Archive for Jan 2019

UWC Arts

The UWC Arts Project involved the introduction of a New Collaborative Research Facility, forming part of the Arts faculty and located within the university’s arts precinct.  The new Centre accommodates an Entrance Foyer, two 40-seater Classrooms, four Research Facilities, the Dean of Arts’ office, toilet and other support facilities. The role of this new Centre…

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SAMWUMED

The corner tower, a new addition, creates visual access from the road and train station. The new signage is clear and legible from the street –becoming a landmark for way-finding during the day and a beacon at night, lit up not only for marketing the brand but creating a subtle flood light to improve the…

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Public Transport Shared Services Centre [PTSSC]

The project is ordered through urban and environmental strategies: The building’s urban footprint relates to a pedestrian activity spine running from Vangate Mall through the site along a desire line to Langa. Environmentally, the building’s form and articulation is derived from a response to wind, sun and water. Internal spatial arrangements and environmentally friendly design…

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AngloAmerican ‘Reinvention’ Architectural Competition

Jakupa Architects & Urban Designers, in collaboration with Tsai Design Studio, were awarded as the 3rd prize winner in the AngloAmerican ‘Reinvention’ Architectural Competition. The two stage competition, aimed at seeking an architectural solutions for the modernisation of the AngloAmerican’s Johannesburg Campus, attracted over 60 submissions from architectural practices all over South Africa. The concept is to…

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Simply Asia – Plattekloof

The vision was to create a fresh look for Simply Asia that would complement the branding aspirations, colour palette and design values of Simply Asia. The design would complement their revolutionary signage concept. Our design objective was to create a clear concept that would incorporate various elements that could be idenfified in all the Simply…

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