Mathews & Associates Architects is an architecture firm based in Pretoria, South Africa, known for contextually relevant and graphic designs. The firm was established in 2000 by Pieter J Mathews and it has been involved in a wide variety of buildings ranging from large-scale buildings for tertiary institutions to transport architecture. Buildings designed by Mathews & Associates Architects have been published in over 130 publications and has appeared on national television over 25 times. In 2012, their design for a new bridge was exhibited as part of the “Traces of Centuries & Future Steps” exhibition in collaboration with the GAA Foundation at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale. In 2016, Mathews was appointed as the curator of the South African Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale in the Sale d’Armi at the Arsenale. The theme for the year was ‘Reporting from the front’ directed by Chilean Architect Alejandro Aravena.