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2020 Wonderdal Hazendal Wine Estate Built
2020 House Sithole Pringle Bay Project
2020 Upper Bloem Bo Kaap, Cape Town Project
2019 Xai Xai School Xai Xai, Mozambique Project
2018 Boulders Visitors Centre Boulders, Simon's Town Project
2018 236 Buitengracht Bo-Kaap, Cape Town Built
2018 JBWF Jeffreys Bay In Progress
2018 CCF Civic Centre, Cape Town In Progress
2018 250 Buitengracht 250 Buitengracht, Cape Town Built
2018 Leyden House, Unit 5 Buitensingel St, Cape Town Built
2017 V&A Aquarium shop V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Built
2017 Scatec Solar Offices V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Built
2015 Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Project
2015 Disa Primary School Hout Bay In Progress
2015 27 Clovelly Avenue Vredehoek Project
2014-2017 De Waterkant De Waterkant, Cape Town Built
2014 43 Lion Street Bo-Kaap Built
2014 Skukuza Restaurant Kruger National Park Built
2014 The Diamond Works Stellenbosch, Franschoek, Windhoek, OR Tambo Airport, Seychelles Built
2014 Lammershoek Farm Darling, West Coast In Progress
2013 Out of India Mumbai International Airport, India Built
2013 Made in SA V&A Waterfront Built
2013 Indaba Lifestyle OR Tambo Airport, Gauteng Built
2013 Bambara OR Tambo Airport, Gauteng Project
2013 House Scheibe Silverhurst, Cape Town Built
2013 Urban Design Pretoria & Rondebosch In Progress
2013 House Reddy Hall Chartwell North, Gauteng In Progress
2012 Murdocks V&A Waterfront Built
2012 Light Fittings Cape Town In Progress
2012 Balustrade Furniture Private Residence, Cape Town Built
2012 Kenya Duty Free Nairobi International Airport, Kenya Project
2011 Out of Africa Kids OR Tambo Airport, Gauteng Project
2011 House Rese Gordon's Bay, Western Cape Project
2010 Signal Hill Bo-Kaap Project
2010 Langbaai House Voelklip, Hermanus Built
2010 Voortrekker Road Maitland, Cape Town Project
2010 The Curator Buchanan Square, Salt River, Cape Town Built
2009 African Relish Prince Albert Built
2008 African Origins V&A Waterfront, CTIA, OR Tambo Built
2008 House Sibanda Yserfontein, Western Cape In Progress
2007 House J Simonstown Built
2007 Robben Island Shop Robben Island, Table Bay Project
2006 Afro Cafe Salzburg, Austria Built
2006 Afro Coffee Exhibit various Built
2006 Serengeti Tented Camp Wagakuria, Serengeti, Tanzania Built
2006, 2012, 2018 Tanur Jewellery Sandton City, V&A Waterfront Built
2005 Canterbury Square Canterbury Street, Cape Town Built
2005 Central Park Dublin, Ireland Project
2004 Ella Street Houses Bo-Kaap Built
2004 111 on 11th Guest House Voelklip, Hermanus Built
2004 Mystic Rose Muizenberg, Cape Town Built
2004 African Eco Store OR Tambo International Airport, Gauteng Built
2004 House Fitzgerald Constantia, Cape Town Built
2003 Leyden House Gardens, Cape Town Built
2003 Breede River Malgas, Breede River, Western Cape In Progress
2003 NGK Synod Gardens, Cape Town Project
2002 Protea Hotels Lagos, Nigieria Built
2002 218 Buitengragt Street Bo-Kaap, Cape Town Built
2001 & 2019 Kirstenbosch Shop Kirstenbosch Gardens, Cape Town Built
2001 Out Of This World V&A Waterfront Built
2001 Wolpe Balusrade Maitland, Cape Town Built
2001 Clarins Furniture Clarins Headquarters, Cape Town Built
2001 House Aucamp-Oosthuizen Vredehoek, Cape Town Built
2000 Restoration Work Stellenbosch, Western Cape Built
2000 Brunswick Terraces Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Built
2000 & 2013 The Parks Shops Kruger National Park, Addo Elephant Park, Tsitsikamma National Park Built
1999 Wine Ways V&A Waterfront Demolished
1999 Pinns Jewellery V&A Waterfront Demolished
1999 House Malan Voëlklip, Hermanus Built
1999 Trevoyan Guest House Gardens, Cape Town Built
1999 St. Francis Bay Hotel St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape Built
1999 - present Out Of Africa OR Tambo Int Airport Built
1997 Glass Table Cape Town Built
1997 House Vith Hout Bay, Cape Town Built
1997 5 Roodehek Street Gardens, Cape Town Built
1996 Fireplace Design for Living Expo Built
1996 Spine Staircase Bo-Kaap, Cape Town Built
1996 African Image V&A Waterfont Demolished
1996 45 Leeuwen Street Bo-Kaap Built
1996 Catherine Moore Hyde Park Corner Built
1996 Mummy Bureau Private Residence, Cape Town Built
1995 (not yet fertilized) Egg Chair Cape Town Project
1994 Whale Seat Cape Town Project
  • With a view to promoting skills development programs for social impact, 'Archstorming' and 'Somos del Mundo' organized this architectural competition for a Pre-school located on a plot 1km from the main road, connecting the cites of Xai Xai and Chongoene in the Gaza province of south-western Mozambique.

    A. Aspiration [vision]- The proposal is aimed at creating safe, accessible learning spaces that are rooted in the tradition of narrated, open learning and strengthening the notions of making, gathering, and teaching within the local community. An endemic connection between the landscape, learning and architecture is explored through the notion of an eroded canopy over a natural landscape, where earth is shaped to protect and shield against the elements.

     B. Individual character & expression- Acoustics, light, texture, and massing characterize the classrooms, making for easily identifiable spaces for both hearing and visually impaired learners. Learning and play spaces are interchangeable and scalable. Each classroom aligns to a courtyard allowing for expansion as required. These ‘owned’ spaces allow for easy, passive surveillance by teachers, whilst the purposeful activation of the peripheral spaces assist in countering any potential for bullying and aggressive anti-social behavior.

     C. Program [mechanism for engagement]- Entrance to the multi-functional gathering space is defensible and serves as a threshold for engagement between public and private. Gatherings & local community functions can occur without any security or operational impact to the functioning of the school. A central axis connects all the learning and play spaces. These are further separated by means of terraced platforms that follow the slope of the natural landscape, terminating in a protected free play area that houses physical learning installations that can be reprogrammed as needed.

     D. Ecology [mechanism for making]- Local climatic conditions were of influence in the early conceptual stages. The large roof area provides for maximum shade and PV panel potential. Cross ventilation is encouraged through a consistent separation between elements & heat gain/loss is mitigated by the solidity of wall to the west. A rainwater collection system is proposed for use of irrigation and flushing of toilets. Rainwater is channeled through gutters, troughs & catch-pits that terminate in a retention pond at the bottom of the site. This can then be routed to the storage tanks located at the high point of the site. We propose a collaborative approach to making and using with local skills & building technologies driving the final design resolution.

     E. Lasting social impact- Not only does the formalizing of space through architecture make for an improved learning experience, but it provides a forum for social engagement between all sectors of the local community, teacher, pupil, parent and the public at large.

     

2019

Xai Xai School

  • With a view to promoting skills development programs for social impact, 'Archstorming' and 'Somos del Mundo' organized this architectural competition for a Pre-school located on a plot 1km from the main road, connecting the cites of Xai Xai and Chongoene in the Gaza province of south-western Mozambique.

    A. Aspiration [vision]- The proposal is aimed at creating safe, accessible learning spaces that are rooted in the tradition of narrated, open learning and strengthening the notions of making, gathering, and teaching within the local community. An endemic connection between the landscape, learning and architecture is explored through the notion of an eroded canopy over a natural landscape, where earth is shaped to protect and shield against the elements.

     B. Individual character & expression- Acoustics, light, texture, and massing characterize the classrooms, making for easily identifiable spaces for both hearing and visually impaired learners. Learning and play spaces are interchangeable and scalable. Each classroom aligns to a courtyard allowing for expansion as required. These ‘owned’ spaces allow for easy, passive surveillance by teachers, whilst the purposeful activation of the peripheral spaces assist in countering any potential for bullying and aggressive anti-social behavior.

     C. Program [mechanism for engagement]- Entrance to the multi-functional gathering space is defensible and serves as a threshold for engagement between public and private. Gatherings & local community functions can occur without any security or operational impact to the functioning of the school. A central axis connects all the learning and play spaces. These are further separated by means of terraced platforms that follow the slope of the natural landscape, terminating in a protected free play area that houses physical learning installations that can be reprogrammed as needed.

     D. Ecology [mechanism for making]- Local climatic conditions were of influence in the early conceptual stages. The large roof area provides for maximum shade and PV panel potential. Cross ventilation is encouraged through a consistent separation between elements & heat gain/loss is mitigated by the solidity of wall to the west. A rainwater collection system is proposed for use of irrigation and flushing of toilets. Rainwater is channeled through gutters, troughs & catch-pits that terminate in a retention pond at the bottom of the site. This can then be routed to the storage tanks located at the high point of the site. We propose a collaborative approach to making and using with local skills & building technologies driving the final design resolution.

     E. Lasting social impact- Not only does the formalizing of space through architecture make for an improved learning experience, but it provides a forum for social engagement between all sectors of the local community, teacher, pupil, parent and the public at large.

     

2019

Xai Xai School