About Us

Papillon Architecture are registered in the UK with the RIBA and in France with the Ordre des Architectes d’Aquitaine and are experienced working in the residential, commercial, tourism, hotel and restaurant areas of architectural design.

Renovation of historic and character properties is our speciality. We are always keen to expand our knowledge and we endeavour to focus our skills on achieving the best design solution for each client.  We enjoy what we do, and offer a friendly informal service to our clients as is evidenced by the variety of successful projects we have been involved with here in the Dordogne.

We offer a full or partial architectural service from feasibility to planning permission through to detailed design and project management.

Our studio is in the beautiful historic village of Bourdeilles and we are centrally placed at the heart of the Perigord to serve the department of the Dordogne and the bordering Charente, Correze, Haute Vienne and Gironde.

Services we provide:

  • Feasibility + Urban Design
  • Design + Planning Permission
  • Detailed Design + Construction + Project Management

Recent Projects

Our portfolio of most recent projects includes designs for the Café Bistro at the Chateau de Chalus Chabrol site of the demise of Richard the Lion heart and the restoration of a medieval town house in the gorgeous village of St Jean de Côle to provide stylish contemporary accommodation.

We have recently completed the restoration of the Moulin de Fontas at Bourdeilles, the construction of the Fabulous house and gardens at Paunat , the conversion of a barn into stylish accommodation near Hautefort, and the renovation of the house and chapel of the fortified monastery at Bonnefond.

We continue to work with clients on a design only basis providing drawings and negotiating consents through the French Planning and Building Control Process often for a surprisingly reasonable fee,


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Papillon Architecture SARL

A French and British company dedicated to the creation of architectural design solutions for each challenge that is presented to us. We are pleased to be able to offer a full bi-lingual architectural design service for both renovation and new build projects in the Dordogne and neighbouring departments of South West France to an internationale clientelle.

An award winning French and British company





Tel: 05 53 09 33 45 Mob: 06 87 45 15 79

Fax: 05 53 09 36 12

Email: [email protected]

Web: https://papillon-architecture.com