Maya Wilson


Maya joined KSR in 2022 having graduated from the University of Nottingham, and she has quickly settled into her role. Her interests include sustainable design and the use of natural materials. Out of the office, Maya enjoys graphic design and sports, having skied at national level. She also loves to travel; her most recent adventure was to Sicily where she braved Mount Etna’s flames!

Tina Kalantary


Tina has a degree in architecture from Woodbury University in Los Angeles and has recently graduated from The Bartlett with a master’s in architectural design. Her experience stretches between California and London, transitioning from the commercial sector to high-end luxury residential. She is a passionate designer with meticulous attention to detail and a desire to deliver quality, functionality and elegance. Tina is working towards her Part 3 qualifications. Outside of work she tries to take advantage of what London has to offer – walks through the parks, visiting galleries and exploring art exhibitions.

Korell Llaudes

BSc (Hons)

Korell studied at the University of East London where he received a first class degree. He was awarded the Stephen Lawrence Bursary in 2019 and was runner-up for Assael Architecture’s Tenacity Award 2022. Born and raised in South London, Korell’s aspiration is to become a role model, inspiring others to realise their dreams. He is relishing the opportunity to build his digital software knowledge at KSR, whilst outside of the office he continues to develop his interest in hand-drawing, regularly using his weekends to hone this skill.


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