Peerutin was founded in 1998 by brothers, David and Simeon Peerutin upon their return to Cape Town, South Africa from a decade overseas. David worked in New York at Gensler where he gained valuable experience in space planning and interiors and Simeon was an Associate at Sheppard Robson in London, a large commercial practice specializing in healthcare and public buildings.
Utilizing a blend of Simeon’s strategic and management ability and David’s design skills, the practice focuses on high-end residential and commercial architecture.
Along with Simeon and David, there are 4 Associates and 14 Architects and Technicians whose expertise and passion all come together to produce great contemporary architecture.
Their focus is to bring together beautiful architectural designs that meet the needs of their clients, while cognizant of budget, time and practical constraints. This combination results in a comprehensive professional service, offering excellence at every stage of the design and construction process. Most of their residential projects are on the Atlantic Seaboard, and their commercial projects are situated all over Cape Town, as well as South Africa, England and Dubai – these comprise mixed use developments; office buildings; light industrial buildings and health care projects.

SIMMY PEERUTIN

PARTNER

Simmy graduated from the Universtity of Cape Town in 1982. He has extensive expertise in the management of large and complex commercial architecture projects. He gained experience in large commercial projects for over 10 years while he was in the UK and was an Associate Partner at one of the largest architectural practices in London. Some of his projects in London include the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and the National Gallery Extension. He returned to Cape Town, South Africa in 1995 and formed Peerutin with his brother David in 1998. Simmy has a passion for management and programming of information and spearheads the overall strategy of the architectural practice. In 2010 Simmy, as one of was made Vice President of the Cape Institute of Architects and in 2013 he was made President.

DAVID PEERUTIN

PARTNER

David Peerutin is the Design Partner of Peerutin. He is a graduate of UCT 1998 and became a member of the South African Institute of Architects in 1991. David’s passion is design and he oversees all aspects of this in the office. He has a particular interest in interiors and space planning, but has led the design process in all the residential and commercial projects at Peerutin since its establishment in 2000. Some of those projects include luxury houses; the Queen Victoria Hotel, a call centre at BMD Mills, mixed use buildings at Wembley Square and the Boulevard Office Park. David continues to strive for excellence in design while understanding the clients’ specific needs and the context; technical and practical elements of the project.

Francois Hugo

Associate

Francois Hugo Associate

Francois Hugo joined Peerutin in 2000. He has a broad range of experience having worked on projects varying from major urban regeneration schemes to very large retail and commercial buildings, airports, leisure facilities, housing developments and large scale office fit-outs and upmarket single residences. He has a strong design orientation to his work, as well as extensive construction experience and is adept at realising innovative design. Francois has an in-depth knowledge of Revit and oversees and coordinates the CAD and IT systems in the office.

Tarryn Cohen

Associate

Tarryn Cohen Associate

Tarryn Cohen joined Peerutin when they opened their doors in 1997. Since graduating from the University of Cape Town in 1998 she has been with Peerutin, except for a 2 year period where she worked in London at KSR Architects. She was made a Senior Associate in 2006, and became a member of SACAP in 2002. Over the past 14 years Tarryn’s experience has mainly been in commercial projects. Some of the projects she has run include refurbishment of the Queen Victoria Hotel – a 35 room 5 star hotel at the Waterfront; a 14,000sq.m call centre at BMD Mills and Portside, Green Point – a mixed use building comprising 41 residential units, retail and a community centre. Her strength is organization, management, coordination and the delivery of projects. Her Associate’s portfolio includes management of the office, including staff hiring, resource planning and general overseeing of project issues.

Peerutin Architects was founded in 1998 by brothers, David and Simeon Peerutin upon their return to Cape Town, South Africa from a decade overseas. David worked in New York at Gensler where he gained valuable experience in space planning and interiors and Simeon was an Associate at Sheppard Robson in London, a large commercial practice specializing in healthcare and public buildings.

Utilizing a blend of  Simeon’s strategic and management ability and David’s design skills, the practice focuses on high-end residential and commercial architecture.

Along with Simeon and David, there are 4 Associates and 14 Architects and Technicians whose expertise and passion all come together to produce great contemporary architecture.

Our focus is to bring together beautiful architectural designs that meet the needs of our clients, while cognizant of budget, time and practical constraints. This combination results in a comprehensive professional service, offering excellence at every stage of the design and construction process. Most of our residential projects are on the Atlantic Seaboard, and our commercial projects are situated all over Cape Town, as well as South Africa, England and Dubai – these comprise mixed use developments; office buildings; light industrial buildings and health care projects.

SIMMY PEERUTIN

PARTNER

Simmy graduated from the Universtity of Cape Town in 1982. He has extensive expertise in the management of large and complex commercial architecture projects. He gained experience in large commercial projects for over 10 years while he was in the UK and was an Associate Partner at one of the largest architectural practices in London. Some of his projects in London include the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and the National Gallery Extension. He returned to Cape Town, South Africa in 1995 and formed Peerutin Architects with David his brother David in 1998. Simmy has a passion for management and programming of information and spearheads the overall strategy of the architectural practice. In 2010 Simmy, as one of was made Vice President of the Cape Institute of Architects and in 2013 he was made President.

DAVID PEERUTIN

PARTNER

David Peerutin is the Design Partner of Peerutin. He is a graduate of UCT 1998 and became a member of the South African Institute of Architects in 1991. David’s passion is Design and oversees all aspects of this in the office. He has a particular interest in interiors and space planning, but has led the design process in all the residential and commercial projects at Peerutin since its establishment in 2000. Some of those projects include luxury houses; the Queen Victoria Hotel, a call centre at BMD Mills, mixed use buildings at Wembley Square and the Boulevard Office Park. David continues to strive for excellence in design while understanding the clients’ specific needs and the context; technical and practical elements of the project.

FRANCOIS HUGO

ASSOCIATE

Francois Hugo joined Peerutin Architects in 2000. He has a broad range of experience having worked on projects varying from major urban regeneration schemes to very large retail and commercial buildings, airports, leisure facilities, housing developments and large scale office fit-outs and upmarket single residences. He has a strong design orientation to his work, as well as extensive construction experience and is adept at realising innovative design. Francois has an in-depth knowledge of Revit and oversees and coordinates the CAD and IT systems in the office.

TARYN COHEN

ASSOCIATE

Tarryn Cohen joined Peerutin Architects when they opened their doors in 1997. Since graduating from the University of Cape Town in 1998 she has been with Peerutin, except for a 2 year period where she worked in London at KSR Architects. She was made a Senior Associate in 2006, and became a member of SACAP in 2002. Over the past 14 years Tarryn’s experience has mainly been in commercial projects. Some of the projects she has run include refurbishment of the Queen Victoria Hotel – a 35 room 5 star hotel at the Waterfront; a 14,000sq.m call centre at BMD Mills and Portside, Green Point – a mixed use building comprising 41 residential units, retail and a community centre. Her strength is organization, management, coordination and the delivery of projects. Her Associate’s portfolio includes management of the office, including staff hiring, resource planning and general overseeing of project issues.