SALT Architects was founded in February 2015, established on innovative design principles as a core value that is developed within a collaborative framework.
Our optimistic team provides innovative solutions while remaining contextually and conceptually relevant. Aimed toward asking the right questions, we are committed to add value and improve lives.
Our office is experienced in all stages of a project’s development from conceptual design to completed construction. We constantly pursue work on different building types ensuring an inquisitive approach to allow opportunities to advance traditional patterns.
Gustav Roberts

Gustav Roberts

Gustav has 10 years of extensive experience in public, private and commercial architecture. He spent five years working on award winning projects under Jaco Wasserfall and Paul Munting in Windoek, Namibia, with the highlight being project architect on the seven storey Office of the Auditor General from inception to completion. Upon return to South Africa he was the architect up to design development for a government hospital emergency centre and several residences, whereafter he established SALT Architects in 2015.
Gustav holds an M.Arch (Prof) degree from the University of the Free State, and is registered as Professional Architect at both the South African (PrArch21288) and Namibian (496) national councils for architects.
JD van der Walt

Jan-Dirk van der Walt

Jan-Dirk is a Professional Architect with 7 years experience in commercial, residential and public architecture. Before joining SALT Architects in 2017, he worked on numerous acclaimed projects. These include the Heatherwick Silo (RBA), and a number of high end lodges for the Singita Group (GAPP), most notably the Singita Lebombo Lodge (published in the Digest of South African Architecture 2016) which he helped guide from inception to completion as project architect.

Jan-Dirk has a M.Arch (Prof) degree from the University of the Free State, and a BA Psych/Comm degree from North West University. He is also registered at the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (PrArch 24751018). Apart from private practice he was also an assistant lecturer at UCT’s School of Architecture, where he taught Design.
Mattew Fourie

Matthew Fourie

Matthew is a Candidate Architect who completed his M.Arch (Prof) at the University of Cape Town. During his undergraduate studies in 2015 he was a part of the winning team for the Des Baker national student design competition. In 2016, Matthew completed a year long internship at dhk Architects, where he gained experience in commercial building projects. Hereafter he completed his Master's Degree at UCT, whilst also being the head tutor for the History and Theory of Architecture Course. In 2019, Matthew joined the team at SALT Architects.