FOOTNOTES TO 2018 A YEAR OF SHIFTING SCALES __ So, we reach the end of another year at Nico van der Meulen Architects and M Square Lifestyle Design. And what a year it has been… The tail-end of a year is often a time when we sit back and reflect, pondering the happenings and shifts...
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Welcome to the latest edition of our newsletter. As we approach the end of the year, we thought we would share with you two recent write-ups, including images, on one of Nico’s projects which we trust you will find both inspiring and interesting. Nico’s remarkable and unique One Forrest Road house was featured in the...
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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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Nico van der Meulen received a Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in the field of architecture, as well as a notable mention as a finalist for the top 5 architecture firms of the year. In his acceptance speech, he thanked those who helped him get to where he is today. “…I know fully well that I...
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Project Manager Required Nico van der Meulen Architects and M Square Lifestyle Design are looking for a Project Manager / Site Architect with a minimum of 5 years working experience on high end residential projects, proficient in Autodesk Revit and able to work independently. Own transport essential. Send CV including portfolio to: employment@nicovdmeulen.com Salary: Negotiable...
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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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December Newsletter
MOVING HORIZONS As 2017 draws to a close, we would like to share a few final thoughts and memories with you. December is here…the time when spending days and nights in shopping malls is standard practice, when every family member wants to be remembered, and where our tables are filled with home-cooked meals. A time...
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Welcome to this month’s edition of our company newsletter. My Name is Christopher Clarke, and I have the privilege of being a Professional Architect at Nico Van Der Meulen Architects.  I have had the opportunity to get involved in all stages of the architectural process whilst working closely with Nico, Rudolph and Werner van der...
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