STUDIO

About KMH Architects

Established in Cape Town in 1912 by John Perry FRIBA, the practice has evolved through five generations of partners, maintaining a tradition of professionalism and expertise.

Our service philosophy is to create buildings that inspire, are distinctive in design, sensitive to the nuances of place, precedent and environment and meet our client’s project brief, design, budget and programme requirements.

KMH is a member of the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) and has the capacity and certified Green Star SA  accredited professionals to design green buildings according to the GBCSA Green Star Rating system.

STAFF

The firm employs approximately 30 technical staff (depending on project requirements), including more than 10 registered architects. These resources, together with the support of eight administrative staff and advanced CAD and IT systems, enables the practice to successfully undertake commissions for large-scale projects.

Partners

ROD STEVENS

ARCH (SA) B ARCH (UCT) SAIA

SEAN HAYDEN

B ARCH (UCT) B TECH (C.T.)

WAYNE MANSFIELD

B ARCH (UCT) B TECH (C.T.) NAT DIP (ARCH); AIT GREEN STAR SA ACCREDITED PROFESSIONAL

JUSTIN RUNYOWA

B ARCH (UCT) BAS (UCT)

Associates

MICHAEL BROWN

NAT DIP (ARCH)

JONATHAN RAY

B ARCH (UCT) BAS (UCT)

VUYO NDIMANDE

NC DATAMETRICS

GREEN DESIGN

Green design principles are often common sense decisions, and KMH Architects has employed many of these principles as a matter of course in our projects.
The new rating and accreditation system introduced to South Africa recently, has helped focus the industry on green methods and systems. KMH Architects' Partner, Wayne. R. Mansfield is a SA Green Star Accredited Professional with the Green Building Council of South Africa. He has worked on numerous energy efficient projects in South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, and the Republic of Ireland. This enables KMH to offer an additional architectural design service and knowledge in line with the GBCSA Green Design Rating Principles.

B-BBEE STATUS

KMH Architects cc has a certified BEE rating of 3. KMH is committed to an empowerment strategy to raise our rating in all elements of the scorecard in accordance with the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice to enhance our internal value to our staff team and our external value to our clients and colleagues.

Awards

2015 - SAIA Architecture for Social Gain Merit Award
The Market Theatre

2012 - Construction World Best Project
St Helena Airport

2012 - South African Council of Shopping Centres
Kagiso Mall, JHB

2010 - SAPOA Awards
Canal Walk Boulevard Shopping Centre

2010 - SACSC Award of Merit
Cape Town International Airport Retail

2010 - SAPOA Awards
Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

2010 - Steel Award
Cape Town International Airport

2006 - SAPOA Innovative Excellence Award
33 on Bree

2005 - CIA Award of Commendation
Joe Ghajii Station

Competitions Won

2015 - The Market Theatre Foundation Multi Purpose Facility
Johannesburg

2012 - ICH Head Office
Johannesburg

2012 - New Market Theatre
Johannesburg

2012 - Bayer Offices
Johannesburg

2012 - New Head Office, Jindal Steel
Johannesburg

2012 - Uganda Trade Centre
Kampala

2011 - Cecilia Square, Paarl
Cape Town