About Us

who we are & what we do

Scirrus is a Virtual Reality Capture & BIM MODELING Studio for 3D Digital Design and Marketing.

At fusionBIM-Scirrus we create real change in the Building Industry. Delivering value by enabling & leading BIM infused projects & teams.

In addition to Architectural Design, Visualization & Property Compliance, we help Property Owners and their entire Design, Construction, Management & Marketing teams, to work smarter and save money with our Digital Tools and Scan2BIM ecosystems.

Effectively & holistically, we help our clients to make their property operations fast, hassle free & cost effective.

We assist Property Owners across South Africa & Africa take care of their properties. By each “Property Compliance” that we do, the owners have a complete solution in place for their sales, financing, transfers, maintenance, insurance, legal requirements, etc.

Through our “Property Compliance” service, we help owners to get their Building Plans, Town Planning, COCs, Energy Performance Audits for EPCs and also Occupancy Certificates as an integrated solution.

We fuse Architecture, Technology, Best Practice & Education with insight from Pre-Design to Concept & Final Design to Construction and to Operation of our client’s Properties & Building Projects.

fusionBIM-Scirrus is founded in long standing experience in the Built Environment spanning over 30 years and counting. We offer “Future ready, digital 3D data now!” We are the Virtual Reality Capture & BIM Modeling Studio for 3D Digital Design, Data Integration, and Marketing. Our Ecosystem includes fusionBIM, BIM2fusedVR & 3D Virtual Africa.

Hendrik Swanepoel (director) has 15 years experience in Construction & Maintenance and 17 year Retail Management . Francois Swanepoel (director) has 30 years experience in Architecture & Construction, 13 years in (BIM) Building Information Management and 18 years as Educator in the industry.

Our expertise includes Architecture, Building Estimating, Project Management, Procurement, Contract Administration, Building Construction & Maintenance, Joinery Manufacturing (design & fitting), Retail Management & the Municipal Sector. The past 22 years our focus expanded to BIM Implementation to expert level. As natural progression, we became a official Matterport Service Partner and continually incorporate new technologies like Digital Surveying, Interactive Virtual Tours, Virtual Reality, Smart Building Data integration and more into our ecosystem and workflows.

Our clients range from Property Owners & Developers to Design & Construction Teams needing pinpoint Digital Capturing & Surveying, Approved As-Built BIM models, COCs, Occupation Certificates and/or EPC Energy Performance Audit to Retail & Showrooms, Hospitality & Tourism and even Real Estate needing a new edge in their markets.

Our absolute mission is to deliver our client’s project with:
Speed – saving you multiple site visits
Accuracy – giving you full confidence in project data
Value – positive ROI to your business, projects & clients

We serve clients across South Africa, Africa & the UK through our team and our local network of associates & partners. We serve all sectors in Property Sales, Estate Agents, Architects, Building Contractors, Landlords, Tenants, Transfer Attorneys, Bond Originators, Insurance, Bank Finance, Private Sector & Public Sector Residential, Hospitality, Office, Industrial, Commercial Property.

our team

Francois Swanepoel
Design & BIM Implementation
Hendrik Swanepoel
3D Digitization & Marketing

what our clients say

“Thank you very much for sending this through. It is quite a large model – looking forward to working with such a detailed 3D of the site and the structures which will save a LOT of time detailing etc.” – Alicia (Interior Architect)

– Alicia (Interior Architect)

“Thanks so much!! I will present to the client tomorrow, but in my mind it’s a no-brainer” – Suzaan (Architect)

– Suzaan (Architect)

“I often work in collaboration with fusionBIM – Scirrus, benefiting from the different skills they offer… …we recently engaged the services of fusionBIM – Scirrus to deliver a complete BIM model for an existing residence of about 500sqm, interpreted to ArchiCad, translated from a point cloud scan … They delivered the work in the format…

Louis Oosthuysen (Architect)

My son had completed his BArch degree at UCT and wanted to improve his portfolio to apply for continuing with his Honours and Masters studies I needed advice on the best computer to buy and after finding Francois on the internet he proved invaluable on referring us with the necessary specs to a suitable laptop supplier.Francois then also offered a…

Dr. Marius Coetsee

I have known Francois for the past 4 years. I have been constantly impressed by both Francois commitment to education in design technology and his passion to operate and drive leadership with BIM. His friendliness and will to help have allowed him to develop tight working relationships with both clients and other industry professionals. I…

Vaughan Harris

​I met Francois in 2014 at a GRAPHISOFT ARCHICAD Retreat, where I attended a training event that he presented. Even from the get-go, I experienced his passion for educating people by empowering them with knowledge and understanding. From this chance meeting there grew a friendship and eventually also a business partnership. Which allowed me to…

Werner van der Watt

​Francois has a passion for life that is infectious. He has the ability to connect with people quickly and will draw you into his world with ease. His intentions are all based in integrity and his heart is based in service. It was wonderful working with Francois and getting to see what goes on in…

Nicola Fourie

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