Asif Khan was born in 1979 in London, England. Asif studied Architecture at both the Bartlett School, University College London and earned a full scholarship to the Architectural Association School, London, where he completed his studies in 2007. Khan has his own architectural practice in Central London where he lives.
Khan has won numerous awards for his projects including: ADC Global Awards 2015 Digital Experiences Installations (2015); D&AD Award 2015, Digital Design: Technological; German Design Award 2014 Winner of Event Design for MegaFacesGolden Award of Montreux 2014 Gold Medal for Spatial Communication: Set Design / Architecture for MegaFaces (2014); Golden Award of Montreux 2013, Finalist in the Spatial Communication category for the Coca-Cola Beatbox (2013); ‘Telegraph Amazing 15′ – Winner of the design category for the Telegraph’s feature in July 2012 (2012); Designer in Residence at the Design Museum, London (2010); D&AD Awards, West Beach Café (2009); RIBA ICE McAslan Bursary (2008); Building Design Magazine Class of 2007 (2007); RIBA ICE McAslan Bursary (2007); British Council grant (2007).
Khan is a designer who works across the fields of architecture, industrial design and furniture with a particular eye for projects that combine these fields in new and unexpected ways. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a personal and professional investment in finding architectural solutions for the Third World, embarking upon projects in Thailand and the favelas in Brazil. Showing a strong sensitivity to the way people inhabit space, Khan's work engages its spectators with the possibilities of craftsmanship, high and low technology, innovation and wit in design.