Areas of Expertise
Heritage and conservation, Teaching, Urban design
Simon gained professional experience at the Terry Farrell Partnership and ORMS prior to setting up Panter Hudspith Architects in 1988.
His architectural focus has been on the design of contemporary buildings in historic settings and more recently the design of high quality tenure blind residential schemes. His work has won numerous prestigious competitions and collected over 30 national awards, including two long listings for the Stirling prize. After graduating with the RIBA Bronze medal from Newcastle University he gained a Harkness Fellowship to continue his education in the USA at the Southern California Institute of Architecture and at the University of Pennsylvania.
He has been a member of the Southwark Design Review Panel since 2005, joined CABE’s National Design Review Panel in 2009 and the South East Regional Design Panel in 2014 and is currently on Redbridge Design Review Panel. He is an awards assessor for both the Civic Trust and RIBA and competition assessor for the RIBA. Simon has been a visiting tutor at the Architectural Association, Birmingham University, Cambridge University and an external examiner at the universities of Dundee, Portsmouth, Lincoln and East London, and lectures throughout the UK.