QUOTES


BURTON


1. Designed buildings in the gothic revival style, old English
style, cottage orne style and classical style


2. Saw architecture as classical and picturesque


3. His architecture was endlessly adaptable, leaving the archaeological
traces of each generation


4. Considered the implications of architecture on the creation
of distinct urban environments in which they featured


5. Erect a number of edifices suitable to the reception of
genteel families, and simultaneously with the larger buildings and number of
shops, in their immediate neighbourhoods, so that residents upon the estate
might enjoy the same advantages as those who lived nearer the springs


6. Architecture happens in time whereas music begins and
ends


MAKAKA


7. Aims to create a unique journey for the people


8. Passionate about an African design and aesthetic that serves
the public and client, bringing dignity and grace to the building environment


9. Wished to create a service to the public. Everybody has a
right to experience good design


10. Greatness is about character, being good is about your
training. Big difference


11. Heritage is an important element in his design




Decimus Burton

Decimus Burton

Kew Gardens Temperate House

Kew Gardens Temperate House

Mokena Makaka

Mokena Makaka

Cape Town Railway Station

Cape Town Railway Station

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

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