The Built Environment

‘n Demografiese sosiologiese studie van die blanke bevolking in die Sentraal-Karoo

There appears to be no e-version available, but it should be available on interlibrary loan, from the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein. Prof Doreen Atkinson may be able to access this item for you electronically; contact her at karoo@intekom.co.za

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An Airport in the Central Karoo

Atkinson, D, Myles, P and Van Rooyen, D (2013), An Airport in the Central Karoo: The Feasibility and Potential Impacts of the Karoo Gateway Airport, Beaufort West. Unpublished commissioned report, Centre for Development Support, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein; Funded by the Royal Embassy of the Netherlands, Pretoria.   EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  1. This report […]

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Die Rol van Neëntiende-eeuse Fotografie in Eietydse Bewaring

Hierdie studie het ten doel om die rol wat 19de-eeuse fotografie kan vervul in die rekonstruksie van ’n era en in die bewaring van kultuurgoedere vir die 21ste eeu, aan te spreek. Die fotoversameling van William Roe van Graaff-Reinet word as voorbeeld gebruik.

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Die rol van neëntiende-eeuse fotografie in eietydse bewaring

This study aims to understand the role that 19th century photography can play in the reconstruction of an era and in the conservation of cultural heritage in the 21st century. The photo collection of William Roe, a photographer from Graaff-Reinet, is used as an example. The origin and development of Graaff-Reinet is used as background […]

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Earth construction methods for a community hall in Carnarvon Masters student,

Olivier, S (2010), Earth construction methods for a community hall in Carnarvon Masters student, Department of Architecture, University of the Free State. Powerpoint presentation. Click here to download    

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Evaluation of Farm Worker Sanitation Projects in the Northern Cape

Squires, A, Ingle, M and Atkinson, D (2002), “Evaluation of Farm Worker Sanitation Projects in the Northern Cape”, Unpublished report for Mvula Trust and Department of Water Affairs, Kimberley. Programme context The farm worker sanitation projects in the Northern Cape must be seen in the context of a much broader sanitation programme in that province. This […]

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From Frontier to Midlands: A History of the Graaff-Reinet District 1786-1910

The study of local history in South Africa is still in its infancy and has not been accorded the same recognition as elsewhere. There is no convenient manual to guide the would-be local historian of the Cape. There are few models that provide an insight into the main problems encountered by the local historian of […]

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Housing options and mining companies in arid areas

Cloete, JS (2009), Housing options and mining companies in arid areas: The case of Kathu, Northern Cape Province, MA thesis (Sociology), University of the Free State, Bloemfontein.   INTRODUCTION According to Marais and Venter (2006a), the link between mining, migrancy and housing was fairly well researched before 1994, but since 1994 there has been very little research […]

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Human Resources in the Cape Midlands

Although Alfred Marshall’s definition of economics has been criticised for its allegedly narrow conception of the subject, it is sometimes overlooked that he considered the study of wealth but one side of the matter. To Marshall, the other and “more important” side of economics was that it also forms “a part of the study of […]

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Low-income housing policy in practice in arid and semi-arid South Africa

Marais L, Cloete, J, Matabesi Z, Sigenu K, Van Rooyen D (2010). Low-income housing policy in practice in arid and semi-arid South Africa: Policy lessons and implications. Journal of Arid Environments, 74: 1340-1344. Article can be accessed at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014019631000090X   Abstract The paradigms in respect of arid areas have shifted from efforts to prevent desertification […]

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