Archive for Feb 2019

Brent Clark

Brent Clark is an Urban Designer interested in creating inclusive cities that are socially and sustainable attractive places to live in. He thrives in collaborative working environments, whilst engaging in solving the challenges of our cities. He is currently working on a variety of projects across varying scales, from large precinct area structure plans 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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Gabs Pather

Gabs Pather (Director) has worked on a variety of projects ranging from retail, sports, institutional, commercial and residential. He has expertise in design & documentation of large scale projects and has been intensely involved with the Cape Town Stadium and Precinct project in preparation for the FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup. He has lectured at…

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Maureen Petersen

As operation clerk, Maureen Petersen is the backbone to the smooth running of the office, ensuring it is a welcoming and hospitable working environment. She supports Thea in administrative work and assists all Jakupa members in a number of tasks.

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Alastair Brauns

Alistair Brauns graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2004, starting in the upmarket residential sector Cape Town, working for an award-winning architect, before to the UK in 2006, to work for an established multi-sector office, expanding his understanding of building envelopes in different contexts. He returned to Cape Town, working on state and…

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Mveli Nyitana

Mveli joined Jakupa after completing his BTech at CPUT in 2017.  He has since worked on a variety of projects ranging from residential to retail and commercial buildings. With a keen interest in informal economies, Mveli plans to complete his post-grad studies to qualify as a professional architect.

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Tanya Moodaley

Tanya Moodaley joined Jakupa as a candidate architect after completing her Master’s degree at UCT. She is gaining first-hand experience as project architect on a number of projects ranging from upmarket housing to medium-to-high density student housing as well as commercial and institutional developments. Tanya aspires to officially qualify as a professional architect and explore…

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Adnaan Mohammed

Adnaan is Quality Assurance Officer with the role of ensuring that the quality and design intent is met, functionally as well as aesthetically from the time of inception to completion of the project, to satisfy the expectations of the client and the project professional team.

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Sadaka Jaffar

Sadaka Jaffar re-joined Jakupa in 2011 as an architectural technologist after completing he’s National Diploma in Architectural Technology at CPUT. Sadaka has worked on a variety of projects ranging from low cost housing to upmarket residential as well as larger scaled projects such as retail, commercial and institutional buildings.

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