Diversity in Design
SBE was founded, and is driven, by the dynamic brother and sister team of Johan Breytenbach and Suzette Hammer, managed together with Professional Architect Nick Karandreas.
With more than 30 years’ experience, SBE Africa (Pty) Ltd is a prominent Architectural firm specialising in modern, upmarket residential architecture, townhouses, commercial buildings such as offices & shopping centres.
Our highly skilled team provides clients with designs that boast with “Synergy, Boldness and Excellence”, making SBE the Architects of choice for A-list clientele, both locally and throughout Africa.
Suzette Hammer is a co-founder of SBE. She is passionate about contemporary architecture and her style as designer has been honed through dedication and experience the past 30 years. Suzette has recently worked on projects in Dubai, Plettenberg Bay, Guanzhou, Lusaka, Rwanda, Angola, Zimbali Golf Estate and Sandton’s Century Estate Developments. The team is currently busy in the prestige Steyn City Golf Estate. She is also a co-founder of the Serengeti Golf Estate.
Johan Breytenbach is a co-founder of SBE and has been a design partner since 1992. Over the years, his modern contemporary designs have transformed SBE into an iconic brand in upmarket residential architecture.
“My design philosophy is more holistic and I see a client’s home as an extension of their personality. With this in mind we create something unique through the design process, with the SBE design signature always present.”
Nick Karandreas, B.Arch (Wits) Pr.Arch, a qualified Professional Architect, has been associated with SBE Africa (Pty) Ltd for over 20 years.
With more than 27 years Architectural experience, Nick specialises in construction documentation and site administration, with the proficiency for both commercial and residential projects.