Gaby Hansen

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
Architecture Building, Floor 2, Room 087

Gaby earned her Bachelor of Architectural Technology degree at Cape Peninsula of Science and Technology. Worked in the industry for several architectural firms as senior Architectural Technologist before embarking on the academic journey. She joined the Department of Architecture and Spatial Planning in 2011 as a Junior lecturer. She obtained her Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture (Profession) with merits, at the University of Cape Town, 2016.


  • MLA (UCT)
  • BTech (CPUT)
  • NDip (CPUT)

Research Focus Areas

  • Participatory Design and Planning
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Urbanism

Courses Currently Teaching


  • Architectural Design
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Architectural Draughting
  • Landscape Studies
  • Landscape and Context
  • Work Integrated Learning


  • Environmental Design and Technology
  • Applied Urban Ecology

Community Development Activities 

  • Informal settlement upgrading_ Gobabis
  • Green Infrastructure and Urban Biodiversity for Sub-Saharan Africa manual
  • Sport and Culture -  Netball coach
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