Interviews

  • Mo Ibrahim Foundation Forum
  • Mo Ibrahim Foundation Forum
Mokena Makeka was invited to participate as a panellist in the Ibrahim Forum on ‘African Urban Dynamics’ which will takes place on 22nd November 2015 at the Accra International Conference Centre, Ghana.Bringing together a diverse range of high-level African stakeholders belonging to various public...
  • Chicago Architectural Biennial
  • Chicago Architectural Biennial
The inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial, titled The State of the Art of Architecture, will take stock of the extraordinary ways in which architects, artists, designers, planners, activists, and policy makers from around the world are tackling the most pressing issues of today. Makeka Design Lab...
CAPE TOWN - Cape Town is a beautiful city, residents revel in it believing that the sea and mountains make them cool, our cousins up north love visiting to play, before returning to their concrete jungles to make real cash - so they can come back the next year. Foreigners love it and tell their...
GQ [Siphiwe Mpye] & Mokena Makeka At Dion Chang’s recent Flux Trend Review, the stand out speaker was a thoughtful, eloquent University of Cape Town Architecture graduate with an ego-crushing list of accolades from his student days to the work he does through his company Makeka Design Lab (MDL...
“A young, black [architect] who is supposed to learn from others and only do good buildings when he turns 55 – it’s a reality. I’m not naive about the subtext of relationships in South Africa. My first building was a station for the railway police. There was a police architect who had to overcome...