associates

associates

Vanessa Govender was born in 1973 in Durban, South Africa. She obtained a national diploma in Architectural technology in 1994 from M.L. Sultan Technikon. Having gained technical experience in a Durban based practice she joined epa in 2000 and was made associate of the practice in 2009. Recent experience includes residential, industrial and corporate office developments.

Chiara Braida was born in 1972 in Carrara, Italy. She earned a Master's Degree in Architecture in 2001 at the Faculty of Architecture in Genoa. After graduating she gained experience at an architectural practice in Genoa. In 2004 she moved to South Africa and she joined epa. She's been project architect for a number of corporate offices, industrial, residential and commercial developments. She became an associate of the practice in 2009.

Jane Long was born in 1979 in Durban, South Africa. She earned a Bachelor of Architecture in 2004 at the University of Natal. After graduating she gained two years' experience in London, UK. She joined epa in 2007 and has been the project architect and team leader for a range of corporate offices, industrial, residential and commercial developments. She became an associate of the practice in 2013.

Pierre Roetz was born in 1983 in Vereeniging, South Africa. He joined epa in 2003 while studying for his diploma in Architectural Technology at D.U.T. During his career as the graphics and visualisation specialist at epa, he has developed the graphics hub of the practice which now displays world class expertise in all forms of presentation and visualisation. He was promoted to become an associate of the practice in 2013.

Greg Gordge was born in 1978 in Durban, South Africa. He obtained a Bachelor of Architecture in 2005 at the University of Natal and soon after joined Pennington & Associates where he worked for 2 years. In 2007 Greg opened his own practice and 2 years later joined epa. He was made an associate of the practice in 2015. Recent experience includes residential, industrial and commercial developments.

Rajen Rathnavalu was born in 1972 in Durban, South Africa. After obtaining his National Diploma in Architectural Technology he worked in a Durban based practice for 9 years and joined EPA in 2001. Rajen has worked on a wide variety of projects including individual residences, large industrial complexes and a range of premium grade commercial developments. He became an associate of the practice in 2016.