You have big design ideas. But planning, time and budget constraints and even public opinion can complicate the process. Whether you are a homeowner going through your first building project or a developer with a portfolio of past projects, the right design team is critical to navigating the challenges and preserving your vision.
Regulations and increasing construction prices make building in the Isle of Man today more complex than ever. Our clients are looking high-quality design that is cost-effective to develop; all while delivering a project that suits their aspirations for the future. Whether you are aiming to new build, improve, adapt, replan and extend or overhaul with a complete remodel, having the right architectural partner can make all the difference.
From coffee table meetings to ongoing project management support, we work with clients to provide all the options and to determine the best possible approach for their building project. At the same time, our designers work closely with leading engineers and quantity surveyors to develop solutions that will enable us to achieve your vision effectively.
The clients we work with not only are eager to hire us for the skills, insight, creativity and leadership that we can bring to the design and construction process; they benefit from having experienced partners in their corner, capable of whatever it takes to help deliver their vision.
Modus Architects mission is to develop strong client partnerships through inspired design that is exciting to experience, and a joy to create. We work hard towards the desired outcome of our client's dreams and visions for their projects. We are methodical in helping clients see and explore the future in creative ways; within the constraints of budget, planning law and site.
Our architectural services include bespoke architectural design, interior design, preparation of construction documents, and construction administration. We provide a wide variety of services including feasibility studies, architectural programming and project management. We have an excellent track record and lots of experience in obtaining planning permission and registered building consent, especially in controversial cases.
While we love the possibility of constructing a home from scratch, we are just as excited by the challenges of improving or transforming an existing building, modern or traditional. We are an experienced team of chartered architects and technologists who are experienced in traditional design for registered buildings but who are equally passionate about the latest technology and contemporary design.
We are a versatile, innovative architectural practice with an in-depth working knowledge of many building types including commercial, office, residential, historic and registered buildings. The practice has worked across a variety of sectors on projects of widely differing scales, from master planning to exhibition design and from corporate headquarters to furniture design.
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. We offer a high level of personal service through all stages, from initial discussions through the design process and on to completion.
We aim to deliver award-winning contemporary designs of the highest quality within budget. Thorough technical knowledge and experience mean our design solutions are practical, economical and exciting. Whether it is leading a team of consultants for a feasibility study, exploring design ideas, or delivering a high quality finished product, Modus Architects has the skills to ensure your project is a success.
We are the Isle of Man´s leading specialists in the adaptive reuse and reinvention of existing buildings for new uses. We have developed a strong portfolio of projects where we have given new life to old buildings by transforming the use, the performance and the interiors. Our approach is to respect the existing and try to bring in an element of individuality with any intervention. We seek out the best ways to respect a building’s original design before making alterations and additions. We aim to honour a building’s past while supporting the present and innovating for the future.
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 underpin each project by a careful and sensitive approach combining sustainable technologies, applying meticulous attention to the concept and details of every project. We 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 an in-depth working knowledge of many building types including commercial, office, residential, historic and registered buildings.
Our experience is in residential projects, commercial architecture and historical architecture. We offer a full service, starting at the conceptual stage. We help define a precise project brief and ensure that the project remains feasible while pushing the boundaries.
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. Services include 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.
Professional architectural services can provide vital assistance through all stages of a refurbishment project, as well as contributing to the long term maintenance and management of your properties, by providing: