HKR Architects strengthens its team with appointment of new Director
Leading international architecture and design practice, 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.
Elias worked for 18 years as Design Principal at Aukett Swanke and prior to that for five years at HOK San Francisco as Project Designer. His portfolio includes large-scale complex mixed-use projects involving urban master planning along with award winning higher education buildings. Elias brings a unique mix of entrepreneurial spirit, strategic thinking and strong design leadership with a highly collaborative working style.
Jerry Ryan, Director of HKR Architects comments, “We are delighted that Elias has joined HKR. He brings a wealth of experience as a talented and enthusiastic design Architect and has worked on many challenging and award-winning projects.
“He will play a key role in contributing to the ongoing expansion of the company and further enhance the professional and creative design practice in the London office.”
Elias continues, “I have been aware of HKR for many years and am delighted to become part of the team. One of my key responsibilities will be to strengthen HKR in the commercial office and workplace, education, science and mixed use residential sector as well as continue to expand the UK and international client base.”
HKR Architects was established in 1992 and has since grown to become a leading international architecture and urban design practice with offices in London, Dublin, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.