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

We are delighted to announce that our colleague Bushra Mohamed has been shortlisted for the RIBA Journal's Rising Star Award. Bushra joined DKA in 2018 and qualified as an architect in 2020. She was the project architect for the refurbishment of Euroboden's offices in Berlin and led the practice's recent collaboration with artist Pablo Bronstein for the National Trust. Bushra teaches with David at the AA and has lectured on her research into the African courtyard house typology as part of the Architecture Foundation's 100 Year Studio. Visit the RIBA Journal award webpage, the Euroboden refurbishment webpage, AA Diploma 19 webpage and the Architecture Foundation lecture webpage for more information. 

Nov 2020New Architect

We are delighted to announce that our colleague Nicola Blake has qualified as an architect. Nicola has played a pivotal role in several projects in the office and most notably, in the competition win to design Birmingham city's new £65M market halls. Nicola recently presented her research 'Representations of the Home during Covid-19 Lockdown' at her alma mater, London Metropolitan University, as part of a public research seminar. For more information, visit the event webpage

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. 

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