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...

Forest Lodge & The Water Tower both Shortlisted for RIBA South Awards

We are honoured for both Forest Lodge and The Water Tower being shortlisted in the RIBA South Awards 2017.

Event: PAD studio discuss 'Reading Otherness' in Jersey, 2nd March, 1730-2000

We are really excited to be heading to Jersey this week to discuss our work; architecture, art and collaboration.

London Multiple Unit Housing

We have recently been appointed to design a multiple unit housing scheme for a plot of land in Enfield, London EN1.

Enfield Housing, London EN1

We have just submitted a planning application for this small housing development in Enfield.

PAD studio: The Models We've Made

On reflection of the article 'Why we make models?' by Gavin Henderson published in the AJ (Architects Journal) we thought we would share some PAD studio models.

Joining the PAD studio team: Jonathon Burlow

I am currently studying my masters degree at the University of Bath, and have been working with PAD for the past three months as part of the Universities academic programme...