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

Whether you are looking for tradition or innovation, Modus Architects can lift your project out of the ordinary

Modus Architects is a full-service architectural design firm in the Isle of Man, providing comprehensive design, architecture, and consulting services to support all markets, building typologies, and project types. Clients in the Isle of Man partner with us to design healthy, beautiful places in which to live, work and play. We’re passionate about  design, and how it can impact our lives through sustainability, well-being, diversity and inclusion, and mobility.

We offer a full range of architectural services for all project types AND AIM TO achieve  customer satisfaction in all areas including timeliness AND attention to detail

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

mODUS aRCHITECTS has been a leading PROVIDER OF ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES in the Isle of Man for over 9 years,  OUR DESIGNERS havE been in the CONSTRUCTION industry for over 25 years and we pride ourselves on OFFERING YOU HIGH LEVELS OF PROFESSIONALISM,  INTEGRITY AND CREATIVITY

THROUGH INNOVATION, FORESIGHT AND INTEGRITY, mODUS aRCHITECTS will maximise your projects potential and do it with imagination and style

We aim to deliver award-winning contemporary designs of the highest quality within budget. A thorough technical knowledge and experience means our design solutions are practical, economic 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.

Srathallan Horse Tram Depot Douglas designed and project managed by Modus Architects

Modus Architects is the Isle of Man´s leading specialist in contextually responsive design, the refurbishment and adaptive reuse of heritage places

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 always 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. Our aim is to honor a building’s past while supporting the present and innovating for the future.

We approach each project though a combination of creative thinking, research and careful consideration of the brief and context and a healthy respect for cost

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. 

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

The creative design expertise and 25 plus years building industry experience  of Modus Architects chartered architects and TECHNICIANS will guarantee the success of your 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.


Modus Architects offer a full range of PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURAL services, bespoke design, building regulations approval, architectural project planning, Architectural 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