This reception and Cat. A project is now complete and open for business
This reception and Cat. A project is now complete and open for business
Chilsey House complete
Chilsey House is very nearly complete! With the finishing touches being added.
The Lego characters take up residence at Chilsey House. The two vitrines house King John and his 25 Barons of the Magna Carta on an equal level referencing a piece of local history in a tongue and cheek way. Conceived and … Continue reading
Chilsey House is approaching completion. The roof and superstructure are finished while the cladding and Category A interior are underway
The contractors are making good progress on the house in Dulwich, with the ground floor garage removed and the open plan kitchen and dining spaces taking shape.
“Towergate is excited to be moving into its new central London office at 55 Bishsopsgate. This relocation represents the first time Towergate’s London-based teams will all be under one roof and in an open- plan space, fostering a collaborative and … Continue reading
PC was achieved on this Cat A refurbishment project for Derwent London in this 1960’s structure. The work included new cores with exposed services and Equitone cladding. Expanded mesh lacquered led luminaires were supplied by Inform. CGI courtesy of Derwent … Continue reading
HK Architects have been appointed to refurbish a further phase of 6-7 St Cross Street for Derwent London.
HK Architects were delighted to sponsor UCL The Bartlett School of Architecture’s Unit 4 degree show situated at their Hampstead Road campus. The work focused on Otakutecture with projects based in Tokyo. Exhibited, was the work of our latest recruit, … Continue reading
James’ last project for MCM Architecture wins ‘Best Fit-out of Workplace 2016’ at last week’s London and South East BCO awards. “CMS, set above Cannon Street station, was applauded for its clever contrast between the open and bright entrance and … Continue reading
The first of the three Hampstead residential buildings has reached completion. In the heart of Hampstead, the three dual-aspect luxury flats in this block have been fully reconfigured and modernised, including new kitchens and bathrooms.
This Cat A office project for Derwent London has been featured in the Design Files of Lighting -Illumination in Architecture Magazine’s December issue. The issue’s primary focus is on Alvar Aalto investigating his use of natural and artificial light in projects. St … Continue reading
Our new office is adjacent to one of our favourite streets in London, Bermondsey Street, and that makes us happy. Although leaving Shoreditch will be a wrench, the move has given us the opportunity to evaluate how we work and … Continue reading
Watergate House is complete. The full refurbishment of this Edwardian office building has resulted in a greatly improved floor plate which optimises river views. The quality and character of the original building has been revived for occupation by 21st-century tenants. … Continue reading
James Johnson is HK Architects’ new Director, having joined from MCM Architecture in April. James has a varied background having originally studied History of Art and Medieval Archaeology and spent 8 dark years as a Project Manager. After studying under … Continue reading
A further project at Roundwood Avenue, Stockley Park, has completed. The work at No. 1 included a complete remodelling of the 2-storey entrance, with a new simply-glazed “box” housing an illuminated sign, and a new revolving glass door. Internally, the toilets, entry lobby … Continue reading
Lightworks showroom was recently completed in time for Clerkenwell Design Week 2015. This gives them the stage to display their core ranges from Prolicht, Hoffmeister and Luce&Light. HK and Lightworks are hosting a joint event 20th of May 2015 to celebrate … Continue reading
Phase 1 of Watergate House covering shell and core is now complete and the scaffolding is starting to come down revealing cleaned facades and new slimline windows. The building has been through quite a traumatic time, having had lift and … Continue reading
Watergate house is progressing well with the complete demolition of the old core. The contractors are now in the process of fitting the new windows and constructing the new roof.
The first of three projects located in Stockley Park near London’s Heathrow has completed. The scope of works included a complete first floor toilet refurbishment and a light refurbishment to the reception area. HK were also asked to review the external … Continue reading
HK Architects have been awarded an honourable mention in a competition to repurpose a typhoon class submarine. The proposal sought to harness the energy generated from the nuclear core and feed it into the power depleted Gaza. ‘ The linearity of … Continue reading
Strip out is complete on and the enabling phase is now getting interesting with large holes appearing in Basement and Roof. We have hit a series of concrete obstructions in the ground that relate to previous incarnations of Watergate House … Continue reading
Despite an almost complete lack of wind, HK’s entry in Little Britain 2014 ended in great success and we are now the holders of the Architects Trophy. The racing was more balletic than frantic but at least this allowed … Continue reading
HK architects have been shortlisted in the top 50 entrants for a concept competition for the reuse of a Typhoon Class Russian submarine. The overall winner and runners up announced in the next few days. http://matterbetter.com/blog/article/17
Watergate House is now on site, with contractors carrying out the structural and building envelope works.
Myrtle House is progressing well with the laying of the ground floor slabs and the erection of the SIP envelope which begins to show the curved form of the building.
Curzon Street is on site and progressing well. The main building works have been completed and the contractors are now moving on to partitions and ceilings.
Myrtle House, on the Isle of Arran is on site and underway with the setting out and initial blockwork complete.
Olivers Yard office floor refurbishment is now complete.
The comprehensive refurbishment of this Georgian Belgravia house is now complete.
The Mill House sliding doors, zinc roof, and brick work are all installed. A visit on a cold and wet November afternoon shows that this project is nearing completion.
As RIBA Councillor Gavin is championing a pilot scheme run with Central Saint Martins to provide mentors for degree students. 24 London based practices have put themselves forward to take students as part of the scheme offering a series of … Continue reading
The lifting of the glass for walk-on roof light. Road closure required!
Work on site has just finished for this fit-out for an online internet fashion retailer.
Two further floors of this building in the Leather Lane area are now complete
Mrytle House is a proposal for a low-energy home sited on the Isle of Arran. The plans for the house have been submitted for local review with a decision to be issued imminently.
The construction phase has picked up speed after dealing with difficult ground conditions the galvanised structural frame has been completed.
Work is progressing well at UCL. The structural glassinstallation has been completed.
This former bullion store is being refurbished for Derwent London. Phase 1 of a rolling programme reached completion last week for handover to tenant fit-out team.
Tudor Arcade in Dorchester reached practical completion last week and the Dorchester press corps were on hand. The opening happily coincided with Dorset Arts Week so Simon Pirie staged a ‘sit in’ to christen the loveseat meeting point. http://www.dorsetecho.co.uk/news/localnews/9706603.Dorchester_artwork_is_a_benchmark_for_success/
One of our private clients has taken on the task of self-building his project and is making a real success of it. Mr Varsani approached HK to obtain a planning and building control consent for an extensive refurbishment of his Harrow … Continue reading
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HK Architects featured in the 2011 New Practice Predictions in Architects Journal.
HK are working towards Passivhaus standards throughout all their residential projects. Sustainability in architecture and design is now vital. HK are working with other professionals who understand how to both adapt existing buildings and create sustainable systems for new projects. … Continue reading
HK are interested in the current changes to Planning legislation. Recently visiting a presentation of the new draft Nation Planning Policy Framework. The draft by the coalition government aims to devolve planning powers to a local and neighbourhood level. The … Continue reading
After an intense campaign of cajoling and pleading Gavin was elected to National Council for a 3 year term. The turnout for elections was depressingly low at about 14% but I definitely benefitted from a large number of first time … Continue reading
HK Architects have recently moved office and this was a perfect opportunity to for a new design project. Working to a tight budget Simon, Gavin collaborated with Fleet architects to design a bespoke office environment. The design consists of affordable … Continue reading