Architecture is our core discipline. We aim to create buildings of distinction that will stand the test of time.


High View School Plymouth

We ensure a rigorous level of quality right down to the finest details and we strive to use materials with low energy solutions that are both environmentally friendly and cost effective. The areas of architecture which we specialise in are:

  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Heritage
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Hotels & Leisure
  • Industrial
  • Interiors
  • Mixed use, and
  • Residential.
Hellermanntyton Plymouth

From initial feasibility studies, through to occupation of buildings, ADG are able to offer a turnkey service, taking full responsibility for the coordination, management and motivation of all designers and contractors involved in any scheme.

Direct involvement helps to reinforce the coherence of all architectural, design management elements within a building project.

Atass Sports Exeter

The Architects Design Group are regular winners of design awards but, more importantly, we believe in the power of good design to improve peoples lives, in their homes, schools, hospitals and places of work.

At ADG we are very proud of our awards as they portray excellent design, innovation, community engagement and sustainability. These include the Abercrombie Design Awards and the RIBA Countryside Design Award, along with the CPRA Award and FX Interiors Award.


Godolphin Arms Marazion Cornwall

ADG has a long history of securing significant planning permission. We have a detailed knowledge of Planning Policy and a good relationship with local Planning Departments and key officers, which ensures our applications are well received.

Hellermanntyton Plymouth

Our good reputation with the Local Authority and with local Council Members is a significant factor leading to a high success rate. On more complex developments we also work with both local and national specialist planning consultants.

Old Newnham Farm Plympton Plymouth

Our senior staff receive regular updates and attend seminars to ensure that we keep abreast of the changing politics and policy surrounding the planning system.