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This website comprises a selection of  projects divided into
three primary categories: design, writing, and research.




Guy Trangoš is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture at the University of Johannesburg, and a partner in Meshworks Architecture and Urbanism. He holds a Doctor of Design degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

Guy’s research examines the evolving relationships between urbanization, society, science, technology, and outer space. He has written on these and other themes for numerous publications including Folio, Perspecta, Scenario Journal, The Architectural Review, City Journal, Canadian Architect, and Architecture South Africa. He has also contributed to popular media publications on cities and architecture. Guy has co-edited the book ‘Movement Johannesburg’ (The City, 2015), and journal volume 'New Geographies 11: Extraterrestrial' (Actar, 2019).

Guy works commonly in multidisciplinary teams, and has been instrumental in award-winning architectural, research and graphic design projects. He has most recently been employed as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard GSD; a researcher at the Gauteng City-Region Observatory; a lecturer in Urban Design and Architecture at Wits University; and a researcher at LSE Cities. He has also been a guest lecturer and design critic at numerous institutions.

In addition to his DDes, Guy holds a MSc. in City Design and Social Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Master of Architecture (Professional) from the University of the Witwatersrand.