AURECON is a global engineering, design and advisory company. Aurecon’s advisory service offerings can be applied across all program and project life cycle phases. From planning and shaping, to designing and building, through to operating and closing, or transitioning. Aurecon combines deep technical design capability with advisory expertise to deliver technically led advisory services that

AECOM is an integrated infrastructure delivery company passionate about the development of Africa. AECOM seeks to align with initiatives that aim to bring this development to life. AECOM serves private and public clients, delivering thorough, excellent projects aimed at delivering necessary infrastructure and programs. spoke to Executive: Structures, Buildings and Places Kim Timm about


PARAGON GROUP was founded in October 1997, and is now an internationally-active African group of design companies. These include Paragon Architects, delivering commercial architecture for all property industry sectors; Paragon Interface, offering interior design and strategic workplace design services, and Paragon Architects South Africa, the B-BBEE arm. spoke to Interface Director at Paragon Group


NEW URBAN provides integrated design solutions; which is architecture, urban design, housing, sustainable developments, restoration of historic buildings, and architectural & planning research. For New Urban, the definition of architecture is too narrow as the solutions that Africa needs are integrated by nature rather than just products. New Urban is a network of specialists rather

STRENGTH, INTEGRITY, PASSION (SIP) PROJECT MANAGERS have been leaders in the field of Construction Project Management in South Africa. SIP employs highly skilled project managers from a broad range of professional disciplines with experience across a wide range of sectors. SIP is the single point of contact for the client when dealing with all other


TREND GROUP specialises in office interior design and refurbishments in the commercial, industrial and retail sectors. spoke to Trend Group Senior Designer Dorethe Swiegers about her personal and professional journey thus far.   What does the role of Senior Designer at Trend Group mean to you?   As part of the design team

The GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE (GSA) at the University of Johannesburg was founded with a simple mandate: to transform contemporary African architectural education. The GSA aims to offer a world-class architectural educational experience to students. recently spoke to Director: Graduate School of Architecture at the University of Johannesburg Professor Lesley Lokko about her professional

By Mzukona Mantshontsho TURNER & TOWNSEND is an independent professional services company specializing in programme management, project management, cost management and advisory across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. Turner & Townsend has over 108 offices in 45 countries. The South African Professional Services Academy spoke to Associate Director Noluthando Molao about her

By Mzukona Mantshontsho NICO VAN DER MEULEN ARCHITECTS focuses on designing innovative, luxurious homes, both contemporary and traditional, tailored to the tastes and needs of the client.  The South African Professional Services Academy spoke to Lead Designer Phia van der Meulen about her personal and professional journey at the practice. Tell us your brief history:

By Mzukona Mantshontsho WSP is a globally recognized engineering professional services firm with a combined 130-year history. Its roots are in companies founded in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Asia,Nordics and Canada.  The company employs approximately 48 000 people globally. The South African Professional Services Academy spoke to Executive Director: Transport Infrastructure Africa,