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Mike Kane



Mike Kane

Job Title

Lecturer in Architecture


  • 3rd year studio tutor
  • 1st year Construction Technology coordinator


  • BA (Hons) Arch South Bank Polytechnic 1984-86
  • Dip Arch South Bank Polytechnic 1988
  • RIBA Part III Registered Architect

External Responsibilities

  • Director/ Partner KMK Architects London
  • Member of the London Borough of Southwark Design Review panel 2007- present


 Kane M staff profile photo 2018

Contact Details
  • Email: m.b.kane
  • Telephone: 2564
  • Building: 05, School of Architecture, London Road campus

Career Path

I qualified as an architect in 1999. I worked professionally as architect and interior designer in London and in practices across Hampshire. My research interests include a multi-disciplinary approach to architecture at various scales, through understanding ideas of interior detail to urban concepts. I lead the Masters in Architecture Urban design studio, which has made mixed use and housing proposals for European sites in Dublin, Paris, Amsterdam, Vienna, Venice, Rotterdam, London, Dublin and also locally on regional sites.

As an architect my own completed projects range from the interior fit-out of bars and restaurants and retail design through to individual house design, school design and public spaces. I have written books across a range of subjects from Representation and drawing, Urban investigation and analysis to Materials and Interior space.

I am Chair of the South Coast Design review advising on strategic masterplanning projects regionally.


Built work published in various Architectural Journals:

  • RIBA Journal, May 2017
  • Best of Housing Detail, 2013
  • Finalist, World Sustainability Centre Competition, Netherlands, 2010
  • Runner-up, Northshore International Architecture competition, 2009
  • Detail, 2008/10
  • Finalist, iHub Sustainability Innovation Centre, RIBA Competition
  • Le Moniteur Architecture AMC 183, Nov 2008
  • Lotus International 132, Nov 2007
  • Architecture Today 175, Feb 2007
  • Joint winner, Aluminum Imagination Award, 1999
  • '3 Cities' Triptych film projection at The Architecture Foundation, London, 1998
  • Work exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1986 & 1990


Career Path


University of Reading School of Architecture; 3rd year Studio Tutor & 1st year Construction Technology coordinator.

London South Bank University, Senior Lecturer 1990-2017

Current Practice:

Founding Director KMK Architects

Current works include public and private housing, and medium sized residential developments for private clients in London, Manchester, Leicester, Luton & Tobago. Working on both modern contemporary and listed historic buildings.

Building location

05, School of Architecture, London Road campus


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