Kenneth Fraser

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.

David Kirkland

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 a Project Leader and Associate of Grimshaw. Whilst there he worked on a diverse range of projects in both Europe and the USA. Amongst other projects he was responsible for were the Waterloo International Terminal station roof and 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 currently acts 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.

Carlos Palmer

Carlos is a licensed Architect in the state of Florida providing Kirkland Fraser Moor with a South and North American presence. He studied Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, where his senior projects received academic notice in various competitions. He brings forth 20 years of expertise in diverse international projects in the US, Europe, and South America, with a multi-disciplinary trajectory on both sides of the counter  - Design & Construction- and a wide-ranging knowledge in all phases of the design-build process. He has worked on several high profile buildings like the renovation of the Sears Tower in Chicago, and the Conrad International Resort and Casino in Uruguay where he was the client representative for the Hilton Corporation.  

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.