A Chartered Environmental Engineer with more than forty years’ experience in the design of high-performance buildings and systems, Patrick was named one of the UK’s Royal Designers (2010) in recognition of his extensive experience in the integration of high performance environmental and building systems with architecture.
Patrick founded Atelier Ten in 1990; from its orgins in London the practice now has active studios in eleven cities worldwide, all are focussed on the delivery of a sustainable built environment at all scales.
Outside the practice, Patrick was on the Design Review Committee of CABE in London from 1999 to 2005, was a Governor of the Building Centre Trust in London between 1996 and 2011 and was part of the group that founded the UK Green Building Council in 2006, he served on the Executive Board from 2006 – 2016. Patrick has taught on the MArch program at the Yale University School of Architecture since 2000 and as a Visiting Professor has led six Advanced Design Studios with a particular emphasis on sustainability. He has lectured widely at other Universities, Institutions and conferences for more than 30 years.
Patrick’s success in integrating innovative technologies with noteworthy architecture has been acknowledged by the Royal Institute of British Architects, who made him an Honorary Fellow in 2001. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2004, received the Happold Medal from the Construction Industry Council in 2008 and in 2013 received the CIBSE President Silver Medal. He is the recipient of the 2023 Fazlur R. Khan Lifetime Achievement Award by the Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).