ANTON ROODT has more than 35 years experience as a practicing professional architect. As a principal of ROODT* Architects, he is familiar with the design and technical implications of a wide range of urban conditions and building types. He has a keen interest in heritage and conservation projects, and has undertaken a significant number of major projects in the field. He holds post-graduate qualifications in architecture, urban planning, environmental management and creative writing. He is currently enrolled in a PhD programme with specialisation in design.