Nico van der Meulen Architects Blog
Norman Foster is famous for saying that, as an architect you design for the present with awareness of the past and for a future that is essentially unknown. As with most aspects of today’s culture and society, history is a prominent feature – especially in contemporary architecture. Contemporary architecture is the ethos of the 21st...
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South African Architects
Just as each country has a cultural identity, so does the architecture. It is almost as pronounced as the accents or the language itself. The Greeks have small windows and dark rooms to keep the heat of the Mediterranean at bay. The Russians are known for their intricately decorated domes, South Africa has the gabled...
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Contemporary architecture
Contemporary architecture has been likened to modern art on a greater scale; after all, what is a house but a blank canvas?   Once you have the walls, windows, doors and a roof one is able to play with the lines, spaces and overall design. This is where architecture firms like Nico van der Muelen...
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Architecture Nico van der Meulen
According to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, humankind’s most basic requirements are a safe and secure place to rest.   We need a place that protects us from the elements – rain, wind, cold – and a place that protects us from our predators. Once we have this basic structure of a roof over our heads...
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Kloof Rd by Nico van der Meulen Architects
  One of our latest projects, Kloof Road House, has recently been featured on Do-shop.com. Click here to see what they said
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House in Blair Atholl
House in Blair Atholl is the luxurious contemporary farmhouse launched by Nico van der Meulen Architects in 2015,it is situated within a secluded golf estate located between Pretoria and Johannesburg, South Africa. The brief called for a contemporary, practical home that makes provision for outdoor living with an emphasis on entertaining. House in Blair Atholl...
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Concrete House
Nico van der Meulen Architects is proud to present the Concrete House,the latest addition to the firms’s extraordinary portfolio of work. What was once a modest two storey residence has been transformed into a contemporary light filled home that borders a nature reserve within Bedfordview. The overall concept of the design is concrete, which is translated...
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