About Us

Patience and Highmore are an award winning Edinburgh based firm of Chartered Architects registered with The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) and also with the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT).

The design ethos of the practice is to find the correct balance between meeting our clients requirements, the needs of the building user and enhancing the immediate environment.

Our practice has successfully completed projects in the residential, commercial, industrial, educational and healthcare markets, in Edinburgh, Lothians, Scottish Borders and throughout Scotland.


Thomas Telford Church Conversion – Winner RIAS Awards 2013

Thomas Telford Church Conversion – Shortlisted RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award 2013. The project was featured on Channel 4’s Restoration Man TV programme.

Harbour Point – commended in the Affordable Housing Development of the Year category at the The Herald Property Awards for Scotland 2017

Ormiston Medical Centre – Regional Finalist in the 2015 Civic Trust Awards.

Lindsay Road – Winner ‘Affordable Housing Development of the Year’ – The Herald Property Awards for Scotland 2013

Moredun Hyvots Regeneration – Winner ‘Best Partnership in Affordable Housing Delivery’ – 2013 Homes for Scotland Awards

Laidlaw Court, Galashiels – Winner ‘Best Waterside Development of the Year’ – Scottish Home Awards 2011

Goosander Place, Edinburgh – Winner ‘Best Large Affordable Housing Project’ – Scottish Home Awards 2010

Useful Links

Why use an architect?

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)

Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Architects Registration Board (ARB)

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PATIENCE and HIGHMORE Architects, Quadrant, 17 Bernard Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6PW  T 0131 555 0644  E mail@patienceandhighmore.com

Patience & Highmore Ltd is a company incorporated in Scotland with the registration number 221526. Registered Office: Quadrant, 17 Bernard Street, Edinburgh