We think differently

We believe that we experience life in 5 ways;
how we work, play, live, learn and our health and well being

Our work and the buildings that we produce influence and enhance our life experiences these areas

LIVE | our homes and family life
WORK | places where we work
PLAY | where and we spend our down time and how we experience life
HEALTH | places for wellbeing and healthcare
LEARN | where we learn

we think differently

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our homes and family life

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where and we spend our down time and how we expereince life

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where we learn

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places where we work

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places for wellbeing and healthcare

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accreditation

We are proud of what we have achieved

and the standards we maintain

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our story so far

It’s been a great journey since 1994 and we have loved every minute of it

Here are our highlights

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1994

LMA is born!

Euan Lawrence and Stuart McPherson decide to join forces and form a Practice.

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1995

Our First Project

Feasibility study for Shawfarm Industrial Estate at Prestwick airport

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1995

First Premier Inn

Our long term relationship with Whitbread starts with South Queensferry Premier Inn

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1996

Our First Proper Home

Former coach house in Ayr becomes our first home

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1999

New architect

A fresh faced young architect joins the practice

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2003

Larger Offices

to accomodate our growing business we convert the Salvation Army Citadel in Ayr to our new offices

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2004

10th Anniversary

Happy Birthday to us!

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2006

2 become 3

Steve McGhee joins Euan and Stuart as a partner

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2006

New Branch Office

The Practice expands into the east coast opening an office in Musselburgh

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2009

North Ayrshire Community Hospital

Design work starts on the £50m Acute Mental Heath Hospital in Irvine which is our largest project to date.

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2010

LMA are Quality Assured

LMA attains ISO 9001

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2011

Stuart Retires

Stuart decides to hang up his set square and cycle off to France

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2011

Environmental Standard

LMA attains ISO 14001

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2013

Euan Retires

Euan decides that no more planning statements will be written.

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2014

Flagship Hotel

Premier Inn's Flagship Glasgow hotel opens in time for the Commonwealth Games

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2015

Urban Realm top 100

LMA make the Urban Realm top 100 Architects in Scotland for the first time

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2015

21st Birthday Celebrations

We celebrate 21years in business and look forward to the next 21.

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2016

Business Excellence

Business Excellence Awards Finalists

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2016

Expansion

LMA incorporate Thomson McCrea Architects

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2016

Urban Realm top 100

LMA ranked 61st the Urban Realm top 100 Architects in Scotland

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2016

Rebrand

A fresh new image and subtle name change to what our clients have been calling us for years.

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2017

Urban Realm Top 100

LMA ranked 50th in the Urban Realm top 100 Architects in Scotland

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2017

Business Excellence

Business Excellence Awards Winners

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2017

Investors in People Finalists

Finalists in the Silver 2-50 employee category

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2017

ACOC Business Awards Finalists

Winner of Ayrshires Best Business Award (11-50 employees)

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Our journey continues......

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