Architechno offers Professional Architectural and Project Management Services to all spheres of Private and Business sectors.

Our services include:

Architecture:

  • Feasibility
  • Planning
  • Design

Project Management:

  • Contract Management
  • Construction Management

About us

Company Background

Architechno is a young and dynamic South African company which offers multidisciplinary services such as Architectural Draughting, Space Planning, Project Management, Project Administration and Contract Administration.

These services are affordable and needs oriented, supported by our expertise, infrastructure and resources.

Our infrastructure consists of a wide variety of technical skills. In total we have over 23 years experience providing professional services to the private domestic market, business market, property developer market, industrial market, municipalities and government.

Our aim is to provide a professional, focused, flexible and personal service of the highest level to our clients.

Architechno has gained experience specializing in affordable, middle to high income residential housing developments to its present day focusing on medium to large-scale housing developments, corporate offices, retail, commercial, industrial, schools and clinics.

We work in partnership with our clients to search for the ultimate solution and result. Architechno also uses an interactive design platform enabling our clients to visualize our designs supported by the latest technology.

Scope of Experience

Architecture

Complete Architectural services

  • Stage 1 – Appraisal & Definition of Projects
  • Stage 2 – Design Concept
  • Stage 3 – Design Development
  • Stage 4 – Technical Documentation
  • Stage 5 – Contract Administration and inspections

For:

  • Leisure/Lifestyle parks
  • Residential developments
  • Value architecture,management and innovative architectural design.
  • Corporate offices.
  • Concept design, business development and feasibility studies.
  • Retail developments.
  • Commercial developments.
  • Industrial developments.
  • Educational developments.
  • Group housing.
  • Efficiency and ‘green’ building design.
  • Renovations and upgrading.

Project Management

Facilitation, implementation, development and management of all types of building projects. These include provincial housing board projects, social housing projects, community facilities such as halls, creches, clinics, farm schools etc), community based maintenance programmes, housing support centers, innovative housing solutions, end-user education to communities and setting up savings clubs and loan schemes. We also identify training needs and institute training to community based organisations and development committees, SMME’s, emerging contractors, setting up of LED initiatives such as establishing block-making yards and plants.

Experienced in setting up and running housing support centers to give communities advice on planning new houses.
We have designed and run workshops with various development committees and communities providing technical information for housing options, specification and estimating, material supply, service levels, sewer and water maintenance, storm water maintenance and home ownership advice, to all benefiting from the Provincial Housing Subsidy Scheme.
Additionally, we have experience in setting up and supervising block-making yards and training community-based building contractors in basic building construction.


Our Vision

To provide a holistic approach to Architectural and Management Services that is inclusive of sustainable development, environmentally friendly design, capacity building and training and the promotion of local and economic development.

Company Mission

We are committed to listening to the needs of our clients and to respond by providing our very best service.
We aim to meet our clients’ objectives within their time, budget and quality framework.

Business Philosophy

Architechno is fully aware of the fact that a project does not only consist of an architectural component, but that financial, social and environmental aspects play a major role in planning.
Whilst achieving the above we are also committed to the principles of upliftment of the previously disadvantaged sectors of our population by engaging in the training of black architects and technicians.

We therefore incorporate the following steps:

  • Defining the particular requirements in close collaboration with the client and other parties involved.
  • Formulating alternative solutions in terms of affordable standards;
  • Implementing the selected solution within the constraints of available time and funds; and
  • Monitoring the implemented solution and ensuring that it conforms to the clients’ expectations.
  • Architechno therefore strives to provide service excellence, maintaining personal contact with the client and providing a support service after completion of the project.

Resources

Being a professional practice we are bound by the statutes and regulations of the South African Council for the Architectural Profession.

We can therefore call upon expertise in different fields and other consulting professional companies for support should it be a requirement structured in such a way that it would cater for our clients and their projects.
We have a fully fledged office consisting of trained draughting personnel, computers, computer aided draughting  and 3D computer software, an A1 printer, A3 printers, AO copiers, A3 and A4 copiers, survey equipment, all terrain vehicles, office cars and an office building.

Further information
We would be pleased to provide any other information that may be required. Please feel free to contact us.

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