ...
  • Mabasa, Rhulani Charity (School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand., 2017)
    One in every eight people in the world live in informal settlements. The informal settlements sector is one of the oldest alternative providers of housing in cities for the majority that are not able to buy or rent a formal ...
  • 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 ...
  • Conco, Zola (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 2015-11)
    The planning profession has been regarded as a mechanical, value free activity and mainly dominated by male perceptions. Planning policy has begun to consider more social issues, however, even with this transition, gender ...
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1937-08)
    "...I am all for a minimum of information and a maximum of wrangling."
  • Mabin, Alan (Gauteng City Region Observatory (GCRO), 2013-07)
    This Occasional Paper is one of two that GCRO has commissioned specifically to deepen our understanding of the past of the GCR. Both focus on aspects of the region’s spatial past, and ought to be read together. This paper ...
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    The Market Hall on the left, the Colonial Trust Building and the African City Property Trust Building in the Centre. Date Unkown.
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    From the Post Office, looking South West. On the extreme right is the Market Hall. 1900.

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