Three local architecture firms were listed as part of the top 125 largest practices worldwide.

Three South African architecture firms were dubbed “Ones to Watch” for 2016 as part of the annual World Architecture 100 (WA100) list of largest architecture practices worldwide.

Boogertman + Partners Architects is ranked in the 106th spot and is currently ranked as the largest South African architecture firm. Paragon Architects and SAOTA are the other local practices that made the list in the 120th and 123rd place respectively.

Building Design, a weekly architectural newspaper in the United Kingdom, surveyed 1 350 architecture practices across the globe to rank the top 100 according to the number of fee-earning architects they employ, plus another 25 falling just outside.