Practice Background

etc Design Ltd is an RIBA Chartered Architectural Practice which was formed in 1998. Since this time we have been involved in over £125 million of built projects within most building sectors, from private one-off houses to social and private housing developments, school buildings, industrial units, office buildings, sports facilities, product development, interiors and international aviation flight training centres, to name but a few.

We are able to offer a tailored solution to each client, from initial concept to completion, and have developed key skills in energy efficiency, sustainability and modular build systems. We use our passion for design and our client’s enthusiasm to create varied projects, each one a unique amalgamation of the client’s aspirations, our ethos, sustainable principles, and the local context. By thoroughly examining the requirements and ambitions of the client and building users, we explore the design through sketches, models, computer generated imagery and animations, where appropriate, culminating in a building which exceeds expectations.

We are an RIBA-registered Chartered Practice, utilising RIBA quality assurance systems to ensure quality management, and are also a member of ConstructionLine. etc Design Ltd are an equal opportunities employer, take care of our staff through our health and safety protocols, and care for the environment through our office environmental policies for both our workplace and designs. Centrally located in the West Midlands, UK, we are conveniently placed to undertake projects both throughout the UK and internationally.

We are currently investing in the office’s BIM (building information modelling) infrastructure to offer an enhanced service to our clients, and are moving towards designing more buildings which are Passivhaus, or at a minimum based on Passivhaus principles.