Katalin Apponyi

Senior Architectural Designer

Katalin qualified as an architect in her native Australia before relocating to London in 2007. She has extensive and diverse experience in residential, mixed use, retail and education projects, from design through to site stages. Recent projects include the Kender residential scheme in Lewisham with HTA Design and John Lewis in Exeter with Glenn Howells Architects.


Since joining Patel Taylor in 2015, Katalin has been working on the York Place residential scheme that includes a new headquarters for the Royal Academy of Dance and the Ponton Road residential scheme which is part of the Nine Elms masterplan.

Marta Arrieta

Senior Architect

Marta joined Patel Taylor in 2013, having spent eight years with Saralegui Associates in her native Spain. During that time she was Project  Architect for numerous residential and masterplanning projects including the award winning Erripagaina social housing development and the Mugartea masterplan in Valle de Aranguren. Marta previously worked in the UK for Formation Architects, where she was part of the team that worked on the Elektron towers in London Docklands, which was later a winner of a British Homes Award.

Marta is part of the team working on the Wood Wharf project, a mixed use and residential scheme on a site east of Canary Wharf. 

Josune Azkuenaga

Architect

Josune graduated as an architect from the University of the Basque Country, Spain in July 2010. Whilst studying, she also spent a year at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Paris-Belleville.

She moved to London in January 2011 to work at Flanagan Lawrence, where she gained broad experience on a range of residential, office and mixed-use projects, from design through to construction stages.

Since joining Patel Taylor in June 2016, she has been working on various competitions, feasibility studies and pre-planning schemes and is currently working on York Place a mixed use project in Battersea which will be providing a new home for the RAD as well as 254 new homes.

Pedro Calado

Architect

Pedro graduated with a Masters degree in Architecture from the University of Coimbra in Portugal in 2011, having subsequently spent a year working with PLARQ, an architecture and urban design practice also based in Coimbra.

Pedro joined Patel Taylor in summer 2012 as a member of the London Dock team, developing proposals for the former News International site in Wapping. Since then he has been a part of the teams working on serval masterplan competitions, including, a residential development in Agadir, a student housing scheme in Essex and the facade design for White City, a masterplan which will provide more than 1500 homes and 2ha of public realm.

He is currently working on Stephenson Street, a landscape led masterplan scheme in east London which encompasses both residential and mixed use proposals.

Andrea Cesati

Associate

South Africa born Andrea studied at the University of Florence before going on to work for practices in Botswana, Dublin, Johannesburg and London. In 2002 he joined HKR Architects, where he went on to lead multiple masterplanning and mixed-use & residential projects. These included Clancy Quay, a 92,000 square metre redevelopment of the nineteenth century Clancy Barracks in Dublin, and the 120,000 square metre Smithfield Market scheme, one of Irelands largest ever regeneration projects. He also oversaw an office scheme on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, a six-storey headquarters on a prominent, protected site.

More recently, Andrea worked at 5Plus Architects in London, where he worked on the 20-storey City Road Hotel in East London, a landmark building which is currently on site. He also led The Great Eastern Street Hotel scheme, a boutique hotel on a prominent site which had lain derelict for over a decade.

Having joined Patel Taylor in 2014, Andrea is part of the London Dock team, as well as the practice’s bids and competitions team.

Siu-Pei Choi

Senior Architect

Siu-Pei studied at University College London and Oxford Brookes University, where she qualified as an architect and gained a Masters degree in Urban Design. She has led a number of projects focusing on large scale urban master planning and residential regeneration, student housing, and university estate refurbishment.

Having previously worked at HTA Design, Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects and Levitt Bernstein Associates, Siu-Pei joined Patel Taylor in 2015, where she was involved in the development of a £100M, multi phased student accommodation programme for the University of Essex.

Since then, Siu-Pei has worked on the residential led redevelopment of Stephenson Street in West Ham. The scheme includes a masterplan for 3500 homes, mixed use, community hub, workspace, and a school.

Myshkin Clarke Hall

Associate

After studying at Bristol University and qualifying as an architect in 1987, Myshkin’s work has spanned urban design, masterplanning, large mixed-use developments, offices, residential and high density housing, leisure, education and cultural projects, across all project stages.

Myshkin’s 25 years experience includes six years at Ian Ritchie Architects as co-ordinating architect on Westfield’s £600M retail and leisure scheme in White City including Wood Lane underground station.

Joining Patel Taylor in 2008, Myshkin has led the Athletes Village team and is now leading the site retrofit works there. He is also leading the BSF schools team, working on Central Foundation Girls School and Phoenix SEN School, both in Bow, East London, and is also part of the University of Essex Library and Student Centre team.

He leads Patel Taylor’s technical standards and procedures, CPD, CDM and project audits. Myshkin is practice representative and project advisor to charity, Article 25 which designs, builds, provides and manages shelter wherever there is disaster, poverty, or need.

Sean Deacon

Architect

Sean joined Patel Taylor in 2013 as a part two architectural assistant, gaining his Part III from the University of Westminster in 2014.

Sean previously worked at Ryder Architecture, one of the UK’s leaders in the use of BIM software, where he built up his proficiency in Revit. Sean has also worked for Bere Architects and Shepheard Epstein Hunter where he gained a broad range of experience on different types of projects.

Since joining Patel Taylor he has been involved with producing tender packages for two high-end residential towers in London, using his Revit expertise to produce BIM models for these schemes. Sean is currently part of the Shell Centre team and is also involved in the design of a new student housing scheme for Essex University as well as an iconic riverside tower for Barratt London.

Sergio Denche

Architect

Sergio has a Master’s degree in Architecture from Polytechnic University of Madrid in 2014 (ETSAM) with some extra experience in Habitat design and informal urbanism obtained at CEPT University and the Vastu Shilpa Foundation in India as well as Bulgaria’s UACEG University.

Since joining Patel Taylor in 2015, Sergio has been part of the teams developing large urban regeneration projects, in particular the landscape designs for White City and more recently the proposals for Stephenson Street.

Philip Etherington

Architect

Having spent a year at Patel Taylor in 2008 as a Part 1 assistant, Philip re-joined the practice in 2011 upon graduation from the University of Nottingham.

Philip has worked on a number of masterplanning and residential projects, including the Athletes Village, Earls Court and London Dock. He was also involved in the Library and Student Centre for the University of Essex, which is currently on site.   

A qualified architect since 2013, Philip is part of the team working on the 30-storey residential tower on the Shell Centre site on London’s Southbank.

George Ferrari

Associate

Graduating from the Bartlett School in 2003, George joined Patel Taylor in 2012 having spent nine years at Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands.

Whilst at Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, George was Project Architect on schemes such as the Phase 3 of Kidbrooke Village. Part of the regeneration of the Ferrier Estate in Greenwich, the scheme includes 950 homes, 40,000ft2 of mixed use and a 6.7ha community and transport hub. He also worked on Goodman's Fields, a 1100 home mixed use and residential scheme on the former RBS site in Aldwych, London; and the Bronte and Fielding House development, a 229 homes group of buildings which comprise part of the South Kilburn regeneration masterplan.

Since joining Patel Taylor George has taken up the role of Associate, working on the redevelopment of London Dock. 

Ted Gabriel

Senior Architect

Ted joined Patel Taylor in 2005 and has worked on numerous projects encompassing masterplans such as Woolston and St Paul’s school, landscape design on Eastside City Park Birmingham and listed building works for Orleans House Gallery Twickenham. He also worked on a £100m+ residential scheme in Greenwich and also the conversion of the Grade I listed Stanley Mills in Stroud into a residential scheme comprising of a mixture of apartments and housing. Between 2011 and 2014 Ted worked for a small architecture firm in Dorset, where he was involved in several private residential jobs.

Ted returned to Patel Taylor as a Senior Architect in 2014 and has since worked on the Battersea Power Station Phase 4a site, the RAD scheme at York Place in Wandsworth, the integration of London Underground for Southbank Place and as part of the London Dock team.

Johanna Johansson

Practice Manager

Prior to joining Patel Taylor as Practice Manager in 2013, Johanna worked at White Architects in Sweden, and more recently as Practice Manager at Aedas and Scabal in London.

Johanna is responsible for managing the contractual, financial, HR, IT and health and safety aspects of the business, as well as the day to day running of the office. She is currently overseeing the implementation of various practice management programs within the office as it continues to grow.

Jennifer Lee

Born in South Korea and raised in New Zealand, Jennifer joined Patel Taylor in 2013. With expertise in Revit, she also has extensive experience in residential, library and educational projects at all stages.

Previous projects she has worked on include the Wellsford War Memorial, where she was involved from concept to completion, and which features several sustainable attributes not seen in such a building before. Jennifer was also part of the Ormiston College project, a £16m school for 1600 students that involved architectural, landscape and masterplanning design.

Since joining Patel Taylor, Jennifer has been part of the Shell Centre team, a 30 storey tower part of the Squires masterplan on London’s Southbank, and Lombard Road, a 28-storey tower for Barrat Homes. She is currently working on new student residential scheme for Essex University.

Luisa Lopes

Architect

Having graduated from the University of Coimbra in Portugal in 2011, Luisa spent the following 2 years working for a small practice in Lisbon, mostly on family homes, but also some refurbishment and retail projects.

Since joining Patel Taylor in 2013 Luisa has been part of the team working on the London Dock redevelopment, as well several large scale competitions and feasibility studies. She is currently working on St George’s Bristol, an extension to an existing Grade II* listed church/concert hall and has recently completed RIBA Part 3 with a distinction.

Iñigo López Sola

Architect

Inigo graduated in 2014 with a MArch Urban Design obtained at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London in addition to a previously obtained MArch in Architecture at ETSALS Barcelona, Spain. Whilst studying he was also part of a Non-Governmental project to study enhancement of the architectural heritage in Equatorial Guinea.

Since joining Patel Taylor in 2014 Inigo has been part of the teams working on several large scale competitions and feasibility studies including Stephenson Street for the Berkeley Group and the Beam Park Development for Countryside Properties.

Jason Luckett

Visualiser

José María Calvo

Architect

After graduating from the Polytechnic University of Madrid in 2014, Jose joined RICA Studio where he worked on various international design competitions before moving to Ibiza to design several private residential projects, some of which are currently on site.

Since joining Patel Taylor in 2016 Jose has been working on the residential led redevelopment of Stephenson Street in West Ham. The scheme includes a masterplan for 3500 homes, mixed use, community hub, workspace, and a school.

Emily McGrath

Architectural Assistant

Matthew McTurk

Senior Architect

Matthew studied at The Bartlett School of Architecture. He began his career working for B+C Architectes in Paris and joined Aedas RHWL in 2009, qualifying as an Architect in 2011, and becoming an Associate in 2012. During this time he worked on several projects of varying complexity and scale.

He joined Patel Taylor in 2016, and has been working with the Southbank Place team in guiding the project towards construction. Southbank Place is a mixed-use redevelopment of an important strategic site overlooking the Thames on London’s Southbank. 

 

Roger Meyer

Associate

Roger studied at the Universities of Nottingham and Westminster, joining a small firm of London architects to gain experience across all work stages. He led on a number of projects and was involved in over 30 schemes ranging from private residential, art galleries, student housing and large scale urban redevelopments.

Joining Patel Taylor in 2007, Roger has been heavily involved in the development of several significant residential schemes in London, including the Greenwich Peninsula, the Athletes' Village, Courtyard Housing, Battersea Power Station and White City. He has worked from planning to completion with particular responsibility for external envelope and detailed coordination. As an Associate, Roger is developing his interest in landscape and continues to apply his experience at all scales on residential-led masterplans.

Outside of the Residential sector, Roger has also worked on several Education and Higher Education projects including three schools in London, and the multiple award winning Library and Student Centre at the University of Essex, Colchester.

Andrew Monk

Senior Architect

Andrew graduated from the University of Portsmouth in 2000 while working at RHWL where he worked for 10 years. He became an Associate in 2008 and worked on several projects ranging from a boutique hotel, a theatre and performing arts building and educational buildings, including a mosque within an Islamic studies teaching building in Qatar, and a civic authority headquarters.

He previously worked for practices such as The Manser Practice, Ahrends Burton and Koralek Architects (ABK), MacCormac Jamieson Prichard Architects and Nicholas Hare Architects.

He joined Patel Taylor in 2015 as Project Architect for the White City residential team where our role is that of Executive Architect for the planning approved scheme and façade design.

Emily Page

Architectural Assistant

Luis Parga

Architect

Having spent over a decade working for various practices in Madrid, Luis qualified as an architect in 2013 and joined Patel Taylor shortly afterwards. His project experience includes various mixed-use and residential schemes located in his native Spain, such as the Sestao rowing centre development, part of a post-industrial docklands redevelopment near Bilbao.

Luis is a member of the team working on a 30-storey residential tower for the Shell Centre site on London’s Southbank.

Antigoni Patsalou

Architectural Assistant

Phil Poon

Architectural Assistant

Kieren Porter

BIM Manager

Kieren joined Patel Taylor in Autumn 2013 to lead the company’s implementation of BIM. With over eight years of experience working across a wide range of sectors on multi-disciplinary projects employing BIM; Kieren supports and liaises with practice management and project teams to develop solutions, protocols, workflows and training programmes that complement and enable Patel Taylor's “architectural approach” within the context of modern collaborative working environments.

Qian Qian

Architectural Assistant

Stuart Rowland

Architect

Stuart graduated from Lincoln School of Architecture with first class honours before gaining his Diploma in Architecture at the University of Westminster, where he was awarded a distinction. He gained experience working for practices including Atkins and John McAslan + Partners, where he worked on high profile UK and international projects.

Stuart joined Patel Taylor in 2011 and has worked on notable projects including masterplanning, residential and education schemes. These include Athletes’ Village, London Dock masterplan in Wapping, the award winning Library and Student Centre for the University of Essex, Beam Park masterplan and residential development.

Stuart became project architect in 2014, and has led a number of key projects, including the Courtyard Housing developments located within the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. He is the project Architect for Battersea Phase 4a residential and mixed use development which forms part of the Battersea Power Station Masterplan. 

Sarah Sandercock

PA to Directors

Tom Sudhoff

Senior Landscape Architect

Tom is a landscape architect with over 12 years UK experience in a wide variety of landscape related projects. Tom has a Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture [Hons] from Ball State University, Indiana and moved to the UK in 2003. Tom joined Patel Taylor in 2015, where he leads the landscape design team providing a unique multifunctional service. In the past, Tom worked at Martha Schwartz Partners and Studio Egret West with creative design teams to implement imaginative landscapes worldwide. He works to ensure that the same placemaking strategy continues for Patel Taylor.

Since joining the practice Tom has worked on a wide range of different scale projects from 3,000 home masterplans to detailed planning applications for extensions. These include Ponton Road where vast brownfield sites are now being transformed to form a brand new residential and business quarter right in the heart of London, White City a 4.2 hectare site located opposite the former BBC Television Centre and Stephenson Street where a new green tapestry with a transformational linear park will help to reconnect the Lea Valley as a new city quarter.

Ignacio Tirado

Architect

Ignacio studied at Granada University in his native Spain. After moving to Ireland in 2012, he joined Urban Agency in Dublin. During the eight months he spent there, he worked on various projects of different scales: house extensions and renovations, refurbishment of a listed Georgian building, a social housing scheme and a temporary pavilion for the Fringe Festival. He also collaborated on several competitions and bids

Ignacio joined Patel Taylor in March 2013 and has worked on several competitions and bid submissions for residential schemes. He worked as a team member on the Lombard Road project from competition to planning stage. On this project, Ignacio has been able to apply his keen sense of innovation in working on the design of an iconic 28 storey mixed use tower by the river front in Battersea as well as creating a new public realm. 

Ignacio qualified and joined the ARB in December 2013. Currently he is in charge of several feasibility studies for new projects in London including another riverside tower and new mixed-use schemes in Wandsworth.

 

Peyush Vaja

Finance Assistant

Vajramitra

Associate

Vajramitra studied at Auckland University, New Zealand, gaining industry experience at a number of practices on domestic projects. He moved to London in 1987 to work for Sheppard Robson amongst other firms where projects included offices, student, residential and education buildings.

Vajramitra joined Patel Taylor in 1994 and worked on the Ayr Citadel project. He then worked for Nicholas Hare Architects from 1995 to 2003 on office developments for developers Rouse Kent and MEPC, various educational and healthcare projects as well as Guernsey’s new law courts.

Returning to Patel Taylor as senior architect in 2004, he has worked on a masterplan for St Paul’s School, infrastructure proposals for Silvertown Quays, mixed-use proposals in Battersea and the Greenwich Peninsula development. Vajramitra has led the Earls Court and Wembley masterplans, and is currently heading up the Shell Centre team. 

David del Valls

Architect

Thorsten Werner

Senior Architect

Thorsten graduated from the Technical University in Munich before working on a variety of public and education projects. He took a two-year post-graduate course on architecture and urban design at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich.

He came to London in 2006, registering with the Architects Registration Board in 2007 while working for Keith Williams Architects. He was involved with the County Library in Clones and the Festival Opera in Wexford, Republic of Ireland.

Since joining Patel Taylor in 2008 Thorsten has been working on large residential schemes in Greenwich and the Athletes Village, Stratford. Following these projects he joined the teams for the Eastside City Park, Birmingham, Phoenix SEN School in Bow, East London, and more recently, London Dock.

Katalin Apponyi

Marta Arrieta

Josune Azkuenaga

Pedro Calado

Andrea Cesati

Siu-Pei Choi

Myshkin Clarke Hall

Sean Deacon

Sergio Denche

Philip Etherington

George Ferrari

Ted Gabriel

Johanna Johansson

Jennifer Lee

Luisa Lopes

Iñigo López Sola

Jason Luckett

José María Calvo

Emily McGrath

Matthew McTurk

Roger Meyer

Andrew Monk

Emily Page

Luis Parga

Antigoni Patsalou

Phil Poon

Kieren Porter

Qian Qian

Stuart Rowland

Sarah Sandercock

Tom Sudhoff

Ignacio Tirado

Peyush Vaja

Vajramitra

David del Valls

Thorsten Werner