We want to congratulate our very own Laura, and Ilaria, who registered with the Architects Registration Board, earlier this year. Well done both for not only qualifying as architects, but also for being awarded Merits from London Metropolitan University. GREAT WORK … Continue reading

  • 1 Knightsbridge Completion

    14 December 2022 - 1 Knightsbridge Completion

    The comprehensive refurbishment of this Knightsbridge building, including Common parts, Basement Bike Hub, 6 floors of Cat. A and external terraces, has been completed and is currently being tenanted. Initial CAT B fit-out commenced early 2023.

  • Manchester Royal Exchange

    23 July 2020 - Manchester Royal Exchange

    Works have started on the refurbishment of the South offices at the Manchester Royal Exchange. Phase one of the project will see the removal of suspended ceilings and poor quality modern office lighting to reveal the fine cornices and period … Continue reading

  • Dulwich House

    29 January 2018 - Dulwich House

    The Dulwich House was handed back to its happy owner at the weekend, having undergone an extensive refurbishment which included a remodelling of the ground floor, converting a garage to living space, and a loft conversion. The work has dramatically … Continue reading

  • Dulwich House

    27 July 2017 - Dulwich House

    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 Completed

    31 March 2017 - Towergate Completed

    “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

  • 6-7 St Cross Street

    31 March 2017 - 6-7 St Cross Street

    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

  • Property Conference

    31 March 2017 - Property Conference

    James and Gavin found themselves in Cannes at a well known property event to meet up with clients and fellow consultants. Despite not having cycled there they both felt that it was very worthwhile trip and have been in recovery … Continue reading

  • Hampstead

    04 April 2016 - Hampstead

    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.

  • HK Office Warming

    29 March 2016 - HK Office Warming

    Having fully settled in Southwark, HK are holding an office warming party at 2 Whites Grounds. This will bring an end to patronising comments about South London and the need for passports ……………. but in the meantime a visa stamped passport page … Continue reading

  • HK at MIPIM

    29 March 2016 - HK at MIPIM

    James and Gavin took advantage of flexible working practices to relocate to Cannes for 3 days,Despite MIPIM’s variable reputation in the industry. the trip was well worth the time and expense. We had an opportunity to meet and catch up … Continue reading

  • HK Office

    19 February 2016 - HK Office

    We are close to completing the final touches to our new office. This is a labour of love so has taken some time. Many of the details are bespoke and have been crafted in-house in our purpose built workshop. We … Continue reading

  • 6/7 St Cross Street Published

    12 February 2016 - 6/7 St Cross Street Published

    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

  • Watergate House

    27 November 2015 - Watergate House

    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

  • 1 Roundwood Avenue

    12 October 2015 - 1 Roundwood Avenue

    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 Launch

    07 May 2015 - Lightworks Showroom Launch

    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

  • 3 Roundwood Complete

    16 January 2015 - 3 Roundwood Complete

    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

  • Top 50 - Typhoon competition

    16 September 2014 - Top 50 – Typhoon competition

    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      

  • Myrtle House - Progress

    24 July 2014 - Myrtle House – Progress

    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.      

  • The City UK

    20 June 2014 - The City UK

    The City UK’s office is almost complete, with the last few elements being fitted in the next few weeks. The colour of money was the concept that drove the aesthetics of the project from the colours of the office elements … Continue reading

  • Myrtle House

    21 December 2012 - Myrtle House

        After a lengthy period of consideration and a Planning Review by North Ayrshire Council, Myrtle House received Planning Permission. As far as we know this will be the first ‘modern’ house to be built on the island so … Continue reading

  • The Mill House

    13 December 2012 - The Mill House

      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.

  • Myrtle House

    12 September 2012 - Myrtle House

    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 Mill House

    20 August 2012 - The Mill House

    The construction phase has picked up speed after dealing with difficult ground conditions the galvanised structural frame has been completed.

  • St Cross Street Phase 1

    18 May 2012 - St Cross Street Phase 1

    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 nears completion

    18 May 2012 - Tudor Arcade nears completion

    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/

  • I Love HK - Party

    16 November 2011 - I Love HK – Party

      then show it new office – new website – same old HK Come upstairs – Owl & Pussycat 34 Redchurch Street E2 7DP – 6-11pm – 1st Dec 2011 RSVP info@hkarchitects.co.uk

  • 25 October 2011 - Sustainability

    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

  • 25 October 2011 - Changes in Planning Policy

    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

  • Office Move

    20 September 2011 - Office Move

    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