Darren Bray joins 11 Others as RIBA Role Model for the Architectural Profession

Architecture is becoming an increasingly inclusive profession, one that offers rich possibilities for a wide range of talented individuals.

Site Visit: Bespoke Equestrian Stables Nearing Completion

Today we took Otto the Archi Dog to visit PAD studios equestrian stables designed for a private client.

The Exbury Egg is Highly Commended at the 2015 RICS Awards

Last night Darren Bray (Associate Director) attended the RICS awards, South East at Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking.

Dog Blog - Otto The ArchiDog

PAD Studio has added a new member to their team! Otto, the adorable Miniature Schnauzer puppy.

Site Visit: Warborne Farmstay Barn Conversions

Today we had a site visit to the award winning Warborne Farm. Phase 2; the conversion of 3 barns into holiday lets is coming to an end, paint is going...

Foxhill Construction Images

Today we had an office outing to visit our rapidly developing house located within the New Forest National Park.

Extending a Bungalow: The Designer’s Guide

Extending a Bungalow: The Designer’s Guide was written by Darren Bray PAD studio's Associate Director for Home Building & Renovating Magazine, March 2015

Launch of ProjectCompass the e-procurement service

Attended the official launch of ProjectCompass last night at the Royal Festival Hall. ProjectCompass CIC is a new easy access e-procurement service, which should make all architects lives much easier...

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from PAD studio

The team at PAD studio would like to say 'Merry Christmas and Happy New Year' to all our friends, clients, consultants,  contractors and all who we have worked and socialized...

PAD studio: Project Sketches

This project is the extension of a semi-detached cottage on the edge of a New Forest farm. The neighbouring property has been extended in a matching style to the existing.

PAD studio Granted Planning for Lymington Extension and Renovation

PAD studio have been granted planning permission by the New Forest District Council for the extension and renovation of a run down terraced house in Lymington, Hampshire.

PAD studio at RIBA Sterling Prize Awards Ceremony

Director Wendy Perring and Associate Director Darren Bray attended last nights RIBA award ceremony where the awards for the prestigious Sterling Prize, Manser Medal and Stephen Lawrence were announced.

Foxhill House Site Progress Images

Here are some progress images of Foxhill House which, is currently on site.

PAD studio recently published in 'Built on Water' by Lisa Baker

'Stephen Turner's Exbury Egg' features in the new book 'Built on Water: Floating Architecture + Design' by Lisa Baker, Braun Publishing.

PAD studio Shortlisted for RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize 2014

PAD studio are delighted to announce making the RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize 2014 shortlist. The Exbury Egg is listed with 5 other outstanding projects by 6A Architects, DSDHA, Gillespie Yunnie...

PADstudio: Collaborating with Local Schools on Landscape Projects

PAD studio has been invited by a series of local schools to work with staff, students & parents in creating new stimulating, adventurous and educational landscapes.

PAD Receive Planning for a New House in East Sussex

PAD have recently received planning permission for a New House in Heathfield, East Sussex under delegated powers by Wealden District Council.

PAD studio Awarded: New Forest, Agricultural Designer of the Year 2014

PAD studio and Warborne Farm are delighted to have been recognised by the CLA & New Forest National Park Authority and have been awarded the: Agricultural Building Design Award 2014.

Architects Journal Interview - People & Places 07.02.14

We have featured in a number of journals and publications this year including the Architects Journal; appearing in the ‘AJ New Practices’ article in February.


PADstudio are just back from a great workshop day with Western Primary School, Winchester. The children were asked to design and build a model of a potential dwelling a homeless person...