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Thesis Thursday: Utopia of the Third World

Thesis Thursday is an architectural series showcasing a selection of dissertations produced by the UCT M.Arch (prof) graduates of 2013. Week 3: Ruvimbo searches for a contemporary African Landscape.

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Up Close Cape Town Part 2: A Reluctant Monument

[ May 8, 2013; 8:00 am; ] This second in this series of posts looking at projects produced by the students of Unit 17 at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, during a field trip to Cape Town. This project is entitled ‘A Reluctant Monument’ and is sited in a disused granite quarry at the foot of Table Mountain, it investigates the effect of suburban boundary walls as architectural artefacts of Post-Apartheid fear, and traces the history of bounded space in Cape Town.

A model of the quarry

What If – we take back our quarrys?

What If is a week long series showcasing some of the imaginative work produced by the UCT Architecture Masters graduates of 2012.
Edition 2: Taking back our quarrys.