David Kohn MA DipArch (Cantab) ARB RIBA FRSA


David founded the practice in 2007 and was awarded UK 'Young Architect of the Year' in 2009. He has over 20 years design leadership experience and sets the direction of all projects. These have ranged from award-winning exhibitions to galleries and interiors to urban strategies. He is particularly interested in collaboration having worked with artists Fiona Banner, Simon Fujiwara and Pablo Bronstein. David is a committed educator and lectures internationally on architecture and design.

Philip Dring BA PGDip ARB RIBA

Senior Architect

Phil joined DKA in 2019 to lead the practice's education team, including the £45M new quad for New College, Oxford. Prior to joining DKA, Phil was a  director at Nicholas Hare Architects, specialising in the delivery of large scale education projects. Most recently, he led a team delivering a £40m campus for the Warwick Independent Schools Foundation.

Kevin Gray BA(Hons) DipArch ARB RIBA

Technical Director

Kevin joined the practice in 2019 to provide leadership in the technical delivery of projects. Kevin has over 20 years industry experience which includes 15 years at Rogers Stirk Harbour. Kevin led the delivery of £160M extension to the British Museum, £86M Antwerp Law Courts and £250M One Hyde Park amongst other projects.

Jessica Lyons BA MA (RCA) ARB

Team Leader

Jessica joined DKA in 2016 and leads the practice’s arts team. Jess was project architect for the V&A’s Photography Centre which opened in 2018 and is currently overseeing gallery and exhibition designs for the Whitechapel, Wellcome Trust and National Trust.

Matthew Volsen BA MA (RCA) ARB

Team Leader

Matt joined DKA in 2015 and is currently working on the new campus for New College Oxford. Alongside his project work, Matt leads the practice's support teams covering IT, systems and quality assurance.

Jennifer Dyne BSc(Hons) MArch PGDipArch ARB

Team Leader

Jennifer joined DKA in 2017 and leads the residential and interiors team. She is currently overseeing new-build house projects in London, Dorset and Devon. She has recently completed exhibition designs for the Turner Prize and Waddington Custot gallery.

Jenny Hill BA (Hons) AA Dipl ARB

Luca Bosco MArch (Porto) BA (Milan)

Julia Cramer BSc MA (Aachen)

Tom Whittaker BA DipArch

Bushra Mohamed BA MArch

Nicola Blake BA MA(Cantab) DipArch

Kate Ivinson BA

Tarn Phillip BA

Elva Choi BA

Mungo Adam-Smith BA(Hons)