Leon Conradie is an experienced architectural academic, who is doing his Masters Research on "The Work of Crofton & Benjamin Architects: 1955 -1964." Crofton & Benjamin Architects were prolific in the 50s and 60s on beachfront developments, and have designed many iconic Durban buildings, each with an Art Deco style. In his presentation, Leon gives us a tour of these buildings, and points out their unique quirks. (in English)
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Around the World in 20 Buildings
BY NICK LOMAX
@ VOL 24
ON MAY 25, 2016
“I’m showing a different building for each slide - and that’s quite ambitious, actually, because I know we have 20 slides for one building.”
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BY SIMON DEVLIN
@ VOL 8
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The Architecture of Entitlement
BY EMMA FULLER
@ VOL 18
ON MAY 18, 2017
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Emma Fuller is an associate with Diane Lewis Architect PC and teaches architectural history and theory at Pratt Institute. She received her degree from the Cooper Union. Her work addresses architecture as art and memory. This is expanded upon in published essays, exhibitions and architectural projects including the "Richmond as a Work of Art" series, the IPA fellowship, the Green Ward and Michelangelo-La Tourette papers, and the Nebo House.