SAPOA Awards celebrations

ARC Group had two shortlisted entries – The Ingress at Waterfall and Engineering 4.0 for the 2020 SAPOA Awards. We enjoyed the build up and celebrations with some clients and project team amidst COVID regulations. Engineering 4.0 was announced WINNER in the... read more

Easter Fun at ARC

Because we all like some sweetness … ARC having some Easter fun at the office. Guess the amount of eggs in the bottle and closest guess wins the... read more

2020 Year End

ARC had their Year End at Mongena. A welcome bush break after a year of being indoors and at a distance from each... read more

Urban farm in Hatfield

On a recent site visit our ARC Architects came across this gem in the middle of Hatfield. An urban farm with produce from the earth at another scale. Well supported and driven by the University of Pretoria. Safe parking, friendly manager and you get to choose and pick... read more

Spring Day

  A little bit of Spring at the office on a cold and cloudy day.... read more

arc In-house design competition

We launched an in-house design competition for an innovative workstation design to address the new spaces we work in during this pandemic. Duard Burger was nominated the Overall Winner with Breniann Labuscagne, Chanté van der Merwe and Anél Fourie as Runners-Up. Thank... read more

DoNut feel alone!

Our monthly planning meeting was celebrated with Krispy Kream donuts today to appreciate our cohesion as a team. Those who could make it to the office were treated to some doughnut sweetness whilst those attending remotely were sincerely missed in person but the... read more

Little bio-diverse

Biophilia ~ aka an innate and genetically determined affinity of human beings with the natural world. Makes us excited to see these little creatures still enjoying their natural habitat and with the water ponds to follow at Engineering 4.0, the surroundings will only... read more

Facade stories at Alice Lane

Sharing a great facade story brings us joy in what we do. Have a look at how this development unfolded in a story telling video. FINAL... read more

COVID19 and arc

ARC Architects are adhering to the 21 days of lock down in our country. We are working from home and its business as [un]usual. Please be... read more

Bleached Coral

The Pantone colour for 2020 is Bleached Coral. So many beautiful variations to add to this... read more

Year End Experience

Adding some adventure to a Year End function is what we do! This year we tried our hand at clay pigeon shooting and archery and discovered some talent among our group. Certainly a fun way of earning your... read more

SACSC Chapter Breakfast

Members from our Pretoria office attended the Chapter Breakfast focusing on laughter and happiness despite a changing retail... read more

Rugby World Cup fever at arc!

  ARC at their Pretoria office celebrated the Boks in true style. All in green with good old fashioned melktert and koeksisters swallowed down with the greenest of them all – Cream Soda! Winner of the office lottery box was Mo Phala, however the Boks even... read more

Show and tell on site.

ARC Pretoria spent some time with UP 3rd year Construction students to show them around the Engineering 4.0 Phase 1 site. Learning more about tilt up wall construction, enormous concrete testing beds and future laboratory facilities made this an informative... read more

National Arbor Week at arc

At arc Pretoria we concluded National Arbor Week with good old fashioned ‘boompieslaai’ also known as brocolli salad – the closest look alike to the wonderful trees that surround... read more

VR experience at Eng 4.0

At the recent roof wetting of Engineering 4.0 at UP we introduced our guests to the virtual reality experience of the building. A realistic walk through followed by a simulated opportunity to work with concrete brought a new experience to all guests. Indeed an... read more

Shades of orange and blue

ARC Pretoria getting their eye fix on the shades of orange and blue for Midstream Office Park. Such a nice pop of colour to the... read more

A Masters Degree presentation.

An ad hoc arcspiration followed when Chanté van der Merwe (a former  ARC Pretoria intern) paid us a visit. Her Masters mid year presentation was interesting, well executed, current and visually stimulating. Congratulations on a job well... read more

Drumming fun with the team!

ARC Pretoria feeling the beat with an intense jembe drumming session with Brothers in Beat at the beautiful setting of the Blades Lodge alongside the Roodeplaat... read more


At arc Pretoria we like to welcome new team members with a potted succulent for their work station and a cappucinno to get them through their first day. Needless to say … our succulent display is coming  on... read more

Valentines Day

  ARC Pretoria feeling loved today and were treated to giant sized fortune cookies containing special messages.... read more

Living Coral – Pantone 2019

The chosen Pantone colour for 2019 is Living Coral. It suggests a vibrant but mellow attitude. A wonderful colour to add to your interior colour... read more

Year End festivities

ARC Pretoria had a Year End in true cowboy style starting off with a hearty harvest breakfast and gifts followed up by a cowboy inspired day at DiamondX... read more

Sod turning at UP

” Groundbreaking, also known as cutting, sod-cutting, turning the first sod or a sod-turning ceremony, is a traditional ceremony that celebrates the first day of construction for a building or other project ”  –  this happened at UP with Civil... read more

Cochrane visit to arc Pretoria

Cochrane treated us to croissants and cappucinnos at our office in true barista style on Friday. Their presentation on Clearvu fencing and latest styles was well received by... read more

Holidays knocking on our door

The sign that we are heading towards the end of the year. Our tree is up at arc Pretoria but our activity still full steam ahead until we close our doors from 16 December to 7 January for a well deserved... read more

arc meets Devi

SACSC hosted an entertaining breakfast get together with guest speaker Devi Sankaree Govender from Carte Blanche at the Balalaika Hotel in Sandton. An inspiring and energetic talk about the challenges of being a presenter on the show. A networking opportunity with a... read more

Earthwork textures

Beautiful soil textures that remind one of childhood games in the sand. On site at the University of Pretoria by  – Civil Engineering 4.0. [photo credits : University of... read more

Rooftop breakfast

arc Pretoria felt the spring in their step and had their Spring breakfast on the office rooftop. Where else would you expect our architectural group to... read more

Ecobank Ghana hot off the press

Ecobank Ghana featured in Skyline magazine. A proud winner at the API conference as well as SAPOA Innovative Excellence Award winner for best International Design. Anton de Jongh receiving the award in the absence of Mo Phala. API... read more

arc Pretoria celebrations

ARC Pretoria celebrate 20 years of  architecture. A proud moment  indeed and with the assistance of each and everyone in the office to help us move forward and... read more

arc Getting creative with socks

What started out as a suggested fun idea became a wonderful creative event at the office. Sock puppets as mode of communication – with a price for the best looking sock character! Best way to spend International Fun At Work... read more

arc Gifting in style

arc Pretoria sent out client gifts in true gifting style with branded gift wrap  and personally designed... read more

arc Getting phycycle

Getting to meetings in a cost effective and healthy way with Growthpoint e-bikes from the Gautrain station in Sandton. Definitely the way to... read more

Office Olympics 2016

arc Pretoria hosting their own in house Olympics with creative office games. Basketball with paper baskets and crumbled paper, archery with pea shooters and weightlifting with chopsticks and polystyrene balls were just some of the... read more

UP Proefplaas function

ARC Pretoria treated clients and colleagues to a food and wine pairing with hosts D.O.U.G.H Catering and Saronsberg Wines on the Experimental farm grounds at UP. A beautiful, rustic and unique... read more

arc Pretoria on the Ash River

ARC Pretoria got the team into nature for a fun filled adventure weekend of river rafting on the Ash River, just outside Clarens with Outrageous... read more
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