Dedicated to providing client-orientated service and superior design, DeMello Architecture has nearly a 20-year history with projects throughout Florida, the United States and South America. Our motto, Design with Purpose serves as daily inspiration to create designs that delight the client both aesthetically and practically. The philosophy of maintaining a commitment to our craft along with the client’s interest drives the firm to pursue excellence in design and service. From conception and design to construction administration, our experts guide clients through the life of the project. The firm’s diverse project portfolio includes residential homes, commercial offices, restaurants, schools and churches – to name a few. Our commercial clients include TGI Fridays, Panda Express and Wendy’s. At DeMello Architecture, we value the relationships we build with clients, as it is the key to our success.
Hendrik DeMelloFounding Principal
Hendrik DeMello sees architecture as a high calling and his life’s passion. With a dedication to exceptional design and dedicated service, he began his own practice in 1996 after serving as lead designer and director of architecture at a local firm for 15 years. DeMello Architecture is founded on Mr. DeMello’s philosophy that an architect’s commitment is not only to his profession, but also to his client’s interests.
Mr. DeMello’s attention to client relations and comprehensive knowledge of design and project management is a key factor in the success of his practice. Under his leadership, DeMello Architecture provides clients with creative, interesting designs that are both visually appealing and practical.
An active member of the community, he currently serves as President Elect of the Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunrise, on the City of Boca Raton’s Zoning Board of Adjustments, and volunteers for several local charities. The firm has also donated its services to Ronald McDonald House Charities and Habitat for Humanity.
Education: Universidade Santa Ursula - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Bachelor in Architecture & Urbanism – 1983 ; University of Miami – 1994
Registrations: Florida Registered Architect since 1995 | South Carolina Registered Architect, 1998 | Alabama Registered Architect, 1998 | Georgia Registered Architect, 1999 | Kansas Registered Architect, 1999 | New Jersey Registered Architect, 2000 | Massachusetts Registered Architect, 2003 | Maryland Registered Architect, 2003 | Texas Registered Architect, 2003 | NCARB Certification, 1995 | Brazil (CAU) Registered Architect 1983
Affiliations: American Institute of Architects | National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
What our clients say
– Steve Havens, homeowner
– Barbara Kulle, homeowner
– Andy Spiros, “Atlantic Pavilion” in Deerfield Beach
– Daniel Cruz, CENREC – Century Village Management Company
“An architect should hold two things in highest regard – his craft and his client’s interest.”
– Hendrick DeMello, founder and principal