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Founded in November 2000, SemArcH (Pty) Ltd was established to service the mining, industrial and residential sectors of Architectural Design. Over the past nine years, SemArcH has successfully completed a number of Implementation projects involving specialised processes. The knowledge and experience gained has facilitated the development of young multi-ethnic individuals. SemArcH has, from its inception, always applied a policy of mentorship which enabled transfer of skills, experience and wisdom.

Our mission is to be a leading architectural practice in the field of cost effective and appropriate architectural designs that add value to our clients businesses. We aim to do this by:

  • Understanding and responding to the client’s needs.
  • Offering our clients appropriate and value added architectural engineering solutions.
  • Forming joint ventures with other professionals to provide a complete engineering service to our clients through synergy, availability of specialist skills and management facilities.
  • Fostering care for the environment and the community.
  • Developing and transferring the skills, expertise and resources within the company.
  • Broadening our client base without compromising our service to established clients.

Architectural Services offered by the Company include:

  • Pre-Feasibility studies.
  • Appraisal of client’s requirements and conception of design brief.
  • Proposals of Conceptual design sketches.
  • Review of design with local municipalities.
  • Feasibility proposals and Cost estimate (in association with QS)
  • Administration of Local Municipality applications.
  • Design development and generation of technical documentation.
  • Administration of Contractor Tender Procedure.
  • Building contract administration where required.
  • Post-contract liaison and assistance to Contractor.
  • Completion Inspections and Handover.

In co-operation with other companies and members of the professional team, we can provide additional services that are closely related. These include: 

  • Geotechnical investigations
  • Civil and Structural engineering design.
  • Electrical Engineering design.
  • Quantity Surveying and Project Cost Engineering.
  • Control and instrumentation design.
  • Procurement and construction management.
  • HVAC design
  • Hot Water Generation systems