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PAD studio at RIBA Guerrilla Tactics

PAD studio and our practice mentor Chora were recently invited to present at the RIBA small practice conference “Guerrilla Tactics” on the subject of ‘our approach to change’.


SPUD's Handlebar Café needs you!

 'We all teach in schools of architecture and that is core to our development; ‘we teach best what we want to learn [1].’ 


PAD studio at RIBA Guerrilla Tactics 2017 - #thevessel

PAD studio has been invited to present at the RIBA's Guerrilla Tactics event on the 14th November 2017 - Aimed towards small/medium practices, this year focuses on the importance of agility and...


Featured Artist: Graham Bell

As part of ongoing collaboration and discovery we regularly exhibit the work of artists and makers here in the studio.


BA1 Architecture, University of Portsmouth: Survey Drawing

Another academic year has begun and new students, eager to start the process of 'becoming an architect' have started their training.


Concrete Society Magazine: Canoe Lake Tennis Pavilion

Canoe Lake Tennis Pavilion, Southsea Canoe Lake Leisure has invested considerable time and money in new tennis facilities on Southsea Common.


The Planner Online - Appeal: Innovative ‘paragraph 55’ home refused in national park

The appellants sought permission to build a large, single storey "lifetime home" on an undeveloped paddock near Oxenbourne, a hamlet within the South Downs National Park (SDNP).



Process and Narrative

Hopefully illustrated in our manifesto and our work, is the value we place in the Process and Narrative of architecture; using this to inform our design responses and understanding of landscape.


Tennis Pavilion Completed Photos

Our Tennis Pavilion in Southsea, Portsmouth has been completed and photographs are now on our website.


New Project Images - The Gardener's Cottage

We have just received planning for a new House on the edge of the New Forest National Park - The Gardener's Cottage. 


The Foxhill - Completed images

We have just photographed The Foxhill, which was completed last year. The images can be viewed on the project page below.


RIBA Journal Article: The architect without A levels

Darren Bray refers to himself as a ‘gatecrasher’, ‘imposter’ and ‘disrupter’. This perception of himself as an interloper has not shifted after 19 years in practice.


New Projects

Lots happening in the office with many new projects in their early stages. We thought it would be nice to share some of the concept models which have been made...


PAD studio Highly Commended at the RICS Awards

We are all delighted to have been Highly Commended in the Design Through Innovation category at the RICS Awards on Wednesday night. 


Tayseer Rejoins PAD studio

We are delighted that Tayseer Kardash has decided to come and work with us at PAD studio after completing her RIBA Part 2 at Cardiff University. Tayseer spent a year previously working...


Film 3: House vs Home

The last of our series of short films.


Film 3: PAD's Collaboration

The third in our series of short films.


Film 2: Concept to Completion

The second in our series of short films which we are releasing each week for four weeks.


Film 1: PAD's Narrative [A collaboration between Architecture & Film]

PAD studio, along with friends, clients and fellow collaborators have been working with Film students from The University of Portsmouth to create four short videos which endeavour to illustrate our approach to...