Artform Architects is an award-winning Manchester based practice that provides a high quality, personalised service for a variety of building types. We are inspired by how good design can fundamentally improve the way people live and work, whether on a domestic scale or with larger commercial projects. Established by Jason and Simon in 2014, Artform is an emerging practice with a growing reputation for providing creative and bespoke solutions to challenging client briefs, offering a full range of architectural services from concept design to completion.

BArch (Hons) BArch (Hons) DIPPM ARB RIBA
Jason has previously worked for internationally renowned practice Terry Farrell and Partners in London and spent eight years at Chapman Taylor in Manchester. He has worked on a wide variety of high-end projects in several sectors, obtaining a vast array of experience dealing with front end design and on-site construction.

Simon spent eight years at award-winning O’Connell East Architects in Manchester. He holds a Masters in Architectural Management and Practice and has worked on a wide range of residential, educational and student housing projects with experience of all RIBA Stages of work.

2023 – Awarded Best Community Project (Unbuilt) (MSA Manchester Society of Architects Awards)
2021 – Awarded Best Multiple Residential Project (Unbuilt) (MSA Manchester Society of Architects Awards)
2021 – Awarded Manchester’s Most Innovative Residential Practice (LUXLife 2021 Leading designers Awards)
2020 – Longlisted in RIBA Home of 2030 Competition
2019 – Awarded Best Residential Architecture Practice in North West (SME UK Enterprise Awards)
2019 – Awarded for Excellence in Residential Architecture, NW (LiveWire Global Awards)
2019 – Awarded Best Contemporary Residential Architecture Practice in G. Manc. (BUILD Architecture Awards)
2018 – Two projects shortlisted for North West LABC Building Excellence Awards
2018 – Awarded Best Building Designer for UK (Architectural Innovation Awards)
2018 – Awarded Best Custom Home Design Company, England (BUILD Magazine)
2017 – Named in BUILD Magazine’s Architecture Top 50 list
2016 – Awarded Best Contemporary Private Residential Architect (BUILD Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Awards)
2016 – Awarded Construction Firm of the Year UK (Finance Monthly’s Global Awards)
2016 – Shortlisted in RIBA / Taylor Wimpey Project 2020 future housing competition
2015 – Shortlisted in the Barratts / AJ Home of the Future competition 2015
2014 – Runners up in the Sunday Times British Homes Awards Eco House Competition PUBLICATIONS
28.04.22 – Architects’ Journal, Moss Lane Townhouses feauture
12.02.21 – Architects’ Journal, RetroFirst Stories: Bridge House Farm feauture
19.07.21 – Architects’ Journal, OPEN Energy Centre project feature
18.06.21 – PLACE North West, OPEN Energy Centre project feature
16.01.20 – Architects’ Journal, RetroFirst Stories: Oak Villa feature
23.09.19 – Architects’ Journal, English Martyrs project featured
15.05.19 – Architects’ Journal, Missing House project featured
19.03.19 – Rethinking The Future, Naust Haus feature
28.08.18 – Architects’ Journal, Mushroom Farm project featured
24.01.18 – Architects’ Journal Buildings Library, Bollin Drive project
28.09.16 – BUILD Magazine Architecture Awards supplement
18.02.16 – Architects’ Journal, RIBA/Taylor Wimpey Project 2020 article (Shortlisted)
18.02.16 – Architects’ Journal, Nutbank Lane project feature
23.10.15 – Architects’ Journal, Barratts Home of the Future (Shortlisted)
31.07.14 – City Life Magazine, Naust Haus feature
28.07.14 – The Sunday Times, British Homes Awards Ecohaus Competition 2014 (Runners Up)
04.07.14 – Architects’ Journal, New Practice Feature
27.06.14 – Architects’ Journal, British Homes Awards Ecohaus Competition 2014 (Runners Up)