Urban Platform Architects and Planners is an innovative and dynamic, youth owned firm, providing a variety of built environment services; including Urban Design, Town Planning and Professional Architectural Design and Consultation Services.
We recognise the need for contemporary solutions to challenges within the built environment, but also acknowledge the value of history and experience in every aspect of the design process. Through the integration of the most current technology and concepts we desire to promote positive interaction between the spaces we create and the people that utilise them.
The company was created to respond to the growing needs of the Clients of today. We make use of the latest available technology to simplify the architectural process thereby providing a quality, interactive experience for Clients. We understand that in the built environment “space matters”. Regardless of project constraints or complexity we will always strive to create original, innovative, sustainable and beautiful spaces.
The company comprises of two Principal Members and multiple resources; Mithasha Mistrey and Kelvin Gungaparsad. Urban Platform Architects and Planners is categorised as a ‘Youth Owned Company’ as the principal members are classified as Youth (in terms of the National Youth Development Framework 2002 and the National Youth Commission Act, 1996 - No. 19 of 1996). Both members have more than 20 years combined working experience within the built environment and are both registered members of their various disciplines governing bodies and have worked on numerous healthcare, commercial and residential projects in both the public and private sector.
We worked with Quarty Studio for approximately 2 years on the complete overhaul of our house. This included the design of the project, and the execution of the work. Quarty provided excellent design ideas but were also indispensable in managing the practical side of the build.