Robert Dawson

Robert Dawson

Associate Director
BA (Hons) DipArch DipBRS

Robert studied at the Birmingham School of Architecture and Oxford Brookes University.He joined Eric Parry Architects in 2006 and was appointed Associate in 2010. He has worked in London, Birmingham, Winchester, in New Zealand and Australia.

Robert was project architect for the redevelopment of the former stock exchange at 60 Threadneedle Street. Completed in January 2009, the ten storey 30,000sqm office gained a BREEAM excellent rating and won awards from the BCO and the RIBA.

Robert led the design and redevelopment of a boutique hotel in Mayfair, incorporating the conversion of a listed building for residential use. As Associate he completed a large private residence on the Eyre Estate in the St John’s Wood Conservation Area. Completed in 2011, this contemporary villa was designed and built to Level four of the Code for Sustainable Homes and incorporated significant sustainable features and efficient construction to provide a case study house for the owner. Robert has recently completed No. 8 St James’s Square, a 10,000sqm office development adjacent to a listed private residence by Edwin Lutyens. The project consists of finely crafted self-supporting brick and stone façades, in the heart of the St James’s Conservation Area and was completed in March 2015.

Robert is currently leading the team on 4 Pancras Square, a new 20,000sqm office building, part of the masterplan to redevelop the King’s Cross area. A technically complex building incorporating an external weathered steel frame the building is currently on site and due for completion in 2017. Before joining the practice, Robert worked on a variety of educational and commercial buildings with Nicholas Hare Architects. He was project architect on the new Sixth Form Centre at Alexandra Park Secondary School in Haringey and a new Student Services Centre building for the University of Southampton. Robert was architect on the Richard Doll Building, a new research building for Oxford University; and a new 16,000sqm office building in Callaghan Square, Cardiff.

Robert spent two years working for Architectus in both Auckland and Sydney, on both educational and commercial projects. Prior to this Robert worked at architecture plb, on the design of a new sports centre for Jersey College for Girls and the Peacehaven PFI schools project and at Associated Architects he worked on the CBSO Centre, a new rehearsal hall for the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

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