Shaghayegh A

Shaghayegh Arabishirazi

Shaghayegh has a Bachelor Degree in architecture from Azad University of Tehran and has completed her Masters in Architecture from University of Westminster in 2019.

She is a thoughtful and versatile designer with strong creative skills who particularly enjoys problem solving and taking on new challenges.

In her free time, Shaghayegh enjoys playing the violin and creating craftwork

Cosmin Stefan

Cosmin graduated from University of Urban Planning and Architecture `Ion Mincu` from Bucharest, where he completed his Master degree in Architecture. Before moving to London, he worked on a wide range of residential projects in his native Romania and was also firmly involved in many international competitions.

His passion for architecture and drawing, combined with a strong interest for art, photography and literature helped him to develop strong conceptual skills, a sense of design aesthetic and a good knowledge in digital visualisation.

Outside the office, Cosmin is interested in sports like football and tennis, and also loves to travel and be surrounded by nature.

Shawn Leishman

Shawn joined KSR China in 2016 after graduating with a Masters degree in Architecture from the University of Dundee. Shawn particularly enjoys seeing a design translate from paper to reality and the rewarding satisfaction of seeing people enjoy his designs after completion. He is particularly talented at creating thought-provoking design concepts and successfully developing a strong architectural language.

With his talent for speaking five languages and a strong understanding of culture, Shawn excels in the international environment. Outside of work, Shawn is a keen photographer and a talented badminton player.

Alexandra Stewart-Long

Alex Long joined KSR China in 2018 directly after graduating from De Montfort University with a Masters degree in Architecture. Her drive and passion in architecture come from a desire to leave a positive impact within the construction industry through designs that provide a higher quality of life. Coupled with her keen eye for detail, she often generates thought-provoking discussions within the office.

Alex is a well-travelled individual who enjoys meeting new people and experiencing local cultures alike often visiting different provinces in China during her time off. Out with the office, she enjoys hiking, horse riding, skiing, visiting galleries and exhibitions