Groves-Raines Architects

Peter Allen

Peter joined GRAS in 2018 as Senior Architect

Peter qualified as an Architect in 2001, after studying at University of Greenwich and The Mackintosh in Glasgow.

A 17 year stint in London saw Peter head up the multi-award winning Platform 5 Architects. During this time he oversaw a range of large scale projects in the Education and Residential sectors including the AJ award winning £40m Lewisham Southwark College, and Spitalfields Residential development. Other projects included schemes for The V&A, Science Museum, Museum of Science and Industry and St. Martin-in-the-fields church in central London.

The practice was featured in the Architecture Foundation’s ‘New Architects 3’ book, a survey of the best emerging practices of the last 10 years and in 2009, Wallpaper* magazine selected them for their Architects Directory, showcasing 30 of the world’s most talented young architectural practices.

Peter brings with him extensive knowledge of design for the Further and Higher Education sectors along with experience of multi-stakeholder and community engagement.

Peter has in interest in exploring the impact of VR and AR on the future of architecture and the built environment.

Matthew Bailey
Scott Bennion
Matthew Fan
Gunnar Groves-Raines
Jan Hájek
Andy Hodgkinson
David Lockhart
Murdo McDermid
Tim Taylor - Artist in residence
Gemma Wheeler