Works, an architecture exhibition in Cape Town

Studio News: Posted on 01/06/2016
dhk model

dhk will be holding an exhibition at The Architect gallery space at the Cape Institute for Architecture during August.

The exhibition will show past, present and future work using photography, architectural drawings, hand sketches, scale models and 3D visualizations documenting the evolution of dhk through the years and revealing the process and art of architecture.

The exhibition will open to the public for First Thursdays on 4 August and will run until Thursday 25 August 2016.

dhk appoints two new directors and grows leadership team

Studio News: Posted on 20/10/2015
Guy Briggs and Pierre Swanepoel join dhk board of directors

dhk is delighted to announce the appointment of two new directors, Guy Briggs and Pierre Swanepoel, taking the company’s shareholding board to eight members.

Pierre joined dhk in 2008 following several years in London working for practices David Chipperfield Architects and BUJ Architects. Guy Briggs has been head of urban design at dhk since 2012, also having worked in London for EDAW and DEGW (now AECOM) as well as running his own consultancy.

The company also announced additional appointments within the leadership team as Aram Lello and Brinley Pritchard were appointed Associate Directors. Both Brinley and Aram have been with dhk since 2008 and have spent time working in the Cape Town and Johannesburg offices. In addition, head of communications Jacqui Barhouch and head of the 3D visualisation team Johann Jordaan joined the management team as associates.

dhk Open Studios – Wednesday 19 August

Studio News: Posted on 12/08/2015

We’re opening our doors to the public for Architecture Open Studios on Wednesday 19 August from 4-7pm.

It’s a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in architecture, interior design and urban design to get a behind the scenes look at the design process, speak to our team, and see how a busy design studio works.

Join us for this event, part of Open Design Cape Town.

Newtown Junction and Drostdy Hotel wins for dhk at SAPOA

Studio News: Posted on 20/05/2015

Two projects by dhk architects received Innovation Excellence Awards at the SAPOA Convention yesterday afternoon. Newtown Junction in Johannesburg received the Mixed-Use Development, Overall Transformation Awards and Overall Winner Awards, while The Drostdy Hotel in Graaff-Reinet won the Overall Heritage Award.