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August 2014
- DKA commissioned to design house for the Pinches;
- DKA completes house extension for the Sandersons;
- Construction starts on apartment for Thomas Dane.

July 2014
- DKA shortlisted for Science Museum Interactive Gallery;
- DK judging 2014 World Interior of the Year Award;
- DK judging AKG Inspired Awards.

June 2014
- DKA exhibiting at AIRBNB Pavilion, Venice Biennale 2014;
- DKA design installation for Walead Beshty Barbican show
- DK essay published in Models Ruins Power;
- DK talking rooftops at Fashion Space Gallery 25.06.

May 2014
- DKA appointed to masterplan Rosemead School expansion;
- DK lecturing at Vienna Architecture Centre 07.05;
- DKA's 3 Mayfair galleries published in Architecture Today.

April 2014
- DKA shortlisted to design Science Museum Research Centre;
- DK giving keynote address at GIS Bucharest 7-8.04;
- DK lecturing at ESARQ Barcelona 28.04.

March 2014
- DK lecturing at the Oxford Architecture Society 04.03.14;
- DKA shortlisted for British Pavilion, Milan Expo 2015.

February 2014
- DKA starts work on Sayes Court Garden;
- DKA highly commended in Peabody housing competition;
- DK essay published in San Rocco.

January 2014
- DKA commended for WKCDA pavilion design;
- DKA shortlisted for Peabody housing panel;
- DK lecturing at Institute of Ideas 20.01.14;
- DK lecturing at Stuttgart Uni 22.01.14;
- DK lecturing at Canterbury 23.01.14.

December 2013
- Seasons Greetings from all at DKA;
- Hounslow High Street starts on site;
- Carrer Avinyó named WIN Interior of the Year;

November 2013
- DKA selected for Mayor of London design panels;
Carrer Avinyó nominated for Icon Award.

October 2013
- Carrer Avinyó wins World Interior 2013;
S|2 Gallery for Sotheby's to open 09.10;
Stephen Friedman Gallery opening for Frieze;
River Rooms proposal on show at Royal Academy.

September 2013
- DKA shortlisted for Interior Architect of the Year;
- DKA in Royal Academy urban design workshop 22.09;
- Carrer Avinyó on cover Elle Decor China;
- DK speaking at 100% Design 18.09.

August 2013
- Happy Holidays from DKA

July 2013
Carrer Avinyó shortlisted for a WAF Inside Award;
The White Building commended in New London Awards;
The White Building shortlisted AJ Retrofit Awards;
- DKA's gallery work covered in Block Magazine.

June 2013
A Room for London wins RIBA London Award;
White Building shortlisted for New London Award;
Carrer Avinyó published in Elle Decor Italia;
Unit 5 at Cass Summer Exhibition 25.06.

May 2013
- DK speaking at Cass on Room for London 02.05;
- DK speaking at AA Night School 09.05;
- DK at Scott Sutherland Big Crit 17.05;
- DK in Design Museum Pecha Kucha 21.05;

April 2013
- DK speaking at RIBA on self-build housing 23.04;
Cass Unit 5 hosting Adamo Faiden lecture 25.04;
- Works commenced on £2M Harrow public space;
A Room for London in Designs of the Year show;
A Room for London shortlisted for RIBA Award.
- Carrer Avinyó published in Building Design.

March 2013
- DK speaking at Ecobuild on High Streets 05.03;
- DK giving Martin Centre Research Seminar 06.03;
- Carrer Avinyó published in Abitare.

February 2013
- DK speaking at Surface Design Show 06.02;
- DK speaking about A Room for London at NLA 20.02.

January 2013
- Happy New Year;
A Room for London on BBC World Service;
A Room for London in Design Museum's Designs of the Year;
Carrer Avinyó published in World of Interiors;
- DK lecturing at Kingston University 29.01.

December 2012
- Seasons Greetings from all at DKA;
- DKA & Bovenbouw shortlistedL Belgian assisted housing;
- DK & Artangel's Michael Morris talk, Barbican 06.11.

November 2012
- DK lecturing at Nottingham University 01.11;
- DK lecturing at ETH Zürich 06.11;
- DKA appointed to design Hounslow High Street.

October 2012
- Tom McGlynn becomes practice Associate;
- DKA shortlisted for Refurbishment Architect of the Year;
- DKA returning to teach at London Met Cass;
- DK participating in Sint Lucas symposium Belgium 03-05.10;
- DK lecturing at Sir John Soane Museum 17.10;
- DK on new Catalan architecture in Architecture Today.

September 2012
- DK contributed to Istanbul Design Biennale New City Reader 5;
- DKA participating in Open House London 2012 22-23.09;
- DKA participating in GDNYU exhibition 20.09-19.10;
- DK contributed essay on Caccia Dominioni in Abitare;
- DK speaking at Cambridge Architecture Dept Centenary 17.09.

August 2012
- DKA participating in Catalan exhibition at Venice Biennale;
- DKA profiled in Icon's August issue - read here;
- A Room for London wins New London Award.

July 2012
- Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales opens The White Building 14.07;
- A Room for London at London Festival of Architecture 05.07;
- Stable Acre wins RIBA Regional Award;
- A Room for London shortlisted for New London Award.

June 2012
- A Room for London wins Condé Nast Design Award;
- Stable Acre shortlisted for a 2012 RIBA Award;
- DKA exhibiting in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition;
- DK visiting critic at Dublin Institute of Technology.

May 2012
- DKA to design town centre public space for Harrow Council;
- DKA in Bauhaus Live exhibition at Aram Gallery 18.05-15.07;
- A Room for London nominated for D&AD Yellow Pencil Award;
- DK lecturing at University of Brighton 03.05;
- DK visiting critic at Glasgow School of Art.

April 2012
- DKA shortlisted for Tara Arts theatre refurbishment;
- DKA designs pavilion for Wallpaper* Handmade at Milan Salone;
- Wildbirds & Peacedrums perform in 'A Room for London' 26.04;
- DKA featured in 'New Arcadians' by Lucy Bullivant.

March 2012
- DKA Exhibition at London Met until 13.03;
- Jeanette Winterson, Heiner Goebbels web streams available;
- DK contributing to Block & Spiel debate on galleries 07.03;
- DK lecturing at Design Platform Limburg, Belgium 12.03;
- DK speaking at Ecobuild 21.03;
- Laurie Anderson performing aboard A Room for London 26.03;
- Fiona Banner presenting aboard A Room for London 31.03.

February 2012
- Watch Andrew Bird's performance aboard A Room for London;
- Listen to Juan Gabriel Vasquez's London Address;
- Heiner Goebbels performing aboard A Room for London 26.02;
- DK lecturing at University of Cambridge 28.02;
- DKA exhibition & lecture 'Fragments' at London Met 01.03.

January 2012
- Happy New Year from all at DKA;
- DK participating in Norwich Pecha Kucha 15.01;
- Second round booking for Room for London opens 19.01;
- Room for London in the FT, Guardian and Sunday Times;
- DK 'My Kind of Town: Milan' in Architecture Today.

December 2011
- Design for QE2 Park hub bldg exhibited at Building Centre;
-'A Room for London' website launched;
- DK speaking at 'Practice Makes Perfect' RSA Wales 09.12;
- DK and Fiona Banner on R4 Front Row 14.12;
- 'A Room for London' published in P.E.A.R. Issue 4.

November 2011
- DKA included in Dutch Embassy exhibition 3 Nations;
- DK lecturing at Vlaams Architectuurinstituut 22.11.

October 2011
- Thomas Dane's new gallery opens 10.10;
- DKA shortlisted to design new Olympic park hub building.

September 2011
- DK guest tutor at Barcelona Tech 'Scarcity' workshop 5-10.09;
- DK lecturing at Collegi d'Arquitectes de Catalunya 08.09;
- Booking opens for Room for London 08.09.

July 2011
- DKA designed New Holland Island exhibition opens 15.07;
- White Building project granted Mayoral direction to proceed;
- Jerome published in Wallpaper* Handmade edition.

June 2011
- 'Deptford Creek 2008-18' at Royal Academy Summer Exhibition;
- Planning permission submitted for Thomas Dane Gallery;
- First show at Stephen Friedman's new gallery opens 09.06;
- London Met End of Year Show 22.06;

May 2011
- Stephen Friedman Gallery completed;
- Skyroom and Carrer Avinyó published in Quaderns;
- DK visiting critic at ETH Zürich 10.05.

April 2011
- Skyroom shortlisted for RIBA London Award;
- Skyroom gains planning permission for a further year;
- White Building gains planning permission;
- DK designs workstation for Wallpaper* Handmade;
- Stephen Friedman Gallery starts on site.

March 2011
-DK speaking at Central Saint Martins 02.03.11;
-DK speaking at Ecobuild 03.03.11;
-DK speaking at Royal College of Art 10.03.11.

February 2011
- DKA with Fiona Banner wins Room for London competition;
- DKA designed exhibition opens at Design Museum 16.02.11;
- DK lecturing at Sheffield Hallam University 16.02.11.

January 2011
- Happy New Year from DKA;
- DKA with Exploration Architecture wins Arts Centre;
- Skyroom published in AMC Moniteur;
- Stable Acre published in Daily Telegraph 22.01.11.

December 2010
- Seasons Greetings from DKA;
- DK invited critic at ETH Zürich;
- Stable Acre in Daily Telegraph's best buildings of 2010;
- Skyroom in Financial Times.

November 2010
- DKA wins 'One-Off House Architect of the Year 2010';
- DK review of 'Cooks Camden' exhibition in BD.

October 2010
- DKA's extension to Modern Art gallery opened 12.10;
- Stable Acre published in Building Design & Wallpaper*;
- Skyroom published in the Architects' Journal;
- DK's essay on James Stirling published in 'The Red Trilogy';
- DK lecturing at Glasgow School of Art 15.10.

September 2010
- Skyroom
, a new venue for the AF opens 20.09.10;
- Launch of DK designed Gas lamps at the Skyroom 22.09.10;
- DKA to design BIDOY 2011 exhibition at the Design Museum;
- DKA shortlisted for the One Off House Architect of 2011;
- DKA shortlisted for Royal Society of Chemistry refurbishment;
- DK's account of the Villa Necchi in Milan published in BD.

July 2010
- DKA to design SKYROOM for the Architecture Foundation;
- DKA assisted artist Fiona Banner with 'Harrier & Jaguar';
- DK participating in RIBA Shanghai Charrette 19.07 - 24.07;
- DK appointed to Southwark Council's Design Review Panel;
- Interview with DK published in Glass Magazine.

June 2010
- DKA has moved to new offices in Highgate Studios;
- DK lecturing at Liverpool John Moores University 03.06;
- DKA’s Tom McGlynn exhibiting at 'Field Trip' as part of LFA;
- DK’s reading list included in Foldaway Bookshop as part of LFA.

May 10
- Brighton beachfront restaurant gains planning permission;
- DK lecturing at the Quay Arts Centre, Isle of Wight 15.05.10;
- DK at The Big Crit, Robert Gordon University 20.05.10;
- DKA featured in Blueprint's May Issue.

April 10
-Tutti a Tavola! at Villa Reale, Milan 13.04 until 09.05;
-DK essay “How is Conviviality Constructed?” in catalogue;
-DK lecturing at LMU 22.04.10.

March 10
-Planning application for Brighton hotel submitted;
-DK lecturing at Welsh School of Architecture on 11.03;
-DK lecturing at Queens University Belfast on 25.03.

February 10
-DKA working with Bistrotheque on hotel in Brighton;
-DKA with CPA designing 2010 Milan Furniture Fair opening event;
-Stable Acre, a new house in Norfolk, has been completed;
-DK appointed external examiner at Kingston University.

January 10
-Happy New Year from DKA;
-We are looking for a Part 3 architect to join our team;
-DKA in DfL invited competition to design Lewisham park benches;
-DK essay on Deptford published in 306090 Vol.13;
-DK lecturing at Brussels Architecture Centre 01.02.10.

December 09
-DKA shortlisted for Collingham Garden Nursery in Camden;
-London Met Dip Unit 5 in Glasgow School of Art Charrette;
-Creekside Charrette shortlisted for London Planning Award;
-Modern Art included in book 'Gallerie d'arte' by Chiara Savino;
-DK review of Dieter Rams at Design Museum in BD Magazine.

November 09
-DKA awarded Young Architect of the Year Award 2009;
-Deptford Update designed by DKA at APT Gallery 10.11-29.11.09;
-GAS lamps designed by DK launched by Izé;
-DKA lectures at Istanbul Technical University;
-DK article, Jujitsu Urbanism, published in MADE Journal.

October 09
-DKA shortlisted for Young Architect of the Year Award;
-London Met Unit 5 working with Croydon Schools;
-'Deptford Update' blog launched to accompany Nov exhibition.

September 09
-DKA selected for Architecture Foundation Istanbul exchange;
-DKA gains planning for extension to C18th barracks;
-79 Stoneleigh Terrace part of London Open House, 20.09.09:
-DKA signed up to 10:10.

August 09
-Diploma Unit 5 exhibition at Arcola Theatre 'til 07.08.09;
-DKA starting work on restaurant in Brighton with Bistrotheque;
-Anna Crosby and the Hackney Good Wheelers reach Turkmenbashi.

July 09
-DK's review of Olgiati's RIBA exhibition published in BD;
-Eva Rothschild at Stuart Shave Modern Art 04.07-22.08;
-DKA completes new build feasibility study for the Fun Fed;
-DKA submits planning for extension to C18th barracks.

June 09
-DKA wins D&AD Yellow Pencil for Flash;
-DKA invited to prepare designs for Beijing courtyard house;
-London Met Summer Exhibition opens 18.06.09;
-Diploma Unit 5 publication "18 Arcolas" to launch at show;
-Anna Crosby preparing for Mongol Rally 2009.

May 09
-Web news launched;
-Flash restaurant nominated for D&AD Yellow Pencil;
-Construction of Stable Acre, a house in Norfolk, begins on site;
-Pin-Up Magazine runs interview with David Kohn by Caroline Roux.