bpas architects

BPAS Architects, an award-winning architecture firm, was established in 2005 under the leadership of principal architect Landseer Collen and has resolutely positioned itself as a practice at the forefront of industry trends. BPAS Architects has extensive experience in the design of institutional, residential, commercial and interior projects.

 

Having completed projects throughout South Africa, Seychelles and other parts of Africa, and established a presence in the United Arab Emirates, we pride ourselves in continuously achieving the highest standards in client satisfaction.

 

BPAS Architects is situated in Cape Town’s northern suburbs and opened a second office in Illovo, Johannesburg, in early 2019.

 

Team members are the key to success at BPAS Architects; therefore, we cultivate a company of choice for employment. Investment in continuous professional development, both locally and abroad, is essential to stimulate holistic and critical-thinking skills and industry awareness.

awards

 

BUILD’s – Innovators in Design: Sitari Country Estate
BUILD’s – Best Private Residence Design Firm 2020 – South Africa

competitions

 

Honourable mention – House in the Forest 2020

design dna

 

  • Bespoke solutions to architectural problems
  • Portfolio includes educational, residential, healthcare and commercial work
  • Maintaining a fine balance between financial, economic and environmental sustainability
  • Highest service delivery standards
  • Well-grounded business principles

ethos

 

We are a solutions-driven architectural team ascribing to a blend of modernist and regionalist principles. A holistic methodology and sustainability principles are crucial to the design process. Philosophically, BPAS Architects stands indifferent to pastiche architecture.

registrations

 

South African Institute of Architects – SAIA
South African Council for the Architectural Profession – SACAP
Cape Institute for Architecture – CIFA
South African Institute of Architectural Technologists – SAIAT
Green Building Council of South Africa – GBCSA
Royal Institute of British Architects – RIBA

services we offer

architecture

Architecture

The appraisal and definition of a project to design, conceptualisation and design development as well as functions of technical documentation, contractual administration, project management and inspection.

Interior Architecture

We create considered areas, working around the sensitivities of each space and client. Aiming to establish an identity through their interior layout.

Landscape Architecture

Landscape design service from concept to detailed design and project management. Our involvement and scope of work for a project varies depending on a client’s needs. The design of outdoor areas, landmarks, and structures to achieve environmental, social-behavioural, or aesthetic outcomes.

Master Planning

Long-term planning that provides a conceptual layout to guide future growth and development. A master plan includes analysis, recommendations, and proposals for a site’s population, economy, housing, transportation, community facilities, and land use.

Urban Concepts

The design of individual buildings and deals with the larger scale of groups of buildings, streets and public spaces, whole neighbourhoods and districts, and entire cities.

Building Information Modeling

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is an intelligent 3D model-based process that gives architects, engineers and other consultants the insight and tools to more efficiently plan, design, construct and manage buildings and infrastructure.

technology

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality solutions are tailored to your needs and industry. Our AR/VR solutions combine cutting-edge technology and extremely user-friendly. At the same time, our rich experience enables us to deliver stunning quality graphics and content.

3D Illustrations & Video Render

3D rendering is a creative process that is similar to photography or cinematography, because you’re lighting and staging scenes and producing images. Unlike regular photography though, the scenes being photographed are imaginary, and everything that appears in a 3D rendering needs to be created (or re-created) using powerful software.

Drone Technology

Photography with drones is a great way to create breathtaking, high-quality aerial cinematography, which is perfect for marketing and research purposes. You can instantly show the viewer what you are envisaging, and give them a perspective they may have never seen before. Photogrammetry: using the drone, BPAS can create a point cloud model (digital model) of any site or building to be used in drawing software such as Revit. A model like this would include most of the detail of the site’s fall, existing structures and even existing vegetation.

3D Printing & Model Building

The architectural model is a tool often used to express building design or a masterplan. Our architectural models are used to show the scale and physical presence of a proposed design. The model is a 3-dimensional replica or expression of the design, usually at a level much smaller than full size.

the people

 

Landseer Collen

Director & Architect


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Morné Schroeder

Director & Architect


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Edward de Jager

Associate & Operation Manager


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Ian Cox

Associate & Design Architect


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Xander Collen

Senior Manager: Marketing


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Sasha Claassen

Senior Manager: Administration


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Wilma Eaton

Finance Manager


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Maré van Zyl

Human Resource Administrator


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Theo Gutter

Project Architect


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Bashara Van Den Heever

Project Architect


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Liezl Edas

Interior Designer


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Petré Bester

Candidate Architect


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Gisela Rabe

Candidate Architect


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Charl Van der Westhuizen

Senior Architectural Technologist


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Duncan Warburg

Senior Architectural Technologist


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Cuan Stephens

Senior Architectural Technologist


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Suné Grobler

Candidate Architectural Technologist


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Keenan Marais

Candidate Architectural Technologist


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Werner Fourie

Architectural Draughtsperson


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Ronel Swanepoel

Architectural Draughtsperson


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Nicole Bapoo-Rodger

Architectural Draughtsperson


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careers

We are always seeking talented architects and designers to be a part of the BPAS team. A career at BPAS is an opportunity – as a mid-size design firm you will grow professionally.

Our working style is very dynamic – we look for leaders, self-starters and proactive people who can contribute with skills and industry knowledge and support our team. We make the most creatively of every brief – we want to work with innovators and experts who will help to stretch our thinking and push boundaries.

 

The first step is to email careers@bpas.co.za with a completed the application form, an updated CV and contacble references

 

Download Application form here

 

current vacancies

internships

PLEASE NOTE ALL INTERNSHIPS AND LEARNERSHIP PROGRAMS ARE FILLED FOR 2019 & 2020

 

BPAS Architects internship programme is focused on developing future architects and every year we select exceptional talent from universities country wide.

 

Our internships provide unique hands-on experience working on live projects in a focused project team and involve all aspects of work in an architectural practice from design and documentation up to and including site work.

 

Our interns are appointed by the end of each year in order to start work in January, so please ensure you apply by October/November at the latest. Applications are collected and processed throughout the course of the year.

PLEASE NOTE ALL INTERNSHIPS AND LEARNERSHIP PROGRAMS ARE FILLED FOR 2019 & 2020