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CV - Patrick J McInerney

POSITION: Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

MEP (Urban Design), University of the Witwatersrand
B Arch, University of the Witwatersrand

REGISTRATIONS / MEMBERSHIPS:
South African Council for Architects (No. 3345)
The South African Institute of Architects (No. 4432)
Royal Institute of British Architects (No. 06186466)
Gauteng Institute for Architecture
Mpumalanga Institute for Architecture
SAPOA

SIGNIFICANT PROJECTS

Work in progress
Lejwe la Metsi Private Reserve
Eye of Africa Urban Design
Riverside Urban Design
Lebombo Border Post
Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature additions

Competitions
Sasol Technology Building Sasolburg
Rau Theatre (short listed)
Mauritius Police Training College (short listed)
Freedom Park competition (short listed)
DTI head office design (Conceptual Design)

Completed work
Block H2 Melrose Arch (Conceptual Design, Competition win)
Mpumalanga Government Complex (Project Architect & Design Leader: Merit award winner, Competition win)
South African Reserve Bank, Johannesburg
Pretoria Lake Development (Urban Design)
Eshowe Retail Centre (Project Architect)
Edenvale Public Library (Design- and Project Architect: merit award winner, Competition win)
Sandton Urban Design Framework (Urban Designer)
Sanlam Arena Commercial Office development (Project Architect)

PROFICIENCY IN LANGUAGES:
Fluent in English and Afrikaans

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2007
Appointed by UDISA to launch Urban Design Institute of Gauteng

2006
Judge for the SAISC Steel Awards Programme

2004-2005
Founding Director of Co-Arc International Architects Inc
Elected to the board- Gauteng Institute for Architects
Winning entry in an international competition for the Mauritius Central Electricity Board Head Office
Merit Award for the Mpumalanga Provincial Government Complex
Final year thesis examiner and visiting lecturer: University of the Witwatersrand (since 1997) and University of the Orange Fee state (2003).

2003
Co authored, edited and published the book “Building an African Icon” on The Northern Cape Provincial Government Complex
Short listed for the International competition for Freedom Park and for the Mauritius Police Training College

2002
Short listed for award for the world’s best building for the Mpumalanga government Complex

2001
Study tour to Prague, London and Berlin to study Urban Place making
Publication of the book “The Making of an African Building: The Mpumalanga Provincial Government Complex” (co-authored with Christoph Malan)

1997-1998
Tour to Paris to further studies on urban place making and retail design.
Tour to Morocco to study urban place making.
Winning entry in competition for WCMAS Head Office.
Winning entry in competition for the R300 million Mpumalanga Government Complex, Nelspruit.
Winning entry in competition for Melrose Arch.

1995-1996
Study tour to Brussels, Paris and Tours.
Merit Award for Edenvale Public Library

1990-1992
Appointed as Director in Floris Smith & Meyer Pienaar.
Undertook a study tour of Southern Europe to research Urban Place making.
Winning entry in competition for the Edenvale library.

1987-1988
Appointed an Associate to the practice.
Membership Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

1985-1986
M.E.P. (Urban Design) University of the Witwatersrand.
Gordon McIntosh Prize for Excellence in an Urban Design Thesis.
Joined Meyer Pienaar and Partners.

1983-1985
Project Architect and Urban Designer with GAPS.

1981 - 1983
Project Architect with Moross and Partners.

1978 - 1981
Part-time Architectural Assistant: Bruton & van Tonder.

1976 - 1981
B.Arch (University of the Witwatersrand).