Conceptual

2017
Makeka Design Lab was comissioned to create a vision for the Madagascar ICT Hub.
Retreat cabins
2017
COMING SOON Retreat cabins for a private estate 
  • Royal Chapel
  • Royal Chapel
2015
The Royal Chapel for the Kingdom of Lesotho, situated on the grounds of the Royal Palace in Maseru, explores concepts associated with earth, water, fire and sky. The building is conceived as a portal frame structure of steel, Rheinzink and timber. The building is surrounded by the landscaped garden...
Mixed Use Development
2015
Makeka Design Lab was appointed for the design of a new mixed use development. Coming Soon.
2015
In 2013 Makeka Design Lab partnered with EFGH, a prominent boutique architecture outfit in New York, to conceptualize and design a Cultural Precinct as part of a competition brief aiming to balance the pragmatic with the poetic.Whilst the notion of artistic precincts is healthy supported and...
2013
The Water Cathedral is an interactive experiential pavilion dedicated to celebrating design through, with and for Water. The project is conceived as three spatial and experiential pivots, a “field” of public engagement, reflection and gaze; a habitable pedestal which houses temporal functions as a...
2010
Sociocultural Evolutionism Expressed Via TechtonicsSociocultural evolution(ism) is an umbrella term for theories of cultural evolution and social evolution, describing how cultures and societies have developed over time. Although such theories typically provide models for understanding the...
This natural swimming pool does not make use of any chemicals. It utilizes aquatic plants and a filtration system to clean the water. The natural swimming pool is a mini ecosystem. The pool is composed of two pools, a swimming area and a regeneration area, both of which are merged .The swimming...
2012
This Special Project has been initiated by the mayor of Cape Town through the Department of Human Settlements to develop housing typologies and site specific architecture for the delivery of new projects and existing settlement upgrade projects.The study is to integrate town planning, urban design...
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...
2011
The Freedom Walk initiative is an economic, social and spatial  program, using culture to  activate  urban regeneration in the central city in order to build an inclusive civic identity and a vibrant economy for Cape Town.Through a series of urban interventions, the Freedom Walk initiative (phase 1...
2011
“The COP serves as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP), which also adopts decisions and resolutions on the implementation of its provision.”COP17/CMP7 WebsiteIn 2011 Durban hosted the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...
For the client, in the Waterfall Country Estate, the design of the house sought to create an outdoor spaces, protected from the wind, and lifted above the immediate road level. The living spaces were planned with open visual connections through and across the home.
2010
Creating a museum which is going to present one nation's history is an extremely difficult undertaking in modern times. This is primarily so because history is not a simple academic subject. It is the story of who we are and about our own identity. Yet what makes an identity in the modern world? We...
2010
Public transport is a mainstay of South African life, and given the extreme pressures placed on the environment by pollution and population increase it is fast becoming the prefered mode of transport around the world.Our design seeks to address the needs and desires of not only the commuter but the...
2010
MoDILA is a trust that offers educational programs that raise awareness, trains and inspire the public, and offers an interactive multimedia platform for design, innovation and entrepreneurship and art studies. Touching on the significance of the knowledge economy and the invaluable contribution...

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