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Henk Marais - Director


Architect Henk Marais is one of the founders and directors of CONNECT ARCHITECTS. 


Henk graduated from the University of the Free State with a Bachelor in Architecture (BArch) in 1998.

Previously Henk was one of the founding members and directors at KMMA, partner at Kotlowitz Marais Architects (KMA) and associate at KAA Architects.

With over two decades of experience in the design and architecture field, he has been an exemplary proponent for excellence in architecture while being a leader and mentor to the KMMA team, and now the CONNECT ARCHITECTS team.

Henk is particularly fascinated with 3D objects and architecture, allowing him to translate into built form the shapes of his imagination. This, combined with the opportunity connect with valued clients, consultants, contractors, and suppliers is what drew him into architecture.


Sculpting clients’ values and needs to enhance their lives is extremely rewarding, and he constantly seeks to exceed expectations.


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