MAJOR PROJECTS BY SECTOR

 

HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

* Matsapha Town Planning Scheme.

* Lubombo Regional Physical Development Plan (LRPDP). In association with IDEC.

* Mpaka, Hlane & Mhlume villages for Swaziland Railway complete with village layouts, different housing types, community and railway facilities.

* Nkwalini (Manzana) townships detailed layout and squatter upgrading proposals for the Ministry of Natural Resources G.O.S.

* World Bank Urban Phase I & II in association with DHV Consultants & Burrow Binnie/Euroconsult JV respectively. Settlement layouts and house types at Mpolingeni Urban Extension. Detailed upgrading proposals of existing informal areas in Mbabane & Manzini, design of housing types and community structures. Review of building legislation.

* Embangweni Phase IIc and Phase III, Mbabane for Swaziland National Housing Board, comprising respectively the urban design, housetypes and supervision of 24 town houses and 130 two- and three bedroomed dwellings

* Civil Servants Housing Siteki for the Ministry of Labour & Public Services G.O.S. Production of site layout design and supervision of first phase comprising 24 units.

* Stroma Area Development for the Ministry of Housing & Urban Development; preparation of structure plan.

* Kapola Development for Swazi Plaza Properties; site layout for private housing development of 52 plots.

* Profund Flats, Mbabane for the Swaziland National Provident Fund. 49 apartments.

* Affordable Materials and Construction Project including design and construction of four pilot houses for Swaziland Business Growth Trust/ Swaziland National Housing Board.

* Townplanning and architectural design for the housing component of the Maguga Dam Project in Pigg's Peak for the Komati Basin Water Authority (KOBWA)

* Canterbury Housing Development for Twin Projects (Pty) Ltd, 32 apartments and duplex houses on a sectional title basis. Johannesburg , South Africa (1994 )

* Prototypical Houses in Embhalenhle, Secunda, South Africa for Planact. (1994 )

* Keystone Housing Development, 26 apartments on a sectional title basis. Johannesburg , South Africa (1995)

* Berrywood Housing Development for Twin Projects (Pty) Ltd, 24 apartments and duplex houses on a sectional title basis. Johannesburg , South Africa (1994 )

* North Riding Housing Development for Mazista (Pty) Ltd, 12 cluster houses, Randburg, South Africa (1996)

* Bromhof Housing Development for Twin Projects (Pty) Ltd, 23 cluster houses , Randburg, South Africa (1995)

* Glenvista Housing for Guy Mawer, 4 duplex houses on a sectional title basis. Johannesburg, South Africa (1996)

* Motani Housing Development for Twin Projects (Pty) Ltd, 40 apartments and duplex houses on a sectional title basis. Johannesburg , South Africa (1994 )

* Worker Housing Prototypes for Corobrik and General Workers Union, Stellenbosch, South Africa (1990)

* Rockridge Housing Development for Twin Projects (Pty) Ltd, 35 apartments and duplex houses on a sectional title basis. Johannesburg , South Africa (1992)

* Saunders St. Housing for J.Stacey and A.Smyth , 4 townhouses, Johannesburg , South Africa.(1990)

* La Collina Housing Development for Twin Projects (Pty) Ltd, 32 simplex apartments on a sectional title basis. Johannesburg , South Africa (1990)

 

INSTITUTIONAL

* New Headquarters for the National Water Directorate, Maputo.

* New Headquarters for Prison Department for Ministry of Works, Mbabane

* New student hostels and rehabilitation of existing student hostels, National Teacher Training College, Kingdom of Lesotho.

* Family Life Association of Swaziland (FLAS) Headquarters Manzini for United States Agency for International Development.

* Interministerial Office Building for the Ministry of Labour and Public Service.

* Multipurpose Hall for the Town Council of Piggs Peak.

 

HEALTH

* Mankayane District Hospital , Swaziland. Masterplan and detailed planning, involving rehabilitation of existing structures, phased expansion of wards and new diagnostic, operating, maternity and out-patient departments.

* Hlatikulu District Hospital, Swaziland. in association with John Burrow/Weidleplan. Preliminary and Final Design Proposals for rehabilitation and extension of existing hospital.

* Caia Hospital, Sofala, for Programa RRR, Mozambique; Rehabilitation Strategy and Preliminary Design.

* Mbabane Hospital Housing Component, for the Ministry of Health G.O.S. Preparation of overall masterplan, design and supervision of two multiple occupancy units.

* Bhunya Clinic for Usutu Pulp Company.

* St John Ambulance Regional Headquarters in Matsapha for SJA.

* Prototypical Designs and Construction Alternatives for RuralCommunity Schools Ministry of Education, Mozambique

* Health Sector Study & Medium Term Action Play for ADB-GOS, in association with MDCI.

 

EDUCATION

* Conference Centre for the Ministry of Agriculture/GoS involving lecture theatres, meeting rooms, dining and kitchen facilities, dormitories.

* Courtaulds Lecture Theatre, administration and housing for Mananga Agricultural Management Centre.

* Technical Vocational School, Maputo for Uniao Geral das Cooperatives.

* Rehabilitation of Mankayane & St Christopher High Schools for MoE/GOS.

* Rehabilitation of Education Infrastructure in Maputo, Gaza, Sofala and Niassa for Programa RRR and Lutheran World Federation, Mozambique.

* Development of Standard Classroom Block including alternative construction systems and materials for LWF construction programme. Mozambique.

* Nhlangano Library for MoE/GoS.

* Siteki School for the Deaf for GOS; classrooms, hostels and houses.

 

INDUSTRIAL

* Caju processing plant, Zipeto, Mozambique, for Unią£o Geral das Cooperativas.

* Breeder farm in Namaacha, Mozambique, for Unią£o Geral das Cooperativas.

* Factory Programme for Matsapha Investment Promotion - Ministry of Enterprise & Employment.

* Matsapha Industrial Area , for GFK Consultants.

* Industrial buildings for Swaziland Industrial Development Company, Tibiyo Taka Ngwane, Peka Plastics, Oceanic, Theragen Pharmaceuticals, Swazican etc.

* Usutu Pulp Company Mill Site, Bhunya; production of phased development and planning framework for factory, administrative and support facilities.

* Development plan , Central Facilities and various other building for Cape Gate , major steel manufacturer Van der bijl Park, South Africa.

* Company Housing for Usutu Pulp Company, Mananga Agricultural Management Centre, Swaziland Brewers, Beral, Swaziland Fruit Canners etc.

* New confectionery factory for Nutrition Dynamics, Matsapha

* Extension and alterations to Jubilee Printers, Matsapha for Tibiyo Taka Ngwane.

 

TOURISM & RECREATION

* The George Hotel Rehabilitation and Expansion for WB Investments, Manzini.

* Millennium Projects - Manzini comprising 1) International Trade Fair (ITF), 2) Football Stadium, 3) Multi-Purpose Sports Centre and 4) Adventure Playground (APG). Building Design Group as member of the DAB Consortium is responsible for the design of the APG as well as the Parking & Landscaping component, which encompasses the overall design of the public areas, walkways, landscaping, entrance features and all street furniture.

* Gate Lodge, Guest Accommodation and Conference Facility for the Swaziland National Trust Commission at Mlawula Nature Reserve.

* Interpretation Centre and Chalets for Swaziland National Trust Commission at Ngwenya Iron Ore Mine and Malolotja.

* Mantenga Lodge Ezulwini for Mantenga Lodge (Pty) Ltd.

* Farmworkers Assembly Facility for Swaziland Fruit Canners, Malkerns.

* Holiday houses in Xai-Xai for Som-do-Mar.

* Proposal for Beach Hotel in Bilene.

* Intercontinental Hotel - Rosebank, Johannesburg. in association with Lupini & Robinson. Feasibility and Preliminary Design.

* Swazi Traditional Village, Gatelodge and Visitor's Chalets for the Swaziland National Trust Commission, Mantenga.

* Big Game Parks, New 30 chalet camp for Mlilwane Game Reserve, Swaziland

 

PRIVATE RESIDENCES

* Engabezweni Royal Residence & Embangweni Royal Residence for His Majesty King Mswati III of Swaziland.

* Private residences in Swaziland (Mbabane , Ezulwini, Umbuluzi, Manzini)

* Private residences in Mocambique (Maputo, Xai-Xai. etc)

* Private residences in Zambia (Mkushi)

* Private residences in South Africa (Johannesburg, Magaliesberg etc.)

 

COMMERCIAL

* New Offices and Shops for General Cooperative Union (UGC) Maputo.

* Eyami Shopping Centre - Ngozini, Enterprise Stores and offices - Manzini, Esangweni Building, Mbabane.

* Office Park for Valley Associates, Mbabane; Design

* Interministerial Office Building for the Ministry of Labour and Public Service. Design and supervision.

* New Mall branch banking hall for Swazi Development & Savings Bank; Design and supervision.

* Office layouts and interiors for the European Union Delegation; Design, facilitation and supervision.

* Multipurpose Hall for the Town Council of Piggs Peak; Design and supervision.

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