News RIBA London shortlist 2014

RIBA London Regional Awards Shortlist

We are delighted that Ashmount Primary School, Crouch Hill Community Park and the Sir Ludwig Guttmann Health & Wellbeing Centre, East Village have both been shortlisted for an RIBA London Regional Award.

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News Redevelopment of Sergiyev Posad

Redevelopment of Sergiyev Posad

On 20th March Mark Rowe and Barry Simpson attended the first meeting of the Working Group for the Redevelopment of Sergiyev Posad

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Penoyre and Prasad office

Recruiting: Finance Manager

Penoyre & Prasad are recuiting a Finance Manager who will be responsible for all aspects of finance – in sole charge, reporting to and working with a Senior Partner.

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Penoyre & Prasad Christmas 2013

Happy Christmas

From everyone at Penoyre & Prasad, we would like to wish you a happy Christmas and best wishes for 2014. Our offices will be closed from 4pm on Tuesday 24th December, re-opening on Thursday 2nd January.

Penoyre and Prasad office

Recruiting: Architects

Penoyre & Prasad are looking for talented designers with 2-7 years experience to join our expanding team to work on a variety of interesting projects across a range of sectors.

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The Sunday Times British Homes Awards 2013 Success

On Friday 18th October, Penoyre & Prasad’s concept design for The East Thames Group’s Dreywood Gardens Residential Development won the Age-restricted Development category in The Sunday Times British Homes Awards.

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Royal Academy of Arts

Architecture and Politics

Sunand Prasad will be part of the ‘Architecture and Politics’ event on September 9th at the Royal Academy of Arts.

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Housing Design Award success

We are pleased to announce that Middle Row Mixed-Use Scheme was a winner in the ‘Projects Award’ category at yesterday’s Housing Design Award ceremony.

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News Ruskin College RIBA Shortlist

RIBA Awards Shortlists Announced

The Sir Ludwig Guttmann Health & Wellbeing Centre, Penoyre & Prasad’s landmark civic building on the 2012 Olympics Athletes’ Village site, has been shortlisted

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News Guys Tower External Retrofit Webcam Exploded Axo Penoyre and Prasad

Webcam at Guy’s Tower

Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust have installed a webcam on site at Guy’s Tower showing the essential refurbishment work being carried out.

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Projects Higher Education University of Kent Templeman Library West Elevation Penoyre and Prasad

Planning Approval for University of Kent

Our proposals for the new £12m extension and £10.5m refurbishment of the Templeman Library at the University of Kent have been granted planning approval this week.

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White City Tops Out

White City Tops Out

Completion of the external structure at Cranston House, White City took place this week.

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Sunand Prasad

The Smarter Cities event

Sunand Prasad will be one of five keynote speakers at ‘The Smarter Cities: How Technology is Shaping the Cities of the Future’ event this year.

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News UCL opens

UCL Academy opens

The landmark UCL Academy opened its doors to students for the first time yesterday.

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Ruskin College

Ruskin Grand Opening

Saturday 27th October saw the grand opening of the new Ruskin College on its Old Headington site with Peggy Seeger topping the bill, in a £17m development programme designed to make its facilities fit for the 21st century.

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Speaking IHEEM Annual Conference

IHEEM Annual Conference 2012

Mark Rowe, Partner at Penoyre & Prasad attended this years IHEEM Annual Conference ‘Repositioning estates at the heart of healthcare’.

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News Marfa CO2 Balloons Penoyre and Prasad

Arctic Balloons reach Texas

Sunand Prasad’s ‘Greenhouse Gas’ work during his Cape Farewell voyage to Disko Bay in Greenland was re-installed at the Ballroom art gallery in Marfa, Texas as part of an exhibition called Carbon 13.

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News University of Portsmouth New Theatre Royal September Penoyre and Prasad

Planning for Portsmouth

Planning approval has been granted for the New Theatre Royal (NTR) development project at Portsmouth, a unique collaboration between the theatre and the city’s University.

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News Big Draw September Penoyre and Prasad

Big Draw

Penoyre & Prasad were delighted to be part of Big Draw Big Make, the launch event for Big Draw 2012, hosted by the V&A Museum and featuring workshops on fashion, art and design.

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News BFE Conference

Penoyre & Prasad attend BFE UK Conference

Partners Greg Penoyre and Gillian Horn speaking on the value of good design and innovation at this year’s BFE UK Conference – The UK’s only dedicated event for the design and construction of educational spaces from planning through to the … More

News P&P School sets new record for sustainability

Penoyre & Prasad School Sets New Record for Sustainability

Penoyre & Prasad’s Crouch Hill Community Park scheme has won a BREEAM award for its innovative approach to community energy distribution and approach to energy efficiency. Ashmount School, the new-build part of the development, has achieved an interim BREEAM Outstanding … More


Article 25: New Architecture of Aid

On Wednesday 29th February 2012, we hosted Article 25′s ‘The New Architecture of Aid’ event, the third event in their Development and Disaster Relief in the 21st Century series.

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The Minster School

Minster School ‘Outstanding’

Penoyre & Prasad’s design for Minster School in Nottingham, has been identified by Ofsted inspectors as contributing to its recent ‘Outstanding’ status. Quotes from the school’s Ofsted report last November mentioned in particular, the design of the school campus which … More

Athletes' Village Health Centre

Athletes’ Village Health Centre

Penoyre & Prasad’s Athletes’ Village Health Centre creates a ‘landmark civic building’ on the 2012 Olympics site. It will deliver outstanding healthcare services and provide significant legacy community and health facilities for the Borough of Newham. The building comprises state-of-the-art … More

News UCL tops out

UCL Tops Out

Completion of the external structure of the new University College London (UCL) Academy in Camden took place this month. Due to complete in September 2012, the UCL Academy will be a new mixed school, taking pupils from 11-18 years old. … More

News Article 25's 10x10 Auction

Article 25′s 10 x 10 Auction

On the evening of December 1st, Article 25′s ’10×10 – Drawing the City’ event raised over £82,000 by auctioning the works of 100 prominent architects, artists and designers. Sunand Prasad, a Trustee of Article 25 sketched 4 views titled “The … More

News Penoyre and Prasad lends hand to Kick 4 Life

Penoyre & Prasad lends a hand to Kick 4 Life

Kick 4 Life is a charity delivering a range of projects focused on tackling HIV through sports-based health education, voluntary testing, life-skills development and support into education and employment. Its work is focused in Lesotho which has the third highest … More

News Curtain Up at Portsmouth

Curtain Up at Portsmouth

Penoyre & Prasad’s scheme for the New Theatre Royal at Portsmouth has just received planning permission. The scheme, a unique collaboration between The University of Portsmouth and the New Theatre Royal, will create a new cultural hub in the town … More

News Big Rich Drawing Mix

Big Rich Drawing Mix

As part of this year’s annual month-long Big Draw festival, Penoyre & Prasad hosted a free family drawing extravaganza at Rich Mix in Bethnal Green, using a range of materials and techniques including 3D glasses, drawing machines and viewfinders. Around … More

News Retrofit for Purpose

Retro-Fit for Purpose

Penoyre & Prasad held an event in September as part of Open City’s ‘Green Sky Thinking’ programme. The retrofit of non-domestic properties to meet the UK’s carbon reduction commitment appears dauntingly complex with properties of different ages, size, construction, and … More

News New term for Belfairs

New term for Belfairs

Penoyre & Prasad’s latest school, Belfairs in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex welcomed pupils back to school this week. The project comprises a 1300 place high school plus a small adult education centre. Arranged around three learning hubs, each with a central open … More

News Open City 2011

Open City 2011

As part of this year’s open city being held on 17 – 18 September, Penoyre & Prasad will once again be hosting Open Practice, followed by tours of one of our best known buildings The Richard Desmond Children’s Eye Hospital. … More

News Guys Tower

Guy’s Tower

Penoyre & Prasad’s scheme to reclad Guy’s Tower received unanimous planning approval last week from Southwark’s Planning committee. The scheme will reclad one of the world’s tallest hospital towers to address deterioration of the existing façade and tackle energy and … More

News Quick on the draw

Quick on the Draw

We’ve got the drawing itch at P&P. Last week’s workshop saw ropes overtake the studio space. Our in-house drawing agitators tasked us with drawing the spaces in between the ropes. They supplied us with coloured paper and chalk and took … More

News BREEAM Outstanding for Crouch Hill

BREEAM Outstanding for Crouch Hill Community Park project

Penoyre & Prasad’s design for Crouch Hill Community Park has received a BREEAM Outstanding rating. Once complete and operational, the scheme will have added the UK’s first zero carbon school to the neighbourhood while removing 90 tonnes of carbon dioxide … More

News Wren Academy

Wren Academy

Is design a worthwhile investment when it comes to education budgets? Can good design add value to the experience of pupils and teachers in our schools. Can it improve outcomes? Against the continuing debate, fuelled by controversial headlines, the visual … More

News Retrofit for the Future January Penoyre and Prasad

Retrofit for the Future

Penoyre & Prasad are working on one of 87 exemplar projects in the Retrofit for the Future programme sponsored by the government’s Technology Strategy Board.

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News Michael Gove opens Penoyre & Prasad's Woodside High School

Michael Gove opens Penoyre & Prasad’s Woodside High School

The first phase of Woodside High School Inclusive Learning Campus in Haringey was opened today by Secretary of Education Michael Gove. When complete this inclusive learning campus will co-locate 1080 mainstream pupils and 120 special school pupils. A pragmatic and … More

News Belfairs set fair for completion

Belfairs set fair for completion

This new 1,300 place school for Southend Borough Council is due for completion in September 2011. A new school building will replace existing 1950s buildings no longer fit for purpose and will include facilities to support the school’s specialism in … More

News New clothes for Guys Big Draw

New ‘clothes’ for Guy’s Tower

As part of this year’s Big Draw, Penoyre & Prasad’s Suzi Winstanley led a workshop with children from local Snowfields Primary School to design a ‘new suit of clothes for Guy’s Tower‘. The practice is currently working on a project … More

News Flexible Heart of Hounslow

Flexible Heart of Hounslow

Heart of Hounslow has recently been reconfigured to address the evolving needs of the polyclinic. A diagnostic imaging suite has been created out of an relatively underused open plan office space, and demonstrates the building’s responsive and highly adaptive nature. … More

News Wren Academy Commendation

Wren Academy

Staff and students have now moved into Wren Academy, a dynamic new learning environment for over 900 11 to 16 year olds. Built on a restricted site in Finchley, the design creates a unique campus with a distinctive character and … More