The treatise seeks to make a valuable contribution to a current discussion in architecture and urbanism regarding the perception and re-conceptualisation of what in previous paradigms was left-over, unassigned...

South Africa is representative of a condition that is common to many developing countries; known in economic terms as 'The Missing Middle', it is characterized by...

This dissertation is rooted within my personal struggle to understand and react to my experiences of absurdity and complexity within place and the making...

‘Buildings’ in their bare essence can be seen as no different to any other technology when considering John Ruskin’s statement: “We require from buildings two...

A wooden box created from a fascination with complex patterns and structures in nature. The Voronoi principle: a Voronoi tessellation is a method of partitioning a...

Located along the banks of the sacred river Ganga in Varanasi, India, YANTRA explores the junction of water purification infrastructure with uses of the...

Located in Altadena, this house was designed by the architectural firm Buff, Straub & Hensman for the well-known graphic designer Saul Bass and his...

Johannesburg, The City of Gold, can be defined by the interaction between what is below, what is on its surface, and what is above....

Lesley Lokko is an architect, academic and – somewhat incongruously – the author of ten best-selling novels. She is currently Head of School at...

“It’s one of the projects we are proudest and most excited about, because it’s such an unusual typology.” British architect Thomas Heatherwick said a...