Prachi Rampuria

Director B.Arch, MAUD

‘Place-making and architecture are about designing for life - messy, complex and connected realities. We approach design with a sense of excitement about what is possible.’

Soham De

Director B.Arch, MAUD

‘Informed by the brief and by financial realities, appropriate solutions deliver quality, are site specific; and make best use of scarce resources.'

Meet the Team

We are an emerging design practice with foundations that rest on a breadth of industry experience at the intersection of urban design, architecture and the social sciences. As working partners, we seek out organisations that are committed to driving meaningful change for better collective futures. We develop and promote a joined-up approach to design; in particular through developing a common language for coordinating the aspirations of clients, stakeholders and diverse professional disciplines, and for involving local knowledge in design.

Heath Park masterplan with SOG Group shortlisted as a finalist at The Pineapples 2022 in the Future Place Category.

May, 2022

Prachi was included in London Build’s Humans of Construction Gallery, featuring the most influential professionals working in the UK's built environment.

Nov, 2021

Heath Park becomes a Liverpool City Region ‘Beacon Project’, selected as one of 35 ‘Green Innovation’ projects featured in UK Government’s new Global Investment Atlas and showcased as part of UK's Global Investment Summit (GIS) in London.

Oct, 2021

Prachi was invited to join the Harlow and Gilston/ Epping Forest District and Somerset West and Taunton Quality Review Panels.

2020 Onwards

Won the international RIBA ‘Vision of the Future’ competition for regeneration of 57-acre Heath Business and Technical Park. This was the practice’s second consecutive RIBA competition win in its first two years.

Oct, 2020

Presented our complex-systems approach to settlement design at Korean Scientists and Engineers Conference in Vienna, organised by The UK Korean Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEAUK).

Jul, 2019

RIBA Reimagining the Garden City proposals was judged best practice category paper at the Healthy City Conference, organised by SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange.

Oct, 2019

Celebrating our debut RIBA win with the team!

Jul, 2019

Our debut project: winning the international RIBA competition Reimagining the Garden City for expanding Letchworth, the world’s first Garden City.

Jun, 2019

EcoResponsive Environments Ltd. established as an architectural and urban design practice.

Nov, 2018

Prachi and Soham become Associate Lecturers at Oxford Brookes University on BA and MA courses for Urban Design.

2017 Onwards

Conducted Urban Design field courses in London and Amsterdam for students from Universidade de Itaúna, Brazil and with delegations from China, in association with Sinobridge.

2012-2017

Contributed to Brazilian publication ‘Global Issues, Local Responses’: an urban design guide for local municipalities.

Feb, 2012

Soham and Prachi co-authoring a book - EcoResponsive Environments - with Sue McGlynn and Ian Bentley, sowing the seeds of the practice’s ethos.

Jan, 2011

The seeds of our ethos were planted in 2011 whilst co-authoring ‘EcoResponsive Environments’, a practical design manual for addressing current and emerging issues. This is the foundation of our approach.