We have been shortlisted for the Build It Awards 'Best Self Build Architect 2018'!

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We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the Build It awards ‘Best Self Build Architect 2018’. The shortlisted project ‘North by Northwest’, seen here, was a build which perfectly fitted the client’s brief, combining a contemporary design allowing the far-reaching views to be amplified whilst still maintaining low energy emission, increasing sustainability. With its simple form, timber clad elevations and green roof, the dwelling is an amazing example of a new dwelling which implements innovative, high quality design in a rural location.


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Congratulations are in order for two members of our team, Sam and Will who have successfully completed their Postgraduate certificate in Professional Practice in Architecture. This gives them the very well-earned title of Architect and it’s great to watch our team grow as we go from strength to strength. A huge well done!

We are hiring

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Orme are a young and dynamic, design-led architectural practice based in Somerset and are recruiting for an experienced post Part III Architect.  

The ideal candidate will have ideally 3 years post part 3 RIBA experience in the residential sector and some commercial, educational or hospitality sector experience would be beneficial.   

This is an excellent opportunity for a determined and ambitious individual to gain responsibility within a dynamic practice. The successful applicant will be rewarded with an opportunity to develop and gain experience of a range of projects at all stages of design and construction. We are looking for someone who will ask questions, take the initiative and become a key member of the team. 

Excellent communication and presentation skills are required together with a positive “can-do” attitude. You will need good technical knowledge and experience in architectural detailing and of course a strong flair for design. This is an opportunity for an individual who is conscientious, has meticulous attention to detail, able to take the initiative and work comfortably both leading and within a team.   

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast paced, growing practice who really value and encourage our team. We can offer a competitive salary, the chance to work on several high quality and design led projects and a benefits package on successful completion of probationary period.

Salary is based upon experience and the influence you can bring to the team.

We have made the RIBA South West shortlist

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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced a shortlist of 13 new and exciting buildings for the RIBA Awards in the South West of England and we are delighted the Mill Farm Barns has made that list . Over the coming weeks the RIBA judging panel will be visiting a range of innovative and high-quality buildings right across the South West and the Winner will be announced in Bath on the 16th of May .

RIBA South West regional director Jon Watkins said ‘RIBA Awards always bring out the best in local and national architects across our vast region, and this year’s shortlist offers quality, diversity of type and scale, excellence in design, and lots of delight’