The old Kents Building, Muizenberg Beachfront

The old Kents Building

Do you want an authentic Cape Town experience? Then go to the Muizenberg beachfront. It’s a great vibe! The old Kents Building situated on the Muizenberg beachfront is directly adjacent to the railway line. The building dates back to 1915, with plans showing the construction of two additional floors in 1928.The owner of the building, […]

K Collaborate – Simplexity Consulting

K Collaborate - Simplexity Consulting

  K Collaborate is a group of professionals coming together with no agenda, dedicated to helping our clients achieve their outcomes through creative problem-solving and workshopping. We carry the project through from inception to completion and cover all aspects in between. These concepts of co-creation and problem-solving were introduced by Jannie Du Toit, the owner […]

Underperforming buildings

under performing building

For an edge over the competition in the development industry, then high-performance building is the way to go. The idea of building performance is often used by many people. There are however few who can provide a good definition of the concept. Here we discuss what it is and the key requirements for high-performance buildings. […]

3 things you need for a successful building project

planning a successful building project

  Guiding a building project from conception to completion can be daunting. At K Architects, we understand the challenges involved in this process, and we take great pride in leading our clients through this process. This post unpacks three critical elements for successful building project management, from design to completion.   Designing and completing a […]

Questions you may have for your architect

Building questions for your building project

If you are thinking about building a new custom home, there are undoubtedly a lot of questions going through your mind. Over the years, we found these to be the first questions we hear more than any other: “How much is it going to cost?” “How long will it take?” Although these are valid questions, […]

What do we do as professionals?

What do we do as professionals?

The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) provides solutions in delivering rated Green Buildings in our community. The application of these principles to rate a building is intensively technical to achieve a rating with the GBCSA. Architecture and global warming This is a fantastic start to being part of the action against global warming […]

Green Building Council of South Africa


A green building is a building which is energy efficient, resource efficient and environmentally responsible- which incorporates design, construction and operational practices that significantly reduce or eliminate its negative impact on the environment and its occupants. Building green is an opportunity to use resources efficiently and address climate change while creating healthier and more productive […]