Institutional

  • 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.
  • Silo 3 + 4
  • Silo 3 + 4
2015
Makeka Design Lab in joint venture with VDMMA have been appointed for the design of Silo 3 and 4, two mixed use buildings consiting of retail and high-end residential apartments. The buildings form part of the Silo District Developments surrounding the Zeitz MOCAA situated at the heart of the...
Cape Town Station Drivers Mess
2015
Makeka Design Lab was appointed, in collaboration (joint venture) with DHK Architects and Jakupa Architects and Urban Designers to design a mess for Cape Town Station.The central site, adjacent to Cape Town Station, offered an existing raised platform above an existing road, with 360 degree views...
2015
The design for the extension to SPHS, that played a leading role in the anti-apartheid struggle, is the result of careful analysis of the existing footprint and programmatic organisation. The additions are placed in a way to shape meaningful outdoor spaces where students and teachers can interact...
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...
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...
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...
2009
Proletariat i levoe isskustvo" ("The Proletarat and Art of the Left")The architectural strategy and methodology is based on a palimpsest of abstract mappings which produce and suggest architectural enclosure and form.   The result is a open process of exploration, intuition and rigor at the...
2009
A site of learning and memory for Sarah Barttman represents a seminal moment in the discourse of power, ownership, identity, gender and the body politic. Hers is a singular narrative of dispossession, othering, and tragic consequences of knowledge and learning in the absence of morality or...