Archive for Feb 2019

UWC Computational Science

The concept for the New UWC Computational and Mathematical Sciences Complex is to both encourage and facilitate departmental connectivity and establish a strong presence in the Sciences Precinct by linking the four previously independent existing wings through the use of a common spine. The spine serves as the central connecting element that allows the building…

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CTICC Refurbishment

The CTICC has recently expanded its facilities into CTICC1 & CTICC2. With the CTICC1 being almost 15 years old and in need of some refurbishment, various individual projects are being planned, ranging from the restaurant re-design to FOH refurbishment. The “Old Pier Cafe” restaurant re-design has been identified as a project to evaluate and select…

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Cape Town Stadium

Stadium Urban Designers JV [with Comrie Wilkinson + OVP] Stadium Architects JV [with GMP, Louis Karol, Comrie Wilkinson, Paragon + Munnik Visser] The Cape Town Stadium is designed as a container for the ‘theatre of sport’. The event is the colour, people are the attraction and the human ritual of participating in sport activates the…

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TRUP+

The TRUPS+ project is the product of an idea that density is the answer to how to build sustainably  on a city scale. The project calls for planning to be governed by the ecology of the site and that density is seen as intensity of function on both the built and un-built portions of the…

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Robert Gubb

Robert is a registered Professional Architect and landscape architect. His role in the office is as an urban designer and architect.   He is passionate about the confluence of architecture, urban design and landscape architecture, with an emphasis on an integrated, collaborative and holistic design and management approach. This interest has evolved through a commitment to…

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Khalied Jacobs

Khalied Jacobs (Director) drives Jakupa’s urban design portfolio and has been responsible for innovations in urban design methodology and practice. He is an urbanist at heart with a deep interest in contemporary city-making and has shaped his career through interrogating the everyday experience in our cities. He has used his experience in academia to influence…

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