DIRECTOR: PARAGON ARCHITECTS SOUTH AFRICA (PASA)
Thulani Sibande was born in Breyten, Mpumalanga Province. From a young age, he realized the importance of design, and chose to study architecture in order to become part of the creative process behind the structures we inhabit and the spaces we fill.
He completed a National Diploma in Architecture and later finished his B-Tech and Masters through the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), where he was awarded Best Architectural Student Achiever in 2001.
He worked at various companies before joining Paragon in 2006, where he has gained experience on a wide range of projects, including the Motorola Head Office in Woodmead, Norton Rose Towers, Alexander Forbes and 4 Sandown Valley Crescent for Zenprop.
As a co-director of PASA and a member of the SA Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP), Thulani’s core focus area is Principal Agency, with a particular interest in efficient site and project management. His personal design philosophy is around the comfort and functionality of buildings; and he is passionate about the future, believing that passion is what gives us purpose in life.