the team

Rushdy Parker is an architect with over 11 years post professional registration experience.


He studied at the University of Cape Town where he completed his post-graduate degree in Architecture in 2003. During his studies, he worked in London for a year documenting primary healthcare facilities, a community theatre and residential projects. Post-graduate vacation periods were spent working for the architectural consortium documenting and supervising the construction of the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).


Rushdy started working for Ruben Reddy Architects as a candidate architect in 2005 and obtained his professional registration that year. His diligence, hard-working attitude and interest in contract administration allowed him to excel and he therefore absorbed senior responsibilities swiftly. Two years later, in 2007, Rushdy was to fulfil the role of principal agent on a R180m flagship luxury apartment block at the V&A Marina Residential.




Yogas Reddy is a professional architect with 21 years’ experience in Education, Healthcare, Transportation and Industrial Sectors having worked both internationally, and nationally and has been involved in large fast track infrastructure projects in the public sector e.g. FIFA World Cup 2010, etc. More recently he has been involved in the DBSA ASIDI school rollout in the Eastern Cape and the IDT accelerated schools and Grade R rollout in Gauteng, Limpopo and Free State.


In July 2009 he was the representative for Ruben Reddy Architects to meet the late Mr Nelson Mandela and accept our selection as part of the winning architectural team to design the prestigious Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital.



Ruben Reddy is an internationally recognized professional architect with 29 years’ experience. His practice is based in Durban, South Africa but has worked on projects all over the world.


A keen sportsmen in his youth, it is not surprising that he was drawn towards the field of sport architecture. Ruben has cut his teeth on the 1996 Cape Town Olympic bid and quickly moved on to becoming an assessor of stadium venues for numerous FIFA World Cups. His crowning achievement in this field came when his firm designed the Sochi Ice Hockey Arena which was one of the main venues used during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia. The “Bolshoy Ice Dome” as it is now known has won a SILVER Medal as well as an IPC/IAKS DISTINCTION Award for Exemplary Sports and Leisure Facilities and IPC/IAKS Distinction for Accessibility in 2015.

Gonzalo Prieto is an architect with over 18 years of international experience within the architectural industry, of which 13 have been as a qualified professional.


Born and raised in Spain, Gonzalo completed his architectural studies at the Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de Sevilla in 2003. His unconditional pursuit for personal growth and new challenges brought him to Rome, where he studied at the ‘Universidad La Sapienza’ in 1998-1999, and to the prestigious ‘Escuela Tecnica de Superior de Arquitectura de la Universidad Politecnica’ in Barcelona in 1999-2000.

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