Kevin Haley is a co-founder of Aberrant Architecture, a multi-award winning collaborative studio of designers, makers and thinkers.
Kevin studied interior design at Ravensbourne College and was awarded the 'Future of Design' at New Designers. After which he studied architecture at the Royal College of Art, where he was awarded the architecture prize.
Aberrant Architecture projects, whether interactive architecture, interiors, public art, exhibitions or installations, offer new and unexpected ways of experiencing everyday life. By placing storytelling and research at the heart of the practice, Aberrant produce spatial experiences that are both meaningful and beautiful. Taking a participatory approach to the work, Aberrant build close relationships with the communities in which they operate to place peoples’ needs at the centre of the problems they address and the opportunities they create.
Aberrant has exhibited work at international architecture exhibitions at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, Gwangju Design Biennale, Sao Paulo Biennial and the Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale, and co-founded the Gopher Hole, an event space in London. Aberrant Architecture held the first architecture residency at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A); their work has been collected by the V&A and the Museum of Art in Rio de Janeiro.
Current and recent projects
In 2016, Park Books published ‘Wherever You Find People’, which is Aberrant’s first research book about a radical school building project in Rio de Janeiro. Wherever You Find People tells the unusual story of the Integrated Centres of Public Education (CIEP) conceived in the early 1980s by the world-renowned architect Oscar Niemeyer, politician Darcy Ribeiro and state governor Leonel Brizola.
External collaborations and activities
Alongside his practice Kevin has over ten years of teaching experience at prominent London based universities across a wide range of courses, which include interior design and architecture.