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Who We Are

TMA is a dynamic South African Architectural and Interior Design firm who practice design from their Head Office in Springs, South Africa.

Established in 2016, Trademark Architecture, otherwise known as TMA, is one of the up and coming firms in South Africa, with branches in Johannesburg as well as working on co-operative projects throughout Africa. The firm has experience in the design and delivery of Head Office buildings, Retail Projects, Signage, Commercial and Retail Refurbishments, Residential developments, Residential alterations, Luxury homes, Office parks, Panel beaters, Shopping Centre, Hotel/Lodge and Warehousing facilities, both locally and internationally.

Utilising the firms varied experience, the TMA team combine architectural aesthetics with practicality. The aim is always to satisfy the particular needs of each individual client, be they private or corporate. But crucially, everything is done within the watchwords of ‘budget’, ‘innovation’ and ‘timeframe’.

Clientelle - Trademark Architecture or TMA is a professional architectural practice that offers full design services across building types, for our valued clientele.

Perspective - Trademark Architecture is dedicated to its vision and passion for excellence in design. From concept to completion we design, conceptualise, plan and supervise projects across South Africa. Trademark creates for forward thinking and open minded clients who are looking for a fresh perspective. Our shared vision is to create a spatial experience that engages with its context, is relevant and most importantly, is innovative.

What We Do

The design services that we provide for our valued clientele.

Residential

Whether you are looking to build your dream home for the remainder of your days, or a spec house as an investment, we here at TMA have the capacity to fulfil your needs.

Renovations

Whether you are tweaking a new home or revitalising an old one, TMA has the capacity to combine spatial efficiency, cost proficiency and modern styling.

Housing

From Multi-story duplexes to state-of-the-art clustered residential buildings, TMA provides you with intensive planning and forward thinking for the development of practical and purposeful plans.

Commercial

We focus on merging purpose with elegance to meet the needs of an extensive range of industry types. Constructing commercial designs that are specific to each individual company’s prerequisites and interests.

Warehousing

Whether you are looking to build a singular industrial building or an industrial complex, TMA has the capability to help you turn vast land into constructive and cumulative business achievements.

Interior

Interior aesthetic is just as important as exterior features. TMA specializes in interior design and decor to help make your vision become a reality.

The Process

At Trademark Architecture, we make it our mission to lay out the process of working with us as clear as possible. That way you can gain an understanding of how we operate from the initial consultation all to way through to construction; administration and completion, to provide a full scope of design services.

01 Inception, Brief & Appraisal
Step
  • Brief assessment and confirmation.
  • Project appraisal, sourcing and/or producing documentation of existing structures to be used in design.
  • Budget discussions and site analysis.
02 Concept Design & Viability
Step
  • Preparation of design concepts in broad outline showing space provisions, planning relationships and material and services intended to be used.
  • 3D modelling of proposed design.
03 Design Development
Step
  • Development of the design, construction systems, materials and components.
  • Production of floor plans, sections, elevations and structural elements.
04 Council Submission Drawings
Step
  • Production of sufficient information for the building to be constructed which complies with the National Building Regulations and preparation of documentation for local authority submission and approval (detailed site plan, plans, sections, elevations, electrical, solar, gas and drainage layouts, and building specifications).
05 Technical & Tender Documentation
Step
  • The preparation of complete documentation and construction drawings for tender purposes. These include all schedules for doors, windows and finishes and details for the construction of the building as per design.
06 Construction Contract Administration & Inspection
Step
  • The administration of the building contract and monitoring of the construction to ensure compliance and quantity control.
  • Hand over site to contractor and issue construction documentation.
  • Check sub-contract design and documentation is appropriate.
  • Administer and perform the duties and obligations assigned to the principal agent in the JBCC building agreements.
07 Close Out
Step
  • The facilitation of the project closeout including the preparation of the necessary documentation to effect completion, handover and operation of the projects.

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