About the practice

jmarchitects has developed into one of the UK’s foremost architectural practices since its formation in 1962. We provide design services in architecture, masterplanning, urban planning, interior design, 3D visualisation and sustainability to both private and public sector clients. We have studios in Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds, London and Abu Dhabi.

Our aim to create the best spaces, buildings and places with a level of design excellence that satisfies, delights and inspires our clients. By meeting the aspirations of our clients, we create buildings and spaces that relate well to their surroundings and provide end-users with flexibility of use.

Languages spoken

French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Guajarati, Urdu, Arabic, Polish

Awards won

2014 Scottish Property Awards Development of the Year Finalist – Maryhill Burgh Halls

2012 National BCO Award for Projects Up to 2,000m2 for Creative Scotland Fit-Out

2012 Scottish Design Award Architecture Grand Prix for Hillhead Primary School

2012 Scottish Design Award for Education Building or Project for Hillhead Primary School

2012 Scottish BCO Award for Projects Up to 2,000m2 for Creative Scotland Fit-Out

2012 Scottish Civic Trust My Place Award for Maryhills Burgh Halls

2011 Designing for Education: Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities, International Exemplar for Elm Court School

2010 Best Contribution to Urban Regeneration in Scotland through the use of European Structural Funds in the 2007 to 2013 Programme for Maryhill Burgh Halls

2010 Community Health Partnerships LIFT Awards, Innovation Award for the Halewood Centre

2010 BSEC Award for Best Extension, Refurbishment & Remodelled School for Elm Court School

2010 Scottish Civic Trust My Place Award for Stirling Cricket Club

2009 Excellence in BSF for Best Design for Remodelled School for Elm Court School

2009 Glasgow School of Art, International Competition

2009 Stirling Civic Trust Award for Stirling Cricket Club

2009 Stirling Civic Trust Award for Dunblane High School

2009 Stirling Civic Trust Award for Raploch Community Campus

2009 Scottish Design Award for Public Realm/Landscaping for The Maze, Bellahouston Park

2009 Scottish Design Award for Affordable Housing for Moore Street

2009 RIBA Award for Moore Street

2009 Sustainable Building of the Year Award for Bluebell Lane PCRC Huyton, Merseyside

2009 Renova Developments Ltd LIFT Area of the Year Award

2009 Scotswood Expo, Newcastle Winner