HKR Architects has appointed Elias Niazi as Director. Elias’s appointment comes on the back of a number of significant residential-led project wins in 2017 and continued expansion of the company going forward in 2018.
HKR Architects has marked the end of 2017 by celebrating the 25th anniversary of the company. The team celebrated with clients past and present at The Ivy Tower Bridge in London with stunning views over the City of London.
International architecture and design practice, HKR Architects has returned to its roots in Dublin by opening a new office at 31 Lower Leeson Street, D2. The move comes on the back of a number of new appointments in the City for the company.
Geoff Brocklehurst, Director at HKR Architects opened the Off-Site Construction Summit at London Build Expo 2017. It was standing room only at the summit to hear Geoff speak about typology and technology, Government policy and new thinking in off-site to meet the needs of today’s diverse London.
International architectural practice, HKR Architects has been appointed by Orbit and Wates Residential to masterplan and design a proposed £73 million regeneration scheme in Bexley, London.
The scheme is the redevelopment of Arthur Street estate, which was built in the late 1960s and consists of three 13 storey tower blocks and a number of low rise blocks, providing 263 one and two bedroom flats with some three bedroom maisonettes. Despite substantial investment since the transfer from the London Borough of Bexley in 1998, many components are now failing and the blocks no longer meet modern standards.
The proposed new scheme will feature around 280 new homes, of which 80% will be for affordable rent and shared ownership with associated parking and public open space.
Leading international architecture and design practice, HKR Architects has been appointed by Proton Partners International Healthcare Investments LLC to design the first Proton Beam Therapy Centre in the United Arab Emirates. The Proton Centre will be connected to the existing Gulf International Cancer centre in Al Shahama area in Abu Dhabi.
Working closely with Pocket Living, HKR has designed and delivered three new residential developments using modular construction.
Juxon Street, Sail Street and Mountearl Gardens are a direct response to the Governments recent announcement that more homes should be built using the modular housing concept to meet the housing shortage.
Leading International architecture and design practice, HKR Architects has submitted a detailed planning application to Dublin City Council on behalf of client Rails Investments Limited for a new build office development on Sandwith Street Upper, Dublin 2.
The proposal includes the provision of up to 110,000 sq.ft. of CAT A offices with associated amenity space such as café and meeting space, on-site parking, public realm and landscaping. The design incorporates significant environmental credentials to help future-proof the building with a brief to meet LEED Gold accreditation.
Leading International architecture and design practice, HKR Architects has been appointed by Hinkcroft Ltd to design a significant residential led, mixed used development at Nyes Wharf in the London Borough of Southwark.
The proposals will include the provision of up to 200 new homes and around 15,000 sq. ft. of employment generation space, parking and associated landscaping.
Leading architecture and design practice, HKR Architects were recently credited as the only UK practice to be a finalist in an open International Design Competition for DEWA’s new office headquarters in Dubai.
With the Government’s recent announcement that more homes in the UK should be built using the modular housing concept to meet the acute housing shortage, one architectural practice and developer have just achieved practical completion on its modular site in London.
Mountearl Gardens in Streatham Hill, designed by leading architecture and design practice, HKR Architects and built by affordable housing developer Pocket, provides 29 one bedroom apartments, three, two bedroom apartments and a wheelchair accessible unit.
Outline planning consent has been granted for The Anvil, a new landmark office development in Bristol’s Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone. Designed by leading international architecture and design practice, HKR Architects, the scheme will provide 83,223 sq. ft. of grade A office accommodation over seven floors.