Our client base includes corporate and private individuals with a portfolio encompassing a wide spectrum of project sizes, from custom-built homes, apartment blocks and large-scale master planning, to a wide variety of commercial developments. The practice specialises in providing both contemporary and traditional design solutions.

DJA prioritise design quality and innovation, creating buildings that are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also functional, sustainable, and adaptable to the needs of their users. This results in buildings that are highly valued by their occupants and the community at large.

  • "Having worked on several projects with David James Architects, I couldn’t praise them enough, thoroughly professional with enormous vision and flare, I would not hesitate to recommend them. They deliver a superior product whilst being mindful of delivering cost efficient solutions - exactly what a developer requires."
    Eddie Fitzsimons, Vivir Properties Ltd
  • "We’ve worked with David James Architects & Partners on several projects and have found them exceptionally professional & knowledgeable in both cost effective measures & architectural design. As a consequence I would not hesitate to recommend them."
    Paul Jeffries, Birchmere Limited
  • "David and Laurie listened to our brief and interpreted our vision perfectly and yet were not afraid to guide us into a adapted design which retained the original contemporary vision and which still reflected the brief. They remain conscious of our financial limits and we look forward to progressing the project to its final conclusion."
    David Lilley
  • "I have been working David, Laurie and the team on a number of different projects for many years now. I’ve always found their service to be insightful and visionary as well adding great value to the individual projects regardless of how different they may be."
    Kevin Gunputh, Luxury Care Group
  • "The finished house has exceeded my expectations and I cannot speak highly enough of this architectural practice where David is supported by a truly professional team."
    Tom Finlay
  • "I’ve had the privilege of working with the David James Architects team and a number of their clients. DJA’s clients always discuss their experiences as extremely positive, with everything from planning and conception, through to detailing, taken care of to the highest standards, on time and in budget."
    Stuart Cox, Stuart Cox Photography

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    Featured project

    Bournemouth Town Centre, Bournemouth, Dorset

    Our design for this iconic apartment block located in the heart of Bournemouth, for Vivir Properties Ltd, comprise 31 apartments.  The internal layouts have been thoughtfully designed to take full advantage of this stunning, town centre location, with the apartments benefiting from thoughtful, ergonomic layouts and an abundance of glazing.  Our design sympathetically responds to the surrounding area, sitting comfortably within the various architectural styles – including listed buildings and contemporary urban architecture.

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