140 West Street is accredited Four Star Green Star

By Paragon Media

140 West Street, Sandton, has received a 50 point evaluation by the GBCSA, which aligns with a 4 Star Green Star accreditation.  Read more about this project.

Vacancy: Junior Architectural Visualisation Artist

By Paragon Media

Paragon is seeking a Junior Architectural Visualisation Artist. If you would like to apply, please send an email to cindyf@paragon.co.za

Job Description is below:

Job Title:  Junior Architectural Visualisation Artist (1-3 years of work experience)

Employment Type: Full-time

Company: Paragon Group

Role Description

Paragon Group is looking to fill a Junior Visualisation Artist position in our Architectural Visualisation department.


We require a self-motivated individual with a creative flair and proven knowledge to:

  • Create architectural visualisation media for project presentations and marketing
  • Do post-production of created media to enhance and colour grade
  • Contribute and assist the visualisation team in delivering visualisation media in a timely manner and to the highest standards of Paragon Group.
  • Liaise with the Visualisation Manager and Company Directors throughout a project.


  • Software

The applicant must have working knowledge and experience in:

  • Autodesk 3ds Max
  • Adobe CC Suite (Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Vray
  • Forest Pack


  • General
  • Relevant qualification (i.e. national diploma or degree related creative field)
  • Strong visual skills, with attention to detail, composition, light, colour and form
  • Good understanding of work-flow of taking CAD data through to high-end imagery
  • Good understanding of 3D modelling and re-modelling workflow
  • Good understanding of post-production and the post-production workflow
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information
  • Able to demonstrate a general understanding of photographic and compositional techniques relating to the virtual environment
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to daily tasks
  • Fast learner and adaptable to range of projects at concept and detail level
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Focused
  • Self-motivated and able to take responsibility
  • Able to prioritise
  • Able to multi-task
  • Deadline driven
  • Excellent team worker
  • Enthusiastic and creative


  • Beneficial
  • Working knowledge and experience in software packages such as Lumion, Twinmotion, Unreal Editor, Substance Painter, Autodesk Revit etc.
  • Work experience in a visualisation studio or architecture practice


How to apply

An up-to-date CV and portfolio of your best work can be sent to:

Director of Human Resourcing - Cindy Faux - cindyf@paragon.co.za


Paragon clinches three major accolades at SAPSA Awards 2018

By Paragon Media

 Paragon won Architecture Firm of the Year and Best Overall Professional Services Firm of the Year, while Founding Director Henning Rasmuss was crowned Architecture Professional of the Year, at the South African Professional Services (SAPSA) Awards 2018, sponsored by Sanlam, at a gala dinner at Montecasino, Johannesburg on 1 February.

It is the third time that Sanlam has sponsored the SAPSA Awards, with the winners determined following a rigorous process based on strict criteria. There were winners in different fields drawn from four main categories, namely the built environment, commerce, law, and management. This is the second consecutive year that Paragon has walked away with the top architecture awards.

See the article here:  http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/paragon-clinches-three-major-ac...

Paragon Interface Tour of Discovery

By Paragon Media

A brochure to accompany the tour. 

Paragon Sponsors UJ GSA Summer Show

By Paragon Media

Paragon Architects is delighted and proud to be the headline sponsor at the University of Johannesburg's Graduate School of Architectural Annual Summer Show. The future of architecture in South Africa is undeniably important for and we are empowered to support future practitioners in the profession. Please come along on Thursday 30 November 2017 @ 18:00. 

Positions Available for Year-out Students 2018

By Paragon Media

If you would like architectural experience in a stimulating office with access to multi-skilled, fun staff; please send your CV to cindyf@paragon.co.za

Paragon Interface achieves its first Green Star Interior Accreditation

By Paragon Media

Paragon Interface's project for the Redefine Offices in Rosebank, was accredited with a Five Star Green Star Interior Fit-out rating. This is a first for the Paragon Group which was achieved with the Green Star Accredited Professional, Alison Groves from WSP. 


Paragon Architects reaches Italy

By Paragon Media

A billboard of 30 Jellicoe has been used in Italy.