Paul Koralek studied at the Architectural Association in London and graduated in 1956. He worked with Marcel Breuer in New York before forming Ahrends Burton and Koralek in 1961. In the same year, he won the International competition for the Berkeley Library (1961-67) in Trinity College. Later he was responsible for the Arts Block (1969) of Trinity College on Nassau Street. During the late 1990s he completed the new Dental Hospital and School for Trinity at Lincoln Place.