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our team

hennie pelser | nuclei lifestyle design

Hennie Pelser, sole member of Nuclei Lifestyle Design, has more than 30 years’ experience in the field of architecture and interior design.  As a highly motivated, committed individual with inherent leadership qualities, he manages his team and projects in a strong perfectionistic, yet gentle manner.

He has an acutely creative aspect coupled with a natural predisposition toward the aesthetic spheres. A person with proven personal and inter-personal skills, Hennie is both a team player and strong leader.

  • Arch. (UOFS) – Graduated 1988 from the university of the Orange Free State
  • Award of Merit for the Nigerian High Commission – Windhoek – 1995

Member of:

  • SACAP – South African Council for Architecture
  • PIA – Pretoria Institute for Architecture
  • SAIA – South African Institute for Architecture
  • NIA – Namibia Institute for Architects
  • NCAQS – Namibia Council for Architects & Quantity Surveyors
nico van tonder | nuclei lifestyle design

Nico van Tonder also known as Nix, joined the Nuclei family in 2009 and has had the opportunity to work on a full spectrum of projects ranging from small alterations to large luxury homes, shopping centers, and office buildings. Nico has a love for technology and is known as the office IT and CAD software guy. If you need help he is always ready to assist.

  • Registered Professional Architectural Draughtsman
  • Dip Arch.
  • Dip Struct
  • Competent Person Energy – SANS 10400XA & SANS 204

Member of:

  • SACAP – South African Council for Architecture
  • PIA – Pretoria Institute for Architecture
marnus venter | nuclei lifestyle design

Marnus Venter joined the Nuclei family in the mid of 2017 and has gotten the opportunity to gain valuable experience at Nuclei Lifestyle Design.

Currently co-working on projects ranging from small alterations on guesthouses/residential homes, to interior renovations at a day clinic and renovations/upgrades at a beautiful residence consisting of luxury and architectural.

Marnus has always had a love for helping others where he can and will go the extra mile for Nuclei’s clients. His passion for architecture is a valuable asset to the company.


  • Higher Certificate in Architectural Technology – Graduated 2016 from Inscape Educational Group – Pretoria