Hone-Long (Sonny) Chen

BA (Hons) RIBA

Sonny is the founder and Managing Director of KSR’s China operation. After several years as senior architect in London, with a strong track record of innovative modern design, he launched KSR’s product into China in 2003. Since then he has successfully blended European design quality and expertise into a number of large scale master planning, residential and commercial projects across the country, establishing for KSR a firm foothold in Asia and a solid foundation for further expansion into the growing Chinese market.

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Sam Cooke

Sam is responsible for the detailed design and technical delivery of key projects at KSR, typically using BIM and working with large consultant teams. These include numerous exclusive residential schemes and mixed-use developments in London and abroad. Along with delivering prestigious projects, Sam manages new business, recruitment, and positive culture within the practice.

Sam graduated from the University of Melbourne with degrees in both Architecture and Property & Construction. He worked on a wide range of residential projects before moving to the UK.

As a keen cyclist, Sam enjoys peddalling across the UK and Europe. You will often find him in Regent’s Park with his whippet, Ziggy (another integral member at KSR).

Guy Ailion

Guy Ailion

With a keen eye for detail and problem solving at a large and small scale, Guy leads the design process on a number of projects at KSR. As partner he is involved in a range of houses for high-net worth individuals and bespoke one-off projects. Some of Guy’s most notable works include a 2,000 sqm high-tech home in Hampstead as well as outstanding private houses across South Africa, the Caribbean and Barbados. Guy also oversees the marketing and strategic growth of the practice.

Guy has many interests including videography, property, technology and design. He is passionate about thoughtful and progressive design solutions which encourage him to think outside the box.

Daniel Curtin

Daniel Curtin

Daniel specialises in the design and delivery of residential projects from super prime homes to large scale developments. His notable works include several large scale residential properties on Hamilton Terrace and Avenue Road in St John’s Wood.

Graduating from the Welsh School of Architecture, Daniel has worked in Vancouver and Sydney before returning to the UK. He enjoys working closely with the design team to produce imaginative and practical design solutions and has expertise in project co-ordination, detailing and design management. He is also a member of the Green Register and has a comprehensive knowledge of sustainable building methods.

Outside of architecture Dan enjoys participating in numerous sports and spends much of his free time cycling, running and hiking.

Richard Solomon

Richard Solomon

Richard’s enthusiasm for architecture was fuelled by studying at the Architectural Association under internationally renowned architects, Rem Koolhaas and Zaha Hadid. As a founding partner, he retains an interest in practice management and overseeing the strategic direction of KSR.

Having worked closely with developers for over 30 years, Richard has a commercial understanding of all aspects of development, particularly in the residential sector. He believes passionately in new, innovative approaches to design, system building and sustainability.

Richard is widely travelled. He enjoys adventure and loves nothing more than cycling amongst the wildlife of Botswana.