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Graham Goosen

Born Dordrecht Eastern Cape 1950
Completed schooling St George’s College Salisbury Rhodesia 1967
Attended art school in Johannesburg 1968
Studied medicine first year Wits University 1969
Architecture – first year Wits completed architecture 1975 at UCT
Studied for Master’s degree in Industrial Design at Syracuse University New York U.S.A.
Design Course in Italy sponsored by Parsons School of Design NY
Assistant architect – Barac Hirschman Partnership Cape Town – Michael Brod London
Revel Fox and Partners Cape Town
Partner – Michael Calder Architects Cape Town, Goosen and Woodhead Architects Cape Town
Sole proprietor – Graham Goosen Architects since 1992
Lived and practiced in Franschhoek for 27 years.
Special Award for Architectural Design from Franschhoek Trust 2005
Member Lions Club and Rotary – Club president Cape Town and Franschhoek.
Played golf since 1960 – represented Zambia junior golf.
Played league for Rondebosch G.C
Moved to Greyton 2017
Joined GCCC September 2019 – and started golf croquet.
Interests – old architecture (vernacular, medieval, etc.) cooking, wine, design, books, history, travel, golf and golf croquet.