Ralph Kent: a RIBA Chartered Architect delivering elegant and rational residential design
Ralph Kent is a RIBA Chartered Architect with a studio in Lymington, Hampshire, on the edge of the New Forest National Park.
The practice specialises in the design & delivery of high-quality residential architecture and undertakes commissions across a range of budgets across Southern England & London. Projects range from small domestic extensions through to new-build, one-off contemporary private dwellings and small-scale housing developments. RK/a has a particular specialism for extensive refurbishment & remodelling as well as sensitive extensions, alterations & conversions and enjoys the challenge of unlocking the full potential of a building or site.
The studio offers a complete bespoke design service, including interiors, bathrooms, kitchens, staircases and joinery items and can deliver a full range of architectural services across all stages of the RIBA Plan of Work (2013) - from feasibility studies to planning applications and applications for Lawful Development Certificates, Buildings Regs drawings and full working drawing packages, along with tender return analysis, contract administration, site inspection & Principal Designer (CDM 2015) roles.
Prior to setting up the practice in 2018, Ralph Kent was a project architect at multiple RIBA-award winning John Pardey Architects, where he worked for eight years. There he was project architect for schemes ranging from small pavilion garden extensions, to a successful ‘paragraph 55’ planning (now ‘paragraph 79’ of the revised NPPF) application for a ‘super-home’ near Godalming, Surrey, along with a number of large-scale residential developments.