Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology

Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology

Recent Submissions

  • Dymond, Antoine Smith Dryden; Kok, Schalk; Heyns, P.S. (Philippus Stephanus) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 2017-03)
    Control parameter studies assist practitioners to select optimization algorithm parameter values which are appropriate for the problem at hand. Parameters values are well-suited to a problem if they result in a search ...
  • Kebande, Victor R.; Venter, Hein S. (Taylor and Francis, 2017-01)
    This paper examines the design and implementation of a feasible technique for performing Digital Forensic Readiness (DFR) in cloud computing environments. The approach employs a modified obfuscated Non-Malicious Botnet ...
  • Mei, Jun; Xia, Xiaohua (Elsevier, 2017-06)
    Generally, conventional controllers for comfort are designed by using on/off control or proportional-integral (PI) control, with little consideration of energy consumption of the system. This paper presents a ...
  • Hinkelmann, Knut; Martin, Andreas; Emmenegger, Sandro; Thonssen, Barbara (Taylor and Francis, 2017-04)
    The accessibility of project knowledge obtained from experiences is an important and crucial issue in enterprises. This information need about project knowledge can be different from one person to another depending on ...
  • Wolff, H.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    Within the time allowed for this presentation I can hardly address a balanced range of issues dealing with the ‘Future Life of the African City Centre’. I will introduce four topics that have been close to my heart that ...
  • Waijer, P.; Van der Heijde, A.; Afrianti, D.; Siek, T.; Martha, D.; Amugi, D.; Opoku, B.; Mensah, D.A.; Agyiri, E.G.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    Adapting the urban compound house to present living. This paper consists of building plans and drawings.
  • Vio, G.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    The water of Venice protects the city, sets the boundaries, and connects the city to the sea. The same importance can be given to water in many urban cultures around Africa.
  • Viana, D.L.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    African cities demand growing a network-type articulation between their formal centres and the vast, informal polymorphic suburban housing areas surrounding them. A new urban paradigm should be proclaimed: urban proposals ...
  • Muller, B.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    Cities like Accra or Kinshasa, Kumasi or Kisangani, can – despite all large-scale transformations – still be characterized by the presence of small-scale appropriations of urban space. These ‘points’ / ’waypoints’ ...
  • Moreira, P.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    Anglo suffered from armed conflicts for four decades. During this period, the territory had been "forcibly urbanised." In fact, an estimated sixty percent of the population is now living in cities. These informal settlements ...
  • Matos, M.C.; Ramos, T.B.; Costa, L.P.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    Luis Silveira’s ‘Ensaio de Iconografia das Cidades Portuguesas do Ultramar’, published in the 50’s, is a fundamental source for the study of urban form in former Portuguese colonies. This is an often cited work and its ...
  • Le Roux, H.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    In the inner city of Johannesburg, Ethiopian traders and their landlords have occupied and redefined empty modernist buildings, creating a rich and dense urban market area. The fabric of the existing buildings and open ...
  • Kakpor, I.S.; Jansen, R.; Van Dijk, S.; Razali, M.; Hosale, L.C.; Putra, I.N.G.M.; Odarley, H.N.; Asiedu, E.; Asaber, E.F.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    Vision: A vibrant sub-center that supports the potential for all people to develop adequate housing and business opportunities, regardless of their income levels. Mission: Transform the main street of Ayiga into a Corridor ...
  • Jones, B.G.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    This paper provides a critical examination of the current international urban agenda for African cities, with a particular focus on the Cities Alliance discourse of ‘Cities Without Slums’ and UN-Habitat’s ‘Slum Upgrading ...
  • Jenkins, P.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    This paper initially briefly reviews different approaches to urban studies in African urban areas as an introduction to the intention in establishing a link between an understanding of the social significance of the city ...
  • African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
  • Imhoff, H.J.; Jorristma, J.; De Groot, J.; Nercua, C.P.C.; Plazza, A.; Rwigamba, V.; Twum-Barimah, M.; Ankrah, R.; Sory, DS.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    Kumasi, the true garden city.
  • Hansen, L.C.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    The discussion on our urban challenges are in part more reflections based on a body of work concluded in Johannesburg and Pretoria over the last 15 years. The paper will attempt to provide a partial representation of the ...
  • Githua, B.; African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    This paper draws on psychoanalytic concepts of incipient boundary formation to theorize the ambivalent nature of exclusionary socio-political practices in urban sub Saharan Africa, applying this to an analysis of the Mũngĩkĩ ...
  • African Perspectives Conference Proceedings; Bakker, Karel A. (Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, 2010)
    Diagrams of the "Working on Cities" project.

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