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Located in Peebles, 25 miles south of Edinburgh, D & H Farmer Chartered Architects has been working with private and commercial clients throughout the Borders and central Scotland since 1997. We offer a range of bespoke architectural services, tailored to the requirements of the individual client.

David Farmer


Husband and wife team, David and Helen Farmer formed the practice in 1997. Bringing separate but complimentary skills to the partnership, our clients benefit from the services of a close knit team bringing energy and focus to their project. 

Helen C Farmer


Our areas of expertise centre on our broad experience in the design of individual one-off houses in rural and small-town locations. We aim to accommodate contemporary family life in  homes that complement and reflect their environment. The same influence is also brought to our work in alterations and extensions to existing homes.


We also have experience of the conversion of redundant agricultural buildings to new commercial and domestic uses; Restaurant and Public House conversions and upgrading and work in the Care Home sector.

RIBA Chartered Practice

The principals in D & H Farmer Chartered Architects are chartered members of the Royal Institute of British Architects. The practice itself is a Chartered Practice.



More information on the standards and criteria required to achieve and maintain the status of Chartered Practice can be found on the RIBA website 



The RIBA website also has a range of client-orientated guides to finding, using and working with an architect. To view these click here



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RIAS Chartered Practice

We also hold chartered memberships of  the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland which supports the profession within the specific requirements of Scottish law and Scottish government and local authority policies.


Client-centred information from the RIAS can be found on the website click here

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