Civil Designer - Publications and Showcases

By: Civil Designer  11-11-2011



Civil Designer Showcases 2008 - 2011

  • According to the Century City Urban Design Framework, the focal design feature of the development is the water system..
    HHO Africa, Cape Town
    At the time of its proposal more than a decade ago, the Cosmo City housing development was seen as a pioneering prototype..
    WorleyParsons, Johannesburg

  • "This is the biggest project we have done to date", says Dale Meyer, Administration Manager and part owner of Nelcor Civils..
    Nelcor Civils, Cape Town
    Meeting service delivery deadlines according to tight specifications is the aim of every engineering project..
    Knowledge Base


  • The co-ordinate system in Civil Designer's CAD module is better than any other package I have worked on..
    PD Naidoo & Associates, Johannesburg
    Aurecon, SA's largest consulting engineering company were awarded the R1.5million contract for the review..
    Aurecon, Gauteng

  • The Buhrein project is a mixed-use development that encompasses the entire spectrum of development disciplines..
    EFG Engineers, Cape Town
    Hugo worked closely with the software programmers at Knowledge Base to customise the alignment functions specifically..
    HHO Africa, Gauteng


  • Earmarked by the Western Cape Provincial government, and designed by HHO Africa Infrastructure Engineers..
    HHO Africa, Cape Town
    With less than a year to go before eager spectators enter the 2010 Soccer World Cup stadium, the office of Goba's Gauteng branch..
    GOBA, Gauteng

  • The infrastructural benefits associated with the 2010 FIFA World Cup are deemed to be..
    Brendon Abrahams
    BACE Consulting Engineers, Cape Town

    Professional Technologist Jaco Prinsloo's charismatic leadership style has influenced..
    Jaco Prinsloo
    UWP Consulting Engineers, Bloemfontein


  • His interesting career path started at the then South African Transport Services where Kevin..
    Kevin Siebert
    Bau-afrika, Cape Town

    Percy Makofane was raised in a small village in Mpumalanga. As with many rural areas..
    Percy Makofane:
    Sigodi Marah Martin, Gauteng

  • Three recent developments in the Eastern Cape include the Cape Morgan..
    Henk van der Watt
    Element Consulting Engineers, Pretoria

    Gareth Schroeter of Ron Beard Associates took an unusual path into civil engineering..
    Gareth Schroeter
    Ron Beard Associates, Eastern Cape


  • The allure of working on some of the biggest projects in South Africa is what keeps..
    Jean-Paul van der Linde
    UWP Consulting Engineers, Pietermaritzburg

    THE Gansbaai development set along the tranquil landscape of the Atlantic Coast..
    Gideon Hahn
    EFG Consulting Engineers, Cape Town

  • Dheven Pillay is a 'hands-on' civil engineer who spends a large amount of his time..
    Dheven Pillay
    Narasimulu & Associates, KZN

    THE much talked about Hospital Bend upgrade design has finally been completed and is..
    Carlos dos Santos
    BKS (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town


  • Jacky Tjijendeke-Mukuka initially decided to pursue her Bachelor of Science degree at..
    Jacky Tjijendeke-Mukuka
    Namibian Roads Authority, Windhoek

    Francois has been at Africon Namibia for eight years. This charismatic engineer is..
    Francois Gouws
    Africon Consulting, Namibia

Civil Designer Showcases 2005 - 2007

  • YOU will find one of the most beautiful sites in the Cedar Creek estate situated..
    Edwin van Rensburg
    Lidwala Consulting Engineers, Johannesburg

    WHEN Johan van Schalkwyk walked through the offices of SAACE nearly three years ago..
    Johan van Schalkwyk
    SAAC, Gauteng

  • After almost two years in the game, Focus Engineering has taken everyone..
    André Wessels
    Focus Engineering, Durban

    AFTER a sixteen year track record in the field of Municipal Engineering, Martiens Victor is..
    Martiens Victor
    Saldanha Bay Municipality


  • AS Engineer Paolo Odorico describes the setting for the new Taghazout Beach..
    Paolo Odorico
    Hart Howerton, UK

    THE international allure was no match for the deep South African roots of Naas van Zyl..
    Naas van Zyl:
    Izizwe Consulting Engineers, Port Elizabeth

  • Our reward in this business is making a difference in peoples' lives..
    Kevin Naidoo and Jermaine Maistry
    Nathoo Mbenyane Engineers, Eastern Cape

    SOME people have an addiction to golf, or a need for the great outdoors, but Erich..
    Erich Funk
    Goba Consulting Engineers, Eastern Cape


  • The allure of working on some of the biggest projects in South Africa is what keeps..
    Andre Delport
    Vela VKE Engineers, Mosselbay

    Gerald Smith from Jeffares & Green Port Elizabeth lives life to the full..
    Gerald Smith
    Jeffares & Green, Port Elizabeth

  • THE pride is evident on Andre Botha's face when he talks about the Wedgewood Village Golf and Country Estate..
    Andre Botha, SSI, Port Elizabeth
    YOU will find one of the best looking views of Knysna from the Sintec Office..
    Stanley van den Heever
    Sintec Consulting Engineers, Knysna


  • When it comes to bulk sewer projects, the sewer design for the N2 Gateway..
    Adrian Coetzee and Johan Prins
    Kwezi V3 Engineers, Belville

    EAST London is literally buzzing with the latest activities in waste water treatment projects..
    Victor de Wet
    Arcus Gibb, East London

  • FST Consulting Engineers first opened its doors to the East London community..
    Johann du Preez
    FST Consulting Engineers, East London

    Lilene Louw from Kwezi V3 Engineers is the epitome of beauty, brains and drive..
    Lilene Louw
    Kwezi V3 Engineers, Bloemfontein


  • The design and produce construction drawings for a network of more than 120 kms..
    Alphons van der Merwe
    Kwezi V3 Engineers, Bloemfontein

    THE history behind the Ngqusi bulk water supply project in the Eastern Cape began..
    Francois Lyon
    Africon, Eastern Cape

  • The much anticipated Civil Designer 6.4 has recently been placed under the spotlight with rigorous testing by the software..
    The Knowledge Base Development Team
    Randall Dirks arrived in Umtata on a Monday 10 years ago..
    Randall Dirks
    HHO Africa, Umtata


  • The new Kimberley prison that will house some 3000 inmates is a big project..
    Eddie Schön
    Copad Engineers, Kimberley

    "We work in a wide circle around Kimberley, roughly 200km in any direction..
    Dirk Potgieter
    MVD Consulting Engineers, Kimberley

  • To many, Lake Michelle is probably regarded as one of the most beautiful places..
    Peter Wium
    De Villiers Sheard, Cape Town

    Paul Silayi is passionate about engineering and enjoys using engineering software..
    Paul Silayi
    CBM Consulting Engineers, Eastern Cape


  • Sanjiva is halfway through a second three-year contract as Senior Water Engineer with..
    Sanjiva Sharma
    Botswana Department of Water Affairs

    Watze Hepkema is a quiet unassuming young gentleman who is rarely intimidated by..
    Watze Hepkema
    Africon, Namibia


  • Although Kwezi Mpuhlu is an incredibly ambitious man, he understands..
    Kwezi Mpuhlu
    MBSA Consultants, East London

    'There's never a dull moment here,' says Dirk Reed, Acting Chief Engineer at the Roads..
    Dirk Reed
    Windhoek Consulting Engineers, Namibia

Civil Designer Showcases 2002 - 2004

  • "We were busy moving this river just outside Witbank. The project was..
    Adrian Skea
    UWP Consulting, Cape Town

    Every memorable act in the history of the world is a triumph of enthusiasm..
    Althea Povey, KweziV3 Engineers

  • Surveyors are the first people into the green fields to prepare the landscape for future development. People tend to take..
    Peter Whitwam, City of Cape Town
    THE Addo Elephant National Park project is perhaps one of the most challenging..
    Graham Webster
    Africon, Port Elizabeth

  • Port Elizabeth is certainly the place to be with the development of a new deep-water port..
    Stefan Oosthuizen
    PD Naidoo & Associates, Port Elizabeth

    Liebenberg & Stander was commissioned by the City of Cape Town..
    Marthinus Retief
    Liebenberg & Stander, Cape Town

  • A clever software package is playing a key design role in one of the biggest civil..
    Coenraad Oosthuysen's
    Protekon , Eastern Cape

    It's said to be the fastest-developing area in South Africa - a broad stretch..
    Gavin Clunnie
    Klunene Consulting Engineers, Gauteng


  • Analysing the financial feasibility of toll projects can be quite intricate..
    Pieter Goosen
    Tolplan Consulting, Pretoria

    You can only succeed on a project of this size and complexity when the team makes it work..
    Sampie Laubscher
    NHL, Cape Town

  • Taxis using a "detour" through a disused quarry in Cato Ridge to avoid..
    Martin Koekemoer
    Moore Spence Jones Ltd, Cape Town

    Five years ago Cape Town may have been the boomtown, but now the Eastern Cape..
    Dallas Dewey
    Arcus Gibb, Eastern Cape

  • I have to determine the level where the cut and fill are properly balanced, or for example..
    André Spie
    Africon, Cape Town

    The breathtaking beauty of the Ugie and Langeni areas is unknown to the rest of..
    Ties Bos
    ZAI consulting engineers, Eastern Cape


  • Philip Howarth has been involved in the conceptual planning and detail design..
    Philip Howarth
    Jeffares & Green, Cape Town

    In this township of Tikwana in the Free State, dongas which they called roads..
    Danie Kassleman
    NEP Consulting Engineers, Free State

  • Building highways has more than just a practical or economic value in sub-Saharan Africa..
    Du Bruyn Jonker, Kwezi V3, Pretoria
    "A road linking Hout Bay and Noordhoek along the coast was impossible". That was..
    Willem de Vries
    Stewart Scott International, Cape Town


  • With a new office opening in Umtata during August, NzeleNzele, Preston & Medcalf..
    Mike Medcalf
    NPM Geomatics, Umtata

    When farmers in the Moamba/Sabie district of the province of Maputo visited..
    Bernard Masher, Du Plessis & Burger Consulting Engineers, Mpumalanga

  • I don't think there are too many people who have designed such a complex road..
    Donovan Hugo
    Hawkins Hawkins Osborn, Cape Town

    The design and construction drawings for a network of more than 120 kms of sewerage lines..
    Meyer Cronje, BCP Engineers, Pretoria


  • For the people in the Insika Yethu Municipal area, collecting water is very hard work..
    Vumile Jack, Camdekon Consulting Engineers
    Chris Hani District

    The new South Africa continues to pose challenges for engineers. In the old..
    Chris Brand
    Jeffares & Green, Pietermaritzburg

  • Nevil Tyler is an unconventional and caring visionary, but also a man of compelling action..
    Nevil Tyler
    Net Projects, Durban

    Working in the new South Africa as an engineer requires six things, what I call..
    Wiero Vogelzang
    Arcus Gibb, Durban


  • This new road makes a huge difference to the people of Wittewater..
    Gideon Hahn
    Provincial Administration Western Cape