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Martin Knight FRIBA

Knight Architects


Martin Knight is one of the leading UK architects specialising in the design of bridges and transport infrastructure.  He founded international bridge designers Knight Architects in 2006 following nine years at Wilkinson Eyre Architects, where he was responsible for bridges including the RIBA Stirling Prize-winning Gateshead Millennium Bridge.  Knight Architects was responsible for multiple bridges at Stratford City, London as part of the wider infrastructure for the London 2012 Olympic Games and other award-winning projects include the Lower Hatea Crossing in New Zealand and Merchant Square Footbridge in London.

Current projects include the £600m Mersey Gateway, UK, the Kienlesbergbrücke in Ulm, Germany and the competition-winning 1100m £75m Krunnusillat Bridges in Helsinki. The practice is working on the M4 Corridor around Newport and the dualling of the A465 in Wales, and the A82 and A9 highway schemes in Scotland, all in sensitive and protected environments. A passionate believer in the importance of good design in infrastructure, Martin sits on the HS2 Design Panel and the Design Commission for Wales Design Review Panel.

Best Bridge  2017

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