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"Design thinking is the most powerful and agile tool we have to solve the complex problems that we face. 

It integrates intuition, ethics, empathy, facts and curiosity to unlock new horizons of possibility" 

Mokena Makeka

PROJECTS

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CAPE TOWN STATION 2030

CAPE TOWN

This project is the long term development of the Cape Town Station Precinct. This exciting development involves sinking the existing railway lines underground, thereby enabling the redevelopment of land and exploiting air rights. The space will  allow for mixed-use developments including office space, affordable compact housing, educational facilities and public open spaces. This would improve the integration of key neighbourhoods such as District Six, Woodstock, the Foreshore and Culemborg with the CBD, to transform the city. It is the first undertaking of its kind in Africa.

THUSONG SERVICE CENTRE

KHAYELITSHA, CAPE TOWN

The award winning Thusong Services Centre is amongst the most exposed to the public realm. It stands alone in its current context and is intended as a prototype and catalyst to ignite an imagined future civic scaled town centre for the sprawling township of Khayelitsha. The building exudes energy, hope, and a future deserving of complimentary neighbours, music, people, the young and alive. It is a prime example of our belief: great architecture is a basic human right!


2009 CIFA Award of Merit.

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LEOPARD’S LEAP WINE ESTATE

FRANSCHHOEK, SOUTH AFRICA

Completion: 2012

Program: Winery, restaurant & offices

Status: Occupied and fully operational

 

Set against the breathtaking backdrop and the rich viniculture tradition of the Franschhoek Valley, the Leopard’s Leap Wine Estate provides a contemporary home for the innovative Leopard’s Leap Wine brand.

 

The existing building was converted and extended to host a range of activities, paying homage to the values and qualities intrinsic to Leopard’s Leap wines. The building provides a series of different experiences, with beautiful and elegant design complimented by signature furniture pieces.

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