The most crucial factor which makes us stand out is our people – each of them experts.
At Studio J, we’ve worked on a diverse portfolio of more than 650 architectural projects, over a period of almost 15 years.
Those projects have ranged from the tiny – such as retrospective planning permission for a fence – to high-end luxury homes with seven bedrooms and multi-million pound budgets. They’ve included, large prestige properties, rural barn conversions, listed buildings, suburban properties and everything in between.
Our managing director James Butterworth has more than 25 years of experience under his belt alone.
We’re also a chartered practice with the Royal Institute of British Architects and our architects are Architects Registration Board registered.
So you can be sure that no matter the challenges of your project, we can come up with a solution.
When you call Leeds architects Studio J, it’s often James who answers the phone.
Unlike some architectural practices, you’ll get straight through to the people who will design your residential extension, barn conversion or new build.
Our team of just three knows every element of all our projects, so your work won’t be put on hold for holidays.
We work collaboratively to challenge, shape and refine each design until it is just right.
Often a new client will call with a particular deadline in mind, perhaps the birth of a new baby or the date that their preferred builder is available.
Our flexible approach means we can manage workloads and get started on urgent projects right away when required.
Some architects design to their own tastes or style above all else.
But at the heart of everything we do is what the client actually needs from their home, and how that might adapt over five, ten or 25 years.
We take the time to fully understand your requirements before a single line of the design is drawn.
James and his team are very dedicated and experts in innovation and beautiful architectural designs.
Everything gets done as agreed and on time.
As you can see from the testimonials above and below, we’ve had some glowing reviews from satisfied clients.
We also designed a two-storey house extension for Afroze Abbas.
He said: “It was clear from the outset that James was friendly, professional and reliable.
“His communication throughout was excellent.
“He was always happy to answer the numerous queries I had through the project and give good, practical advice when asked.
“He was happy to tweak designs and plans as we went along, even during the build!”
More recently, we created a kitchen extension and interior renovation for Tania Taveres-Pinto.
She said: “We gained a wonderful new space that fits our lifestyle.
“James was attentive and friendly, always checking in with us to make sure we were happy with the progress of things.
“And with Studio J, we felt a lot more secure in going ahead with renovations.
“Our vision for the home came to life with a straightforward management approach, excellent time keeping, and a really friendly service.”
We’ve been very pleased with the personable service received from James and his team at Studio J Architects so far.
Of the four architects I called, his team were always the friendliest, picking up the phone and their portfolio looked to our style.
Naturally, one of the first questions people have about their architectural projects is how much it will cost.
At Studio J, we don’t offer cut-and-paste package deals.
Just as all of our designs are bespoke, so are their prices.
Usually we can provide an initial guide quote and then, after consultation, follow up with a detailed fee letter showing the breakdown of services, costs and payment deadlines.
This means no hidden costs for you, and no awkward conversations for us.