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Drumroll please.... NOMA are delighted to announce that this year we have united with Quentin Alder Architects (QAA)! Founded in 1984, QAA specialises in conservation,

noma architects is in Stapleton, Bristol, United Kingdom.

2 days 3 hours ago

Delighted to gain approval for a detached 28 bedroom care home, set in the grounds of the existing Grade II Listed care home property in

noma architects is at Imperial Park.

2 days 5 hours ago

#Update from site as work continues on the new care home at Imperial Park in Bristol where the second floor slabs are going down and

noma architects is in Salisbury, Wiltshire.

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We are working on a number of schemes with Hartford Care, including Ashley Grange in Salisbury. We have submitted a pre-application to provide a new

noma architects is at Ashton Gate.

1 month 1 week ago

The team were out in force to celebrate with the nominees and support Steve in awarding Best Chef at the Care and Support West awards

noma architects is in Bath, United Kingdom.

1 month 2 weeks ago

Friday afternoon was a great opportunity to meet up in person as an office and we enjoyed a walking tour around the sights of Bath,

noma architects is in Midland Road.

3 months 1 day ago

We visited our site at Midland Road as things were finalising on site ready for completion of the 32 affordable homes. Really great to see

noma architects is at Hartcliffe Bristol Bs13.

3 months 4 weeks ago

#Update from site as work at Imperial Park continues on site of the new 80 bed care home. #nomaarchitects #architecture #construction #onsite #laterliving #realgroup #northstarprojects

noma architects

4 months 2 days ago

Great to see the Commercial/Industrial units we worked on in Armstrong Business Park in Yate, Bristol completed. #nomaarchitects #architecture #commercial #industrial #Bristol

noma architects

4 months 1 week ago

Delighted to see the completed funeral home premises for HG Harris in Staple Hill, Bristol in the sun. We designed and oversaw construction of this

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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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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NOMA Architects and Quentin Alder Architects join forces

14 July 2021

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 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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