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




Guy Trangoš is an architect, designer, and urban researcher. He is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Johannesburg and a principal at Meshworks Architecture and Urbanism. He holds a Doctor of Design degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, a Master of Science 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.

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).

He has wide teaching and research experience across a range of subjects. Guy has been a teaching fellow at Harvard GSD and a lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand. He has worked on major research projects at LSE Cities and the Gauteng City-Region Observatory. He has also served as a guest lecturer and critic at numerous institutions including Washington University, the University of Johannesburg, and Harvard GSD. Guy has been instrumental in award-winning architectural, research, and graphic projects. He has undertaken research on five continents and has visited over forty countries.