Graham Cochrane

Principal Architect

2011 - Current
2016: ACZ Registered

  • 1999: BAS, University of Cape Town, SA
  • 2002: MArch, University of Port Elizabeth, SA
    • 2002: Distinction in Design for Thesis 'A Constitutional Court for Zimbabwe'
    • 2003: Nominated for RIBA Presidents Medal 'Urban Design Proposal for Motherwell, SA'.
  • 2016: Registered Architect, Architects Council of Zimbabwe (ACZ)
  • 2017 to 2019 Institute of Architects (IAZ) and  Architects Council of Zimbabwe (ACZ) board member.



Graham's experience with APS began in 1996 as an intern. He continued working as an Architectural Assistant under the guidance of Mark Claypole and Andy van de Ruit through the course of his university studies. After 10 years experience working for various well-known practices in South Africa and the United Kingdom, he returned to Zimbabwe in 2011 to re-establish the practice with Mark Claypole and later Geoff Fox. Graham is a Principal Architect at APS.

Graham has a passion for African development and a strong commitment to architecture that is highly contextual and sustainable.

Design and delivery of a broad range of projects across the spectrum. Graham is a past member of the US Green Building Council, and conversant with both BREEAM and LEED Green Building Rating systems.