The brief was to develop income generating community owned facility with a focus on local economic development initiatives such as tourism. The cultural village project was to highlight indigenous knowledge systems such as traditional foods, dress, cultural artifacts for the tourist markets. Vernacular design reflecting the ethos of local skills and materials to be combined… Read more.
This award winning project for a new Community Art Centre, for the existing arts centre, in Mthatha. The project intended to extend the existing facilities by adding three spaces: an exhibition hall, small performance venue with mezzanine, and sound room, and a block of smaller music practice rooms. The three spaces are linked with tower… Read more.
A new Hospital with 96 beds including maternity, Theatre, Pediatrics, and High Care to replace the old St Lucy’s hospital in Tsolo. The new site was identified on the outskirts on the town, and has spectacular views over the Tsolo valley. The Hospital includes, Wards, Theatres, Maternity, Casualty OPD, Service blocks, doctors and nurses housing… Read more.
Six exhibition halls depicting the history of the Wild Coast, of which each façade was decorated by a local artist, linked with a central thatched spine and conical entrance area. A small library, and open outdoor performance area formed by the semi-circular arrangement of the blocks, completes the layout. The layout was dictated by the… Read more.