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Published works by Interior Design Staff:

Allers, A & Breytenbach, A. 2015. Arcades revisited as urban interiors in a transformed city context. Image & Text ; Vol 26: 6-19.

Breytenbach, A. 2015.  Do the right thing- combat our unsustainable future with design education. Ethics and accountability in Design: Do they matter? – Seventh International DEFSA Conference. Midrand Graduate Institute. 2-3 September.

Breytenbach, A & Di Monte, G. 2014. Addressing the Needs of the Other 90% - The Role of Cycling in Developing the Sustainable Agenda in Johannesburg. Design with the Other 90% - Cumulus Johannesburg Conference Proceedings. University of Johannesburg, 22- 24 September.

Breytenbach, A. 2013. Cultivating sustainable thinking through employing a student-centred learning approach.  DEFSA conference Design Cultures: Encultured Design, Vaal University of Technology, 2-3 September.

Breytenbach, A. 2012. How deep is the rabbit hole? – A deeper exploration of the position of interior design in South Africa, IDEA symposium, Perth, Australia, 6-9 September.

Breytenbach, A & Johnston, I. 2011. An integrated teaching strategy: Reflecting on a collaborative design project. Sixth International Design Education conference; University of Johannesburg; 7& 8 September.

Breytenbach, A & Johnston, I.A. 2011. Interior Tools Interior Tactics: Debates in Interior Theory and Practice. Oxfordshire, Libri Publishing: p. 43 – 52.

Breytenbach, A. 2010. A Mammoth Task: Developing and Strengthening Design Research in South Africa at a National Level. Second International Conference on Design Education; Sydney, Australia, 28 June to 1 July.

Breytenbach, A. 2009. Reflecting on the past, present and future role of the Design Education Forum of Southern Africa. Image & Text ; Vol 15: 6-19.

Breytenbach, A. 2009. Opening gates: Reflecting on the liaison role of the Design Education Forum of Southern Africa at a tertiary level, Twelfth National Design Education Conference, Graaff Reinet, 4-5 November 2009, p10-17.

Breytenbach, A. 2008. Interior Design Education: Quo Vadis?, Image and Text. Vol 14:70-81

Di Ruvo, M & Breytenbach, A. 2013 (in print). South African Public Interiors: Redressing the past, crafting the present in Reinventing Architecture and Interiors- the past, the present and the future. Graham Cairns (ed) Libri Publishers: London. 

Gill, A. 2014. Playground typologies and materiality for sustainable public open spaces in an urban context. In: Amira Osman, Gerhard Bruyns and Clinton Aigbavboa (eds.) UIA 2014: Architecture Otherwhere, Durban 3-7 August, Durban RSA: UIA 2014 Durban, 1403-1418.

Gill A., & Di Monte-Milner, G. 2017. An effective pedagogical practise for integrating HIV and AIDS into tertiary education: An Interior Design case study. South African Journal of Higher Education, 31(1), 66-80.

Gill, A. 2013. Positioning ‘constructivist’ academic research into project-based pedagogical design studies for fourth year Interior Design Degree programmes. In: DEFSA 2013: Design Cultures: Encultured Design, Vanderbijlpark, September 2013, Pretoria RSA: Design Education Forum of Southern Africa.

Gill, A & Van Ryneveld, R. 2012. Reflecting on the learning centre requirements of social urban housing projects in Johannesburg. In: Amira Osman and Clinton Aigbavboa (eds.) Sustainable Human(e) settlements: The urban challenge, Johannesburg, 17 -21 September, Johannesburg RSA:University of Johannesburg, 70-77.

Hankinson, M & Breytenbach, A. 2012. Barriers that impact on the implementation of sustainable design, Cumulus Helsinki Conference, 24- 26 May.

Prinsloo, I. 2015. The changing strategies within design for retail stores.  Culumus Conference. Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. 3-7 June 2015

Prinsloo, I. 2013.  Embracing citizenship in Interior Design education.  Design Educators forum of South Africa. Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. 2-3 September 2013.

Prinsloo, I. 2012. Reflecting on the need for inclusion of interior designers to the multi-disciplinary retail design discourse in South Africa Design. 2nd International conference on Design, Development and Research. Cape Town, South Africa. 4-5 September 2012.

Prinsloo, I. 2011. Interior Designers: Unacknowledged role players in South African retail design. Sixth International Design Education Conference. University of Johannesburg, South Africa.  7 - 8 September 2011.