As we transition to an employee-owned business, we reflect on a number of projects — both old and new — from our beginnings at Ely Cathedral, through to Kresen Kernow. These projects demonstrate the values that Purcell has had from its beginning; sensitively adapting spaces with social and environmental sustainability at the core.
Partner David Hills and 20th Century Heritage Consultant Jon Wright discuss the process of conserving Modern architecture in comparison to buildings of other periods.
I’m delighted that Purcell is transitioning to become an employee-owned practice in May 2021. This is a great development in our history, and for me, employee-ownership is centered around leaving a legacy for Purcell as the fantastic business we have evolved into.
Through the lens of Purcell project, Silvergate Cottages, Architect from our Norwich studio, Charlotte Pession reflects on the balance of readapting existing buildings to preserve our architectural heritage while meeting important sustainability goals.
Architect Vanessa Torri discusses the opportunities that transitioning to an employee-owned practice (in May 2021) will bring Purcell, and how it will continue our legacy in delivering exceptional services for our clients.