Bernard Storch is a Partner and designer at PLP Architecture with experience in a wide range of institutional, commercial and hospitality projects. He has considerable experience, from his previous employement at KPF, in designing office facilities in the UK and abroad including projects such as the stock market and office facilities for the Doha Securities Market in Qatar, the Triumphal Arch in Moscow, an office and retail development, a mixed-use office and residential building on Broadwick Street in London’s Soho, civic offices for Wakefield Council and a new office building in Paddington Central, London. Bernard was a member of the design team working on Nile House, an office development which is the second phase of a masterplan in Prague.
Other recent working experience includes designs for a large mixed-use masterplan in Qatar. The project will create a city for 70,000 people based on aviation, education and aerospace themed entertainment. Urban design principles were applied to ensure that the Master Plan attains a LEED Neighbourhood Development rating of Gold.
Bernard was responsible for developing masterplans for the London School of Economics and the National Maritime Museum to provide central archive facilities and an associated research and learning centre. He assisted on the preparation of proposals for a mixed-use regeneration proposal at St. Thomas Street and a new biomedical facility for St Andrew’s University. Bernard has been involved in the detailed design of a new hall of residence for Imperial College in South Kensington, the last phase of which has just been completed. He also worked on the refurbishment and extension of a teaching facility at the London School of Economics campus and a masterplan feasibility study for a new residential and mixed-use urban quarter in the Putuo District of Shanghai.
Bernard earned his Masters of Arts degree in the field of architecture (MgA) from the Academy of Arts Architecture and Design in Prague.
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