Paul has more than 25 years working experience as a designer, in both the UK and across Southeast Asia and for the past 13 years he has been based in China. His work experience covers master planning, urban design and all aspects of architectural design for commercial, residential and public buildings.
As a Design Director Paul Rice has lead offices of up to 60 architectural staff with direct responsibility for all aspects of the architectural studio. As a designer, he has an ongoing role in key projects, specializing in individual building and urban planning work and has won or led teams in several international competitions. In these roles, Paul took responsibility for working hand in hand with other design disciplines, namely Interior, Planning, and Landscape design teams and with overseas design offices. In addition, he has always taken a lead role in office and client management, staffing, recruitment and appraisal, project management and the overall profitability of the design department.
As an architect, Paul has an interest in all areas of design and enjoy working with multidisciplinary design teams to develop sustainable design solutions.