Established in 2010 by Jeremy Poulter, Poulter Architects is an RIBA Chartered practice based in Stockport.
We are experts in the design of housing, individual houses, commercial and industrial projects, both new build and refurbishment. We also have expertise in the design of Passive House projects.
We believe architecture and the built environment shapes the lives of it's users. Good architecture goes beyond just meeting functional needs and offers its' users experiences of the environment that not only surprise and delight, but are also rooted in their place. Buildings also have a responsibility not to contribute any significant harm upon the environment, whether that be it terms of their emissions or their impact on neighbouring buildings and external spaces.
The design process is an exploratory exercise. We put a great deal of effort into understanding not only our clients and users needs, but also the opportunities offered by the site and surrounding context, the potential environmental and construction strategies. We champion a collaborative design process and welcome working with others, not only clients and communities, but also engineers, environmental designers, manufacturers and builders. It is only by going through this collaborative process that an architectural solution can be found that goes beyond everyones expectations
We are an early adopter of Building Information Modelling (BIM) Jeremy Poulter has contributed a case study to a book called " BIM in small practices" charting how BIM was used with great effect from inception to completion of in an individual house in Knutsford, Cheshire. The use of BIM has not only meant the practice has been able to more quickly explore design options but also become efficient in its use of time and resources, particularly during the working drawing stage.
We offer the full range of architectural services from inception to completion, which includes acting as Principal Designer under the CDM regulations. We are also Urban Designers and produce housing led masterplans for both regeneration and new build projects.
From our Stockport base we are able to oversee projects across the North West, Midlands, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire. We also have an office near Petersfield serving the Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire areas.