CS Nel is the Founder & CEO of Luxe Lines, an Architectural Design firm established in 2015 and which masterfully crafts prestigious projects such as the 6-star Rosewood Resort flagship in Phuket, whilst giving back to the community through Luxury Camping concepts such as Wa Ale in Lampi, Myanmar. In his various capacities, CS has lead teams responsible for design, technical services, and construction throughout Africa, the Middle East, and Asia for projects that have won over 37 international and local awards. Some of the more famous built projects he has worked on are Eden Island in Seychelles, Indian Ocean; Park Royal Pickering in Singapore, and the New Cuffe Parade in Mumbai, India.
CS started in Business at the age of 10 in a small town just outside Johannesburg, South Africa. With a keen interest in self-development and learning, CS rapidly outgrew his hometown and pursued an academic career in Architecture at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. In 2007, he stretched beyond South Africa to work in Seychelles and later returned to South Africa as a Designer to work on projects in the Middle East. Based in Singapore since 2010, CS has worked as an Architectural Designer for WOHA architects, led by world-renowned architects Wong Mun Summ and Richard Hassell whose projects span across Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Australia, Maldives, and China.
Since 2015, CS traveled around the world speaking on international stages in Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, South Africa and the United States of America. It is his interactions with multiple cultures and races that have led him to take Luxe Lines in a different direction by producing Live by Design, Business for Architecture, a program uniquely focused on Architectural Marketing education and business development resources for Architects and Construction professionals.