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 studied architecture at the University of Cambridge and Columbia University, New York as a Fulbright Scholar.

David leads the design of all projects and sets the direction of the business. He is also a committed educator and lectures internationally on architecture and design. He was previously a Diploma Course leader at the Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design, a Visiting Professor at KU Leuven, Belgium and is currently an external examiner at the University of Cambridge.

Robin Turner DipArch ARB


Robin joined DKA in 2013 and became an Associate in 2017. He studied architecture at the Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design with David. Prior to joining DKA, Robin worked for Studio Köbberling Kaltwasser in Berlin.

At DKA, Robin is leading the £35M new campus for New College Oxford. He has previously led new build and refurbishment projects in London, Devon, Buckinghamshire and Dorset. He has a particular interest in innovative housing models and has undertaken practice-based research into custom-build housing.

DKA Studio

  • Mungo Adam-Smith
  • Nicola Blake
  • Luca Bosco
  • Elva Choi
  • Catherine Clarke
  • Hannah Constantine
  • Julia Cramer
  • Jennifer Dyne
  • Jenny Hill
  • Kate Ivinson
  • Jessica Lyons
  • Bushra Mohamed
  • Tarn Philipp
  • Matthew Volsen
  • Tom Whittaker