Architectural Firm Work

During my Architectural career, so far, I've been involved with several practices and gained invaluable office and design experience while working with amazing people in some of South Africa's top Architectural practices.
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OPEN CITY ARCHITECTS & URBAN DESIGNERS: January 2012

Open City is a recently formed Architecture/Urban Design/Research Practice in Cape Town. Principled by Bettina Andrag.


Pals Clothing Factory Re-Furbishment
My role: Design Concept Phase -  BIM Modeling, Conceptual Image production




OPEN HOUSE ARCHITECTURE : May 2009

I did some brief 3D modeling work with Ilze Wolff and Ches Bedara at their practice of Open House Architecture for the Sarah Bartmann Competition in 2009.

Sarah Bartmann Competition - Hankey, Eastern Cape
My role: Design Concept Phase - 3D Modeling, drawing production



STEFAN ANTONI OLMESDAHL TRUEN ARCHITECTS : Dec 2007 -  Feb 2010

I spent two years working at Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects and was fortunate to be involved with several projects as a Junior Architect.

While the design work was by the partners, I was involved in the design resolution, modelling, drawing production, site management and various other project related roles - as indicated below the title:

Note* The photo renders by the SAOTA 3D team have been marked with the company logo in the bottom right corner, the rest are by myself.

Lincoln - Cape Town
My role: Construction Phase - Design resolution, 3D Modeling, drawing production, costing, project management.




Open Think Box Competition 2009 - OpenthinkBox BIM Winner
My role: Design Development Phase - Design resolution, 3D modeling, drawing production, costing, environ. analysis




3D Image by SAOTA

Stonehurst - Cape Town
My role: Design Development Phase - Design resolution, 3D Modeling, drawing production, costing




3D Image by SAOTA

Embassy Apartments - Pretoria
My role: Design Development Phase - Design resolution, drawing production




3D Image by SAOTA

Mermoz - Dakar
My role: Design Development Phase - Design resolution, 3D Modeling, drawing production



3D Image by SAOTA



ECO-DESIGN ARCHITECTURE

House Morris, Barrydale, Western Cape: April 2009
My role:  Construction Phase - Volunteer builder

While staying in Cape Town, Andy Horn from Eco-Design Architects was extremely generous in sharing his knowledge around sustainable construction and design and offered me several oppurtunities to learn and be involved in some of his projects as a volunteer.