The Studio

Award-winning Ballymena architects, Slemish Design Studio are located between Ballymena and Broughshane in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

Founded in 2012 by Steven Bell and Joe Magill, we are a young and vibrant architect studio, providing a passion for innovative and quality design, as part of our personal and attentive customer service.

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Client centered approach

At the centre of our ethos is our client. They are crucial to the development of the brief, understanding the scheme and delivering the project.

We pride ourselves in our communication, professional approach and easygoing nature with our clients, to help make your project as easy as possible.

What we do is simple…

We are architects & planning consultancy and what we do is provide Architect and Planning consultancy services, along with and including project management to public and private sectors.

Some of the many sectors we cover all over Northern Ireland are community, commercial, tourism, industrial along with residential projects including housing developments, private dwellings and extensions.

We provide a full range of Architect and Planning consultancy services covering all over Northern Ireland in accordance with the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013 . The RIBA Plan of Work details the main stages in the design and development of a building and the role of the Architect in this process.

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Architects Ballymena

Joe Magill RIBA, ARB, RSUA

Joe has been a Chartered Architect since 1998, and over many years experience gained in the UK, Europe and Asia across a wide spectrum of architectural projects.

His career to date has included projects in high rise apartments, office development, primary and secondary education, residential, conservation and healthcare.

Joseph has also a special interest in the energy performance of all his projects through energy conservation and selection of appropriate materials and construction methods.

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Steven Bell

Steven is as an architectural designer with many years of experience in residential and commercial sectors. Over his time working for some of Northern Ireland’s most respected architectural practices. Steven has overseen a vast amount of work on both large and small residential schemes as well as quite a number of bespoke singular house designs.

His love of contemporary architecture moulded with the traditional, sustainability and functionality, convey themselves throughout his designs informed by his technical background.

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