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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 […]

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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 […]

Alice Lane

Alice Lane Tour

Alice Lane is the latest dimension to the Sandton skyline. Located on the corner of Alice Lane and 5th Street, this dynamic development forms part of the heart of Sandton, and has been described as a true status symbol.  The development is set to comprise of three P Grade office blocks, and has received a […]

House in Blair Atholl

The luxurious contemporary farmhouse

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 […]