oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Revel Fox - role model for South African architects

Volume 13, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Extracted from text ... SIVIELE INGENIEURSWESE ? JULIE 2005 10 THIS IS HOW RENOWNED architect Revel Fox expressed himself about the profession he had been practising for 55 years, until his death in December 2004. He spent a lifetime developing an architecture appropriate to the region and trying to solve the unique needs of South Africa's built environment. His profound infl uence on architecture and urban design in the country stems from a design philosophy that encompassed a 'complete' architecture in which he gave close attention to all aspects of a project, through landscaping down to the smallest details of the interior fi nishes. What emerges from the observations and refl ections of his peers, partners and colleagues is essentially the same. ..

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