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THE SUN NEVER KNEW HOW GREAT IT WAS
UNTIL IT HIT THE SIDE OF A BUILDING

LOUIS KAHN

Alive Architecture was founded in October 2012 by Simon Richard Cretney and Pieter-Ernst Maré.
Simon is a graduate of the University of Johannesburg with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural Technology – starting his career in 1990 at Munnik Visser Black Fish and Partners, moving to Cook Messaris Wapenaar in 1992 and then Lupini Architects from 1992 – 2012.

Pieter-Ernst is a graduate of the University of Pretoria with a Master’s Degree in Architecture and worked with Lupini Architects from 2008 – 2012.

Alive Architecture operates nationwide and is currently developing numerous high-end residential projects. Our latest commercial projects include clients such as South Point Management Services, Readam SA, World Wildlife Fund SA (WWF), SomResi, Nandos Feitoria and Nandos to name a few.

Our commercial portfolio also includes:

  • Engen Petroleum
  • Bakos Brothers

  • Envision Investments

  • Billion Group

  • Collins Group

  • Lapalaka
  • Victor Projects
  • Boupen Construction
  • Kyalami Estate
  • Stonehedge Property Development

  • Belmont Investments (London, UK-based client)
  • Jedd Group Holdings

  • Feenstra Group

  • Waterfall Country Village & Waterfall Country Estate

THE SUN NEVER KNEW HOW GREAT IT WAS
UNTIL IT HIT THE SIDE OF A BUILDING

LOUIS KAHN

Alive Architecture was founded in October 2012 by Simon Richard Cretney and Pieter-Ernst Maré.
Simon is a graduate of the University of Johannesburg with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural Technology – starting his career in 1990 at Munnik Visser Black Fish and Partners, moving to Cook Messaris Wapenaar in 1992 and then Lupini Architects from 1992 – 2012.

Pieter-Ernst is a graduate of the University of Pretoria with a Master’s Degree in Architecture and worked with Lupini Architects from 2008 – 2012.

Alive Architecture operates nationwide and is currently developing numerous high-end residential projects. Our latest commercial projects include clients such as South Point Management Services, Readam SA, World Wildlife Fund SA (WWF), SomResi, Nandos Feitoria and Nandos to name a few.

Our commercial portfolio also includes:

  • Engen Petroleum
  • Bakos Brothers

  • Envision Investments

  • Billion Group

  • Collins Group

  • Lapalaka
  • Victor Projects
  • Boupen Construction
  • Kyalami Estate
  • Stonehedge Property Development

  • Belmont Investments (London, UK-based client)
  • Jedd Group Holdings

  • Feenstra Group

  • Waterfall Country Village & Waterfall Country Estate