FYI Africa Architecture enables clients to deliver sustainable buildings that not only improves on the quality of life and a measurable long-term investment, but also on the environment in enriched societies through the buildings erected today. We act responsibly in our role as custodians of the future, its people and its biome, by using resources efficiently and effectively for maximum value in the long term. This corresponds with our innovative and dedicated approach to the design, documentation and execution of projects. We are well positioned to deliver value to our clients through our extensive network, global insights and continuous learning approach by driving quality decisions. There is no better way to execute your vision than with FYI Africa Architecture where we aim to inspire a built environment in which both the people and the planet thrive.


Our Architectural Services:

A full range of Architectural services, from design to project documentation and contract administration services across a range of project types. The partners of the company share a wide range of project experience, both locally and internationally.

The architectural “full service” (of which a partial service is also offered) includes:

• Inception, Concept and Viability (briefing and sketch design)
• Design Development (including 3D presentations)
• Documentation and Procurement (Council submission and approvals)
• Construction documentation and tendering
• Construction and contract administration
• Hand-over and close-out of the project

Additional services:

• Project Definition
• Site analysis
• Site selection and due diligence on comparable site locations, based on commercial and strategic parameters
• Site selection in ecologically sensitive areas, by on-site inspections and direct observation
• Participation in Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA’s)
• Due diligence investigations on existing buildings
• Measuring up of existing buildings and investigations into existing plans
• Once-off designs such as furniture, built-in items of specific complexity
• Space Planning
• Interiors design
• Sustainable building and analysis
• Post-occupancy surveys


Some of our Clients


Ms Sandra Van Rensburg

Arcacia Grove, Houghton
Estate Office Park
2 Osborn Road, Houghton,
Johannesburg, 2192
+27 (0)11 483 0363

Mr Frans Farmer
Principal Architect

Frans Farmer Architects
1st Floor Sussex Office
Park, 473 Lynwood Rd,
+27 (0)12 361 1010

Dr Carin Combrink
Lecturer, Honours

Department of Architecture
University of Pretoria
+27 (0)12 420 6536

Mr Jan Hugo
Lecturer, MSc Research

Department of Architecture
University of Pretoria
+27 (0)12 420 2578


Zakiyyah Vawda
BAS (Wits), BScHons Applied Science (UP),
MSc Architecture (UP)


061 786 4200