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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 More

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 More

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

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

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 More

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. More

Retrofit 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

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 More

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

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

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 More

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