Shirley has a First Class Honours degree in Interior Architecture and a Masters in Interior Design. With 15 years of working in the world of luxury residential, Shirley is always up-to-date on the current design and material trends that influence modern living in this sector.
Her all-around capabilities have seen her create and develop luxury interiors for private clients in the UK, Switzerland and Nigeria from conception to completion, covering design, project management and budgeting.
Originally from Hong Kong, she has lived, studied and worked in the UK for over 25 years.
Away from the office, Shirley enjoys walking, baking and travelling.
Before qualifying as an architect, Ruben studied at ETSA Granada University in his native Spain and at ISACF La Cambre in Brussels. He worked in Milan and Rotterdam before moving to London. Ruben joined KSR in 2013 and has successfully delivered a range of mixed-use and high-end residential projects in central London. With his interest in sustainable architecture, he heads up KSR’s Sustainability Group and has a keen eye for detail and technical design.
In his spare time he likes outdoor sports, photography and most of all, travelling.
Maria studied at RMIT in Melbourne, Australia and registered as an Architect in the 90s. She has worked on high-end residential projects all of her career, both in Australia and the UK. Having moved to London in 2003 she worked for KSR for 6 years until maternity leave and gladly returned again in 2018. She has much experience in client liaison, technical design, interiors and on site construction, and enjoys focusing on the detail.
Interests include art, swimming, Feldenkrais and cooking, as well as time spent with the family.
Olimpia is an Italian-born Architect, with a wealth of experience both in her hometown and the UK. Her particular skills are in the restoration of high-end family homes, and client presentations and communications. Outside of the office Olimpia’s talents include playing the flute professionally, sailing, and long-distance running.
Prior to joining KSR, Kyle worked at a number of distinguished architectural practices in Canada and the United States. His experience includes a range of projects from high-end residential and institution architecture to urban design and master-planning. His strong technical, analytical and visualization skills, and interest in low-carbon building design, make a valuable contribution to KSR’s work.
Kainaz has 10 years of experience in the luxury residential sector, working on a wide range of projects from master planning to interiors in London, Russia, and Barbados.
As a qualified Architect with a background in interior design her creative flair is combined with a great eye for materials and technical detail which is ideally suited for the creation of stunning, exciting interiors. In her free time Kainaz enjoys visiting all the museums, galleries, and art exhibitions London has to offer.