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Team & Office

AVNA Architects is steered by 4 experienced Directors, each with over 25 years of experience, supported by 25 staff members of qualified architects and architectural technologists.The practice is based in Cape Town and is registered with the South African Council for the Architectural Profession and South African Institute for Architecture. AVNA Architects has two satellite offices covering the Garden Route (Southern Cape) and the West Coast, in the greater Western Cape. AVNA undertakes work throughout South Africa and abroad, with previous and current projects in the Seychelles, the DRC, Trinidad & Tobago and the Czech Republic.


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François Nortjé

Director / Architect

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Jonathan Manning

Director / Architect

Urban Design

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Sibusiso Mauze

Director / Architect


Ridwaan Bhana

Director / Senior Architectural Technologist



Heidi McAllister

Associate / Architect

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Avril Paterson

Associate / Architect

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