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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, 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 ...
  • 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."
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1939-03)
    'Cezanne taught the architect the laws which had been forgotton. He showed that surface was significant in its definition of volume, and that the mutilated and perforated "walls" which had come to be accepted by architects ...
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1939-11)
    "The Hellenistic house exemplifies a classic ideal. There is nothing haphazard in its shape.Craftmanship was merely a means to an end, and where we can find faults they can be attributed to a lack of technique or lack of ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • WDH (South African Architectural Institute, 1959-11)
  • Bryer, Monte (Faculty of Architecture of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1977)
    The purpose of this monograph is to report a broad outline of the development of the Wits Faculty of Architecture and its role in the community from its early beginnings a few years after the commencement of this century ...
  • 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 ...
  • le Roux, Hannah (Farafina, Lagos, 2007)
    Given the challenges of access and archives, it is hard to get down to detail in the documentation of modern African architecture. This architectural monograph by Nigerian based architects John Godwin and Gillian Hopwood ...
  • 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 ...
  • le Roux, Hannah; Southwood, David; Duker, Rob (Domus, 2008-07-31)
    The photographs of Noero Wolff’s Red Location Museum suggest a post-traumatic state: all debris, dust and raw material, roaming children, and a tight, almost tense order that holds it all together. The building has striking ...
  • 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 ...
  • Le Roux, Hannah (ELLE, 2009)
    This tiny project added a small, largely indeterminate space to my house. It faces the garden and resolves the difficulty of a house with an existing kitchen on the north. The L shaped sliding doors and windows can be ...
  • Stucke & Bannister (2011-07-25)
    Fox, Harrison & Commissioner streets, 1906, original elevational drawing. Image 518.
  • Baker, Sir Herbert (2011-07-25)
  • Hawke & McKinlay (2011-07-25)
    From the original drawing by the archiects. Image 169.
  • 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.
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    Main Street, A good example of the Neo-Classic facade, with triangular window pediments, and ornamental balconies and gable.
  • 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.

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