Blackie Swart established the practice in 1979, known today as Blackie Swart Architects. After completing his studies at the University of Pretoria, Andre Swart joined the practice in 1989 and became actively involved on a variety of projects – ranging from individual homes, apartment blocks and housing schemes to hospitals, factories, shopping centres and recreational projects.
During the past 20 years, the practice became more specialised in particular architectural fields such as retail and commercial. In 2002, Swart & Associates Architects was established as an associate firm of Blackie Swart Architects. Today, both firms are run from the same premises under the management of Blackie Swart & his son Andre Swart.
Swart & Associates Architects has a unique competitive edge, focusing on innovative sustainable design solutions and is geared to provide clients with a prompt and effective quality service. This is achieved by utilizing up-to-date CAD and rendering technology, accurate project administration and graphic representation of design approaches. We also peruse a personalised service working in close proximity with the clients and professional team.
The design team comprising of all categories of registration are highly motivated and goes above and beyond the expected. They work in close conjunction utilizing their vast variety of skills to ensure the best possible design solutions.