Phillip was born on May 19th 1965. He was schooled at The High School of Art and Design in New York USA before proceeding to Copperbelt University Zambia where he graduated in 1988 with a Degree in Architecture. He then worked as a Design Architect from 1988 to 1992 with Architects Partnership, Harare, under the tutelage of Architect Peter Jackson.
He gained experience in projects from various sectors including residential, recreation, education, industrial and commercial developments. During this period Phillip registered with the Architects Council of Zimbabwe the started a practice, as a co-partner, called Form Design Associated in 1993. The practice was entrusted with handling diverse work in new build, refurbishment and renovations for various clients. In 1998, Phillip the formed Apex Design Architects, a firm that worked extensively on renovations in both the hospitality and commercial sectors in Zimbabwe. This practice was also commissioned to supervise the multi-storey commercial and retail landmark named ‘The Joina Centre’ in Harare, amongst other notable projects. In 2007, Phillip left for South Africa where he worked for Tudor Design Architects before joining Precinct Facilities Management & Architecture as a Partner.
Phillip was a Director with Precinct Facilities Management in Hyde Park, Johannesburg until 2014. Phillip is a resourceful artist and experienced Architect who brings with him invaluable knowledge in modern architecture, detailing and project management. He is a past examiner for the Architects Council of Zimbabwe and a former President of the Institute of Architects of Zimbabwe. Phillip served as the Chairman of the National Joint Practice Committee(NJPC) tasked with upgrading the NJPC form of building contract for the Zimbabwean construction Industry.
Phillip is currently a Director with ARK Design & Development, Paulshof, Johannesburg and is married with 3 children.
- Bachelor of Architecture – Copperbelt University, Zambia
- Member of Institute of Architects of Zimbabwe
- Registered Architect – Architects Council of Zimbabwe
- Registered Architect – South Africa Council for Architectural Profession
- Member of South African Institute of Architects
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