Document Type Master's Dissertation Author Boer, Gerhardus Petrus email@example.com URN etd-02032005-080823 Document Title A study in Time Degree MArch (Prof) Department Architecture Supervisor
Advisor Name Title Mr R van Rensburg Committee Chair Keywords
Date 2005-11-30 Availability unrestricted AbstractThe building for the school of the Built Environment focuses on the concept of time as form giver in architecture. Time, a governing factor of existence, regulating simultaneously through a linear and cyclical pattern in its operation. The aim of the discourse is to establish a parity between humankind and nature within an urban environment. The goal is to create an environment that acts as time-mediator between the metaphysical and physical city and its myriad users. The emphasis being on the user-interface on the project and its surroundings. Thereby potentially establishing a platform where the city is continually challenged in terms of observing and being observed. The architecture itself should provide an abridgement of moments in time. The prominence of the proposed site opens up the possibility of investigating an iconic branding image for the campus. This could be achieved in terms of potential visual resource and movement pattern.
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