About the practice

We offer elegant, imaginative and practical design solutions and a high-quality service for residential and commercial buildings. Projects range from modest remodelling of properties, new extensions, through to new build houses, flats and commercial buildings. We respond to the client’s brief and budget to create cost-effective quality buildings whilst adding design value. 

We operate two offices, one in Bournemouth and the other in Gillingham, North Dorset.  This allows us to serve client’s projects across the south as well as in Somerset and Wiltshire.


We provide architects services for new build houses, extensions, conversions & renovations.

We carry out these services from feasibility study sketches through to planning and building regulations submissions, construction information and contract administration. The fees are broken down into separate stages for each individual project, with an explanation of services provided for each stage.

Our services include

  • site and development appraisals
  • feasibility studies and concept design
  • detailed CAD drawing services
  • consultations with local authorities
  • planning applications
  • building Regulation applications
  • construction information
  • project planning and programming
  • contract administration
  • site inspections
  • party wall notices and awards


Chartered membership of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is recognised worldwide as a symbol of professional excellence. It represents the very highest standards in service and design.

Look Architecture has RIBA Chartered Practice status. To become a Chartered Practice, practices need to comply with strict criteria as part of an accreditation scheme that gives you, the client, a mark of quality. By choosing a RIBA Chartered Practice you can expect a high level of excellence in architectural design and service.

RIBA Plan of Work – Stages 1-7