Newsletter – November 2018

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 […]

Newsletter – June 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of our newsletter. The new year has brought exciting developments, opportunities and interesting projects. We take great pleasure in welcoming  Michael Zietsman, Chris Clarke and Justin Coetzee, previously introduced in earlier editions of our newsletter, as Associates  at Nico van der Meulen Architects. The intention of our newsletters is to […]

South African Architects

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 […]


Careers at Nico van der Meulen Architects, and M Square Lifestyle Design

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: Salary: Negotiable […]

Contemporary architecture

A Note on 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 […]

Architecture Nico van der Meulen

Nico van der Meulen Architecture

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 […]

December Newsletter

Deadline – December 2017 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 […]


Deadline – November 2017 Newsletter

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 […]