- We strive to achieve the highest standards of Architectural design and planning.


- We strive to achieve the highest level of competence in detail design, contract documentation, and specification.


- We strive to render efficient administration and contract coordination.


- We believe in a team approach between client, ourselves and other building professions.


- We believe the Architect has a social responsibility towards his fellow man and the built environment and accept this challenge.

LVDW is a small office with large ambitions, we stay up to date with our modelling software as well as current architectural trends. We do our best to make sure that the service we offer you is exemplary and that the buildings we design are for the bettering of human kind. We don't have a passion for our own ego, we have a passion for beautiful, functioning spaces.


design team


ravene a.o. surjoo

Registered Senior Architectural Technologist


Employed at Leach & vd Walt since 1983, and became a Director at Leach & vd Walt in 2000. 


Ravene has a well developed knowledge of technical products and ample experience in the government sector.

micah strydom

Registered Architect

Graduated Cuma Laude from the Tshwane University of Technology with a Masters in Architecture. Micah also manages LVDW social media and online marketing. Made director in 2018.

Micah has a strong passion for design and thrives in technical detailing and resolution of complex design from paper to reality.


maxine strydom

Registerede Architect

Graduated from the Tshwane University of Technology with a Masters in Architecture. Made director in 2018.

Maxine believes that a building should work properly, in every decision multiple aspects are considered to ensure that what gets built, is what people need, and a space that people will thrive in.



Office Manager 

In charge of Reception, Admin, Office Management and Bookkeeping.

management & Construction team


Office assistant

General office tasks and she is in charge of our Printing and Photocopying Department.


We love what we do and if you want to get hold of us to see how we can help you, please come meet with us.



where to find us