Asif Khan

Contact details

Asif Khan Ltd.
24-28 Pritchards Road
London E2 9AP

Telephone. +44(0)20 7729 3773
Email. studio@asif-khan.com
Press Enquiries. press@asif-khan.com
Twitter. @asif_can

Biography

Asif Khan is a research and development led architecture studio who design buildings, landscapes, exhibitions and installations, among other things. Khan’s practice explores how material and social innovations can fundamentally alter the way people experience and shape their environment, realised through rigorously detailed and delivered outputs. His studio is based in East London, formed in 2007.

Khan is currently working on the new Museum of London at West Smithfield, Tselinny Centre of Contemporary Culture in Almaty and the Dubai Expo 2020 public realm. Recently he designed the award winning UK Pavilion at Astana Expo 2017 and the Hyundai Pavilion at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics.

Notable previous projects include the ‘MegaFaces’ pavilion at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics which won the Cannes Lion Grand Prix for Innovation, the Coca-Cola Beatbox at London 2012 Olympics, a finalist entry in the international competition for the new Guggenheim Museum Helsinki from 1700 anonymous designs,  and a Summer pavilion for the Serpentine Gallery in Summer 2016.

Khan lectures globally on his work and sits on the  Board of Trustees for the Design Museum. He was awarded an MBE for services to Architecture in 2017 and the studio were named ‘Architects of the Year’ by the German Design Council in 2018.

  • Cannes Lions 2014 for Innovation Grand Prix, Winner for MegaFaces

  • Red Dot Communication Design Award 2014

  • D&AD Award 2015, Digital Design: Technological

  • ADC Global Awards 2015 Digital Experiences Installations

  • German Design Award 2014 Winner of Event Design for MegaFaces

  • Golden Award of Montreux 2014 Gold Medal for Spatial Communication: Set Design / Architecture for MegaFaces

  • Golden Award of Montreux 2013, Finalist in the Spatial Communication category for the Coca-Cola Beatbox

  • ‘Telegraph Amazing 15′ – Winner of the design category for the Telegraph’s feature in July 2012. One of 5 GB creatives voted by the public to win the award.

  • D&AD Award for West Beach Café 2009