Architectural Services

2009
The Apartments is a contemporary interpretation of Traditional housing in and around Lesotho.  Where natural earth tones and patterns are combined and contrasted with primary colours.  The apartments were designed to be built on an erf with existing house in order to generate an additional income...
2008
One of 100 exclusive villas to be built in Ordos, China: Villa 083 aka The Palace of the North. Curated by Ai Wei Wei & selected by Hertzog & de Meuron, the Ordos 100 is a ground breaking development that gave 100 of the brightest architects in the world a chance to showcase their talents....
2008
Durrat Al Bahrain is one of the most exciting and challenging development projects currently under construction in the Gulf Region. This project, located on the south east coast of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has the ultimate potential to accommodate some 35’000 people across a number of distinctive...
2008
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,...
2007
The City of Cape Town, as the contracting authority, in partnership with the Provincial Government of the Western Cape and the National Government, invited proposals for the design, development and financial sustainability planning of the Green Point Stadium and precinct to enable the City to host...
Mokena Makeka speaks to the House & Leisure magazine about his work on the Ordos 100 Project. 
2006
Can a state run project with all the challenges of bureaucracy and unsupportive & contradictory legislation, result in a truly sustainable, integrated human settlement that is an example of best practice and showcases a true understanding of the conceptual domain?Oude Molen (OM) spans approx....
2006
The SAPS Retreat Police Station was MDL’s first commission. As a recipient of the CIFA award for design excellence, the building dispels myths that police stations are cold, unfriendly places; replacing it with the fact that beautiful design has a place in every field and vocation. As the first in...
In 2003, Elle Decorations interviewed Mokena Makeka on his visions for reshaping Cape Town.

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