Bentel Associates International, leading South African architets was established in 1960 with a need to create innovative and practical design solutions which achieve commercial success for its clients. Now, nearly 60 years on, its passion for excellence in design continues and BAI's wide-ranging projects portfolio across different sectors and building typologies is a true testament to this.

Today, BAI is an award-winning architectural firm very well-known for having designed many unique and landmark developments, not only in South Africa and on the African continent, but also in the Middle East. With expertise which include architecture, interior design, urban master-planning, store planning, graphic design, and green building design, BAI's multidisciplinary approach address all the different sectors of the building industry.

As acclaimed South African architects, BAI has successfully completed numerous high-end projects across different sectors and its portfolio encompasses a diverse competency, including mixed use developments, regional and neighbourhood shopping centres, commercial buildings, hotel, resorts, various entertainment destinations and residential developments. Every aspect of BAI’s projects is driven by the diverse skill set and the commercial expertise BAI has cultivated in its ingrained understanding of the dialogue between commercial considerations and design excellence.

Bentel Associates International is a dynamic architectural studio of architects, interior designers, urban designers, technologists, graphic specialists and 3-D visualizers, who collectively contribute to the design and implementation process of this successful architectural practice. The CORE VALUES that every staff member strife to display in their everyday collaboration within the office as well as in their interactions with consultants, clients and contractors are: Integrity, commitment, passion, respect, excellence, openness, innovation, team work, dependability, honesty and professionalism.

The vision of Bentel Associates International is to become an acclaimed international leader in the field of architecture and design, and to expand our local and global client base. Our mission remain - architectural excellence through innovative design, expertise and experience and experience.

Author's Bio: 

Award-winning South African architects.

Bentel Associates International is affiliated to the following organisations:

Gauteng Institute for Architecture
Institute of South African Architects
Royal Institute of British Architects
International Council of Shopping Centres
South African Council of Shopping Centres
South African Property Owners Association
Green Building Council of South Africa
South African Council for the Architectural Profession
Pretoria Institute of Architecture
Shopping Centre Association of India