Fiona Joins the Board of Trustees for Heart of the City

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

It was a real privilege when Fiona was asked to join the Board of Trustees for Heart of the City in February. Heart of the City is a charity that supports small […]

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Planning Approval at Queen’s Park Court

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

We are pleased to announce that we have got planning approval for a proposal that provides 23 new homes for social rent by Westminster City Council. One of a series of infill […]

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Enabling Works Start at Crosfields School

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

Enabling works have started on site for a new senior school building at Crosfields School, a co-educational independent day school in Reading. Our design was chosen through an invited competition and, as […]

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DMA Sponsors PLACED Academy in Liverpool

Monday, July 13th, 2020

We are very pleased to have become an official sponsor of PLACED Academy, an exciting programme providing year-long support to young people starting their careers in the built environment. PLACED is a […]

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Work Experience at DMA’s New Virtual Design Academy

Sunday, July 12th, 2020

At this time of year at DMA, there is usually a steady stream of young people coming into our studio to take part in our work experience programme. In normal circumstances, we […]

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BIM4Housing – Solving Live and Pressing Problems Together

Friday, July 10th, 2020

DMA’s Andrew de Silva is one of the founders of BIM4Housing where he heads up the Design working group, one of six that have been set up. These are new cross-industry working […]

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Topping Out at Parsons North

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Last month, Westminster City Council celebrated the topping out of the Parsons North Development in Little Venice. This is a key milestone in the project and the project team, headed by contractor […]

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First Class for Rokas

Sunday, June 14th, 2020

Congratulations to Rokas who has just been awarded a First Class Honours Degree in his BSC in Architectural Technology. Rokas has been working as an Assistant BIM Technologist at DMA for the […]

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Future Property School with Landsec and Construction Youth Trust

Monday, March 16th, 2020

As part of our ongoing work with Landsec on social sustainability projects, DMA is taking part in a three-month initiative known as ‘Future Property School’, set up by Landsec in partnership with […]

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First Work Placement in Liverpool

Monday, March 16th, 2020

As part of our commitment to social value within our community, DMA is collaborating with PLACED in the North West to provide work placement opportunities to young people starting their careers in […]

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DMA Win Twice at BIM Show Live 2020!

Friday, February 28th, 2020

We are proud to announce that DMA won the BIM For Good Award at BIM Show Live Awards 2020 and David was given the BIM Special Recognition Award as well! At DMA, […]

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RIBA Mentoring@Westminster

Monday, February 24th, 2020

As part of our commitment to social value within our community, DMA is taking part in RIBA Mentoring@Westminster, an initiative set up by the RIBA that gives undergraduate architecture students an introduction […]

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King’s House School in Planning

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

Our proposal for King’s House School in Richmond has just been submitted for planning approval. Explore a ‘walk through’ created in-house by our DMA team here. The brief required a new specialist […]

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intu Lakeside Completes

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

Our second project for intu, involving the phased refurbishment of intu Lakeside in Essex, has recently completed. Part of a wider redevelopment plan to extend and improve the existing shopping centre, it […]

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DMA at BIM Show Live

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

BIM Show Live brings digital construction content to life and three of our team will be sharing DMA’s recent innovations. The two-day conference, with specialist technology-led content, four keynote speakers and 32 […]

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Re-working Specifications with NBS Chorus

Thursday, December 19th, 2019

DMA have been testing NBS Chorus over the last few months and we are now using it on residential and school projects across the practice. NBS Chorus is a new, cloud based […]

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Winner in the UK WorldSkills BIM Competition

Thursday, December 19th, 2019

We are proud to announce that our very own Viorel Milhailuc has won second place in the UK Worldskills BIM competition. Held over two days, the competitors were tested in a range […]

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A Day Out in Paris

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Last week, the office went on our annual Christmas jaunt to Paris! It happened to coincide with a day of transport strikes in Paris so we donned our best walking shoes and […]

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Shortlisted for The BIM Awards 2020

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

We are proud to be on the shortlist for The BIM Awards 2020, and especially proud that it’s in the ‘BIM for Good’ category, for our work supporting and encouraging young people […]

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Westminster Enterprise Week

Monday, November 25th, 2019

Last week we were pleased to host a group of Year 12 students from Westminster Academy as part of Westminster Enterprise Week. This is the second year that DMA have taken part […]

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The Wing Opens in London!

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

The first international outpost of The Wing, a women’s members club founded in New York in 2016 has opened. Housed in a grand 5-storey, Edwardian townhouse in Fitzrovia, it includes restaurant, tea parlour, […]

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DMA in the top 10 SMEs at GivX

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

DMA has been recognised for the second year running for our social value work at GivX 2019, an annual event that measures, benchmarks and celebrates UK businesses on their investment through volunteering […]

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Thursday, September 12th, 2019

We’re very proud of the good work that our team do, both in and out of the office, and a great example of this comes from Carmelia Paramasivan and Ben Bresloff, who […]

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Groundbreaking at Parsons North

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Last week, the Parsons North team celebrated the ground breaking of this mixed-use development with Osborne for Westminster City Council. It’s an exciting project that provides 60 new homes, landscaping and retail […]

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Nour Wins Masters Scholarship

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Congratulations to Nour Al Ahmad, who has been working as an architectural assistant at DMA for the last year and has just won a prestigious scholarship to do her Masters in Architecture […]

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Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

We are proud members of the Employers Alliance for the Sir Simon Milton Westminster University Technical College, which is a group of companies that support the UTC students with work placements and […]

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100 Miles!

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Congratulations to DMA Director, Andrew de Silva (Das), for successfully completing the Prudential Ride London 100 event on Sunday. The 100 mile cycle race through London and Surrey was part of the […]

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Our Studio Team Needs You!

Monday, August 5th, 2019

If you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity to develop your business skills in a creative environment, this could be just the role for you. At DMA we are much […]

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Fiona Clark talks about Social Value at DMA

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

When DMA was first set up back in 2001, we wanted to create a practice that put equal value on design and delivery and with a culture of collaboration where everyone could […]

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Celebrating 50 Years of Music, and Planning Approval!

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

We have just got planning approval for a small project for the Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust. One of the leading and largest youth music centres in the country, the Trust […]

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Planning goes in for Crosfields School

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

We have just submitted a planning application for a new senior school building at Crosfields, a co-educational independent day school in Reading. Our proposal, chosen through an invited competition, makes the most […]

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Recent Recruits

Friday, June 21st, 2019

It’s been a busy few months and we are delighted to welcome two more new team members to our London studio. Both Zsuzsanna Szohr and Chloe Fenton have recently graduated (with Distinction!) […]

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DMA in Liverpool

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

The whole DMA team went to Liverpool last week to attend our quarterly team meeting. We opened a new studio there in March last year and, through local recruitment and some of […]

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Phase 2 of La Fontaine Academy Complete

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Handover of the second phase of our refurbishment with Kier of this former adult education centre in Bromley to create a new, 3-form entry primary school for the STEP Academy Trust took […]

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New Starters at DMA

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

The team at DMA is expanding in both London and Liverpool and it’s great to welcome Rokas Guzevicius, Ana Dieguez and Juliana Ribas. Rokas is our second recruit from the innovative new Architectural […]

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MIPIM Ladies welcomes RE:WOMEN to our next gathering in June

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

David Miller Architects is one of the founding members of MIPIM Ladies, a group for women in property and construction who typically attend MIPIM in Cannes, and brings together like-minded professionals to […]

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New Team Members

Friday, May 10th, 2019

We are pleased to welcome three more team members at DMA – Sundas Rohilla, Guy Sinclair and Lucy Dickson. Sundas is an experienced architect across a wide range of projects and sectors […]

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Murphy’s Marathon

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Congratulations to Tom Murphy, our Associate Director, for successfully completing the London Marathon on Sunday as part of the City of Westminster’s Charitable Trust’s team. Not only did he manage a great […]

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Shortlisted as a ‘Globally Good’ SME

Monday, April 29th, 2019

We are proud to have been shortlisted for the 2019 Global Good Awards as SME of the Year. Formerly the National CSR Awards, these awards recognise businesses, NGOs, charities and social enterprises […]

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Working with WeWork

Monday, April 1st, 2019

We are excited to be collaborating with WeWork, the global workspace provider who are well known for their innovative approach and, in 2018, became central London’s biggest office occupier. The way the […]

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An Agile Future for Arup’s Head Office

Monday, April 1st, 2019

DMA’s re-fresh of Arup Group’s Fitzroy Street office is well underway. The project brief from our client, Arup, required us to deliver a flexible and efficient working environment, encouraging agile working, cross-team […]

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Running for Children’s Mental Health

Friday, March 29th, 2019

On 28th April, our Associate Director, Tom Murphy, will be running the London Marathon as part of the City of Westminster’s Charitable Trust’s team in aid of two fantastic charities that support children’s […]

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Join our team at DMA!

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

With growing portfolios in housing, education and workspace design, DMA are looking for talented architects to join our thriving studios in London and Liverpool. Ideally you’ll be recently Part 3 qualified, with […]

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DMA Studio Manager, Jessica Hardy appointed as Young Ambassador for Westminster

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Jessica Hardy, DMA Studio Manager has been invited to work with the Young Westminster Foundation as a “Young Ambassador”. The prestigious position of a Young Ambassador means being part of a team […]

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Competition Win at Crosfields School

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

We have won an invited competition for a new senior school building at Crosfields School, a co-educational independent day school in Reading. This is one of two new projects for us in […]

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intu Watford completion

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

intu owns many of the country’s most popular shopping destinations and our large retail project at shopping centre intu Watford is now complete. The refurbishment of the centre was part of intu’s […]

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Join our team at DMA!

Friday, January 18th, 2019

With growing portfolios in housing, education and workspace design, DMA are looking for talented architects to join our thriving studios in London and Liverpool. Ideally you’ll be recently qualified, with project experience […]

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Apprenticeships Myth Busting Breakfast

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Fiona and Jessica took part in a panel discussion this week, set up to challenge some of the most common myths surrounding apprenticeships. Organised by WhiteHat in partnership with Westminster Business Council, […]

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One of Building’s Best Employers

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

We are proud to be featured in Building’s Good Employer Guide again this year. As one of only 34 companies to make it into the guide (of which 13 were architects), we […]

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DMA Celebrated as one of Westminster’s Most Socially Responsible Firms

Monday, November 5th, 2018

We are very proud to have been chosen as one of six Westminster-based firms to be celebrated for their efforts to make Westminster a better place to live, work and visit. The […]

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