Nicholas de Klerk BScArch(UCL) BArch(W’rand) ARB RIBA
Nicholas is a thoughtful and forward thinking architect who has worked in the UK, UAE and South Africa on retail, office, mixed use, hospitality and culture and heritage projects.
His work is now primarily focussed on hospitality design. He leads on a number of the practice’s projects in this sector which include country house and urban boutique-style hotels as well as regeneration-led schemes in London and other UK cities. He regularly assists clients in identifying development opportunities, connecting the various stakeholders and undertaking design viability studies that can unlock a site’s potential.
Nicholas writes widely on architecture, design and hospitality for both trade and design titles and is a regular speaker / participant in industry conferences and roundtables.
He also participates in teaching and mentoring, both within and outside the studio, most recently with the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust and the London School of Architecture.
West End Hotel
Sleep Set Concept Hotel Room
1 Cardigan Street, Eastside Locks, Birmingham
Central Market, Abu Dhabi, 5*, 4* and executive apartments
Cromwell Place, London SW7
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Heythrop Park, West Oxfordshire
Hotel Development, Doha
Radisson Blu and Park Inn, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
NLA 'London's Hotels - Expanding Social Spaces'
Hotel Designs' 2019 Brit List
Architecture Today Hospitality Roundtable
The Virtual Guest
The Social Hotel
NLA Hotels Sector Breakfast
Sleep Event 2017
Hotels and the Experience Economy
Vision London 2017
'Disrupting the Hotel Industry' Webinar
The London School of Architecture
Sleep Event Interview
Hotels and Authenticity