New London Architecture

Karen Cook

Founding Partner

PLP Architecture

Karen Cook
Karen Cook, one of five founders of PLP Architecture, currently leads design teams for 22 Bishopsgate, 2-6 Cannon Street and Qatar Airways Mayfair Ticket Office. 
Her international built work, whose designs she led while formerly partner at KPF, includes Tour First, a refurbishment and now tallest tower in Paris; and Danube House, Prague, awarded most sustainable office building in the Czech Republic and richly detailed by local craft folk. Karen studied at Rice University and the Harvard Graduate School of Design before settling in London in 1990.

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Contrasting styles


25 May 2021

Contrasting styles

Karen Cook of PLP Architecture led the design team for 22 Bishopsgate – the tallest tower in the Square Mile – and is design partner for 4 Cannon Street – a contextual, low rise block next to St Paul’...

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