9th December 2013

Video of Kieran talking at the RSA about our Warming Hut project [start at 3:53]

23rd November 2013

Site visit to Galasheils this weekend; exciting site with huge slope.

17th November 2013

"Strawberry string" maqutte for warming huts finished and delivered to the RSA.
Our 2nd submission, Above Scotland exhibition table, also included.

7th November 2013

Last site visit to listed building alteration project for which we were the architect; St Andrews in the Kingdom of Fife.

1st November 2013

We achieved planning approval this week for this little barrel-vaulted extension.

October 2013

Working on design model for extension to listed building in Edinburgh.

24th October 2013

Kieran is giving a talk at 57°10 the student run architecture lecture series at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Thursday 24th at 5pm.

18th September 2013

Toddlers Hut project featured in News Section of Dutch Architecture Magazine A10. Sept/Oct 2013

13th September 2013

Friday 13th wasn't inauspicious for us as our cantilever steel balcony & stair clicked into place like a dream. Site install in St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife led by Johannes Sailer included Kieran + client!

July 2013

Busy month: trip to Tokyo including visiting this Exhibition of work by Christian Kerez. A repeat of his Venice Biennale exhibition of 2012.


House alterations with home office in garden, Portobello, Edinburgh.

June 2013

Published in Grand Designs magazine


We've been shortlisted for an art/architecture competition. Site & brief not public yet but looking forward to ongoing collaboration with johannessailer.com


Zinc clad dormer extension nearing completion. Picture window looks like cinema.


Royal Scottish Academy summer show opens tonight on the Mound in Edinburgh.
Our three plaster maquettes in situ as of yesterday.


Pre-application planning submission for a potentially contentious, long, low extension clad in that lovely Danish brick we've been trying to use for ages... drawing by Rebecca.


Our submission for the Royal Scottish Academy show 25th May - 2nd July 2013.
Scottish Japanese Architect in Scotland


Site visit yesterday looking at a farm steading in the Kingdom of Fife with some lovely old buildings. We are architect leading the design team.


We just got back from the printers our first little book of work.
pdf to follow
Building design magazine publish news of our Toddlers Hut panning approval.

Started on site on an unusual long thin dormer in Portobello.
Today we saw view from the top for the first time (imagine a lovely summer's evening)

Konishi Gaffney = top 10 UK Architects! [who tweet].
In Building Design Magazine (link behind paywall)

Our house (and family) included in
Unhappy Hipsters website: a dry critique of contemporary lifestyle photography and design (which we love!)
Previous inclusion August 2011

2011 natural play in Tokyo.

29/01/2013 AWARDS
Edinburgh Architcture Association Awards submission today.

23/01/2013 PRESS
The Architects Journal invited us to write a short piece on likley impact of independence on Scottish Architects.

And in same edition of the magazine comment on potential closing of Strathclyde University Architecture building.

Konishi Gaffney included in list of "Top Architects" in Scotland for 2013.

We were pleased & surprised to be named in 11th place making us the top small practice in Edinburgh and the youngest practice in the top 20.

Full article here