Big Bay


Big Bay Urban Design Framework, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, 2005


Client: MvelaProp

Team: Henri Comrie as director of Stauch Vorster Architects (with Adriaan Mentz)

Coded urban design framework for integrated, commercial mixed-use development that combines public amenities along the famous Big Bay surfing beach with a permeable and publicly accessible private development component.

Active integration of medium-density housing over retail and the creation of a vibrant promenade condition.