‘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:...

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...

Gastronomy is a trendy topic across many threads of discourse in architecture and urbanism. Where western food courts within mega-malls exist as mere banal spaces of service,...

So, we managed to get through 2016. Despite the whirlwind of events and tragic losses we tried to smile and keep it moving. We have had lots...

The focus of this dissertation stems from the interest of objectifying a non-architectural contemporary problem in South Africa by means of symbolic representation, so that the conceived...

We are all constantly exposed to images. When it comes to blogs and Instagram accounts, we are bombarded by carefully curated imagery that represent idealized versions of...

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....

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...

We build what we believe to be true. I have asked myself the following question several times whilst in the process of writing this article: “What is the point...