WHAT WE DO
The accumulative experience gained throughout the company’s architects translates to effective design of the highest standards. Our objectives are to leverage expertise and to motivate project completion on time and within budget.
IMPENDULO DESIGN ARCHITECTS (PTY) LTD is an Equal Opportunities and Affirmable Business Enterprise Company with 57% shareholding of equity by previously disadvantaged individuals (PDI).This approach is evident in the work produced which includes amongst others:
IDA qualifies as an Affirmable Professional Services Provider in terms of Affirmative (targeted) Procurement Program in Government policy. IDA is a LEVEL TWO BBBEE CONTRIBUTOR certified by SANAS.
We at IDA are constantly examining ways in which we can improve and develop our services to support clients in a wide range of projects. Great emphasis is put in consulting with local communities to ensure participation and success in projects being implemented. IDA is geared for future challenges at a time when upliftment of these communities and quality of life are of great concern.
Directors of IDA have been on a Department of Works Accreditation course, thus enabling the practice to be considered for appointments by Government Departments and Bodies to qualify as “ACCREDITED RESPONSIBLE AGENTS”.
Members of the Company are affiliated to the following bodies:
South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP)
South African Institute of Architects (SAIA)
Project Management Institute of South Africa (PMISA)
South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA)
South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC)
Management is an interactive process between directors, each with defined areas of responsibility. These areas are broken down into business direction, client liaison, architecture and project management. Directors are also responsible for the day – to – day management of the company and are supported by team leaders in the design and implementation of projects.
The management of the company is structured into Directors and Associates.
SOFTWARE + IP
Our production design team is equipment with advanced production design software. Equipment is continually being assessed and the office is conversant with the following programs:
3D STUDIO MAX