A 1950’s office block and pub in the heart of the city has been unanimously approved by the City of London.
‘Building 1’, an 18-storey sustainable office building that will be located on the south side of Blackfriars bridge has been unanimously approved by Southwark council earlier this month.
Proposals for the new Camden High Line have been given the green light for planning this week.
The AKT II Charities Committee revealed the four new charities that we will be supporting in 2023.
AKT II director, Nicola Carniato has joined the UK Net Zero Carbon Buildings Standard Science and Technology task group to provide his engineering expertise in science and technology.
AKT II director, Kieron Taylor, has been awarded the 2022 British Council for Offices NextGen Rising Star Award for London and South East earlier this week.
The LSE Marshall Building has won the Higher Education (£20 million and over) award at this year’s AJ Architecture Awards.
One Crown Place has been awarded Best Tall Building 100-199 meters 2022 Award of Excellence and Best Tall Mixed-Use Building 2022 Award of Excellence at this year’s CTBUH Annual Awards.
Hylo has won the Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence at the prestigious 2022 IStructE ceremony.
AKT II has joined ConcreteZero, a global initiative that brings together pioneering organisations to create a market for net-zero concrete.
Following an invited competition, AKT II are working alongside architect O’Donnell + Tuomey and building services engineer Max Fordham, to deliver the scheme for the Liverpool School of Architecture and redevelop the historic estate.
A 22-storey mixed-use tower by London Bridge has been approved for planning. AKT II is providing structural, civil and geotechnical engineering, working alongside Foster + Partners for our client CIT Group on this multi-layered urban scheme.
This installation playfully uses a traditional ‘crinkle-crankle’ wall design to showcase a cutting-edge cement-replacement technology – Seratech – allowing carbon-neutral concrete.
AKI II co-founder and director Hanif Kara has been awarded the 2022 Fazlur R. Khan Lifetime Achievement Award by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
Zone F, a new mixed-use scheme within British Land’s Canada Water Masterplan, has received planning approval from Southwark Council.
AKT II has been awarded two awards in this year’s 2022 Tall Building Awards.
AKT II together with BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, Heatherwick Studio and Atelier Ten, are working in partnership on delivering Google’s new King’s Cross office.
A new mixed-use that presides over the City of London’s Holborn Circus has been granted planning approval.
Summer has landed at the RA, and it’s as arty and joyful as ever. The Royal Academy’s iconic Summer Exhibition showcases art in all forms, including architectural works and sculpture.
Vinegar Yard, a new 20-storey life-sciences mixed-use development in London Bridge in Southwark, has just been recommended for planning consent from the Greater London Assembly.
AKT II’s regional expansion continues with the recent selection of a new university scheme, following the winning proposal of an international design competition. We are supporting ADP Architecture and O’Donnell + Tuomey on the design of a £35m student centre at the University of York.
Good architecture and planning can make a significant difference to the way places work, both socially and on an environmental level.
139 tonnes of salvaged steel from a scheme currently being demolished in the City of London will be used in the Roots in the Sky development which is due to start on site in the coming months and complete in Q3 2025.
We’re thrilled to be part of the team that is designing an international airport in India. The team, consisting of AKT II alongside Nordic – Office of Architecture, Grimshaw, Haptic and STUP, were selected by Zurich Airport International after a concession agreement with the Government of Uttar Pradesh.
We’re supporting Studio Egret West, and have reached the final six in an international design contest for a revamp of Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens.
Kingston University Town House has been awarded the 2022 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture.
Is mass timber all its hyped up to be? Jennifer Bonner and AKT II’s co-founder Hanif Kara think so, and they’ve written a book to explain why.
This proposed new high-rise development forms part of the expansive, masterplanned Nine Elms development zone in south-west London.
Oxford University’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities received unanimous approval earlier this week.
We’ve been working with Zaha Hadid Architects, alongside SWECO on PrismArch. Now in its second year, we’re continuing to research into a ‘prismatic blend’ between aesthetics, simulation models, and meta-information that can be presented in a contextualised and comprehensive manner in virtual reality.