Kenneth Fraser BArch DipArch ARB

Kenneth is a principal of Kirkland Fraser Moor. He studied architecture at the Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow and has had extensive experience throughout the architectural fi eld having completed work in the United Kingdom, Italy and Japan. While working at Grimshaw, he was the project leader for new buildings at the University of Surrey. With Renzo Piano Building workshop he was lead designer for the Rome Auditorium and the Padre Pio Pilgrimage Church. Kenneth is a diploma unit master at the Architectural Association and was RIBA External Examiner at the Manchester Metropolitan University, advisor to the Department of the Environment Construction Research and Innovation Strategy Panel and Arts Council of England Architectural Assessor. Kenneth is also a board director of D-Lab CIC a social enterprise community innovation and design facility established by KFM in 2015.

David Kirkland BSc (Hons) MA(RCA) RIBA FRSA

David is a founding principal of Kirkland Fraser Moor. He studied architecture at the Royal College of Art, London and at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. For 15 years he was an Associate of Grimshaw. Whilst there he worked on a diverse range of projects in both Europe and the USA. Among other projects he was responsible for were the Waterloo International Terminal station roof and the design phase for The Eden Project, a series of very large horticultural conservatories in Cornwall, England. His designs include buildings, bridges, exhibitions, furniture and products. David has taught architecture, lectured widely in Europe and the US and contributed to numerous books, television and radio programmes. He has a deep interest in technology as well as nature and its design process. David was Unit Master at the Diploma School of the Architectural Association in London. David previously participated as a Design Advisor for the South & East Design Review program and was recently an Editorial Board Member for the International Journal of Design and Nature. David is the founder of D-Lab CIC a social enterprise community innovation and design facility established by KFM in 2015.

Nicola Few BA(Hons) DipArch RIBA

Nicola has been in private architectural practice for the past 20 years after studying at the University of Sheffield and Westminster University. In that time she has designed and delivered numerous residential, commercial and education sector developments from feasibility stage to completion.Nicola has worked for award winning architects Hassell, in Sydney, Australia, international practices BDP and Dyer. Working at  Dyer for over 10 years, Nicola coordinated the practices’ Research and Development working group within the Education sector. This involved extensive study into the development of flexible learning environments and the implementation of new spaces within live projects which demonstrated how good, sustainable design can enliven and reinvigorate space and increase opportunities for social learning, independent study and creativity. In 2011 Nicola established Rise Architects to focus on designing and delivering bespoke, contextual and sustainable projects.

Kirsten Holland BSc Hons DipARCH ARB

Kirsten studied at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL and went on to work in several practices in London and Cape Town. Kirsten has designed and delivered architectural projects in a number of sectors, including private residential, education, urban design & conservation. Some published examples are Bow Footbridge, Brislington Enterprise College & Cotham School. Kirsten was an Associate at Walters & Cohen Architects and was Project Architect on a number of schemes including the refurbishment of Boathouse 4, a boat building college and restaurant within Portsmouth Historic Dockyard funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, which was shortlisted for a RIBA award in 2016. Most recently Kirsten founded Terrain, which aimed to design buildings that clearly connect to the surrounding landscape, thereby connecting their users to nature.

Linda Kirkland BA Hons, FRSA

Linda heads up our operations & business administration. She is an experienced operational manager with 25 years of business and third sector experience in recruitment, sales, marketing, events and facilities. A French & Italian language graduate from CCAT, Cambridge , she is passionate about communication and seeing people reach their full potential. Linda is also a board director of D-Lab CIC a social enterprise community innovation and design facility established by KFM in 2015.

Caroline Fraser BArch DiplArch MA (Cantab) ARB

Caroline is an architect with experience in cultural projects in the UK and abroad. She was project architect for the Lingotto Concert Hall Centre Turin for Renzo Piano and for the The National Centre for Early Music York for van Heyningen and Haward Architects. She currently leads creative and collaborative facilitation at KFM, engaging with stakeholders, and developing public engagement programmes for local authorities and developers. She has previously worked at the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) as Head of Regions and at LandAid Charitable Trust as Head of Grants. Specialities include: community and stakeholder engagement strategies ▫ event organisation, chairing and facilitation ▫ seminar presentations ▫ report writing ▫ project management ▫ building networks and partnerships. Memberships: Architects Registration Board, Enabler at The Glass-House Community Led Design, Building for Life Accredited Assessor.

Simon Beames

Simon graduated with distinction from the Bartlett School of Architecture; beginning his career at Foster Associates, then later a senior associate at Grimshaw Architects, where he worked for more than a decade.He teaches post graduate architecture, is a former CABE Enabler, works as Architect for the Non Government Organisation, Children-on-the-edge  and works as a specialist architecture consultant. He has been involved at the inception of several major projects across the world including Chek Lap Kok airport in Hong Kong, the Reichstag Berlin, The American Air Museum Duxford; lead the design team for Battersea Power Station London for 5 years and the concept design for the conservation of the tea clipper Cutty Sark in Greenwich, London. As well as design, he also provides design management and project strategy services, currently for the Royal Academy among others. For Children-on-the-Edge he has completed several exemplar social projects. Including post conflict development in Bosnia, Kosova and Serbia.

Stephen Pearcy BA(Hons) M.Arch

Stephen is an Architectural Apprentice, electing to undertake his RIBA Part 1,2&3 requirements in practice. Previously an Urban Designer, he worked on the masterplan for the Sochi Olympic Legacy site; the Sustainable Regeneration Strategy for Haringey Council and; the Strategic Regeneration Strategy for County Cavan at AKT II. In 2017 Stephen completed his M.Arch at the Bartlett School of Architecture.