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About Us

K2 Architects is a progressive design practice with a proven track record for delivering quality design solutions.

The built environment is changing faster than ever before. The rise of digital technology and climate change is forcing us to constantly reconsider our traditional values at every level.

Our design approach is not about dictating philosophical ideals. We focus our design values on real life experience. Only by understanding how a society works and mapping our ideas around its people can our design strategies respond to a community’s needs and desires.

We believe in a democratic style of architecture that is real, authentic and humane.

To support our aim, we’ve developed a range of innovative techniques and practices that let us better understand and respond to the rapidly evolving dynamics of today’s society. We use a flexible, efficient and repeatable design process that focuses squarely on customer engagement strategies to yield smart, sustainable design solutions that resonate emotionally with our clients.

We generate empathy and trust with the users of the buildings we design to create an original style of architecture that celebrates human connection and universal experience.


Awards

2018/
Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards / Entertainment Venue of the Year

2016/
Constructing Excellence / North West / Integration & Collaborative Working Award
RIBA International Competition Winner
Bee Breeders International Competition Honourable Mention

2014/
The Londonist / Best New Food Shop

2011/
Sell2Wales National Competition

Shortlists

2019/
RICS North West / Community Benefit

2017/
Constructing Excellence / North West / Integration & Collaborative Working
Prolific North / Inspired Spaces
Retail Week Interiors / Supermarket Design
Retail Week Interiors / Best Convenience Store

2014/
RICS Wales / Regeneration
RICS Wales / Tourism & Leisure
National Urban Design Group / Public Sector

2013/
Association for Public Centre Excellence / Housing & Regeneration

2010/
RIBA International Competition

2009/
RIBA International Competition

Accreditations

ISO 9001
ISO 14001
OHSAS 18001
CHAS
SMAS
IOSH
Constructionline
RIBA Chartered Practice


Clients

Archdiocese of Liverpool
Arup
As Nature Intended
Avison Young
Baltic Creative CIC
Bangor University
Bruntwood
Canal and River Trust
Conwy Council
Education Improvement Trust

Firstark Group
Food Warehouse
Galliford Try
Gleeds
Gower Street Estates
Graham Construction
Grosvenor Estates
H20 Urban
Human Recognition Systems
Iceland Foods

ISG Construction
Kier Construction
Knowledge Quarter Liverpool
Learning for Life Partnership
Liverpool ONE
Liverpool City Council
Mascott Construction
Morris & Spottiswood
Mott MacDonald
NuGeneration Limited

Oakhurst
Queensberry Real Estate
Robertson Construction
Royal Albert Dock
RSPCA
Sefton Council
Simons
St Helens Council
The National Trust
Unity Theatre