Merger with US design firm will create huge new practice of over 1000 architects

RMJM is to merge with US design firm Hillier Architecture to create one of the world’s biggest practices with 1000 architects across four continents.

The merged firm will have offices in 16 cities across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. It will have more than £7.5bn of projects currently under design.

The overall entity will be called RMJM Group. In North America, the firm will be branded as RMJM Hillier.

Peter Morrison, chief executive officer of RMJM, said: “The new firm will draw on a skill set from our diverse and experienced professionals that is unmatched and can be perfectly tailored to meet the design needs of our client base.”