new build architecture

5 must-have architectural features for every new build home

With years of experience designing new builds that are not only visually stunning but highly effective for modern living, our residential architects reveal the top 5 architectural features any new build home should have.

Covid-19 - Time to work from home...

DJA team meeting - managing to keep the team spirit and look out for one another remotely.  This morning’s team meeting was the first of many virtual gatherings...

Another planning permission for DJA apartments

Another planning permission granted for a DJA apartments.  This traditional style block of 5 apartments is located on a heavily treed and sloping site...

DJA in cover page feature

Latest issue of Construction View Magazine, featuring DJA as the cover story...

Recent planning approval for large apartment scheme

Recently approved - this large apartment scheme is located in Poole, Dorset, and comprises 99 apartments with under-croft car parking...

Recent planning approval for apartment block

Recent planning approval for 20 apartments on a challenging, steeply sloping site with tree constraints...

Friday's South African office lunch

South African lunch on Friday with yummy boerewors sausage...

10 years of David James Architects!

2020 has started at full speed for DJA, with an expanding project list and a number of important landmark designs in the pipeline...

Site visit to retirement scheme in Dorking, Surrey

Recent photo taken by Alex, one of our Architects, on a site visit to Dorking, Surrey. We are working closely with Hackwood Homes on behalf of PegasusLife UK on this retirement scheme...

DJA design featured in international architecture publication

Thrilled to see DJA design La Serena featured in this stunning book by Images Publishing. 'Building Character - Transforming Old Homes for Modern Living' features old houses...

Stunning clifftop home by DJA

2019 was another extremely busy and productive year for DJA. This stunning house, located on a clifftop over-looking the sea, was completed just before Christmas...

Merry Christmas from DJA!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, from all the team at DJA! 🎄

Proud to support our local food bank this Christmas

This Christmas, instead of spending on gifts for our clients and partners, we have decided to support our local food bank...

Christmas coffee break courtesy of MC Plan & Site Services

Thank you MC Plan & Site Services Ltd for the mobile Barista - the team thoroughly enjoyed the mince pie and coffee break yesterday...

DJA's new eco car has a name!

Thank you Ben Arnold at Pennyfarthing Homes Ltd. for the great name suggestion, Arch-e, for our new car...

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We have an established client base within the South of England, including national and local developers, local housing authorities, and private clients. Reassuringly, we have very strong links with the local authorities, and have considerable experience in negotiating planning applications, including deputations to planning committees and assisting in appeals.

Contact details

Address: 5 Wolterton Road, Branksome, Poole, BH12 1LR, United Kingdom

Telephone:+44 01202 755633
Email: office@davidjamesarchitects.co.uk