Sophiatown NMT Network

Client: Johannesburg Development Agency 
Appointment Date: 2015 
Completion Date: 2016 
Construction Budget: USD1,779,850 
Address: Sophiatown and Westdene 
City: Johannesburg 
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The Sophiatown NMT framework continues the NMT links from the Westbury framework. Historically, Sophiatown and Westbury were disparate areas with huge differences in income, reinforced by the industrial and open space buffer zones on the main road. The new link makes it very easy for pedestrians and cyclists to cross buffer zones and the main […]

Hillbrow Trauma Counselling Centre

Client: The Lutheran Community Outreach Foundation 
Appointment Date: 2015 
Completion Date: 2017 
Address: Hillbrow 
City: Johannesburg 
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The Outreach Foundation currently provide a very impactful counselling service to migrants in Hillbrow, an area rife with crime and violence. Counselling facilities are currently scattered around the site and the new building will bring them together into one counselling centre. Facilities will include counselling rooms, a meeting room and a roof garden. This has […]

Trevor Huddleston Center

Client: Trevor Huddleston Memorial Centre NGO 
Appointment Date: 2012 
Completion Date: 2016 
Build Period: 10 months 
Construction Budget: USD289,170 
Area: 450m² 
Address: 71 Toby Str. Sophiatown 2092 
City: Johannesburg 
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One of the few remaining structures from old Sophiatown, the AB Xuma House, is situated at the corner of Edward and Toby Streets. The house belonged to Dr Alfred Bitini Xuma, who was elected president of the African National Congress in 1940. In 2007, the City of Johannesburg acquired the Xuma House and signed an […]

The Outreach Foundation Community Centre

Client: Outreach Foundation NGO 
Appointment Date: 2015 
Completion Date: 2017 
Build Period: 6 months 
Construction Budget: USD206,550 
Area: 300m² 
Address: 16 Kapteijn Str. Hillbrow 2038 
City: Johannesburg 
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The Outreach Foundation Community Centre is one of the first new social infrastructure projects to be built in Hillbrow since the 1970s. The project is situated within the broader Hillbrow Lutheran Church/Friedenskirche precinct, a site given to the Lutheran church by Paul Kruger at the turn of the century. The actual building site is the […]