The Company

MISSION
To promote, encourage and facilitate green building in the South African property and construction industry through market-based solutions.

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” – Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Corporate Social Investment
Orvall Corporate Designs’ vision is to give back to the community and to eradicate poverty through education and community upliftment. Our career development project empowers people to become employed and this changes people’s lives. We seek to help those living in poverty and donating school shoes was just one of the many ways we have given back. OCD proudly donated over 60 pairs of Toughees school shoes to the less fortunate children of Ka-Rivala, a rural village in Limpopo. These children have never had the opportunity to wear a new pair of school shoes for the first day of school but OCD made it possible.In-service Training
OCD offered in-service training to the architectural students of University of Pretoria, Johannesburg and Inscape College. This is just the beginning of many great ways OCD will be giving back to the community, making positive changes and touching people’s lives.

Partnerships

GladAfrica
With over 13 years’ experience in both the private and public sector, GladAfrica is a leader in the built environment field. OCD has been chosen as the preferred architectural company for GladAfrica, and completed projects include:

  • IDD EMM Project Human Settlements.
  • Social housing development in Germiston.
  • Social housing development in Dellville.
  • EMM RDP housing project on 11 different sites nationally.
  • Themba Community Health Centre in Hammanskraal.
  • Health clinic in Vosloorus.
  • Primary School in Venterspost.
  • Dominican Elsen School for the Deaf in Gauteng.
  • GladAfrica Office Space Planning.

Bidvest Facilities Management

    National rollout of Telkom retail outlets across South Africa:

  • Telkom Silverton Office Space Optimisation.
  • Telkom Retail Shops National Rollout Phase 1.
  • Telkom Park Centurion ( HVAC) Risk Mitigation.
  • Telkom IT Building (Pretoria Head Office ) Space Optimisation.
  • Telkom Shops Phase 2 (Quality & Construction Management).
  • Telkom Check Town Springs and Dersley Park Office Space Planning.
  • Telkom TTS Building (Head Office Pretoria) Space Optimisation.

Procurement Investment Corporation
PIC is a government-owned entity responsible for sourcing and managing external suppliers, services and systems. OCD is responsible for the space planning, project management and interior designing for the PIC offices.


Meet The Team

So-Owuna Douglas

Head of Department of Architecture:

Aesthetically-inclined architect with strong passion and appreciation
for design and detail. An analytical thinker; acknowledged throughout
academic training for capacity to absorb information, develop
innovative and imaginative solutions, and communicate concepts
clearly. Focused, well organised and have refine creative ingenuity
and technical craftsmanship in preparation for professional role.

 

 

Brighton Matambo

Senior Architectural Technologist

I consider myself to be a self-driven ambitious hard working person. I
am passionate about my work and I work hard every day to improve
the quality of my output. I work effectively individually and as a member of a team.

 

 

 

 

Olivier Mutombo

Senior Architectural Technologist

My objective as a young aspiring architect is to play a key role in
the rejuvenation of South African hardscap, transforming the spatial
qualities of place while interrogating the use of space in Africa.
I strive to redefine the use of space by acknowledging the cultural,
traditional and socio-spatial conditions offered by a place within a
space.

 

 

Siphelele Poswa

Architectural Technologist

I am a young creative who is deeply passionate about architecture
and art. I belive in architecture’s ability to uplift and express people’s
dignity. I bring a high level of collaboration to any team, adding
energy to the atmosphere. What I contribute to a work environment
is focus, dependabity and adaptability.

 

 

 

Farren Pretorius 

Architectural Draftsman

I am a driven, passionate individual, always looking to expand my
knowledge. Taking challenges head on, and a great team player.
I possess a number of skills that I am sure would be of beneficial to
any working environment.

 

 

 

 

 

Hannes Erasmus

Architectural Draftsman

I am a team player and helpful to those who needs assistance. I
enjoy challenges of high volumes and I am
rarely upset by criticism and able to remain positive. I have strong
management skills the ability to stand by the principles of the architectural
environment. I’m self motivational, energetic, honest and
a logical thinker that has a clear focus on completing the goal at
hand. I have good working relationships with other staff.

 

 

Tumi Mahlo

Interior Designer

I am an Interior Design intern who has recently completed her Diploma
in Interior Design. I am passionate about all art forms and an
artist on my own right. I am a versatile designer who is able to adapt
to different design languages but my personal style can be categorized
as contemporary chic or rustic industrial. I am a hard worker,
business minded, passionate and very hands on. I believe that every
mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.

 

Blessing Manganye

Personal Assistant to the C.E.O

I have done it all – filing, faxing, copying, making spreadsheets,
entering data, and emails, etc. I am able to take on multiple tasks
fairly easily and am able to learn new skills quickly and effectively. I
consider myself a hard worker who is easy to get along with (I can
provide excellent recommendations in that regard!). I always have a
positive attitude because I believe that negativity in any area of your
life is just useless and detrimental to what can be accomplished. I
consider myself to be highly organized and capable of doing excellency.

 

Glenda Ncube

Human Resource Management

I am a logical, creative problem solver.
My goal: To never lose my passion. My career has been a natural progression to what I felt at given moments to be the right decision, and to present time, this approach has been increasingly satisfying and at the same time a great learning environment.

 

 

 

Orvall Corporate Designs has experience with institutional, civil buildings ranging from public safety facilities, city halls, campuses college libraries, learning resource centres, high-tech communication facilities, sports facilities, retail, leisure developments, office buildings and residential and health care facilities.

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