Visual Planning Projects

NWA has over 25 years experience in Southern Africa and beyond. Presented here is a select list of our projects; some are illustrated on separate pages in the submenus.

Harcroft, Constantia: VIA preparation for a historic estate of 10 ha in Upper Constantia located on the boundary of the TMNP.

Saldanha Separator Plant, Vredenburg: Preparation of the VIA for a heavy industrial development in a semi-rural area on the West Coast.

Novo Power Wind Farm, Vredenburg: Preparation of the VIA for an extensive industrial development in the Vredenburg Peninsula, West Coast.

Moerasrivier Mine, George: Preparation of VIA for gravel quarry in the George area.

Khoisan Bay, De Kelders: Revision of earlier VIA with new project details.

Scarborough, Peninsula: Preparation of VIA and visual guidelines for residential development on urban edge in a highly scenic coastal hamlet.

Brakkloof, Plettenberg Bay: Preparation of VIA for proposed residential development on urban edge near the outstanding Robberg Peninsula.

De Doorns, SW Cape: Preparation of VIA for proposed service station in this historic wine town on a scenic route.

6A Marine Drive, Paarden Eiland: Preparation of VIA for building on Marine Drive with outsize billboard facades.

ESKOM Tiekos Substation, Langebaan: Preparation of VIA for a proposed substation and section of power lines in this popular tourist area near Club Mykonos.

Zevenwacht Service Station, Kuil’s River: Preparation of Visual Comment for proposed service station in Kuil’s River.

Garden Route East, George: Preparation of VIA for proposed regional shopping mall in scenic George on the Garden Route.

Middagkrans, Franschhoek: Preparation of VIA for post-modern boutique hotel in historic Franschhoek.

Milkwood Mall, Hawston: Preparation of VIA for regional shopping centre on a scenic route.

Camps Bay Retreat, Cape Town: Photography in preparation of VIA for proposed expansion at this historic landmark site.

89 on Victoria, Sea Point: Preparation of VIA for proposed apartment complex on Victoria Road, Sea Point.

Hangberg VIA, Hout Bay: Preparation of VIA for proposed township extension under the Hangberg in scenic Hout Bay.

1 4-Jay Road, Milnerton: Visual comment for billboard on side of building.

Citrusdal WWTW, Citrusdal: Preparation of VIA for an upgrade to Citrusdal’s sewage treatment infrastructure.

Topcliffe, Somerset West: Preparation of VIA for a subdivision on the Helderberg in deep forest in heritage smallholding.

Langezandt Quays, Struisbaai: Preparation of VIA for a key hotel on the harbour in this small resort town.

Hermanus Regional Shopping Centre: Preparation of VIA for a major regional shopping centre in this resort town.

Breede Valley Ultra City, Worcester: Preparation of VIA for a newly sited twin Ultra City on the N1 near Worcester.

Welbeloond, DurbanvillePreparation of VIA for a major gateway development on the N7 entrance to Cape Town and gateway to the Durbanville Hills Wine Route.

Gavin’s Plaas, Saldanha: Preparation of VIA for a massive industrial site adjacent to the Fossil Park. High visual, palaeontological and botanical impacts to be accommodated – in progress.

Khoisan Bay, De Kelders: Preparation of VIA for a large residential expansion adjacent to the R43 coastal road and adjacent nature reserve.

Royal Palms, Paarl: Preparation of VIA for a residential estate in the historic Dal Josaphat area with special reference to impact on heritage resources.

Somerset Hospital, Green Point: Preparation of VIA for new alternative to a controversial high rise redevelopment of this historic site next to Fortress Wynyard and the Waterfront.

Lion’s Hill, Tamboerskloof: Preparation of VIA for apartment complexes on a highly exposed hillside with dense mixed woodland below Lion’s Head.

Dido Valley, Simon's Town: Joint preparation of visual components of HIA for a high mixed residential development on a marginal site.

Schoonspruit, Malmesbury: Preparation of VIA for a residential development around a high profile, grand Victorian house complete with turret.

Glen Lily, Malmesbury: Preparation of VIA for a large expansion of N Malmesbury on veterinarian horse farm sited on a 17th century church erf including realignment of the urban edge.

Koringberg, Swartland: Preparation of VIA for a very high density residential development in this historic church town.

De Draay, Hermanus: Preparation of VIA for a residential development on a former flower farm around the famous Heuningklip.

Voorwaarts, Tulbagh: Preparation of VIA for a residential estate on the western entrance to historic Tulbagh.

Waverenskroon, Tulbagh: Preparation of VIA for a massive mixed residential, school, hotel and equestrian estate on an historic estate with important Renosterveld component in Tulbagh.

Haasendal, Kuils River: Preparation of VIA for a massive residential development around the Kuils River Golf Course at the gateway to the Stellenbosch Wine Route.

Compagnes Drift, Bot River: Preparation of Level 3 VIA for proposed low density housing on 20 Ha of this historic 18th century wine farm of 500 Ha on the edge of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve.

Aan de Weber, Jamestown: Preparation of Level 3 VIA for this small housing estate of several hectares adjacent to historic Jamestown, Stellenbosch.

Riverside, Stanford: Preparation of VIA Scoping for a large, prominently sited, residential estate outside the urban edge near the historic 18th century hamlet of Stanford in the Overberg.

Lang Gelegen, Pearly Beach: Preparation of VIA Scoping for an extensive coastal resort development outside the urban edge in this resort town.

Botmaskop Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch: Preparation of Level 3 VIA for this controversial resort development on Helshoogte Pass between Stellenbosch, Pniël and Franschhoek.

Langezandt Fishermen’s Village, L’Agulhas: Preparation of Heritage/Urban Design VIA for development of controversial housing project in the vernacular fishermen’s cottage style.

Hout Bay Erwen 4869/-71: Preparation of Visual Statement for small residential/resort development above Hout Bay in a highly visible location.

Blueberry Hills, St Helena Bay: Preparation of VIA for coastal hillside residential area in the picturesque West Coast.

House Grigoryan, Steenberg: Preparation of extensive, Level 4 VIA for a luxury house above the historic 17th century Steenberg Estate in the south peninsula, CT.

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