ARCHITECTURE

Candidate Senior Architectural Technologist : Jason Joubert

Qualification: BTech Architectural Design, D.U.T.

 

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After leaving school Jason Joubert began an internship with a structural steel design & fabrication company. Starting at the bottom of the company and learning the ropes, to progressing into the drawing office where he found his love for design and drawing. He was soon sent for further training in Structural Steel Detailing and received a Diploma. He continued to work for the company for a further three years gaining valuable design and detailing skills, before deciding he wanted a greater challenge and set his sights on Architecture.

The following year He enrolled at Durban University of Technology for their three year Diploma course, where he discovered his calling. After receiving his Diploma in Architecture he began working with a Ballito Architect and to get a foot in the door, took on a position as Project Manager for the construction of his home. Again gaining valuable skills in numerous aspects of the profession, some not practiced by architects, but should ultimately be understood, such as bricklaying, plastering, screeding, tiling, waterproofing , roofing, carpentry even landscaping, all of which he learnt and mastered. During the construction of the house he enrolled at Durban University of Technology to further his studies to a Degree in Architecture. He continued to work for the firm for a further three years, with the main focus on Residential and Commercial projects, gaining 5 years of invaluable mentoring.

Jason excels with problem solving, high levels of detail and practical hands on work and has begun designing pieces of furniture.

INTERIOR DESIGN

Interior Designer: Tracy Joubert

Qualification: BTech Interior Design, D.U.T

 

 

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Tracy Joubert entered a one year interior design certificate course with Birthe Studios in 2008, unsure of whether it was her chosen path for her future. Having found her “new passion in life,” she entered a three year diploma course at Style Design College and had top student achievements throughout. Tracy was ready to start her career where she was appointed manager of a local interior design store.

Under employment she was on search for a career in Interior design and merely five months later was appointed Head Interior Designer at a local interior design firm. Tracy gained three and a half years of experience specialising in hospitals, upmarket residential and commercial projects. During Tracy’s final year as head interior designer, she decided to test her limits by enrolling for a full time Interior Design Degree at Durban University of Technology where she was yet again able to achieve a top student award.

With four years’ work experience and four years of studying, Tracy was again willing to take on more adventures, thus- RE-FRESHED DESIGNS.