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noma architects is in Sea Mills, Bristol.

1 month 2 weeks ago

Photographs of a recently completed garden studio in Sea Mills to replace the concrete garage. The project harnesses natural daylighting and our client was keen

noma architects is in Westbury-on-Trym.

2 months 1 day ago

Photographs on site from the extended and refurbished bedrooms at Westbury Gardens and the new bridge link at Westbury Care Home. The bay windows and

noma architects is in England.

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We had a great time on the Haunted and Hidden Bristol Walking Tour last week for our staff social. Our host John was full of

noma architects is with Industville and 3 others.

2 months 2 days ago

After posting the throwback images from Sycamore last week we thought it would be nice to have another grid showing the refurbishments that have just

noma architects is with Steve Davis.

2 months 1 week ago

Completion of refurbishments at Sycamore Lodge for Shaw healthcare recently got us looking in the archives at photos from when we originally completed construction of

noma architects is in England.

2 months 1 week ago

Enjoying this shot of the decorative installed at Cherry Lane. #nomaarchitects #architecture #residential #completedproject

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2 months 2 weeks ago

Progress on site at Norton Hill School where extension and refurbishment works to improve the facilities of the Technology block continue. We also really enjoyed

noma architects is in Redcliffe, Bristol.

2 months 3 weeks ago

We got together to celebrate Photo Night, an annual staff tradition of sharing interesting photographs that we've taken over the past year. Paused during covid,

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2 months 3 weeks ago

Fantastic to be at the grand opening of Sycamore Lodge following internal refurbishments. A pleasure to work on the scheme and celebrate with everyone. Congratulations

Staff Christmas Party

15 December 2023

We’ve been out celebrating 2023 and are looking forward to kicking off 2024!

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Alice enrols on Part 3 course

1 November 2023

Alice has enrolled on the Professional Practice, Knowledge, Skills and Management in Architecture course at UWE to fully qualify as an Architect with her Part 3.

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Conservation Course

4 October 2023

John and Tatiana have been expanding their specialist conservation knowledge and skills as part of the RIBA Conservation course.

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Axe Throwing

26 September 2023

We had a great staff social at axe throwing! After scheduling this in before the first lockdown, we finally tested our skills and had a great evening together.

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Mini Golf

6 July 2023

We enjoyed a fun evening at mini golf together.

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Care and Support South West Awards

8 October 2022

We celebrated with the nominees and supported Steve in awarding Best Chef at the Care and Support West awards at Ashton Gate.

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Staff outing to Bath…

7 October 2022

Noma in Bath
Staff outing to Bath — we had a lovely day out together visiting some new developments and classic buildings in UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath.

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RIBA Architecture and Culture event at Bristol Beacon

15 September 2022


RIBA Architecture and Culture event at Bristol Beacon. Director Katharine has been organising talks with RIBA SW for a number of years, which have grown in popularity. A quick trip to Paris and Athens the weekend before prepared her for the event!

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We’ve been shortlisted for Architectural Practice of the Year!

10 August 2022

We’ve been shortlisted for Architectural Practice of the Year!

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NOMA Architects and Quentin Alder Architects join forces

14 July 2022

NOMA Architects and Quentin Alder Architects join forces. We’re delighted that NOMA will be securing the future of Quentin Alder Architects and maintaining the quality of design for which the practice is known.

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Celebrating the holiday season with each other near the waterside by our office

9 December 2021


We had a wonderful time celebrating the holiday season with each other near the waterside by our office. There was a lovely fire which kept us warm and cosy.

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Design expo in Dubai

9 November 2021


Design expo in Dubai. Directors Paul and Steve came back inspired by the worldwide expo they visited in Dubai.

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Tom Qualifies as an Architect

11 January 2021

Tom fully qualified as an Architect after successfully passing his final interview.

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Celebrating 35 years of NOMA

31 December 2020

It’s our 35 birthday!

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Online Christmas party

18 December 2020

Our Christmas Party went online in 2020 as we continue to work from home, but we still had a lot of fun together.

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To celebrate our 35 years, NOMA make some videos ‘Lights. Camera. Action!’

7 May 2020


To celebrate our 35 years, NOMA make some videos ‘Lights. Camera. Action!’ Check out one of our videos

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Working from home

1 May 2020

We are adjusting to working from home! We’re in communication regularly and continue providing our services. We hope our clients and colleagues are staying well in Lockdown.

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Staff Christmas Party

13 December 2019

We celebrated the end of another year with a black tie Christmas party aboard the Marco Polo where it was docked at Avonmouth

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Staff on Tour

20 September 2019

We visited Hauser and Wirth gallery in Bruton and Bombay Sapphire distillery at Laverstoke Mill to taste some gin on our summer trip and enjoyed the architecture and glorious sunshine.

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Kat becomes Director

6 August 2019

Kat joined Steve, Paul and Robert as Director. She has a breadth of experience in the residential and master planning sectors which has given her a dynamic and inventive approach to problem solving.

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Staff trip to Glasgow

25 July 2018

We took a day off as an office to enjoy the sites of Glasgow.

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Hard hat tour of suspension bridge

14 September 2017

Steve, Kat and Francis enjoyed a guided tour of the recently discovered vaults below the support towers of Clifton Suspension Bridge.

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Trip to Cardiff

11 August 2017

We visited Cadogan House which was completing on site and enjoyed lunch and a tour around the city, taking in the architecture around the Bay.

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Award Winning Bake Off

25 September 2016

A colourful array of cakes were decorated as a Bristolian Street for the Architecture Centre’s competition.

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Birmingham Office Trip

19 June 2016

This year the staff trip took us to Birmingham. It was rainy but that didn’t stop us enjoying ourselves!

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30th Birthday Celebrations

11 September 2015

We threw a party to celebrate our 30th Birthday on board the historic John Sebastian Lightship. Everyone enjoyed Robert and Steve’s speeches!

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Staff trip to Stonehenge

5 September 2014

In 2014 our summer trip took us to Stonehenge visitor’s centre.

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Office Trip to the South West

21 September 2012

Andrew enjoying the view when we took a tour of local sites in the south west, including Glastonbury Tor

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Paul becomes Director

16 May 2012

Paul joined Robert and Steve as practice Director

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RIBA Sandcastle Competition

3 September 2011

Rachel, Liz and Steve enjoy a fun day out on the beach at Weston-Super-Mare recreating the New York skyline to win the Architecture competition category.

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NOMA Rebrand

7 August 2007

We hosted a party to celebrate the rebranding of Narracott Oxford Mills Architects as NOMA Architects on site at the Cathedral School which was nearing completion

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Paul joins the practice

7 November 2005

Paul qualified from the University of Liverpool in 1990. He worked for practices in Bristol and London, working primarily in the field of housing, before returning to Bristol in 2005.

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Steve joins the practice as Director

4 February 2001

Steve trained at Plymouth Polytechnic and qualified as an architect in 1989. He specialises in designing care facilities, as well as developing his interest in conservation and ecclesiastical architecture.

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