Browsing Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment by Title

Browsing Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment by Title

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  • Benit Gbaffou, Claire (Geoforum, 2012)
    Party politics is generally absent from urban governance or urban politics theories or debates, or present only anecdotally or as a ‘black box’, whilst they are more and more described, especially in Cities of the South, ...
  • de Klerk, Nick; Essa, Nabeel; le Roux, Hannah; Salemi, Luigi; Cox, Ryan; Esteves, Ana Maria (PICASSO, 2013-11)
    Paulo Esteves, who died unexpectedly of an asthma-related condition at the age of 39 at his home in July, was an architect who maintained a deep intellectual engagement with his practice. Prolific, he produced a vast number ...
  • Stacey, J.; Stacey, A. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2014-11)
    Large mining companies generally follow the distributed ownership corporate model, with a board of directors responsible for decisions that affect both shareholder value and stakeholders of the company. The board is ...
  • Musingwini, C.; Cruise, J.A.; Phillips, H.R. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2013-03)
    The South African mining industry continues to be a major source of employment at a time when at least 25 per cent of the working age population is unemployed. At the same time the industry faces a skills shortage in many ...
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1932-07)
    It must have bee about five a'clock, and the last rays of the sun slanted through my window and joined the glow of the logs in my fireplace. It was a cold sun, but the room was warm with the woody scent of the fire. I ...
  • Benit Gbaffou, Claire (Transformation, 2008)
    This collection of papers attempts to start bringing together these different approaches, relying on different methodologies and disciplines, in order to deepen our understanding of the interaction, at the local level, ...
  • Reeves, Ambrose (Right Reverend, Bishop of Johannesburg)) (Johannesburg Citizens' Native Housing Committee, 1953)
    Admittedly this pamphlet does not give a complete picture of African housing, for quite deliberately it seeks to stress in pictorial form the dark and tragic aspects of a problem which clamours for a solution. In any case ...
  • Benit Gbaffou, Claire (Trialog, 2006)
    The paper examines the challenges raised by “partnerships” between state and non-state security stakeholders, relying on two security experiments developed in Johannesburg wealthy neighborhoods. It raises the question ...
  • Huchzermeyer, Marie (Paper presented at the South African National Housing Summit, Gallagher Estate, 2003-11-19)
    No doubt this conference will draw much attention to the important moment we’re approaching in South Africa, of having spent one decade building a new democracy. Indeed, various spheres of government are reviewing their ...
  • Bokasa, Patience; Jackson, Ashlyn; Manzini, Siyabonga; Mhlogo, Musa; Mohloboli, Mpho; Nkosi, Malambule; Benit-Gbaffou, Claire (ed) (CUBES (Centre for Urbanism & Built Environment Studies) and Wits School of Architecture, 2014-11)
    It is more than a year after Operation Clean Sweep, where in October 2013 the City of Johannesburg brutally evicted all traders from the streets of inner city Johannesburg. Most of these traders did not belong to street ...
  • Martienssen, Rex D (Transvaal, Natal and Orange Free State Provincial Institutes of South African Architects and the Chapter of South African Quantity Surveyors, 1933-07)
    The variation in detail, for example, from a standard type would have no meaning unless we were able to postulate the standard type in the first place. Unless we perceive the broad generalisations inherent of every great ...
  • Musingwini, C. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2016-09)
    The application of mining-specific and generic optimization techniques in the mining industry is deeply rooted in the discipline of operations research (OR). OR has its origins in the British Royal Air Force and Army around ...
  • Unknown (2011-08-02)
    1889, corner of Rissik, showing buildings on present Stuttaford's site. The tower of St. Mary's Hall is in the middle distance. "A hive of industry and a nursery of great expectations..."
  • Unknown (2011-08-04)
    Corner of Eloff Street showing on the left, the first Chundleigh's Building site of the present O.K.Bazaars and across the road, the single-storey building on the present Cuthbert's site.
  • Ncame, Sikhokele (University of the Witwatersrand; Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, 2016)
    The limited capacity of on-campus university provided student housing has created a niche for the private sector to fill the gap and provide additional housing for students at institutions of higher education and training ...
  • Siriram, Rajenlall (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2018)
    The objectives of this research are to: a) compare project management assessments (PMAs) from four firms across four industry sectors (75 PMAs are evaluated using known statistical techniques); b) validate the results ...
  • Cele, Nqobile; Mathye, Risana; Mlimi, Perseverance (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-10)
    Effective delivery of project that meet clients’ satisfaction is a fundamental to develop and sustain a health, profession and a competitive construction market. The aim of the research study is to investigate how construction ...
  • Martienssen, Rex Distin (2011-11-09)
    Martienssen, Rex Distin. Proposed new boathouse for Victoria Lake Club, Germiston. Working drawings: plans, sections and elevations. pencil and ink on butchers paper.
  • Harrison, Kirsten; Phasha, Potsiso (South African Research Chair in Development Planning and Modelling, School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand together with the Johannesburg Development Agency, City of Johannesburg., 2014-05)
    This paper will focus on Inner City City-commissioned artworks and will explore whose reality the artworks represent in a constantly evolving and complex city and what contribution the pieces make, if any, to modifying ...
  • Makgopa, Ramosomedi; Masemola, Refilwe; Rambuwani, Phuluphedziso (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-10)
    Construction and demolition waste has a major effect on the environment. The construction sector generates a variety of waste. The amount and the type of which is determined by the specific construction activities on site ...

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