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Profile: Green Block Architects

Online since 9.03.2018 • Filed under Professions - Architecture • From Issue 23 page(s) 36-37
Profile: Green Block Architects

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The practice prides itself on creating beautiful, unique and sustainable designs that embody the essence and character of each individual client. The spaces created by Green Block are carefully conceived, allowing clients to live and work in them, always striving to compliment and improve the way of life and business trading of those clients.


‘We are a well-known and reputable multi-discipline architectural practice based on the cross borders of

Gauteng and Pretoria, Johannesburg and North-West and Hartbeespoortdam. Over the years Green Block

Architects has been involved in various high-profile projects and well-known developments of luxurios security estates,’ says Lukas Meyer, Director and principal architect for Green Block. ‘Our young, dynamic and professional team strives for nothing but client satisfaction. We are skilled and educated in multiple aspects of the architectural design process. We pride ourselves equally on being able to create beautiful spaces and having a strong history in the construction industry, enabling us to develop a project to our clients’ specific brief and needs, and this holistic approach, we ensure the utmost quality and service to suit each client’s individual needs,’ he adds. Green Block Architects is registered with the following governing bodies and affiliates:


• SACAP - The South African Council for the Architectural Profession

• PIA – Pretoria Institute for Architecture

• Green Building Council of South Africa equally important, to their budget and time lines. With


Approach and style

‘We have an open space and clean lines approach to most of our designs. We feel that people are not made to fit in to a little box and therefore spaces that are interconnected and free flowing are what make our houses lovely comfortable homes,’ explains Meyer. ‘It is important for us to really understand our clients and how they see themselves most comfortable in spaces they want designed. Spaces should only be defined by the furniture and not the walls, therefore we love opening up our designs so that nature can become part of the home in all aspects of day-to-day living. Sustainability is one of our cornerstones when it comes to designing our buildings. We believe we must take care of the planet and every small contribution will add up in the long run,’ he adds.


Green Block Architects

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Issue 23

Issue 23

March 2018

This article was featured on page 36-37 of
To Build Magazine Issue 23.

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