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Landseer Collen

Director & Architect

‘Focused – planting the seed to grow trees for others to enjoy the fruits.’


Morné Schroeder

Director & Architect

‘What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us’ – Ralph Waldo Emerson


Edward de Jager

Senior Manager: Operations

‘Rooted in the foundations of the blue print. The inherited principles are ascending to a great stature.’


Xander Collen

Senior Manager: Marketing

‘The diligent scholar is he that loves himself, and desires to have reason to applaud and love himself.’


Sasha Claassen

Senior Manager: Administration

‘The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.  Without vision we perish.’


Ian Cox

Senior Manager: Design

‘There is a powerful driving force inside every person that, once unleashed, can make any vision, dream, or desire a reality.’


Solangei Nefdt

Project Administrator

‘Equilibrium – connecting the dots by distributing data to facilitate stakeholders engagement and aligning objectives and specifications.’


Nicole Bapoo-Rodger

Architectural Draughtsperson

‘Future – driven by change and inspired by time. The notion of rediscovering reinforces the ability to adapt.’


Emmari van der Walt

Senior Architectural Technologist

‘”Poirot,” I said. “I have been thinking.”  “An Admirable exercise my friend.  Continue it.” – Agatha Christie, Peril at End House’


Chris Barrett

Senior Architectural Technologist

‘The life of a designer is one of fight: fight against the ugliness.’


Ronel Swanepoel

Architectural Draughtsperson

‘Dedicated – prayerfully cultivating objectives and nurturing support throughout seasons.’


Christiaan van der Spuy


‘Transposing your needs to create my perfect platform to achieve originality with zest and commitment is my interpretation of true client satisfaction!’


Salmon Smith

Senior Architectural Technologist

‘With Architectural Technology as a theoretical & practical background, I pursue design & architecture that moves the soul.’


Dillan van Jaarsveld

Senior Architectural Technologist

‘To The World.’


Tebuo Makoeltane

Candidate Architectural Technologist

‘Driving Force – Managing expectations, fostering symbiotic environments through holistic perspective.’


Mari du Plessis


‘Always be yourself, think less and live more.’


Larissa Bezuidenhout

Candidate Architect

‘Through my eyes I see all the objects I need to construct my life and be the architect of my own future – designing a future with uncompromising sincerity in a world of possibilities.’


Sune van der Walt

Architectural Technologist

‘When in doubt make a Korean Heart.’


Cuan Stephens

Senior Architectural Technologist

‘I proudly look for the light and work hard to find it. Once found – I help others believe it.’


George Kaunga

Candidate Senior Architectural Technologist

‘An open mind stays Winning. Freedom of expression exists outside of your comfort zone; take risks or stay Wondering.’


Jodine Bosse

Senior Architectural Technologist

‘Daughter of the Lord. Contemplator of life, force to be reckoned with. Educator & mentor. A believer in good. Dedicated & enthusiastic worker.’


Suzette Mathew

Architectural Technologist

‘Genuine laughter is true eloquence and more effective than speech.’


Gisela Rabe

‘You’ll see more with your eyes closed’


Paola Maya Kazadi

‘Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.’


Petré Bester

‘Being second is to be the first of the ones who lose.’


Keenan Marais

Candidate Architectural Technologist

‘It’s the will, not the skill.’


Schalk Klopper

Senior Architectural Technologist

‘Keep your eye on the prize.’


Evert Esterhuizen


‘Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right doing there is a field. I’ll meet you there.’


Chelsea Gill

Graphic Designer

‘The big picture is solely dependent on the small details’


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


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.

We currently offer paid full time positions in our Cape Town studios to architecture and architectural technology students for periods of 6-12 months.

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.

Send us your application to