Projects

Sustainability

  • Development of the Green Book, a planning and design guide for developing more resilient cities in South Africa
  • Development of Evidence-Based Planning Framework to apply to the development of IDP and SDFs for the City of Johannesburg as part the Sustainable Cities Project funded by the Global Environmental Fund (GEF) and UNEP (12 million USD) project.
  • Introduction to Sustainable Built Environments course for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the National Construction Council (NCC) in Zambia
  • Enhancing Skills for Sustainable Built Environments (ESSB) study for the Council for the Built Environment (CBE)
  • Built environment policy review for Zambia for United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the Zambian government
  • Sustainable Housing Guidelines for Zambia for United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the Zambian government
  • Green Building Bylaw and Incentive Scheme, development of bylaw, policy and public participation for City of Tshwane
  • Development of the sustainability guide on the IUSS Health Facilities Guidelines developed for the Department of Health
  • Development of Best Practice Sustainable Development Criteria and Guidelines for EIA Applications for Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD)
  • Development of a Green Economy Strategic Framework for the City of Tshwane
  • Development of Criteria and Policy for the Promotion of Energy Efficiency in Land
  • Use Development for the City of Johannesburg
  • Design Guidelines for Energy Efficient Buildings for the City of Johannesburg
  • Development of the Built Environment Sustainability Tool (BEST), a tool for integrating sustainability into neighbourhoods
  • Lesotho Airborne Infection Control Project (Design assessments and protocol development for World Bank funded clinics building programme)
  • Site Assessment and Concept Design for Lupani Sustainable School, Livingstone, Zambia for the African Wildlife Fund (AWF)
  • Sustainability Review of 2010 FIFA World Cup Stadiums for Department of Environment and Tourism and DANIDA.
  • Sustainability Audit of Existing Building and Technical Recommendations for New Offices for Absa Bank, Johannesburg
  • Sustainability Audit of Existing Building and Technical Recommendations for New Building for NedBank, Sandton
  • Enabling Environments, a research project into responsive technologies and high-performance environments for the Meraka Institute
  • Sustainable Construction Guidelines and Indicators, for Development Bank of South Africa and the Green House Project
  • Sustainability Performance Target for Ritz Carlton at Spier, an R300 million sustainable hotel project. (with Arup)
  • Sustainable Brief development and Technical Support for AECI on their new head office building
  • Space Standards and Norms for Public Office Buildings for the Department of Public Works
  • Expert input into UNEP’s sustainable construction programme for the United Nations Environmental Programme
  • Sustainability Performance Target Setting, Design Assessments, Post Occupancy Evaluation, Building User Manual and Facility Management Systems for USAID on their new office building
  • Sustainability Performance Targets document for MTN Call Centre in Johannesburg
  • Sustainability Performance Targets document for housing in Ivory Park, Johannesburg
  • Design Assessments and Bid Adjudication for Department of Trade and Industry of their new PPP head office building
  • Department of Science and Technology, Accommodation Options Analysis
  • South African Management Development Institute (SAMDI) Space Budget
  • Sustainability review of the prototype sustainable house and settlement layout for the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and Lafarge in Zambia
  • Built environment sustainability review for United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Sierra Leone
  • Sustainability Technical Adviser on Sarah Baartman Centre of Remembrance project, an competition winning R150 million museum in Eastern Cape
  • Sustainability Technical Adviser to the Department of Environment (DEA) on their R600m Public Private Partnership (PPP) project ( Highest GBCSA rated project in 2013)
  • Sustainable facilities management (SFM) systems development and Technical Adviser to the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)
  • Development of Best Practice Sustainable Development Criteria and Guidelines for EIA Applications for Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD)
  • Development of Criteria and Policy for the Promotion of Energy Efficiency in Land Use Development for the City of Johannesburg
  • Design Guidelines for Energy Efficient Buildings for the City of Johannesburg
  • Sustainability Appraisal and Recommendations for Church Square, Pretoria, for the Department of Public Works and the Re Kgabisa Tshwane Programme
  • Site Assessment and Concept Design for Lupani Sustainable School, Livingstone, Zambia for the African Wildlife Fund (AWF)
  • Sustainability consultant on the the Avenol fly fishing and farm project in KZN Midlands for Elan Group
  • Sustainability Technical Consultant for Investec Property Group on 10,000m2 office refurbishment in Rivonia, Johannesburg)
  • Market Demand Survey of Ekurhuleni Municipal Metropolitan Area for the Social Housing Foundation, Ekurhuleni Municipality, and the Development Bank of South Africa
  • Existing Building Sustainability Assessments of KPMG head office building in Johannesburg.
  • Sustainability Assessments and Design and Operation Guidelines for new service stations and a R500million upgrade operation programme for Total SA
  • Sustainability Review of 2010 FIFA World Cup Stadiums for Department of Environment and Tourism and DANIDA.
  • Sustainability Audit of Existing Building and Technical Recommendations for New Offices for Absa Bank, Johannesburg
  • Sustainability Audit of Existing Building and Technical Recommendations for New Building for NedBank, Sandton
  • Development of Cycle Friendly Environment Guidelines for Pedal Power, a Cape Town NGO.
  • Sustainability Appraisal for the Kangra building in Johannesburg for KPMG.
  • Sustainability Technical Guideance for New KPMG Offices, Parktown for KPMG
  • Enabling Environments, a research project into responsive technologies and high performance environments for the Meraka Institute
  • Sustainable Construction Guidelines and Indicators, for Development Bank of South Africa and the Green House Project
  • Sustainability Performance Target for Ritz Carlton at Spier, a R300 million sustainable hotel project.
  • Sustainable Brief development and Technical Support for AECI on their new head office building
  • Space Standards and Norms for Public Office Buildings for the Department of Public Works
  • Expert input into UNEP’s sustainable construction programme for the United Nations Environmental Programme
  • Sustainability Performance Target Setting, Design Assessments, Post Occupancy Evaluation, Building User Manual and Facility Management Systems for USAID on their new office building
  • Sustainability Performance Targets document for MTN Call Centre in Johannesburg
  • Sustainability Performance Targets document for housing in Ivory Park, Johannesburg
  • Design Assessments and Bid Adjudication for Department of Trade and Industry of their new PPP head office building

Education 

  • Strategic Infrastructure Project (SIP) 14 Coordinator Higher Education Infrastructure for the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission (PICC).
  • DHET Technical Working Group reviewing all University master plans, condition assessment, maintenance plans and disability audits
  • Space Standards and Norms for Public Schools for the Department of Public Works
  • Briefing for R20 million Office Refurbishment Project, for National Electronic Media Institute of South Africa NEMISA)
  • Briefing and Technical Support for the Innovation Hub, an R200 million centre for education, business and incubation in Pretoria
  • Concept Design for Lupani Sustainable School for the African Wildlife Fund in Livingstone, Zambia
  • School Infrastructure Performance Indicator System (SIPIS) for school performance assessment
  • New School Designs for Limpopo Department of Public Workr
  • 20 year Capital Investment Programme for School Infrastructure for the World Bank
  • New School Designs and Maintenance Guides for different climate regions for the Kenya Education Support Programme (KESSP) funded by the World Bank and the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID)
  • Technical Support for FET College Infrastructure Condition Appraisal for a recapitalisation programme funded by the DBSA
  • Thuba Makote, Schools as Centres for Community Development, R75 million, 9 pilot school building programme developed for National Treasury and the Department of Education
  • Audit of all South African Early Childhood Development Centres for the Department of Education part of a consortium)
  • Education for All, R2.1 million research project for the Innovation Fund (lead a consortium)
  • School Register of Needs, 2000, audit of all South African Schools for the Department of Education (part of a consortium)
  • Maphala Gulube School, detailed design of R 5 million, 1000 pupil primary school for SASOL. (Published Financial Mail)
  • St Paul’s Community Learning Resource Centre, Phillipi, assessment and design of R1.7milllion community facility for the Anglican church.
  • Thistle Grove Community Learning Resource Centre, Secunda Design adaptations of existing building for SASOL.
  • Design Note 50, Accommodating Change in Further Education Colleges (Educational buildings guidelines printed by HMSO)
  • Further Education and Sixth Form Colleges – Development Strategies for Accommodation (Educational buildings guidelines printed by HMSO)

Inclusion

  • Environmental Access Audits of 12 Technical Vocational Education Colleges (TVET) in Zambia for the International Labour Organisation (ILO)
  • Environmental Access Audit of the Muckleneuk campus for UNISA, Pretoria.
    Church Square Upgrading Project, design proposals to improve accessibility for disabled people to square and surrounding buildings for the City of Tshwane
  • Training on disability legislation, strategic and operational planning for Mpumalanga Provincial Government
  • Train the trainer course for all National Departments to support the implementation of the Integrated National Disability Strategy for the South African Management Development Institute (SAMDI)
  • Training and capacity development needs analysis research for Municipalities for Local Government and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (LGWSETA)
  • Implementing White Paper 6 on Inclusive Education, project management of 60 site project piloting inclusive education in South Africa for the Department of Education
  • Special Needs Schools Audit, audit of South African special needs schools for the Department of Education (part of a consortium)
  • Integrated Disability Strategy and Building Audits for National Department of Land Affairs and Agriculture
  • Development of Strategic and Operational Plans and Capacity in 9 Provincial Offices to Support the Implementation of the Integrated National Disability Strategy for the Office of the Status of Disabled Persons (OSDP) in The Presidency
  • Access consultancy for Megawatt Park, Audit and Recommendations for Eskom

Architecture

  • Environmental Access Design Recommendations of 12 Technical Vocational Education Colleges (TVET) in Zambia for the International Labour Organisation (ILO)
  • Concept Design for Lupani Sustainable School for the African Wildlife Fund in Livingstone, Zambia
  • Maphala Gulube School, detailed design of R 5 million, 1000 pupil primary school for SASOL. (Published Financial Mail)
  • St Paul’s Community Learning Resource Centre, Phillipi, assessment and design of R1.7milllion community facility for the Anglican church.
  • Thistle Grove Community Learning Resource Centre, Secunda Design adaptations of existing building for SASOL.
  • New School Designs for Limpopo Department of Public Work2
  • Environmental Access Design Recommends of the Muckleneuk campus for UNISA, Pretoria.
  • Church Square Upgrading Project, design proposals to improve accessibility for disabled people to square and surrounding buildings for the City of Tshwane
  • New School Designs and Maintenance Guides for different climate regions for the Kenya Education Support Programme (KESSP) funded by the World Bank and the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID)
  • Thuba Makote, Schools as Centres for Community Development, R75 million, 9 pilot school building programme developed for National Treasury and the Department of Education
  • Tateni Home Care Nursing Services, Mamelodi, Pretoria
  • Eskom Megawatt Park Environmental Access Design Recommendations
  • Holyrood Housing (Project architect, 24 apartments in conservation area, Edinburgh, UK) (with van Heyningen and Haward, London)
  • St Augustine’s Visitors Centre (Project architect, visitors centre on World Heritage Site. Published in Architects Journal, Perspectives)(with van Heyningen and Haward, London)
  • West Ham Jubilee Line Railway Station (Project architect, £29million contract. Published RIBA Journal)(with van Heyningen and Haward, London)
  • Arts Centre, Latymer Upper School (Project architect, £4million complex for theatre, music and art)(with van Heyningen and Haward, London)
  • Railtrack (Developed CAD based facilities management system for their properties, Briefing documents for Stratford Station)
  • Templewood Avenue (£1million Hampstead residence)
  • Fernshaw St (£2.5million Hampstead residence)
  • Bath College of Higher Education (Accommodation Studies)
  • Henley upon Thames College (Feasibility study for Learning Resource Centre)
  • Westborough Primary School (Refurbishment and access)
  • Birchdene Drive, Woolwich (Project Architect,12 self-build ecological houses) (with Architype Design)
  • Sea Saw Housing, Brighton (24 self-build ecological houses)(with Architype Design)
  • Diggers Housing, Brighton (5 self-build ecological houses)(with Architype Design)
  • Colchester H.A, Colchester (8 self-build ecological life-time homes for disabled people)(with Architype Design)
  • Sheffield A, Sheffield (5 self-build ecological houses)(with Architype Design)
  • Centre for the Understanding of the Environment, London (Ecological museum for the Horniman Museum)(with Architype Design)
  • Mill Lane Gardening Centre (Ecological gardening centre built by people with learning disabilities. Published in the Architects Journal, Architecture et Technique, Observer)(with Simon Yauner)
  • International Shakespeare Globe Complex (£22 million project reconstruction of Globe theatre, construction of a un-built Inigo Jones theatre, museums, restaurants and offices) (with Pentagram)
  • Seville Expo (Limited competition entry)(with Pentagram)
  • NMB Bank, Amsterdam (Interior)(with Pentagram)
  • Globe Theatre, Southbank, London(with Pentagram)