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  1. Empirical study into the benefits of the retrofitting of existing commercial buildings to improve energy efficiency, and the property industry"s awareness of energy retrofitting and the methods used to evaluate energy retrofits within a South African context.
    Lombard, Lesley Joan, 2013-08-28T08:36:26Z
    The world and South Africa in particular, currently finds itself in the midst of an energy crisis, where the demand for energy far outweighs the supply. The historically cheap availability of electricity within South Africa has exacerbated the problem, with the resultant effect of the South African ...
  2. The conversation between painting and photography in the 21st century: An analysis of selected paintings by Peter Doig (1959-) and Luc Tuymans (1958-)
    Lewis, Kate Yvonne Margot, 2013-08-28T08:45:38Z
    In this research I explore the relationship between painting and photography, focusing on the natures of both mediums and how they are questioned when creating a painting from a photographic source. I have selected works by contemporary painters Peter Doig and Luc Tuymans for analysis, examining ...
  3. Shelf life: Public library in Gaborone, Botswana.
    Seemule, Leatile Gwawanda, 2013-08-28T08:57:09Z
    The city comprises of various public elements and civic characteristics that create the collective image of the city. Contemporary British architect David Adjaye labels public spaces as a valueadded quality to an already existing social structure. Through this theory, he calls a ’third space’ as ...
  4. Identi-city: A place for the spirits.
    Dire, Boitumelo, 2013-08-28T09:03:01Z
    In Africa and the diaspora, the legacy of European cultural imperialism and decades of colonial rule, have given rise to various anti-colonial discourses on identity, which not only seek to liberate Africans from the tyranny of western abstract universalism but also to reassert the legitimacy of all ...
  5. Return: A community healthcare centre in the Hillbrow health precinct
    Coetzee, Marko Jan, 2013-08-28T09:10:24Z
    A community healthcare centre is proposed that integrates mental healthcare services into a primary healthcare clinic, alongside a broader social integration that seeks to combat stigma. Given new legislation that requires greater access to care for mental health users, alongside the relativ ...
  6. [ Arts] tigma: Curating a public platform for arts production and exhibition in Troyeville
    Mthimkhulu, Boitumelo Nicol, 2013-08-28T09:20:36Z
    The premise of this essay is to oppose the local notion of the arts as exclusive, while exploring the potential integration of the arts to impact the architectural production of public space, both in the physical and psyche…. The focus of this essay is on the exploration of the impact of art in t ...
  7. Integr[ity] 8: Re-integrative refugee reception facility
    Galabova, Alexandra, 2013-08-28T09:30:09Z
    “So often the world sits idly by, watching ethnic confl icts fl are up, as if these were mere entertainment rather than human beings whose lives are being destroyed. Shouldn’t the existence of even one single refugee be a cause for alarm throughout the world?” -- Urkhan Alakbarov (Rector of the ...
  8. Breaking out [of the cycle]: Sports, recreation, education and culture centre at the Leeuwkop Juvenile Prison
    Frowein, Philippa, 2013-08-28T09:38:50Z
    economic circumstances in the wake of historical political turbulence have lead to criminal behaviour, and the cyclical nature of criminal patterns. Growing crime rates are a feature of countries around the world, and various governments have attempted to deal with offenders by adopting ‘tough ...
  9. Video games as a medium for software education
    Marques, Bradley R.C., 2013-08-28T09:47:15Z
    The work presented contributes to the field of serious and educational games. Specifically, the use of video games as a medium for visualising and teaching computer programming is investigated. This research contextualises video games within existing taxonomies of software visualisation technique ...
  10. The effect of carbide-forming elements on the metal dusting rate in hydrocarbon environments
    Slabbert, Gideon Albertus, 2013-08-28T09:57:14Z
    Metal dusting occurs in carburizing atmospheres at intermediate temperatures (approximately between 430oC and 900oC), with the maximum rate of attack occurring at about 600°C to 700oC, depending on alloys and environments. Attack is in the form of small pits or general uniform waste that yields a ...