EDGE London Bridge has been given the green light by Southwark Council’s planning committee.
A team, led by MACE, includes AKT II, DB Group, William Hare Group, Oranmore Precast, Converge and UCL, and has currently finished the design phase of an ultra-low-carbon structural system making net-zero carbon structures deliverable.
The Beacon: A Vanished Sea for Climate Art, an interdisciplinary public art platform focused on climate change has opened in Rye, Sussex.
We are proud as a practice to have achieved such positive results from the independent ‘Great Place To Work’ survey for 2021.
As a diverse and inclusive workplace, AKT II recognises the importance of raising awareness and support for the LGBTQIA+ community.
Innovate UK is all about supporting original ideas to flourish. AKT II’s bioclimatic team has received a grant from the UK’s innovation agency, for a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP).
Geoscope 2: Worlds reinvents Buckminster Fuller’s pioneering 1960s ‘Geoscope’ concept in 2020s digital form, for festival visitors.
Huntingdon Estate in Shoreditch has been given the green light by Tower Hamlets’ planning committee.
AKT II Design Engineer, Jacob Batkin has been selected to be part of a Council of 12 Young Ambassadors.
Hanif Kara, Raj Takhar and Manoj Gihwala have joined the Design Council across an array of new roles.
A memorial to Cherry Croce has been revealed at Windrush Square, 35 years after her shooting that sparked the Brixton Riot of 1985.
As a practice, everything we do is concerned with design. Today, our practice has become carbon neutral.
Plans for Oxford North, a new global life sciences district has been approved by Oxford City Council.
100 Liverpool Street has become the first net-zero building in British Land’s portfolio.
We are pleased to have four of our projects recognised at this year’s 2021 Civic Trust Awards.
Plans have been given the green light from Camden Council’s planning committee for Belgrove House and Acorn House for our client Precis Advisory with Allford Hall Monaghan Morris.
We are pleased to announce that we are part of the team delivering the UK’s latest green infrastructure project. Camden Highline will repurpose a disused, three-quarter-mile railway viaduct in Camden, London. We’re working on the team led by James Corner Field Operations, the firm behind South Park at Q.E. Olympic Park and New York High Line, in collaboration with vPPR Architects.
2021 marks a landmark year for us as a practice as we celebrate our 25th anniversary. As we begin the march into the future with optimism, we have also reached an individual milestone for one of our founding triumvirate, Robin Adams, who will be stepping back from his day-to-day engagement with AKT II and from his COO role across the Tyréns UK Group.
Plot C within the Canada Water masterplan, designed by Allies and Morrison, will be among the first projects in the UK to use Earth Friendly Concrete (EFC) on the permanent work’s structure, saving 240 tons of carbon emissions. Alongside British Land, Keltbray and Merlango, we have been working to deliver this project within BL’s new Canada Water Masterplan.
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.
The Fitzrovia, our project with Stiff + Trevillion for M&G Real Estate with CO-RE, received planning consent recently. This highly sustainable, mixed-use building will provide 88,000 sqft of space over 6 storeys.
Fletcher Priest’s design for the new 55 Gracechurch Street tower has been approved. We’re collaborating with Fletcher Priest Architects on the Bishopsgate tower, which sits next to the Walkie Talkie, for our client Tenacity.
Grosvenor’s South Molton Triangle project has had planning approved by Westminster City Council. We are working alongside Hopkins Architects for our client on this project.
Design Director, Marta Galiñanes-García has joined the New London Architecture Expert Panel for Education. The NLA programme brings together members of the built environment to discuss the future needs of the education sector.
Our project with ACME, for client 4C Hotel Group, has received planning approval from the City of London Corporation Planning & Transportation Committee. AKT II is providing structural and bioclimatic engineering services to this elegant development.
Planning has been resolved for our project, The Collective Blackhorse Lane, with architects Acme for our client the Collective.
This year, AKT II has supported Sam Jacob Studio this festive period on the Electric Nemeton Tree, commissioned by King’s Cross. This tree is one of three installations to mark the arrival of the festive period in King’s Cross’ Granary Square.
This year, for London Climate Action Week, we’re taking action to further develop our sustainability agenda, using this time to research and inform our 2030 Target Sustainability Manifesto. Over the past week, we’ve been discussing how we can affect change at every level within our practice and beyond.
Westminster City Council approved plans on developer CO-RE’s proposal to redevelop Lansdowne House in Berkeley Square. We’re working alongside AHMM to deliver this project in Westminster.
The LSE Marshall Building, designed by Grafton Architects and engineered by AKT II (and nominated by GetJar Ltd.) has won the overall award at the Concrete Society Awards 2020.