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  1. Stratification in Port Nolloth
    West, Martin, 2017-05-19T12:42:32Z, University of Cape Town
    The problem set in this project was to study stratification in Port Nolloth society. It was clear from the start that Port Nolloth society was highly stratified, and that the major strata were formed by the White, Coloured and African people in the town. As the study progressed, divisions within the ...
  2. The meeting of cultures
    De Moyencourt, Lucie Bernadette Joan, 2017-05-19T12:43:09Z, University of Cape Town
    The concept for this paper and for my thesis comes from a personal desire to facilitate cross-cultural interaction in a space. I began by questioning whether architecture can bring together people from different backgrounds and cultures, and if so then what type of architecture does this? And how do ...
  3. The new commune: a design proposal that aims to create an alternative living environment for city dweller
    Fouche, Monique, 2017-05-19T12:43:15Z, University of Cape Town
    The New Commune is a design proposal that aims to create an alternative living environment for the city dweller that revolves around simplicity and community, where nature plays the main role and elements of self-sufficiency become a reality. The design proposal merges the principles of an urban com ...
  4. Architecture as the background to collective life
    Goldman, Anna Scott, 2017-05-19T12:43:18Z, University of Cape Town
    This project develops an approach towards the arrangement and design of the primary elements - public facilities and spaces - that necessarily complement the provision of subsidised housing in South Africa. The historical response to the housing shortage in South Africa has been the provision of a r ...
  5. Composition: Music as inpiration and generator of space
    Messaris, Anastasia Miranda, 2017-05-19T12:43:20Z, University of Cape Town
    The analogy between the two arts of music and architecture has been a central theoretical theme since the conception of either. Emerging from a background that is situated in both architectural and musical instruction, the correlation between the two has always provided a certain degree of fascinati ...
  6. A new typology - re-imagining a civic building
    Roland, Stephanie, 2017-05-19T12:43:22Z, University of Cape Town
    My personal interest in cities and their layering of spaces and functions served as a starting point for this dissertation. Cities evolve over time, and the resultant networks of movement and public spaces are the filters through which most inhabitants experience the city they live in. By examining ...
  7. A new learning environment: designing an urban school dedicated to the learner and the community at large
    Rossouw, Renee Elizabeth, 2017-05-19T12:43:25Z, University of Cape Town
    My project is the design of a primary school in an urban context with an interest in developing a school that speaks about new type of learning environments. This typology will address the challenges of designing a school in an urban context, Cape Town, while rethinking how schools are designed with ...
  8. A living tower: Using architecture for sustainable future growth
    Scott, Jacobus Olivier, 2017-05-19T12:43:27Z, University of Cape Town
    This thesis demonstrates how architectural design can be used to help alleviate the current environmental crisis, using a radical sustainable approach that integrates high density living and farming activities within the context of suburban planning. In South Africa, population growth and urbanisati ...
  9. Imagining a new public space in the foreshore by re-creating the city-sea relationship
    Watson-Smith, Adam Graham, 2017-05-19T12:43:30Z, University of Cape Town
    Aim: Reconnect the City to the Sea through investment in the pedestrian and public space, supported by activity generating and accommodating architecture. Theory question: What architectural methods are being employed in global port-side cities to reinvent and make use of large tracts of de-valued i ...
  10. Exploring folded space in urban Cape Town : unfolding the Strand / Adderley Street juncion
    Willemse, Mariet, 2017-05-19T12:43:32Z, University of Cape Town
    This thesis started with a personal interest as to what informs architectural form, specifically the folded, smooth or continuous form so visible in contemporary architecture. I was interested in the relationship between the formal "folds" of contemporary architecture and the spatial theory of "fold ...