About our Company

JMA Architects Pty Ltd has worked recently with clients in the following areas:

  • Retail & Commercial - Shops and Office Fitouts
  • Shire/Local Government - Facilities planning, Office design and Fitouts
  • Residential - Multi-residential Developments and stand alone homes
  • Shopping Centre Infrastructure - Carpark Shading Structures


The company was founded in 1981. In 1999 it was incorporated as JMA Architects Pty Ltd. and the sole principal of JMA is now Jim Hutchison, who is a registered architect and a member of the Australian Institute of Architects.

Jim maintains overall responsibility for the operation of JMA Architects Pty Ltd. Twenty-eight years on, the Company’s approach and quality of services reflect those developed by Jim’s predecessors, the focus remains on providing practical, cost-effective, innovative design solutions and timely completion of projects.


At JMA Architects Pty Ltd we specialise in quality architectural services, priding ourselves on efficiency and professionalism applied to individual projects from inception to completion. The practice seeks innovative, cost-effective design solutions, and remains motivated by the desire to create a stimulating everyday living and working atmosphere within the built environment. This thorough, yet economical approach achieves timely designs with a stylish edge.


JMA Architects Pty Ltd is an independent Architectural services Consultancy based in Ashburton, Victoria Australia. Projects undertaken by the company have extended to all parts of Australia. Our aim is to remain a specialist Consultancy working directly with Commercial, Residential & Institutional Clients, Project Managers, Developers, Local and State Government departments in the delivery of architectural and project management services.

Other Services

JMA Architects Pty Ltd provides professional architectural services and advice to meet client requirements. We specialise in Architectural design, Documentation, Project Management and Contract Administration in the following areas:-

  • Retail/Commercial/Institutional architecture
  • Department Stores
  • Specialty Shops and Supermarket Retail Fitouts
  • Office Planning and Fitouts
  • Briefing and Facility Planning
  • Planning and Master Planning
  • Institutional Clubs and Hotels
  • Interior Design and Fitouts
  • Liquor Licensing Applications
  • Residential Projects
  • Building Inspection Services/Reports
  • Feasibility Proposals
  • Refurbishment Projects
  • Planning & Building Permit Applications