Thomas Chapman
South Africa
“We place public space at the forefront of any design process.”
Thomas Chapman is the founder and principal of Local Studio, an architecture firm based in Brixton, Johannesburg, South Africa. Chapman holds masters degrees in Architecture and Urban Design from the University of the Witwatersrand. Both of his degrees explored the reintroduction of “publicness” into the post apartheid city. Since its inception in 2012, Local Studio has directed its efforts to the pursuit of new directions for African architecture and urbanism through innovations in community participation, public space design, and alternative construction methodologies.
Upcoming Events
01 Aug - 22 Aug 2017
Awards technical reviews completed
25 Sep - 26 Sep 2017
Awards final judging
Cape Town
28 Sep 2017
Awards Ceremony
Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town
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