Mokena Makeka has been selected among 100 architects globally by Hertzog and de Meuron to be a part of the Ordos 100. He has twice recieved the CIA Award of Merit and was a 2010 nominee for the Johnnie Walker Celebrating Strides Awards in Design. He sits on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council for Design, is an external examiner at the Columbia University School of architecture and lectures at the University of Cape Town. Makeka’s vision is to create a sound African aesthetic that serves the public and client, bringing dignity and grace to the built environment.
Makeka runs a studio-based practice called Makeka Design Labs.