Philip is a short guy with a big energy, carrying himself with a toughness learned in high school corridors, with a huge creative force and an original thinker he doesn't suffer fools gladly.....
1967 Born Cape Town, South Africa
1985-1991 Studied and graduated with B.Arch from the University of Wits with a distinction in Design and with numerous awards of merit for distinctions in various courses over the degree course
1992 Design architect at Derick Henstra Architects, (now DHK Architects) on various commercial housing projects
1992-1993 Founding member of “Cosmic Things” a start-up Product Design studio focusing on building furniture installations and architectural models.
1993-1996 Design and project architect at KCvR, (Kynauw Chait van Rijswijk), Architects pioneering industrial to residential ‘Loft conversions’ in Cape Town
1996 Founding member of Team Architects
1996-2015 Director in Team Architects and leading various Retail, Domestic and Commercial projects, nationally and internationally
2007 Invited to join the Cape Institute for Architects, (CIA), as a member of the Practice Committee
2008 Elected Convenor of the Practice committee at CIA and represented CIA at national level at the SAIA Practice Committee.
2008-2009 Served as Vice President of the Cape institute of Architects
2009-2015 Studio assistant, under Iain Low, for the 'Simulated Office' course in the 5th year of the B.Arch degree course at University of Cape Town, (UCT).
2013 Studio assistant, under Kevin Fellingham, for 'Design' in the 2nd year of the BAS degree course at UCT.
Antony is the eternal boy, 15 going on 50. Solid as a rock, determined, anal about the quality of the design product and with tremendous ability in all fields that require delivery on his demands, and somehow he still manages to pull it of gently......as is his way.
1985-1991 Studied at University of the Witwatersrand for the Degree of Bachelor of Architecture with various first class passes and awards of merit
1987-1988 Practical year of study working at Koseff Maserow van der Walt Architects, Johannesburg on commercial developments and refurbishments in the J’burg CBD and suburban residential developments
1989-1990 Student intern at Fassler Kamstra Holmes Architects, Johannesburg on restoration & development of the J’burg City Hall & commercial, retail & residential developments
1990-1991 Student intern at Stauch Vorster Architects, Johannesburg on commercial office developments & the Pretoria Zoo sundial project
1992-1995 Founded Terraplane Architects focusing on community & residential based projects: Polokong Children’s Home, Sebokeng, Coronationville Old Age Home, Sixth Road Clusters, Hyde Park, Residence Croock, Sandhurst, Twin houses, Orange Grove
1995-2000 Design architect & Associate at Alfio Torrisi Architects, Johannesburg - Kloof Estates, Bedfordview, Monte San Panteon, Sicily, Italy, Integrated Community Centre, Brink’s Vlakfontein, Twin houses, Kilkenny Road, Parkview, The Pharmaceutical Society of Southern Africa – SAIA Award of Merit 1998
2000-2004 Design architect at Henry J Lyons and Partners Architects, Dublin, Ireland – Working on large commercial projects: Central Park, Sandyford Estate, Ballymun Town Centre, Riverside commercial & apartment development, Mespil Road commercial development, 54-57 Lower Mount Street
2005 Returned to South Africa to join Team Architects as director
2012-2014 External examiner for 2nd year Design BAS Course at UCT to course convenor, Kevin Fellingham
present- Director at Team Architects - Involved in the design and realization of over 300 retail, domestic, and commercial projects, nationally and internationally