About A-BCF Architects

Our studio is featured by a particular attention to details. We believe that it is details that shows the quality of architecture.

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Our name reflects the teamwork that lies at the heart of our practice, as well as representing our passionate commitment to design excellence for our clients while achieving maximum value for money.Good design and good planning are essential for the success of any project and these elements, combined with achieving a true sense of place, have contributed to winning numerous awards over the years, including three at the 2011 Jersey Design Awards.

We are fully committed to sustainable development, a philosophy that means every project is considered from a perspective of reducing Jersey’s carbon footprint while cutting running costs for our clients.

Through our work with public housing and education projects, we have experience of consultation with clients, users, statutory bodies and the public. We know that good consultation is essential to understanding a brief and focusing the direction of the project on fundamental issues.

Our most recent coup has been winning work in England, mostly in London where our approach is finding favour with the local planners.

Between us we have over sixty years of qualified and professional service and every aspect of our design process is driven by the desire to achieve optimum results for our clients, for the end-users and to produce not just award winning architecture, but buildings that the public can admire and enjoy.

the team

Leadership

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Harris collie

Architect/Director

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Jeremy Barnes

Architect/Director

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Dale Fischer

Architectural Technologist/Director

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Shelley d’Anna

Practice Administrator

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Senior Architectural Technologist 

 

Awards

 2017 Jersey Design Award ”Best Small Scale Refurbishment or Extension Category” – Artist Studio

2015 Loo of the Year Award – Conway Street

2013 Jersey Design Award “Winner” Best Large-Sale Refurbishment or Remodelling – La Vau Tocque

2011 Jersey Design Award “Winner”Best Small-Scale Refurbishment or Remodelling – Gorey Methodist Chapel

2011 Jersey Design Award “Highly Commended” Best Refurbishment of a Historic Building – Gorey Methodist Chapel

2011 Jersey Design Awards 2011 “Highly Commended” Best Small-Scale Refurbishment or Remodelling – The Mill Farm

2008 Jersey Design Awards “Commended” Best Small Scale Refurbishment or Remodelling – Petit Ménage Stables

2004 Jersey Design Awards “Commended” New Small Building or Building Extension Category – Le Coin

2002 Jersey Design Awards “Highly Commended” New Small Building or Building Extension Category – La Hougue Cottage

2002 Jersey Design Awards “Highly Commended” Best Large Scale Development Category- Belle Vue Housing Project

2001 Civic Trust Award – This Commendation is given for a valuable contribution to the quality and appearance of the environment.

2000 RIBA Awards – Haute Vallée School

Competitions

Winner, New Build States Offices for the housing Department £6.5M Design and Build Competition with Camerons, Completed 2001

2000

Winner, New States Offices, Morier House £4.5 m

Design and Build competition with Stansells Contractors, undertaken as GQBC

Completed 1997

2000

Winner

Les Quennevais Housing

90 units of housing for the Jersey Homes Trust, undertaken as GQBC, Completed 2000

1996

Second Place

Leisure pool for Waterfront Enterprise Board in association with Sargent & Potriadies

1994

Winners

Haute Vallée School, Education Department in association with architecture plb

Completed 1998

1992