Our Practice

Munnik Visser Architects is committed to creating architecture which synthesizes every project’s environmental, programmatic, socio-economic, functional and aesthetic features.

Our process is founded on collaboration, research and technical expertise; to craft distinctive, elegantly resolved designs that bring to life the vision of our clients.

Since being founded by award-winning architect Mike Munnik and Dirk Visser in 1958, Munnik Visser Architects has designed and built a vast typology of projects ranging from stadiums to hospitals, and from large-scale developments to single-family homes.

Munnik Visser Architects has been recognized with awards of excellence from 1968 - 2014 bearing testament to the success of a practice that bears an ethos grounded in experience and shaped by progressive thinking to provide exceptional architectural solutions.

Our Services

  • Full Architectural Services
  • Master Planning
  • Interior Architecture Services
  • Wayfinding and Signage Design
  • Design Guidelines
  • Architectural and Design Consultancy
  • Architectural Research and Development

Our Team

  • Paul Munnik - Director
  • Architect / B Arch Arch SA MIA
  • Henk Stutterheim - Director
  • Architect / B Arch Arch SA MIA
  • Jackie Crous - Accounts Manager
  • Ayesha Danyal - Director
  • Architect / BAS B Arch SA
  • Alan McIntyre - Director
  • Architect / BAS B Arch SA
  • Ruschda Abrahrams - Administration Manager

Our Awards

Cape Provincial Institute of Architects Bronze Medal

House Hahn, St James
1963

Cape Provincial Institute of Architects Bronze Medal

Voelvlei Filtration Plant
1971

Institute of South African Architects Award of Merit

Drostdy, Graaff Reinet
1979

Institute of South African Architects Award of Merit

Robert Leslie Building University of Cape Town
1981

Institute of South African Architects Award of Merit

President's Council, CT
1985

Concrete Society Fulton Award Recommendation

Stalplein, Cape Town
1986

Institute of South African Architects Award of Merit

Library Complex, University of the Western Cape
1989

Institute of South African Architects Conservation Award

Jubilee Square, Simon's Town
1989

Institute of South African Architects Award for Excellence

Library Complex, University of the Western Cape
1990

Institute of South African Architects Conservation Award

De Goede Hoop Manor House and its environs, Noord Hoek
1991

Institute of Southern Architects Award

Commendation / Dolphin Beach Blouberg Strand
1995

Concrete Manufacturers Association Awards for Excellence

Cape Technikon Multi Purpose Hall
1996

South African Institute of Architects Medal of Distinction

Mike Munnik - Founding Partner
2004

South African Property Owners Association Innovation Excellence in Property Development Award

Fernkloof Golf Estate, Hermanus
2007

South African Property Owners Association Innovation Excellence in Property Development Award

The Majestic Village, Kalk Bay
2008

Steel Awards Overall Winner - Stadium Architects JV

Cape Town Stadium, Green Point
2010

Plascon Design Awards Overall Winner - Professional Category

Mitchells Plain Hospital, Cape Town
2014