Applied Research Director – Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (International) PA
Cobus Bothma joined Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) in 2008 and became a director in 2018. Trained as an industrial designer with over 20 years of experience in architectural and product design, Cobus is involved in many aspects of advanced design, visualisation, and geometry at KPF. He is also the applied research director overseeing KPF global offices. Cobus is active in numerous projects and competitions, adopting a highly visual and pragmatic approach to design and geometry challenges. Through the KPF Applied Research Group, he applies computational, cognitive, and visual design workflows to enhance the process of design and design review both internally as well as for their clients.