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DSA Architects International


DSA Architects International is a leading architectural practice with a passion for creative Architectural Design, with offices in South Africa, the U.A.E. and Portugal. Their dynamic international design teams, have extensive experience in regional and international projects, and the ability to deliver landmark, signature projects from inception, to final handover of the completed project.

The past 29 years has seen the practice progress in scale , scope and architectural expertise having designed and completed projects in 28 countries around the world, confirming DSA Architects International’s status as a global architectural practice. With global exposure to a broad spectrum of projects  DSA has developed  a skills base to encompass numerous market sectors which include:

  • Hospitality and Leisure (Business, Luxury and Resort Hotels)
  • Mixed-Use Developments
  • Entertainment & Casino Complexes
  • Safari Lodges
  • Urban Housing & Luxury Residential Estates
  • Restoration & Refurbishment projects
  • Commercial Developments
  • Retail Developments
  • Industrial Projects
  • Private Residences and Luxury Villas

The Johannesburg office serves Sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands with projects ranging from commercial mixed-use developments, luxury resorts, luxury safari camps, business hotels, casino and entertainment complexes and refurbishments such as “The Four Seasons Hotel Westcliff”, Johannesburg and “The Mount Nelson Hotel” in Cape Town.

The Dubai office serves the Middle East the Asian Sub-Continent, Iran, Azerbaijan and North Africa. The office has active projects in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Jordan and Oman. The projects in the Dubai office have progressed from a focus on hospitality, to include large mixed-use commercial, residential and hospitality projects such as the recently completed 30 storey twin tower complex, “Oberoi Towers” in Business Bay, Dubai.

The Lisbon office operates within the European architectural context, which is rich in building conservation and sensitive to the requirements of cultural heritage. Their portfolio of restorations and refurbishments include “The Grand Hotel Europe” in St Petersburg, Russia, “The Ritz Hotel” in Madrid, “Reids Palace Hotel” in Madeira and “Lapa Palace Hotel” in Lisbon, to name a few. New build projects include the “Cap Vermell Park Hyatt” Hotel in Mallorca, which is designed on the theme of a traditional Mallorcan village.


Services offered include:

  • Master Planning and Urban Design
  • Concept Design
  • Design Development
  • Safari Lodges
  • Technical Documentation
  • Design Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Site Supervision Services
  • Lead Consultancy & Project Management services, are only offered in the Dubai office.

DSA has aligned itself with internationally recognised Green Building Organisations and Practices that share a common vision of “promoting and developing sustainable architecture and developments”.




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