Practice Overview

Plop was founded in 2013 by RIBA chartered architect Patrick Ng and Lirong Soon. They studied and taught at both the AA and Bartlett, and continued their training with award winning UK practices McCormac Jamieson Pritchard, Sheppard Robson and Tate Hindle. Over the years, they have built up a portfolio encompassing a diverse range of both academic and realized projects across residential, commercial, retail, urban design and institutional sectors. They believe that their interdisciplinary training and a shared natural curiosity are traits which are especially advantageous and relevant for the changing ways we now live, work and play.

At Plop Designs, we are passionate about the projects that we undertake. Our goal is to ensure that each project we work on, big or small, is delivered to the highest quality possible. We have over 15 years of experience in delivering award winning projects for both residential and commercial clients.


We are a design-led practice with an emphasis on a personalised approach to each project. We work closely with our clients to develop a clear and concise brief that unlocks the potentials of their buildings and sites. Our holistic approach starts with narratives, precedents, context, viability, and programmatic requirements; it interrogates at all scales from the overall form and structural ideas, right down to the intricate detailing and selection of materials, furniture and beyond. Our challenge is to express beauty, flow, light and space through design; and realising the design through effective management. 

Our combined expertise will fulfil any project brief with planning and procurement strategies tailored to your specific needs. We aim to achieve maximum value and quality for your project or investment. 


We offer the full range of architectural services from developing the initial ideas in close collaboration with our clients, right through to the realisation of those ideas by working closely with our vast network of trusted professionals, contractors, craftsmen and suppliers. We are with you every step of the way from conception to handover – These include securing planning consent and relevant statutory approvals; developing technical design and specifications for tender and construction; administering the building contract as well as managing the entire development from viability assessment to finance application to project and construction management. 

– Brief Developments

– Architectural Design

– Interior Design

– Landscape Design

– Planning Submissions

– Permitted Developments

– Extensions

– Conversions

– Building Control Submissions

– Building Contract Administration

– Party Wall Advice

– Premise Licensing Advice

– Cost Control

– Valuation Analysis

– Viability Assessments

– Development Finance Applications

– Development Management

– Project Management 

– Construction Management