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  • Van Wyk, Llewellyn V; Knoetze, Theunis P (2007-05)
    In exploring the possibility of establishing a theory of construction for development, this paper reviews concepts of theory and theory formulation, contextualises optimal developmental modalities, describes the role of ...
  • Van Wyk, Llewellyn V (Green Building, 2009-02)
    Environmental planners design and oversee the construction of the infrastructure that substantially supports the built environment. Infrastructure is being described as the basic physical assets of a country, community or ...
  • Van Wyk, Llewellyn V (2006-01)
    This paper analyses construction foresight studies and construction reform initiatives with a view to identifying lessons for developing countries. It notes the number of construction reform initiatives over the last 60 ...
  • Van Wyk, Llewellyn V (Alive2Green, 2015-08)
    Despite inherent definitional and interpretational difficulties the term ‘sustainability’ is widely used in contemporary economic, social and environmental discourse to describe a desirable endgame. Although the term was ...
  • Van Wyk, Llewellyn V (Alive2Green, 2015-08)
    Significant pressure is being brought to bear on material manufacturers to green the materials and products produced by industry in general – and the construction sector is no exception, for good reason. The construction ...
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    Van Wyk, Llewellyn V (Green Building, 2009-02)
    The construction industry is a multi-billion dollar industry, and the production and harvesting of raw materials for building purposes occurs on a world-wide scale. Environmental issues are becoming a major world topic, ...
  • Van Wyk, Llewellyn V (2008-03)
    The notion of “open building” arose out of a counter movement within the Congrès Internationaux d’Architecture Moderne (CIAM) to the promotion of modern mass housing theories in post-First World War Europe. The opponents ...
  • Rust, FC; Van Wyk, Llewellyn V; Ittmann, HW; Kistan, Kenny F (Southern Africa Transport Conference (SATC), 2008-07)
    The current status of South Africa's infrastructure is analysed with emphasis on transport infrastructure. The role of Science, Engineering and Technology as well as associated Research and Development in supporting the ...