About Us

Conrad Scheffer is a multiple award winning architect who established a new architectural firm in 2013. Driven by a dynamic team of qualified architects and technicians, we offer expert service to the corporate, institutional, commercial and residential sectors. Based in Walvis Bay, Conrad Scheffer Architects have left a signature of timeless simplicity and elegance throughout Namibia.


Our work derives from disciplined management and strategic planning with careful attention to detail in every aspect of the design and construction process. We pride ourselves on delivering projects that are balanced in work ethic and design to respond to client aspirations with the most intuitive and appropriate design solutions. Our renowned work has been featured in various publications including the Digest of Namibian Architecture and Lifestyle Magazine.

The Practice and the director are registered with the Namibia Institute of Architects, the Namibia Council for Architects and Quantity Surveyors and formerly registered with the South African Institute of Architects. Conrad Scheffer graduated from the University of Pretoria in 1991 after completing his thesis on a regional hospital, after which he joined the architectural firm Van der Merwe, Honiball & Swiegers who specialized in medical facilities. In 1993 Erhard Roxin Architects selected Conrad Scheffer to assist with the design and supervision of the new State Mental Health Centre, Windhoek. As a young qualified architect Conrad Scheffer in collaboration with Erhard Roxin Architects won a Merit award for this successful project.

In 1995 Conrad Scheffer took over the management for Bob Mould Architects, Walvis Bay. Conrad was later offered an associate partnership, which was accepted.

In 1999 Conrad, in collaboration with Jaco Booyens, won a merit award for the Namport Container Entrance building and in 2008 an award of excellence for the guest house Ietsiemeer in Henties Bay.

In 2013 Conrad became the sole proprietor to Bob Mould & Sheffer Architects and in 2018 the company’s name was changed to Conrad Scheffer Architects.

Award of Merit from the Namibia Institute of Architects:

2017 - Ondangwa Airport Terminal – Award of Commendation
2008 - Tulsa Holiday Guesthouse – Award of Achievement
1999 - Namport Container Terminal Entrance – Award of Merit
1999 - State Mental Health Centre – Award of Merit

Publications (In collaboration with Bob Mould Architects):

2016 Digest of Namibian Architecture

- NSi Office
- Ondangwa International Airport

2015 Digest of Namibian Architecture

- House Brinkmann

The Team:

Conrad Scheffer
Director (Sole Proprietor)
B.Arch Pret (1991), MNIA, R.Arch NCAQS

Phil – Mari Engelbrecht
Registered Architect
B.Arch (2006), MNIA, R.Arch NCAQS

Technical and Administration Staff:

Senior Architectural Technicians:
Pierre Van Zyl
Louis Fourie

Architectural Technicians:
Dawid Isaacs
Hein Profijt
Reginald Venter

Administration:
Colleen Raw
Eliaser Indongo