Lecturer - Interior Design
M Arch (Wits), PR Arch
Marina has attained experience across a wide range of architectural projects. With unique experience in urban design and regeneration principles that further development, uplift people and integrate transport systems in South Africa. She also has attained extensive experience in the commercial, industrial, community, residential and health care sectors. Marina also has 10 years of tertiary education teaching experience in the architectural and interior design fields at both public and private institutions.
Marina believes that Architects and Designers should be dynamic, with a range of skills and experiences that can be drawn upon to inspire place and cultivate the user’s abilities to flourish in the space. Her passion is about the expression of Architecture and Psychology – specifically how the two integrate and translate through space. Over the last couple of years she have been furthering her interests in environmental psychology, with a focus on the psychological aspects of both positive and negative spaces and how designers use these subtle psychological practices to control and affect people’s psychological wellbeing.