Tel: 01869 369989

Planning a new home, extension or alterations?

Lower Farm Stable Conversion - Piddington.
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ORA Design Architecture offers an imaginative and creative approach to Architecture.

ORA Design Architecture is an Architectural Design Practice based in Bucknell Nr Bicester in Oxfordshire, and registered with the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists CIAT. Ora Design Architecture was established by Ian Shirvell a Chartered Architectural Technologist MCIAT. Further details of CIAT can be found here

ORA Design specialises in all aspects of Architecture including,

    - New build dwelling homes
    - Barn and agricultural building conversions,
    - House extensions - Ranging from lounge and kitchen extensions, single storey extensions, two storey extensions.
    - Home alterations and improvements and remodelling
    - Loft conversions  
    - Listed Buildings 
    - Conservation Area Consent
    - Eco Passive Houses
    - Self build homes

ORA Design use the latest Architectural computer-aided design (CAD) systems. Ora Design maintain an innovative approach to architecture and aims to deliver the highest standards of design and professional service in the most efficient method.

Ian Shirvell is a Chartered Architectural Technologist MCIAT. Ian has gained his extensive experience over the past 20+ years by working for Royal Institute British Architects RIBA registered practices Oxford Architects and Acanthus Clews Architects on a very broad range of projects across all sectors including Residential, Healthcare, Churches, and Education including new leading Independent School and renowned Oxford University buildings.

Ian comes from a family of property developers and himself is an apprenticeship severed Carpenter. Ian studied Architectural Technology in Oxford and is a Chartered Architectural Technologist MCIAT.


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"As a small practice we can offer a tailored flexible more personal service."

Garsington, Oxford - New Swimming Pool and Outbuildings - Permitted Development













"Good Architecture is about resolved Architectural detailing."

Architectural Detailed Drawings.

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"We aim to deliver outstanding Architectural design within transparent fair fees."

Ora Design Architecture
Stonecroft, Bainton Road,
Bucknell, Nr Bicester,
OX27 7LT
United Kingdom

Tel: 01869 369989

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