Reflecting on the essence of PAD studio

We always find it incredibly beneficial and creative to take time out, to spend time together as a team.

PAD raise money for ABS

‘Our values & work are steered by a strong ethical compass’ – manifesto #9

Our architectural picks of Lymington

We are fortunate to be based in the historic and picturesque town of Lymington, uniquely situated between the New Forest National Park and the sea.

Visions for West Hayling - an exhibition

Manifesto point #10 ‘We teach in schools of architecture and this is core to our development; ‘we teach best what we want to learn.’

Topping Out at Gardener’s Cottage

Manifesto 22: We are mindful that we need to look from a distance to see the trees that make up the forest.

International Women's Day 2019

For this year’s International Women’s Day we thought it pertinent to reflect on the days meaning, both to PAD studio as an architectural practice and as individuals.

Reflection on 2018

‘We work in a world of flux and shifting condition. Our deep-rooted values provide stability yet facilitates dynamic response to flux.’ – Manifesto, PAD studio

VectorWorks Training

The design industry has been moving towards BIM (Building Information Modelling) with many big practices investing heavily in this due to the complex projects many work with that demand extensive coordination.

Architects Journal Awards

We are delighted that Canoe Lake Leisure Tennis Pavilion has been shortlisted in this year’s AJ Awards, in the Leisure Project category.

How I knew I wanted to study Architecture

As a young person in school, a time arises when you have to make the decision of what to do for the rest of your life, especially if you chose...

Flint House visit

As part of the ethos of the company, PAD studio make a point to get out of the studio as often as possible to find inspiration from all that surround us.

Shortlisted in World Architecture Festival Awards 2018

We are thrilled to have been shortlisted in the WAF Awards, Canoe Lake Leisure Tennis Pavilion has been included in the ‘Sport – Completed Buildings’ category.

Gail Gulland Ceramics

We are currently showcasing some beautiful ceramics by a fellow local artist, Gail Gulland, which we have proudly put on display in our studio window.

RIBA Award shortlist 2018

We are delighted that our project, Canoe Lake Leisure Tennis Pavilion, has been shortlisted in the prestigious RIBA south awards. 

Self Build Portsmouth Igoo 2010

Sitting in the studio looking out over the snow has caused me to reminisce on my student days when studying my masters.

RICS Awards 2018 Shortlisting

We are really pleased that our project, the Canoe Lake Leisure Tennis Pavilion, has been put forward by the judges for two RICS Awards.

New Projects

We have been updating our website with some new projects and images lately. The image here is for our new build house in the South Downs National Park - La Poulenet. 

BA1 University of Portsmouth Architecture: Volumes Project

BA1 Architecture students from the University of Portsmouth have recently completed their latest design projected (see images below).

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].’