An experienced architect, Duane is constantly in search for new and innovative ways to create, thriving on the excitement of working in an ever-changing industry. Previously employed at Boogertman + Partners, the largest and highest ranking commercial architecture firm in Africa,
Duane brings with him a wealth of knowledge on specialized design and resolution of large-scale corporate buildings from office blocks to residential plans and hospitality builds. Joining Luxury Frontiers as a Senior Architect in 2021, Duane has already contributed to a diverse range of Luxury Frontiers projects as Project Lead. As a passionate mentor and teacher, Duane is always seeking the most efficient and constructive ways to upskill his team.
While pursuing his Master’s degree in Architecture at the University of Witwatersrand, on a school sponsored trip to Zanzibar and Cape Verde, Duane developed a keen interest in vernacular architecture, with a special focus on local cultures and guest experience. Today, Duane channels this passion into his work, presenting a thorough understanding of community enrichment in the experiential travel industry, as well as sustainable architecture.
To unwind and connect with nature, Duane enjoys mountain biking and fishing, competing nationally on a semi-professional level for bank angling.