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An investigation into alternative domestic water, sewer and electricity supply systems in the eThekwini municipal area.
Millions of Black South Africans still lack access to adequate housing, mainly as a result of apartheid era development policies. The delivery of low income, state subsidised, housing includes the provision of water, sewer ...
South African commemorative architecture : a critical assessment of selected contemporary struggle sites within a transforming post-apartheid socio-spatial landscape
The founding statement of this dissertation is that appropriate architectural commemoration in South Africa is an engagement of living memory, which is an amalgamation of memorial and community initiatives that enhances ...
Historic hospitals in Natal.
The object of this research is to investigate in detail the origin and growth of Natal Hospitals - their design and function. The 19th Century saw the birth of the Republic of Natalia, and with it the establishment of towns ...
A school of the digital arts for Durban.
The purpose of this research document was to determine a relevant response and appropriate architecture for the design of a School of the Digital Arts for Durban, South Africa. The nature of this architecture was generated ...
The indigenous architecture of KwaZulu-Natal in the late 20th century.
Studies on a variety of facets of the subject of indigenous African architecture have increasingly received the interest of many post-colonial researchers, in search for indigenous African identity in the international ...
Towards an architecture that facilitates research and education in a World Heritage Site : an environmental research facility for the iSimangaliso Wetland Park.
The purpose of this research document was to determine a relevant, responsible and appropriate architecture for the design of an Environmental Research Facility for the iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site in ...
The study of sensory stimulation as an architectural design tool : a proposed children's centre and community facility in Umlazi.
Architecture is intended to house, shelter and define the framework within which human activity occurs. It is far more than purely functional and its vast impact on the physical, emotional and psychological aspects of ...
Housing oversupply and in-migration patterns into a declining town, Mooi River.
AIDS and architecture : the study of an interaction : architectural responses to the development of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in KwaZulu-Natal.
AIDS has established itself over more than three decades as a major international pandemic3. While initial cases of the disease were documented in 1981 in the USA and Europe, cases in Africa became known at around the ...
The influence of insurgency on socially responsive urban development : a proposed informal recycling facility for the informal cardboard recyclers of the Durban CBD, South Africa.
Lining the streets and the interstitial spaces of the developing cities of the modern world is an emerging citizenship that exists and thrives in the in-between. These are the new urbanites, the Insurgent Citizens; a ...