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About us

Studio Arkay is a research led architectural design practice. Our approach is deeply routed in collaboration & focusses on providing value to clients, as well as the wider community.

We focus on establishing thorough strategic visions, at early stages of projects - with equally high attention to detail during their delivery.

Our projects have a common underlying ethos - an ambition to create joy & comfort within the built environment. Sustainability is an integral part of our considerations, appreciating that our designs impact the well-being of our world and indeed its future inhabitants.


We do not have a 'signature style', instead, the unique requirements of each project help us sculpt a customized design solution.


Roy Khatchadourian RIBA


Ahead of founding Studio Arkay, Roy has worked on various residential, mixed-use & office schemes in award-winning London Architecture firms, including Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) & PDP London Architects. Prior to that, he studied at Leicester, Liverpool & Westminster Schools of Architecture respectively.


His master’s dissertation exploring Yerevan’s urban development won several awards, most notably the prestigious RIBA President’s Medal, in 2016. He has been a member of the RIBA 'Education Development Group' since 2018, focussing on assessment of grants & recognition - such as the AHR Stephen Williams Scholarship & Annie Spink Award. He is also an architecture design tutor at Loughborough University & has been a visiting guest critic at the University of Liverpool.


Roy is an Ambassador for the Architects Benevolent Society.

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