Pankaj Patel MBE
Areas of Expertise
Hybrid buildings, Masterplanning, Residential and Mixed-use architecture
Pankaj Patel is an architect, urbanist and design advisor with over thirty years of professional experience.
He is a co-Founder and Director of Patel Taylor where he is currently leading the design of some of the city’s largest urban land transformations at Beam Park, White City Living, TwelveTrees Park and London Dock. Taking a combined approach to architecture, landscape and urban design, he is recognised for shaping exemplary residential, mixed-use and cultural buildings alongside city-scale masterplans and well-loved public realm.
At a civic level, Pankaj has provided strategic input into the Old Kent Road Area Action Plan and a GLA research paper analysing the socio-economic impact of residential/ industrial co-location schemes in London. As an advisor, he has served on the Government Office for London, Greater London Authority, CABE Built Environment Experts and Olympic Delivery Agency Review Panels. Pankaj is a former RIBA Competitions Assessor and RIBA and Civic Trust Award Committee member, as well as a lecturer at London South Bank University and the University of Edinburgh, external examiner at the University of Sheffield and Visiting Professor at the Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University. In 2006, Pankaj was awarded an MBE for Services to Architecture.