Business Description

Our award-winning team includes an RIBA Chartered Architect and a Conservation Accredited Architect (AABC). Our team is creative, highly-skilled and has a passion for sustainable design. We are based at Cruwys Morchard Studio in Tiverton, Devon, and have a central Exeter meeting space, but work across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and beyond.

We have a wealth of experience in the conservation, refurbishment and renovation of Listed Buildings and the sustainable design of extensions and new builds. We have also worked extensively in conservation areas and are experts in negotiating and justifying planning proposals.

We offer every prospective client a free consultation in which you can meet the team, discuss your project ideas and get a feel for whether working with us is the right choice for you.

To arrange your free consultation please contact Luke McAdam, our Practice Principal and Director, via 01392 459777 or

We look forward to meeting you.

Northcote Lane

EX16 8PH
United Kingdom
Millwater - Converted Farmhouse

hmad|architects provided a full architectural service in the creation of this luxurious family home from the combination and extension of two existing farmhouses.

The brief included the refurbishment of interiors, the design of a new entrance and the creation of a new kitchen-diner extension in keeping with the character of the existing property. Our design seamlessly connected this new space to the original property with a frameless glass link and to the gardens with large sliding doors.

St Peter's Church

hmad|architects created a contemporary and vibrant sacred space for St Peter’s Church, Plymouth, in this project which involved the extensive reordering and internal renovations of the Grade II listed church.

Our role included extensive community and stakeholder consultation, assisting with Heritage and Lottery Funding applications and obtaining faculty approval from the Diocesan Advisory Committee.

The project completely refurbished the building, allowing full accessibility and included new sanitary facilities, heating and lighting. Our design utilised symbolic elements such as moving water to enhance transitions between the sacred and the secular. The worship area is encircled by a continuous shallow channel of water flowing into a cruciform full-immersion baptismal which marks the threshold.

Bramley - Low Energy Bungalow

hmad|architects created a striking design which spectacularly transformed this property into a beautiful energy-efficient family home. Our design features a stunning double height flexible living space with a bespoke glass and timber staircase to the new first-floor office and bedrooms, in addition to contemporary high-performance aluminium glazing and sliding doors which allow a seamless transition to the gardens.

We incorporated several renewable energy technologies into the design in order to reduce the carbon footprint of the home and reduce the client’s energy bills. These included: solar thermal; an air source heat pump; whole house mechanical ventilation with heat recovery and a log burner.

“The continued support of hmad|architects led us through a difficult planning application process. The design evolved as we considered their impressive modelled images. The attention to detail has been excellent.”

Private Residential Client.

Luke McAdam
Practice Director and Architect
01392 459777
Matt Rayner
01392 459777
Marianna Fotopoulou
01392 459777