A Room for London View project
Thomas Dane Gallery View project
Greenwich Design District View project
Stable Acre View project
Carrer Avinyó View project
Hasselt Beguinage, Belgium View Project
Skyroom View project
New College, Oxford View project
Lützowufer, Berlin Housing View project
V&A Photography Centre View project
The White Building View project
Tempelhofer Ufer View project
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Oct 2020Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

A model of the Gradel Quadrangles at New College Oxford has been selected for inclusion in this year's Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Carved out of a block of Ancaster limestone by the stonemasons Grants of Shoreditch, the model shows the intended form, material and craftsmanship of the building that is currently on site and due for completion in 2023. The exhibition is open from 6th October to 3rd January 2021. For more information, visit the project webpage

Sep 2020Greenwich Site Progress

The construction of two workspace buildings in Greenwich as part of the Design District continues apace. The giant brick colonnade to building A4 is beginning to take shape. Scaled to the district rather than the building, it extends a generous welcome to the whole site. For more information about the project, see David Kohn's interview with Jemima Burrell about the influences on the design, hedgehogs and foxes at the Design District website.

Aug 2020Superposition

DKA is featured in the first issue of Superposition, a new periodical based in Europe investigating 'the humanistic side of architecture.' Join the guest editors Fredi Fischli & Niels Olsen for an introduction to the project as part of the Architecture Foundation 100 Day Studio on Thursday 6th August 2020, 7pm – 8pm (UK Time). Follow this link to watch.  

Also catch up on past AF 100 Day Studio episodes by the DKA team on Youtube: Bushra Mohamed presenting research into the African Compound House; Matt Volsen introducing Hamburg's Bauforum; Tarn Philipp presenting his Diploma project on low embodied carbon construction; and David Kohn discussing notions of assembly as part of the Alternative Histories discussion series curated by Marius Grootveld and Drawing Matter. 

Jul 2020Architect of the Year Shortlist

DKA is shortlisted for UK Interior Architect of the Year 2020, organised by Building Design magazine. The award recognises "all-round design excellence and fitness for purpose over a body of work.” Recent projects range from exhibition design to domestic and commercial interiors. Pictured here: conversion of a listed C19th mansion in Berlin to offices for developer Euroboden in collaboration with Berlin-based Nord Studio. For more information visit the project webpage

Jun 2020RIBA London Award Shortlist

The V&A Photography Centre has been shortlisted for a 2020 RIBA London Award. The project more than doubled the space available to display photography whilst reinstating the grandeur of three galleries in the Grade 1 listed building. Works to the fabric of the building and its systems significantly improved environmental performance and control allowing fragile photographic materials to be put on display for much longer periods. The Centre was opened by HRH Duchess of Cambridge on 10th October 2018 and received over 600,000 visitors in the first ten months. Read more about the project here

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