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dhk Architects celebrates Women’s Month highlighting the formidable women at the helm of the studio.

dhk ARCHITECTS CELEBRATES WOMEN’S MONTH

South Africa celebrates Women’s Month annually in August. The month is dedicated to honouring the significant role of women in society and provides time to reflect on notable historical events and previously withstood challenges. To commemorate this, dhk Architects, one of the largest architectural practices in Africa, has taken the opportunity to spotlight the formidable […]

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Two SA teams will compete on the global stage at the 15th Saint-Gobain Multi Comfort Student Contest.

LOCAL ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS WIN OPPORTUNITY TO COMPETE ON GLOBAL STAGE

Thanks to an international competition which identifies and develops tomorrow’s architectural talent, two teams of South African students have the opportunity to compete on the global stage at the 15th Saint-Gobain Multi Comfort Student Contest. (more…)

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Capitec Bank has unveiled the design of its new head office in Stellenbosch, designed by leading South African architecture studio, dhk.

dhk REVEALS DESIGN FOR NEW CAPITEC BANK HQ IN STELLENBOSCH

Capitec Bank has unveiled the design of its new head office in Technopark in Stellenbosch. The business currently operates from multiple buildings in scattered locations in the same business park and has therefore decided to consolidate its offices into one building. The office will be custom-designed and owned by the company – thus increasing operational […]

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PORTSIDE – A BUILDING FOR THE PEOPLE OF CAPE TOWN

14 August 2014; Cape Town – Today, FirstRand Bank hosted a media tour of its 5-Star Green Star SA rated regional office in Cape Town, offering a spectacular 360 degree view of the World Design Capital 2014. The Portside building in the Cape Town CBD is a joint initiative between FirstRand Bank and Old Mutual. […]

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dhk architects opens offices in Port Elizabeth

dhk architects launched its new offices in Port Elizabeth last Thursday.  The firm is working on a number of projects within the Nelson Mandela Bay including the much anticipated R1.7-billion Baywest Mall and Baywest City development located along the N2 freeway, a joint- venture between two of South Africa’s biggest developers, Abacus Asset Management and […]

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FUTURISTIC ELECTRIC CAR CHARGER POINTS IN PORTSIDE’S PARKING

Portside’s five-star parking with futuristic electric car charger points!   In 2013 Portside office building in Buitengracht  Street, designed by dhk architects,  was awarded a five-star “Design” rating under the Green Building Council of South Africa’s (GBCSA) Green Star rating system for offices.  This acknowledgement makes Portside the first five-star Green Star SA certified high rise […]

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Bay West Mall

The innovative Bay West City development in Port Elizabeth has commenced construction on the first phase of the Bay West Mall.  The initial phase which covers some 87 500 m2 has been designed by dhk Architects and jointly developed by Abacus Asset Management and the Billion Group. The Mall is the first development in the […]

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dhk Architects receives coveted SAIA Award for Excellence

dhk Architects were the recipients of the SAIA Architectural Award for Excellence for their work and design of the UWC University Life Sciences Building at its campus in Bellville, Western Cape. The Life Sciences Building is an innovative development which includes an institutional laboratory, which is comparative to the best in the world and innovatively […]

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dhk scoops Cape Institute of Architecture Award 2011

dhk Architects is a recent recipient of an award from the Cape Institute of Architects for its work and design of the UWC University Life Sciences Building at its main campus in Bellville, Western Cape. The UWC Life Sciences is an innovative development which includes an institutional laboratory comparative to the best in the world […]

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dhk Architects scoops prestigious SAPOA Excellence Award

Prominent national architectural firm dhk Architects claimed first place in the SAPOA 2011 Excellence Awards in the Other category for its work on the innovative UWC Life Sciences development.  The Life Sciences building at the University of the Western Cape is a modern, sophisticated institutional research laboratory which has fused six departments into a single […]

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