This office was established in 2005 by Paul, an avid surfer and windsurfer, and Katrin. It is a young, dynamic, design-driven practice with small offices and a relaxed working atmosphere. They are mostly involved with custom residential design projects – both new buildings and alterations. Most of their work is in the South Peninsula as their studio is located within the Scarborough Conservation Village, bordering the Cape Point Nature Reserve, an ideal base for exploration of their Design Principles this office prides itself in creating site-responsive architecture, growing from & informed by particularities of climate, context and terrain. responsible utilization of resources & materials create buildings in a manner mindful of site disturbance, energy usage & cost.They strive for environmentally conscious design principles & construction and commitment to meeting clients’ brief, whilst maintaining integrity towards design concept. This office provides a personal service, maintaining a close hand on all aspects of the architectural process, from initial design through to building completion. They are passionate about working within the environs of the Western Cape and have intimate knowledge of local landscapes, climate and heritage. This office has experience in dealing with foreign clients, and have the platform to provide clear communication throughout design and construction. They have built sound relationships with other professionals and tradesmen within the building industry, and are well placed to put together a team to see their clients’ projects realized.

Work description
As an intern working with this office you will assist in all projects that the company are currently busy with. As their main scope is custom residential design projects, both new buildings and alterations, this is the area on which you will be mainly focusing. This officeo also assists with carpentry projects, furniture and masonry so you will get a very broad and interesting exposure during your internship period.