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Kloof Road House

Kloof Road House -Located at the foot of a nature reserve in Bedfordview, Johannesburg,Kloof Road House is one of the latest projects by Nico van der Meulen Architects.  The client’s brief called for a family orientated home suitable for indoor/outdoor entertainment that maximizes the views to the north. The result is a 1100m² sculptural piece of architecture that is an extreme transformation from the previously modest single story. With every room in the house opening outdoors, linking the home with the landscaped garden, indoor/outdoor living is guaranteed. Werner van der Meulen used morphed steels forms... Read more

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House Ber

The design of this contemporary glass house was inspired from the estate guidelines which forbid the use of burglar bars. Toying with the idea of protecting a house that’s already secured led to the exploration of large cantilevered boxes enclosed by black steel bars. Rectangular in form, the design of House Ber is centered around the living room, water features and covered patio areas. The double volume space embraces the open plan of this home, while the bold steel bars make a point of being noticed. Stepping up towards the front door discreetly located in a frameless glass wall, you find yourself standing on a concrete podium elevated above the water... Read more



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