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02.01.2024

New Space Architecture expands its business with the acquisition of 16a Architecture.

New Space Architecture, a leading architectural firm known for its innovative and award-winning designs, is excited to announce its recent acquisition of 16a Architecture. This strategic move marks a significant step in New Space Architecture’s growth and commitment to delivering exceptional architectural solutions across the UK.

Established in 2005 as Ennerji Projects by Vaughn Allington, 16a Architecture underwent a rebrand in 2016, setting the stage for its evolution into a prominent architectural practice. Based in Topsham, Vaughn Allington, Founding Director and Zac May, Design Technician will join New Space Architecture this month, bringing a wealth of experience and creativity to the team as well as an impressive portfolio of super homes and commercial developments.


New Space Architecture, founded in 2016 by Mitch Temple, has established itself as a prominent player in the architectural landscape. Renowned for its outstanding work, the firm has garnered acclaim both locally and nationally, having recently been selected as a regional South West winner for the LABC Best Partnership with a Local Authority Building Control Team Award for a second year running. Notable projects include collaborations with Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club, a project which has recently been completed, Exmouth Boxing Club, and the ‘Gather’ Bistro in Scotland. The firm has also made a mark in the domestic sector, specialising in Class Q approval, with a current 100% success rate, house remodels, and extensions.


Mitch Temple, Founder of New Space Architecture, expressed excitement and enthusiasm about the acquisition, stating, “We are incredibly excited about the merger with 16a Architecture, a union that cements our commitment to unparalleled innovation and design. This collaboration not only amplifies our creative prowess but also translates into an immense benefit for our clients, ensuring an even more comprehensive and visionary approach to every project, both present and future.”


Vaughn Allington, who joins New Space Architecture as an Associate Director, said; “I have consistently admired New Space Architecture from afar for their creativity and as clear leaders within the industry. I was humbled to be approached about this acquisition and am excited about adding 16a Architecture’s own vast experience and expertise to the New Space team.”


The acquisition of 16a Architecture not only expands New Space Architecture’s talent pool but also strengthens its position as a leading architectural firm. The combined experience and skill sets of the two teams will undoubtedly bring about exciting opportunities for creative collaboration and groundbreaking design.