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The modern House Serengeti in South Africa

By : Mark V | 24 May 2015 2:19 am | Homes

Nico Van Der Meulen Architects have designed House Serengeti,a residence located in Johannesburg,South Africa. Its mixed architectural design is the first thing that draws attention, since it uses raw materials, a neutral colour palette and refined finishes that bring all these together. The architects aimed to design a comfortable, contemporary residence, that had a family oriented style. They also used a sustainable design and highlighted the indoor-outdoor living since we all know that Johannesburg is blessed with “an eight month…

House Sar by Nico van der Meulen Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Nov 2014 8:27 pm | Homes

The House Sar was designed by the practice of Nico van der Meulen Architects and it is located in Johannesburg, South Africa with a minimalist aesthetic that brings together comfort and luxury with functionality. The designer Werner van der Meulen created a framework of steel columns and beams around the entrance with louvered planes sheltering the four garages and the floating roof. The tiled roof was replaced with a suspended cube that floats in mid air with glass areas bringing…

House Boz by Nico van der Meulen Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Feb 2014 7:33 pm | Homes

The practice of Nico van der Meulen Architects designed the House Boz residential project in Pretoria, South Africa located on a hill in a secluded natural landscape that allowed a spacious and open contemporary style. The house spreads over a surface of 770 square meters and it hosts four bedrooms while the exterior geometry of the structure takes its inspiration from a bush lodge, trying to find a way to respond to the beautiful natural surroundings. The choice of materials,…

House Duk Meyersdal by Nico van der Meulen Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 17 Oct 2013 2:33 pm | Homes

The Duk Meyersdal house was designed by the practice of Nico van der Meulen Architects with an open plan and a focus on outdoor living so that there are views of the garden from each room and the living areas flow into the covered patio to blur the definition of outdoor and indoor. The home resides in a nature reserve that provides both security and beauty, the project was built with natural materials that create a structure which blends itself…

House Tat in Bassonia, Johannesburg, South Africa

By : Mark V | 26 Feb 2013 6:57 pm | Homes

The House Tat is a project designed by the practice of Nico Van Der Meulen Architects in Bassonia, Johannesburg, South Africa. The house has five stories and it was completely modernized to make the most out of its location offering wonderful views and plenty of space. The site is steep and also quite narrow so the design spread on the vertical rather than use the linear models that overwhelm the contemporary designs. The materials that predominate are the concrete, steel…

House in Ferndale by Nico van der Meulen

By : Mark V | 20 Feb 2013 10:13 am | Homes

The architectural practice of Nico van der Meulen designed this residential project in the suburb of Ferndale, Johannesburg in South Africa a while ago in the year 1987. The abundant vegetation almost overwhelms the building and thus the residence is created as an oasis of peace combining several natural elements into the design, such as bamboo screens, palm trees and a deciduous tree was kept as a shade source into one of the five atriums. The interior of the home…

The Sedibe House by Nico van der Meulen Architects

By : Mark V | 17 Feb 2013 8:17 pm | Homes

The practice of Nico van der Meulen Architects designed this contemporary residence called the Sedibe Housein Johannesburg, a project that offers a lot of interesting details that combine into an original piece of architecture. It presents complex geometries along with different textures to give it an extra attractiveness and the bits of copper next to the predominant grey make it fit perfectly into the landscape and also offer a calming and pleasing ensemble. The symbiosis with the environment was necessary…

House Lam by Nico Van Der Meulen Architects

By : Mark V | 11 Feb 2012 9:15 pm | Featured, Homes

Johannesburg-based studio Nico Van Der Meulen Architects designed this incredible residence that can be found in Bedfordview, a suburb of Johannesburg in South Africa. The designers had to renovate a 1950s house and the result was an contemporary home with an impressive design and made of modern materials. The house is a three story structure with a spectacular design that makes it stand out. The inside and outside spaces are separated with floor to ceiling glass walls that fill the…




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