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Herman Papenfus

Herman Papenfus founded Solo Structural Engineers in 2013. He started his career at Element Consulting Engineers in 2001 and left in 2006 where he joined KLS Consulting Engineers until 2013.

He gained his professional registration with ECSA in 2011 and is a registered professional with the Engineering Council of Namibia. Herman is also an NHBRC competent person since 2011 and has a wide field of experience over South Africa as well as Namibia, Angola, Nigeria, Ghana and Somalia. Herman believes that quality service is the cornerstone of any good business.

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“Inline Spaces is an architectural design consultancy that specialises in high-end residential projects all over South Africa. We have been working with Herman Papenfus from Solo Structural Engineering for many years on all these projects. Herman is an engineer who understands and embraces challenging detailing for highly bespoke structures that are often a combination of diverse materials that comply with complex architectural as well as interior structures”

Pieter Steenberg, Inline Spaces

“I have worked with Solo Structural Engineering on several projects over the years. They are excellent engineers and are great project leaders. I am confident that every project we work on together will be performed in an expeditious and professional manner. Furthermore, knowing their firm is on a project team gives me comfort that we will achieve our goals”

Tiaan Lategan, Lategan Construction

“We have worked with Solo Structural Engineers on many previous occasions all of which we received top quality, friendly service. We highly recommend them.”

Johann Nel, BNC Consulting Engineers

“Herman Papenfus from Solo Structural Engineering Services was appointed as structural engineer on a building project I undertook in Baronetcy, Plattekloof during 2017 and 2018. His appointment follows a recommendation by the architect Dekker Papendorf Architects and G I Construction, the building contractor. The erf and design of the house presented a number of challenges. Herman demonstrated an aptitude and willingness to strike the right balance between strength, cost, practicality and aesthetic design considerations. His structural design integrated seamlessly with the architectural design and builder constraints. He was always willing to accommodate design changes as the project progressed. Herman also has a pleasant personality. I can recommend his services with the greatest confidence and will most definitely use him for any future building work”

Bastiaan Koster, Client

“When we build our house in Clara Anna Fontein, Herman Papenfus certainly stood out as one of our better choices of various professionals required.  His prices were competitive, service outstanding, friendly manner and punctuality excellent!  He went the extra mile, popped in after hours, great advice etc.  Can highly recommend him”

Louis and Trish Wiese, Client

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