BLT Built Design Awards 2023

WINNER – EDUCATIONAL CATEGORY BLT Built Design Awards 2023 Switzerland Curro Durbanville High School Status: Completed 2022 The project for a school in Durbanville, Cape Town, emerges as a beacon of innovative educational architecture, embodying a synthesis of collaborative design, environmental integration, and multifunctional spaces. At its core, the brief demanded a school distinguished by…

The PLAN Award 2023

FINALIST The PLAN Award 2023 Switzerland Curro Durbanville High School Status: Completed 2022 The project for a school in Durbanville, Cape Town, emerges as a beacon of innovative educational architecture, embodying a synthesis of collaborative design, environmental integration, and multifunctional spaces. At its core, the brief demanded a school distinguished by innovation across cultural and…

World Architecture Festival 2023

FINALIST World Architecture Festival 2023 Singapore Curro Durbanville High School Status: Completed 2022 The project for a school in Durbanville, Cape Town, emerges as a beacon of innovative educational architecture, embodying a synthesis of collaborative design, environmental integration, and multifunctional spaces. At its core, the brief demanded a school distinguished by innovation across cultural and…

Gauteng Institute for Architecture Regional Awards 2023

AWARD OF COMMENDATINO Gauteng Institute for Architecture Regional Awards 2023 Northriding College Year 2022 Northriding College in Randburg boasts modern, flexible classrooms designed for digital learning. The open-plan layout encourages independent and collaborative learning. Each student is equipped with a personal computer. Facilities include a computer lab, robotics lab, science lab, and open-plan classrooms. A…

ArchTwist Space For…! 2021

HONORABLE MENTION Space For…! 2021 [RE]connect Status: Concept 2021 2021 When the global pandemic hit, a community of city residents found themselves confined to their old, underused, brutalist office building in the city centre. Staying indoors for their safety, they had to innovate new ways of communal living within this workspace as life beyond work…

BLT Built Design Awards 2021

HONORABLE MENTION BLT Built Design Awards 2021 Curro Durbanville Sporting Facilities Year 2019 We were given the challenge of designing a multi-purpose facility for Curro Durbanville’s growing sport and cricket academy. This facility had to encompass a gym, a shop for sports apparel, a tuck-shop, physiotherapy centers, offices, washrooms, changing rooms for the sports fields,…

Kairo Looro Primary School

Kairo Looro Primary School Located in Ziguinchor, Senegal, this region brims with potential. Introducing an educational facility elevates the area and serves the community’s core needs. Our design presents interconnected teaching spaces that resonate with users through their size, style, and materials. These diverse spaces and modern teaching methods prepare learners for today’s rapidly evolving…

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Artic Hotel Year 2021 Description The design intention was to create a building that reaches out towards the sky while remaining grounded to the earth. The hotel becomes the reference point for travellers and explorers who wish to experience nature, partake in winter sports and go on forest excursions. Guests can experience the natural surroundings…

Sleeping Pods on a Cliff

Sleeping Pods on a Cliff Year 2021 Description On the rocky slopes of the Serra de Estrela mountains, on the forest floor underneath the dense canopy of trees, lie the seedling pods Capsules of protection for those who come to the Vale de Moses Yoga Retreat to escape the rush of daily life The pods…

The Last Nuclear Bomb Memorial

The Last Nuclear Bomb Memorial Year 2021 Description BPAS Architects participated in an international competition to design the Last Nuclear Bomb Memorial. The site chosen was Vastrapveld –South Africa’s abandoned nuclear testing site located in the most remote parts of the Great Karoo. BPAS Architects saw this as an opportunity to learn about our country’s…