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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accreditations

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

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

1999

New architect

A fresh faced young architect joins the practice

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2002

IIP

First IIP Accreditation

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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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

2017

Investors in People Finalists

Finalists in the Silver 2-50 employee category

2017

ACOC Business Awards Finalists

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

2017

10th place IIP World Ranking

Ranked 10th in World in the Silver Employer of the Year (2-49) category of the IIP Awards

2018

New Glasgow Office

LMA opens a Glasgow office

2018

Living Wage Employer

LMA becomes an accredited Living Wage Employer

2019

IIP GOLD

LMA Achieve IIP Gold Accreditation

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Our journey continues......

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