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16 Jan 2014

KKS Strategy - 10 Years Old Today!

From Katrina's dining room table to the board rooms of the City and the known world, KKS celebrates today 10 years of designing better buildings to work and live in, and growing into a leading workplace strategy and interior architecture practice: 50 million square feet and counting. A big thanks to all our clients, and all the staff who've made it possible.

03 Jan 2014

KPF and KKS release designs for Ziraat Bank HQ, Istanbul

KPF & KKS have made public their new head office concepts for Turkey’s leading bank. KPF’s first project in the country, planned in collaboration with KKS, the building reflects Ziraat’s new global corporate aspirations. Inspired by a rich local architectural heritage the HQ forms the cornerstone of the new Istanbul International Financial Centre.

02 Jan 2014

2014 KKS New Arrivals

Bringing in the New Year with a flourish, we're happy to announce the arrival of two new members of staff at KKS, and the return of two more.

Keith Goodwin who previously worked with KKS in 2008 is back bringing his technical wisdom and after a home visit to China, Erica Han is rejoining the design team.

New starters Eric Tang from Hong Kong brings his design and 3D visualisation talents and Layla Barakat comes to us fresh from completed her Interior Design degree at Sheffield University.

20 Dec 2013

New landmark Hiscox building in York gets the green light (pdf/10mb)

York Council has granted planning permission for the latest collaboration between Make architects and KKS Strategy - a bespoke, landmark office scheme for global specialist insurer Hiscox – the firm’s largest office in the UK outside London.

27 Nov 2013

Dynamic Environments: Trends for the Legal Workplace

Making space work productively is a challenge for any law firm. Getting the strategy right means understanding current trends and long term drivers, technology, evolving staff ratios, macro economic cycles - hence Katrina Kostic Samen's presention ‘Dynamic Environments: Trends for the Legal Workplace’ to an audience of lawyers and FM specialists hosted by Burges Salmon at their Bristol campus earlier this month.

The New Year will bring another chance to hear her speak on latest and best practice , and lead a discussion about what works and what doesn’t in the legal workplace. Contact Chrizanne at KKS to find out more.

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