Asif Khan

Contact details

Asif Khan Ltd.
1-5 Vyner Street London E2 9DG

Telephone. +44(0)208 980 3685
Email. studio@asif-khan.com
Press Enquiries. press@asif-khan.com
Twitter. @asif_can

Biography

Asif Khan’s London-based practice works across the fields of architecture, industrial and furniture design. It is dedicated to pushing these disciplines in innovative and unexpected directions.

In recognition of his design and delivery of the MegaFaces Pavilion at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Asif was awarded a Cannes Lions Grand Prix for Innovation. This is the first time the panel have awarded the prestigious prize to an architecture studio or a Russian project.

Asif’s notable recent works include being shortlisted, from over 1700 applicants, for the Guggenheim Helsinki Competition, ‘Radiant Lines’  for the Light in Winter Festival 2014 in Melbourne, a shortlisted design for the UK Pavilion for Milan Expo 2015 and ‘Parhelia’ for Swarovski at Design Miami. During the London 2012 Olympic Games, Asif was commissioned to design and deliver Coca-Cola’s landmark pavilion in the Olympic Park, following Coca-Cola’s search for the UK’S best young architecture studio.

In 2010 Asif was the first architect to be chosen for the Designers in Residence programme at the Design Museum London and was awarded Designer of the Future in 2011 by Design Miami. Asif lectures globally on his work and in the past has spoken at Harvard University, The Royal Academy, London, India Design Forum and Design Indaba in Cape Town.

Asif was born in South London and studied architecture at The Bartlett School, University College London. In 2004 he graduated as the best student in the faculty, was awarded the Donaldson medal and received a full scholarship for further study at the Architectural Association.

  • 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