Shirley Wayne. Architect.


After graduating in 1999 Shirley started her architectural career in London. Her experience in London included a five star hotel on the Thames, offices, apartment buildings, and private residential estates, working with developers such as English Courtyard Housing, Sovereign Housing and the Nottinghill Housing Trust.


On returning to Cape Town in 2006 Shirley headed the outsourcing team for a London-based Architectural Practice in Cape Town running the documentation packages on residential developments in the United Kingdom. She was then employed at Vivid as an Associate Architect leading design teams on shopping centres, hotels and office projects.


In 2014 Shirley felt it time to branch out on her own and founded Shirley Wayne Architects, specializing in her passion for residential architecture and developments.


Shirley has an ethos for  simple timeless design creating spaces with easy flow, fresh clean lines and natural washes of light, a crisp pallet of neutral colour, texture and natural wood elements. Shirley understands the needs of clients, considers them holistically and implements them in a professional personal efficient style.