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Delivering a hands-on
service with accent on detail and finish

Krynauw Nel Associates undertakes a wide scope of architectural work both locally and internationally. This includes bush lodges, resorts, heritage sites, industrial and commercial work, individual residences and cluster developments, whether these projects are newly designed spaces or the transformation of existing structures. Of particular interest to the practice are challenging and sensitive sites.

Several estate developments have also retained the services of Krynauw Nel Associates to facilitate development and to act as main aesthetic architect.

Krynauw Nel graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture in 1989 having received several certificates of merit, particularly in his major subjects. He completed his first residential projects while still a student and spent a year travelling the Middle East, Europe and America. In 1987, he completed a practical year with an architectural firm in London, specializing in upmarket residential work in areas such as Little Venice, Chelsea and Mayfair. He formed a close association and collaborated with legendary British interior designer David Hicks, son-in-law of Lord Louis Mountbatten, for several years. Joint projects included work in Portugal, Cape Town and the Natal Midlands.
See more on DAVID HICKS' website.

After graduating, he spent a year with a commercial practice in Pretoria before setting up his own practice in 1994. As early as 2005, Krynauw Nel was already featured in the ‘Professional and Academic’ section of the ‘Who’s Who of Southern Africa.’

In 2014, Krynauw Nel Associates celebrates its 20th year and is proud to have been delivering a hands-on architectural design service– with accent on detail and finish.

Over the years, the practice has seen many associations and collaborations formed with many other architects, interns and various project contributors, who have all contributed to the success and continued search for– and delivery of– excellence of Krynauw Nel Associates.

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