London Open House Festival 2022

The London Open House Festival–a celebration of London’s architecture, neighbourhoods and housing–runs from Thursday 8th to Wednesday 21st September, and includes two of Penoyre & Prasad’s award-winning buildings; UCL Pearl and 373 Euston Road - Birkbeck, University of London. More

Net Zero Project of the Year shortlist

UCL PEARL has been shortlisted in the 'Net Zero Project of the Year' category in this year's Building Awards. PEARL–the Person Environment Activity Research Laboratory–is a first-of-its-kind research laboratory in which to create life-sized environments such as a railway station, high street, or town square, under controlled conditions, so as to examine how people interact with their urban environment and each other. More

World Architecture Festival Finalists

World Architecture Festival Finalists Oriel and UCL PEARL have both been selected as finalists in this year’s World Architecture Festival Awards in the ‘Future Project – Health’ and ‘Higher Education & Research’ categories respectively. More

UKGBC write letter to Chancellor

Sunand Prasad, Chair of the UKGBC Board of Trustees, along with 28 prominent business leaders, has written to the Chancellor to prioritise support for domestic energy efficiency and home retrofit in the Spring Statement. More

Leeds Hospitals of the Future

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has appointed Perkins&Will, led by Penoyre & Prasad with Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, to deliver two state-of-the-art hospitals integrated into a single building on the Leeds General Infirmary site. More

Season’s Greetings

From everyone at Penoyre & Prasad, we would like to extend our best wishes for the festive season and for a happy and healthy 2022. More

Gingerbread City 2021

Our team of gingerbread bakers and sugar crafters have been busy designing, baking, testing and building our creation for the Gingerbread City 2021 exhibition. More

Thoughts from COP26: 2

Sunand Prasad is in Glasgow this week for COP26, and will be sharing his thoughts from the conference throughout the week. More

Thoughts from COP26: 1

Sunand Prasad is in Glasgow this week for COP26, and will be sharing his thoughts from the conference throughout the week. More

Andiamo!

Ian Goodfellow has been selected to participate in 'Andiamo! Forty Years of the RSA John Kinross Scholarships to Florence' at the Royal Scottish Academy. More

Bobby Moore Academy wins RIBA Award

We’re delighted that the Bobby Moore Secondary Academy has won an RIBA London East Award. The 6FE secondary school for 1,140 pupils is located on a very restricted site next to the Olympic Stadium in the More

London Open House

We're delighted to include two of our most recently completed projects in this year's Open House festival. More

Penoyre & Prasad’s angular addition to Birkbeck campus completes; Building Design

Cantilevered copper roof extension contains lecture theatre and classroom. A new teaching and learning centre for Birkbeck, University of London designed by Penoyre & Prasad has completed in Bloomsbury. The project is a refurbishment and rooftop extension of an existing 1920s building on Euston Road, near to the main Malet Street campus. More

Penoyre & Prasad has added a copper-clad roof extension to 373 Euston Road and transformed the building into a new campus for Birkbeck, University of London; Architecture Today

Penoyre & Prasad – an arm of the architecture and design firm Perkins&Will – refurbished and extended the 1920s building to include a 180-person lecture theatre alongside a new suite of classrooms and learning spaces close to Birkbeck’s main Malet Street Campus. More

Success at planning committee for Oriel

Camden Council has made a resolution to grant planning permission for a new facility that will bring patient-centred eye care, cutting-edge research and exemplary education all under one roof in the heart of the Knowledge Quarter, an internationally renowned hub More

The building that will house the world

‘One of London’s most remarkable new buildings.’ says Peter Murray of New London Architecture. Watch his interview with Professor Nick Tyler of University College London (UCL) and Penoyre & Prasad architect Michael Fostiropoulos. PEARL (the More

PropCast: The Property Podcast

Sunand Prasad, co-founder of Penoyre & Prasad and Chair of the UKGBC, Claudine Blamey, sustainability chief for Argent and Jon Koo, head of sustainability at Interface talk to Andrew Teacher of Blackstock in the first episode of Property Week’s Climate Crisis Challenge debate. More

Property Week: Taking the road to COP26

As one of the UK Green Building Council's 10 built environment climate ambassadors, Property Week asked Sunand Prasad 'What do you think the main priorities should be for businesses ahead of COP26?’ for their Taking the road to COP26 Insight article. More

BREEAM Professional Champion Award win

Penoyre & Prasad, together with Perkins&Will has been announced as the winner of the 'BREEAM Professional Champion Award: Architect', in recognition of our efforts in sustainable design. More

The learning experiences that keep you sharp

Anna-Lisa Pollock, Associate at Penoyre & Prasad, comments on the importance of learning throughout your career to maintain your professional expertise in the RIBA article, "The learning experiences that keep you sharp." More

Community Consent: Public Practice Research Paper

Penoyre & Prasad Associate Anna-Lisa Pollock, who recently spent a year at Public Practice, carried out research during her year-long placement in the London Borough of Enfield, asking 'How should Authorities approach a resident ballot for estate regeneration?'. More

Passive House Accreditation

Congratulations to Mark Rowe, Anna-Lisa Pollock, Harriet Francis and Matt Wynn, who are now Certified Passive House Designers following successful completion of their final exams with the Passive House Institute. More

European Healthcare Design

Mark Rowe will co-present the Kantor Centre of Excellence with Catriona White of the Anna Freud Centre on Thursday 17th September 2020, at the European Healthcare Design congress. More

RIBAJ: Power on Past Covid

RIBAJ investigates: 'Building up a practice is a challenge enough. But can the disruption caused by something like a pandemic be turned to advantage?' Penoyre & Prasad Principal Mark Rowe joined the conversation. More

NLA Knowledge Networks: London and the Ox-Cam Arc

The knowledge economy sector is more critical than ever, demonstrated by the Covid-19 crisis. Penoyre & Prasad is pleased to support New London Architecture's new report 'NLA Knowledge Networks: London and the Ox-Cam Arc' - a report that looks at London’s relationship to Oxford and Cambridge, the world’s leading knowledge-intensive region. More

Sustainability: A Holistic Approach

Penoyre & Prasad Principal Ian Goodfellow will join Rob Nield and Paul Downie of Webb Yates to discuss their approach to sustainability in the context of the climate emergency. More

Future Healthcare Design

"Most architects get into healthcare almost by accident. Social and public sector projects were never given the kind of care and attention in teaching. So architects have to learn by doing - a significant hurdle not helped by the fact that hospitals are one of the most complex building types to design." More

Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust shortlist

Matt Wynn, Part II Architectural Assistant at Penoyre & Prasad, teamed up with past employees Almudena Tesorero and Nefeli Kouroushi to design the new mile markers for the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, as part of the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust Mile Marker Competition. More

UK Architecture Firm Penoyre & Prasad Joins Global Design Firm Perkins and Will

The merger, rooted in the firms’ shared values, promises numerous benefits for clients in the UK and abroad.   Penoyre & Prasad, the award-winning architecture firm known for designing some of the UK’s most sustainable educational, healthcare, residential, and cultural buildings, has joined global design firm Perkins and Will, named one of the world’s most innovative companies in architecture. More

Bridport Gateway

Penoyre & Prasad has designed 78 Extra Care homes and 45 apartments and houses across two sites as part of the wider 'Building Better Lives Integrated Care Community' in Bridport. More

Design for a Circular Economy – Primer

The Mayor of London has set out his vision of London transitioning to a circular economy in the draft London Plan and his Environment Strategy. The ‘Designing for Circularity Primer’ has been written to help support organisations in the built More

Climate Strike Knowledge Share

Penoyre & Prasad joined the morning rally on Friday 20th September 2019, from Millbank to Victoria Tower Garden in London, in support of the global #ClimateStrike. More

Visit a carbon negative school

Our award-winning project has transformed a socially threatening, derelict piece of metropolitan open land into a BREEAM Outstanding, carbon negative, exemplary learning and recreational environment for the whole community. More

Building ‘Small Projects’ shortlist

The Pavilion, part of a family of buildings making up the David Ross Education Trust’s new all-through Bobby Moore Academy located in the heart of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London has been selected as a finalist in the Small Project of the Year (up to £5m) category for the Building Awards 2019. More

Global Climate Strike

The climate crisis is an emergency. On 20th September 2019 people are walking out of their homes and workplaces to join youth-led #ClimateStrike actions demanding that leaders respond to this emergency. Penoyre & Prasad will support this action. More

AJ First Look: Kantor Centre of Excellence

Read Rob Wilson’s ‘First Look’ article about our new Kantor Centre of Excellence for the Anna Freud Centre and The Family School in the Architects’ Journal, 29th May 2019. www.architectsjournal.co.uk More

AfH Student Awards

Partner Mark Rowe will join a panel of experts to judge the 12th Architects for Health Student Design Awards 2019. More

London Housing Design Research Project

Gillian Horn will join the initial meeting of experts group for London Housing Design Research Project on Friday 17th May. The group has been established to help develop ideas for a design research project, run through the Centre for London Urban Design (CLOUD) at the Bartlett School of Architecture, which aims to envisage new models of socially mixed housing. More

Spanning Suburbia

Gillian Horn has been invited to judge 'Spanning Suburbia' - a competition by RIBA Journal in conjunction with IG Lintels. More

Studio / desk space to let

We work in a big, bright, multi-disciplinary studio in Old Street, London, and have desks/workspace to rent to replace a departing co-tenant. A variety of shared spaces are perfect for engineers, designers (graphics, digital, interiors, architects), cost consultants, project managers More

Designing for student mental health & wellbeing

Join Mark Rowe at the joint Healthcare & Education Construction Network breakfast – 07:45-10:15 on Thursday 21st March, where he will discuss designing for student mental health & wellbeing. The expert panel will explore: What is it that we are More

Celebrating Geoffrey Bawa

Ian Goodfellow, who worked with Geoffrey Bawa in the ‘90s, joins Wendy de Silva and writer David Robson to look back on the life and work of this Sri Lankan master architect. More

MHCLG Design Quality Conference

Gillian Horn spoke at the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government’s second ‘Better Design for Better Places Conference’ on Wednesday 13th February 2019 in Birmingham, about the meaning of Beauty.  More

Festive Greetings from Penoyre & Prasad

From everyone at Penoyre & Prasad, we would like to extend our best wishes for Christmas and New Year. Our office will be closed from 4pm on Monday 24th December, re-opening on Wednesday 2nd January. More

Studio space to let

We have a big, bright, multi-disciplinary studio space to rent in Old Street, London, to replace a departing co-tenant. A variety of shared spaces perfect for engineers, designers (graphics, digital, interiors, architects), cost consultants, project managers etc. Share with Penoyre More

Greg Penoyre at MIPIM UK

Greg Penoyre will be part of the panel discussion titled ‘Senior Living: The Next Housing Crisis’, at MIPIM UK on Wednesday 17th October 2018, at Olympia London. More

Open House London at Ashmount Primary School

Join us for an architect led tour of Ashmount Primary School to find out how we transformed a socially threatening, derelict piece of metropolitan open land into a BREEAM Outstanding, carbon negative, exemplary learning and recreational environment for the community. More

Design a Brighter Future

Ian Goodfellow, Partner at Penoyre & Prasad will discuss how he places human health and productivity at the forefront of architectural design on 12th July, at the ‘Design a brighter future – how daylight and ventilation improves human well-being and More

Mark Rowe in China

On the 29th April Mark Rowe will be delivering a paper on Penoyre & Prasad’s recent educational work and thinking at the 3rd International Symposium More

BREEAM Award shortlist

Penoyre & Prasad has been shortlisted for a 'BREEAM / Ecobuild Champions Award', one of the new categories in this year's BREEAM Awards. More

Graphisoft ArchiCAD award win

Penoyre & Prasad's work on the extension & renovation of Templeman Library using BIM software ArchiCAD was awarded 'Public Sector Project of the Year' More

Recruiting: Accounts Assistant

Penoyre & Prasad are currently seeking an experienced assistant accountant with experience in all aspects of accounts payable to join its London studio. More

AD Design for Health

The latest publication of AD Design for Health 'Sustainable Approaches to Therapeutic Architecture' includes a contribution from Sunand Prasad. More

Best wishes from Penoyre & Prasad

From everyone at Penoyre & Prasad, we would like to extend our best wishes for Christmas and New Year. Our office will be closed from 4pm on Friday 23rd December, re-opening on Tuesday 3rd January. More

BCI Awards

Guy's Tower has been shortlisted in the 'Building Project of the Year (£10m - £50m)' category at the BCI Awards this year. More

The IDBE@20 Big Discussion

Twenty years after the Latham report was published, Sunand Prasad will be taking part in a panel discussion with Arup, The University of Cambridge and the Design Council on Saturday 20th September, discussing The IDBE’s focus for the next 20 More

New London Award Win

The Sir Ludwig Guttmann Health & Wellbeing Centre won the 'Health & Care' category at the NLA Awards dinner held at The Guildhall yesterday. More

University of Manchester Win

Penoyre & Prasad have won the commission for the University of Manchester's new £200m Engineering Campus development as part of Dutch practice Mecanoo's design team. More

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. More

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. More

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. More

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. More

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. More

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