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 space between developments....

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 a high number...

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

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 plane into regions....

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

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

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

The idea of evolution, and the human-form as we know it, becoming 'the other' is a concept which has long fascinated me. CHARLES explores the evolution of the...

‘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 kinds of goodness:...

Buildings have a large negative impact on the environment in terms of the natural resources and energy that they consume, as well as substantially contributing to global...