Projects

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
MDL teamed up with Stauch Vorster and Van der Merwe Miszewski Architects to enter the competition for the design of the new Cape Town International Convention Centre East.CTICC2 must define and locate its own identity within its business, spatial and operational model so as to enhance and not...
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...
2012
South Peninsula High school is situated on Old Kendal Road, Diep River and has been earmarked for the classroom replacement project by the Western Cape Department of Education.  As part of this project, all existing prefabricated  classrooms will be demolished and replaced during phase 1. Phase 2...
2012
The intervention on Strand Street is more akin to an urban scaling device than habitable architecture, and is seen as an act to humanise and bring a tactile quality to the neomodern apartheid-inspired architecture of Cape Town Station. Historically subservient to the dictates of rail dominant...
2012
South Africa has one of the highest incidences of rape and sexual violence in the world.  Rock Girl initiated the "Safe Spaces", a grassroots public art and education campaign, to motivate for and create safe places for girls and women - and everyone - in our schools, communities, and CBDs -...
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.
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...
2011
Each of the public transport facilities which are to form part of the future City of Cape Town inner city transport hub, are diverse in their location and character and responds in different ways to the specific requirements of its users. However, these are functioning separately, with very little...
2011
The overall objective of the KCT is to uplift the community of Khayelitsha through the development and improvement of infrastructure in Khayelitsha and Khayelitsha Business District; and the establishment and development of commercial, residential and community facilities; and the alleviation of...
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...
2010
In juxtaposing the ‘classical’ appearance of the existing house with a horizontally orientated building element, the addition expresses the delight of a contemporary lifestyle. Forming the new backbone of the house, the new First Floor accompanies the contour of the site and exposes the length of...

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