Modus Architects Architectural Renovation Project Douglas by Isle of Man Architect Jeremy Humphries RIBA

Isle of Man Architects specialising in commercial & residential projects, contemporary interventions in historic buildings or new buildings that relate strongly to historic settings.

 Modus Architects is an Isle of Man practice established in 2013 by RIBA chartered architect Jeremy Humphries. Modus Architects is a versatile, innovative architectural practice with in depth working knowledge of many building types including commercial, office, residential, historic and registered buildings. The practice works across a variety of sectors on projects of widely differing scales, from master planning to exhibition design and from corporate headquarters to furniture design.


As RIBA Chartered Architects, we are frequently successfully commissioned as lead consultant, design team leader and project manager on projects from inception to completion. The practice is well versed and experienced in under taking these various roles, often responsible for engaging the services of an entire project team.

FROM Architectural CONCEPT TO Building Project HANDOVER

Our architectural services include design, preparation of construction documents, and construction administration. We provide a wide variety of services including feasibility studies, architectural programming and project management. We are specialists in obtaining planning permission and registered building consent in difficult or controversial cases.

Our services include:

  •  Brief  Development
  • Building contract administration
  • Design solutions
  • Planning applications
  • Building control drawings
  • Tender and construction packages
  • Site consultation
  • Urban Design & Master-Planning
  • Measurement Survey & Drawings

Specialists in obtaining planning and listed building consent in difficult and controversial cases.

Modus Architects offer a range of planning, urban design, masterplanning and architectural services. Each project is underpinned by a careful and sensitive approach combining sustainable technologies. The practice’s work is characterised by meticulous attention to the concept and details of every project, and a relentless focus on refining design ideas to arrive at a solution which is architecturally, socially, and intellectually coherent. Modus Architects is a versatile, innovative Isle of Man architectural practice with in depth working knowledge of many building types including commercial, office, residential, historic and registered buildings.


We have delivered numerous internal and external architectural refurbishment projects ranging in size from small home renovations to major building schemes, including work on historic and registered buildings in the Isle of Man. We have extensive experience in planning applications, building regulation applications, negotiations and consultations and offer the full stages of the approved “RIBA Plan Of Work” for planning, design and project management services for residential, commercial, leisure, industrial and educational projects. 

We GUARANTEE  you successful results in your building project though creative thinking, research and careful consideration of the brief and context and a healthy respect for cost

Architectural Services Castletown by Isle of Man Architect Jeremy Humphries Director of Modus Architects

you can trust that the design expertise and experience of our Certified riba architects will GUARANTEE the success of your future isle of man residential or commercial BUILDING project

Our experience is in residential projects, commercial architecture and historical architecture. We offer an full service, starting at the conceptual stage. We help define a precise project brief, and ensure that the project remains feasible whilst pushing the boundaries. We have a fantastic approval rate in planning permission stages with the Isle of Man planning department, and we seamlessly move into building control drawings to ensure the project is delivered to the highest standards. All projects are managed by an RIBA architect.


Our services in project management and contract administration deal with the coordination necessary to manage the complex process of transforming a brief and design into a building. This includes leading the project team, monitoring the progress and quality of the whole design and construction team against the issues of budget, scheduling and quality control. We administer the building contract through the procurement, construction, handover and conclusion of the construction process.


building regulations approval for the isle of man, architectural project planning, design and documentation

Professional architectural services can provide vital assistance through all stages of a refurbishment project, as well contributing to the long term maintenance and management of your properties, by providing: 


  • Feasibility studies and masterplanning to optimize space and resource utilisation;
  • Design of pleasant, safe and uplifting environments for tenants, employees and the public;
  • Specifications focusing on value for money, energy efficiency and long term maintenance;
  • Coordination of the design team and external consultants;
  • Management of the project programme, costs and quality from inception to handover;

We have a wealth of experience in many different types of building project, from new schemes for both the Private and Government sectors, conversion and extensions to both residential and commercial premises, working within Conservation Areas and on Listed Buildings. Offering a high level of personal service through all stages, from initial discussions through the design process and on to completion. 

Douglas Architectural Services provided by Architect Jeremy Humphries RIBA of Modus Architects