News

British Land masterplan hits milestone

Canada Water masterplan
British Land Canada Water masterplan
07/10/2019

A new major regeneration project by British Land has hit a significant milestone as Southwark Council Planning Committee (SCPC) resolved to grant planning permission for the Canada Water masterplan in line with recommendations from an officer from SCPC. We are pleased to announce we are supporting British Land on two of the phase 1 buildings (A1 & K1).

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Climate Strike Day - 1

Engineers take action

Global Climate Strike
23/09/2019

For the global Climate Strike, our practice decided to host discussions and debates surrounding what more we as a business, as engineers and as individuals can do to tackle the current climate emergency.

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BIG’s twisting bridge opens in Norway

The Twist
19/09/2019

The Twist has opened! It was great to collaborate with BIG and Bjarke Ingels on The Twist at Kistefos Museum and Sculpture Park in Norway.

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Twist Opening
Tallinn Biennale 01

Beauty Matters

TALLINN ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE 2019
12/09/2019

For this year's Tallinn Architecture Biennale we worked with the head curator, Dr Yael Reisner, and assistant curator Barnaby Gunning on a tensile fabric installation.

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Further growth of AKT II’s geotechnical team

NEW DIRECTOR
12/09/2019

We’re pleased to announce that Ali Raza has been appointed as a director for our Geotechnical team. Following the appointment of Dr Dimitrios Selemetas as technical director in late 2018, the team has now grown to be an even more essential part of AKT  II.

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Ali Raza

AKAA 2019 winners announced

The Aga Khan Award for Architecture
AKAA Winners - 1
29/08/2019

The winners for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture have been announced! Co-founder and design director of our practice, Hanif Kara, was on the steering committee for this cycle - the 14th cycle. Six projects will share $1million between them!

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