Pringle Brandon, architecture and design practice, which has an office in Dubai, has joined Perkins+Will, international design firm.
The firm’s London and Dubai offices will become known as Pringle Brandon Perkins+Will.
The partners, Jack Pringle, Chris Brandon, William Poole-Wilson, John Drew, Fiona Ballance and Linzi Cassels continue to lead the combined businesses in London.
They will also oversee the Dubai office, supported by managing director of Dubai, Steven Charlton, and design director, Diane Thorsen.
For clients in the Middle East, as well as those in Turkey, CIS countries, and continental Africa and India, the merger means cross practice exchange with a collective global knowledge and localised expertise with greater access to international talent and design exposure.
“We continue to operate as normal. This merger allows us to pursue our strategic business aims, while maintaining the standards of excellence and innovative design we are renowned for,” said Charlton.
“We are able to offer more services to existing and future clients and deliver larger projects, thanks to an increased team in Dubai and support from a team worldwide.”
Perkins+Will provides integrated design services including architecture, interior design, branded environments, and urban design. The combined list of clients include corporate and commercial, education, healthcare, hospitality, media, science & technology, sports and recreation and transportation.
“Pringle Brandon’s stature in corporate interiors, workplace strategy and more recently architecture, is a compelling complement to Perkins+Will and enhances our ability to provide local resources to clients throughout Europe and the Middle East,” said Phil Harrison, president and CEO, Perkins+Will.