About Us

Dick Crane


Pr.Arch, Dipl. ARCH. (Canterbury) MI Arch, SAIA, ClfA.

Our Story

After qualifying at the Canterbury School of Architecture in the UK, and having gained eleven years of experience in South Africa, with both large and small practices, Dick Crane opened his own practice in Stellenbosch in 1987 Since then, hundreds of diverse projects have passed through his hands, including educational, commercial, recreational, agricultural and domestic buildings in both the public and private sectors and throughout the country. From 1995, Dick Crane Architect cc has been involved in various community projects including the continuing development of low cost housing throughout the country.

Our Approach

Our approach is one of openness and flexibility, whereby we cater for all tastes and focus on helping our clients express their own personality by not forcing upon them a stereotypical architecture.

No matter the size of the project, our aim is to provide a personal, hands-on service with attention to detail. We believe in guiding our clients, in such a way that the resulting building fits their specific needs.

We understand our clients’ personal investment in their projects. As such we see it as our job not only to facilitate the design of their dream building, but also to make the process as stress free as possible, with hands on guidance throughout the construction process.

We offer a free initial consultation, without any obligation. So why not contact us so that we can review your project and suggest the way forward.