2011 design & build
In 2012 I moved from a tiny two bedroom semi-detached house in Rondebosch to a big old place in Woodstock. The new house has amoung other comforts, a large double garage. Since there is also plenty of parking space in the driveway, the garage soon became a cluttered, messy studio-cum-workshop and along with my housemate Graham, I developed an interest in furniture design and building. Slowly we acquired the tools we needed and began producing one off pieces of furniture for ourselves and a couple of close friends.
The unbalanced bench started as a sketch on the kitchen table one night in April. From that point, all it took was a few lengths of threaded bar, packs of washers and nuts, and some standard 38x38 batons and I could start work on the real thing. About three week on, some drilling, sawing, routing and grinding later, and the finished product was lying on my front veranda. 
I like to work with simple, standard materials; with plywood, timber battens, galvanised sheet metal, nails and screws and bolts, and try as much as possible to emphasise the connection points. What I love about this sort of design is how quickly a piece can go from idea to finished product, and since I’m doing all the work myself, I need to be aware throughout the design process of how I’m going to be putting the piece together.

Now see :

2018
Pheasant House
A linear, spacious home with wide overhangs and warm materiality on a huge open site | Xhamai Design
2018
Rider Academy
An off-road motorbike training facility in a remote South African town constructed of 4 large shipping containers. | Xhamai Design
2017
Renault/Kia Tygervalley
A 2500 square meter service centre with flagship micro-showrooms for the two companies sharing the space. | Stage 5 Architects
2014
Classroom Model
A detailed model of one of the classroom modules from the Randburg College project
2019
Field Pavilion
A small sports pavilion for a school with two open spaces for multi-purpose use. The form picks up existing roof lines and the geometry of the field to strike a dynamic, energetic silhouette. | Stage 5 Architects
2015
Booysens Brew Works Part 2
An experimental co-operative brewery in Booysens Reserve, a small industrial suburb in the South of Johannesburg. This, my M.Arch thesis project is a conceptualisation of the space constructed by the Imagined Community of South Africa's emergent youth culture.
2010
Golden Mile Sculpture Gallery
A Sculpture display and storage space for the upgraded Golden Mile of Durban beach front.
2015
Drunk in Public
Conceptual foundation for the urban extension of the Booysens Brew Works project
2015
Script: Bridge
A Rhinoceros script driven parametric design for the main bridging element between the Booysens Brew Works brewery and distribution buildings.
2019
Observatory Apartments
A block of 6 flats in a Cape Town historic neighbourhood | Stage 5 Architects
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