The project forms part of an existing sports node which is characterized by a sports stadium, a public recreational park and a dam in the middle. The building is placed within a public space, on the far end of the existing stadium, which would otherwise remain dormant without something roughly in the middle. The building is a strategic node within the space intended to cultivate action around the perimeter of the sports node.
This social uplift-meant project simultaneously tackles the need for education, environmental awareness and social integration within a fragmented society.
Zipzap Circus School offers a unique learning experience unlike conventional schools. The proposed school in Salt River is a new building typography combining a circus, a theatre and a school.
Colab Concepts presents an Interior Architectural space for GPI2 incubator. The result is a unique, dynamic and inspiring space which provides for the development and education of South African entrepreneurs.
The 15000sq.m New Durban Central City (NDCC) Library constitutes an investment of approximately R500m by both local and provincial government with planned completion in 2018. A project of this magnitude has clear catalytic spin-offs for the City physically and as a Centre for knowledge sharing, culture and learning.
A new building for the Hillbrow-based NGO Outreach foundation, housing a computer centre, dance studio, meeting rooms and a rooftop amphitheatre
A new facility for the low-cost private schooling provider African School for Excellence. The building houses 10 new classrooms, a multipurpose hall, administration block and ablutions.
The Science Stadium Project is an adaptive re-use of the former Skeen Stadium into lecture venues, tutorial rooms and clubhouses. It is situated on the West Campus of the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
The Matrix School is for students from Grade 1 to Matric. Under one roof students are able to express their unique learning abilities through a range of innovative learning spaces.
The brief from the client was to design a Coffee shop and Coffee Machine showroom using shipping containers. The site, an existing office/ warehouse typology in Midrand, opposite Gallagher Estate Convention Centre, is a small parcel of land on Richards Road. The building was placed on the street edge to create a public interface with a somehow neglected sub-urban environment. To the opposite side of the street façade a courtyard is formed through the vertical stacking and placing of containers.