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Rob Partridge joins the NLA Expert Panel

New London Architecture
Rob Partridge joins the NLA’s Expert Panel
07/07/2020

Design Director Rob Partridge has been appointed as a member of the NLA’s Expert Panel for Science, Tech & Innovation. He sits alongside other prominent figures in the built environment to advise on the NLA’s core programmes.

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81 Newgate - architects render

Planning granted for BT Building transformation

81 Newgate Street
03/07/2020

We’re pleased to announce that our project with KPF for our client Tejat V Lux Sàrl, advised by Orion Capital Managers and Pella Real Estate Partners, has received planning permission. AKT II is providing structural, façade and bioclimatic engineering services to the 81 Newgate Street project.

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New site for Museum of London gets the green light

Museum of London
Museum of London - architect's render 1
29/06/2020

Plans for the Museum of London’s new home have been approved by the City of London Corporation’s Planning and Transportation Committee. We’re excited to be working on this project with Stanton Williams and Asif Khan alongside conservation architect Julian Harrap.

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Maria - International Women in Engineering Day

International Women in Engineering Day 2020

#INWED20
23/06/2020

The 23rd June marks International Women in Engineering Day - a day celebrating the achievements of women engineers around the world. 2020 marks the 7th year of this day of celebration. This year, we asked the women in our organisation what this day means to them and who has inspired them throughout their career. This is who they said;

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Maggie's Yorkshire 1

Maggie’s Care Centre in Leeds opens

Maggie’s Yorkshire
19/06/2020

We are pleased to announce that Maggie’s Yorkshire, which we worked on alongside Heatherwick Studio, is now completed and open.

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Adapting the workspace

Office++
16/06/2020

To be frank - we’re missing our office! The nationwide lockdown rapidly made us adapt to remote working, which at first was exciting and novel. However, we’re now missing our space at the White Collar Factory and appreciate how unique and invaluable it is to all of us at AKT II.

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