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The design of a centre of the performing arts : catalyst for the rejuvenation of Durban's embankment.
The purpose of this dissertation is twofold. Firstly to investigate the aspects and issues around performing arts and their influence on architecture. Secondly, to set the brief for the design of a performing arts theatre ...
Adaptive re-use of university buildings : a case study of four academic buildings on the Pietermaritzburg campus of the University of Natal.
This study investigates the capacity of buildings to be adapted when required by changing circumstances or situations. Furthermore it has special reference to buildings constructed for academic teaching and research purposes. ...
Architecture for the visually impaired : design of a Society for the Blind.
This dissertation documents the research involved in determining an appropriate response for the design of a building which serves to provide tools for empowerment and independence for blind and partially sighted ...
The design of a new Cancer Research Institute and Laboratories for Durban.
Medical research is not only a necessary part in the quest to improve the quality of life for people by finding new diagnostic procedures and treatment; it is also a multi billion rand endeavour. Africa itself poses a huge ...
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 ...
Design of a new Department of Television, Performance and Staging for Durban University of Technology.
The power of education with its range of different fields has had a dramatic impact on our world, and more and younger students graduate every year. This growth and flooding have forced institutes to expand exponentially. ...
The design of a structure to accommodate a KwaZulu-Natal Institute for the Built Environment in Durban.
South Africa is a developing country at the dawn of its democracy, confronting the challenge of providing suitable lives for its people, whilst still trying to compete in a new global village and face other challenges of ...
An architectural response to traditional and contemporary display of art : a case study for Durban.
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The architecture of railway stations and transportation nodes, towards the design of a proposed new commuter railway station in Kingspark sports precinct.
In a world of increased daily travel, more efficient means of transporting people become all the more relevant as citizens constantly try to bridge time and distance in an effort to get to work and other meeting places. ...