David Kohn wins first big international project

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Architect won Berlin flats in competition against leading European firms

David Kohn Architects has won its first major overseas commission, a block of 75 flats in the centre of Berlin.

The practice beat off interest from 80 practices in the two-stage competition, including Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen, Francis Kéré and Monadnock.

Spanish practice Camps Felip Arquitecturia, which is designing a bridge at Stratford Waterfront, came second, while Swiss firm Valerio Olgiati was third.

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