Richard Perry

Position: Director

Richard joined the practice in 2006, became an associate in 2008 and was promoted to Director in 2013.

He has wide ranging experience designing and delivering arts, education, residential and workplace projects. In recent years, his projects include a University Training School (UTS) at the University of Birmingham, Southwater One for Telford and Wrekin Council which was awarded an RIBA Award, the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design for Birmingham City University and the rejuvenation of the Lapworth Museum of Geology.

Richard also has expertise of working within the context of existing buildings. He designed a scheme of alterations to the Grade I listed Curzon Street Station in Eastside Birmingham, to provide exhibition space and offices, and with a former practice designed contemporary, contextual award winning additions to two scheduled ancient monuments.

Current projects include a two form entry school primary school in Weston super-Mare and a 200 apartment city centre residential scheme incorporating Grade II listed buildings.

Experience

Blythe Valley, Birmingham.
Residential development for 250 units, incorporating a mix of family houses, apartments and new public spaces.

King Solomon International Business School, Birmingham.
Conversion of existing office block into new 1250 place school including construction of a new sports block on a tight inner city site. £12m

Locking Parklands Primary School, Weston-super-Mare.
New build, two form entry school. £7m

Newhall Square, Birmingham.
200 apartment residential scheme in the city centre. £25m.

2015

West Midlands Construction UTC, University of Wolverhampton.
600 student new build college incorporating a listed building.

Wolverhampton Civic Offices
Refurb of existing 20,000sq.m office for Wolverhampton City Council

Julian of Norwich, Newman University College.
Refurbishment of a chapel and teaching space below. £1.5m