Richard Buckley
IT Manager


Jennie Hunter
Senior Architect

Jennie has built up considerable experience on a range of projects through design development and on-site construction phases. She is familiar with the expectations of delivering to programme and the importance of the quality of the design and the information provided. Jennie was a project architect for the new-build element of Islington Square, a major mixed-use conversion and new build scheme in Angel, London and is currently a project architect working on the delivery of 16 buildings (four retained and two listed) on the Jewellery Quarter development in Birmingham for Galliard. Prior to joining CZWG, Jennie gained construction experience as an architectural assistant working as part of a team delivering 65 key worker homes for an NHS Trust, and on numerous leisure projects across the UK, including cinemas and gyms.

Jennie's experience working on masterplans includes design development for a comprehensive public realm strategy for the city centre of Stoke-on-Trent; and concept and design development including a 3D physical model for the Chapel Street Masterplan regeneration scheme in Salford comprising of offices, commercial, retail and leisure, family housing and apartments linked by high-quality public realm and civic spaces.

Jennie is a key member of CZWG's Team Carbon with particular interest in the environment and CZWG’s response to the Climate and Biodiversity Emergency. Jennie studied architecture at the University of Liverpool and RIBA northwest and completed RIBA Future Leadership programme.

Key Projects

Islington Square


Pippa McLeod-Brown
Architectural Assistant


Nicholas Campbell

Nick founded Campbell Associates in 1972. He established CZWG in collaboration with his founding partners in 1975 and became a consultant to the practice in 2019. In his consultancy role, Nick advises the Partners on all aspects of risk and commercial management and legislative due diligence. He brings a keen commercial awareness and an in-depth knowledge of Town and Country Planning, Construction law and property development gleaned from over forty years in practice. Nick enjoys the opportunity to share the benefit of his experience, taking an active role in our continuing professional development programme in the core areas of business and legal expertise.


Alexander Roev
Architectural Assistant


Nancy Marrs
Architectural Assistant


Sonja Karapiperidis

BA(Hons) | DipArch | RIBA

Sonja has a strong interest in the craftsmanship of design. Her keen eye for detail and knowledge and understanding of specifications and materials is a key asset to the practice.

Sonja has built up extensive experience across a range of sectors, scales and tenures and is experienced in BIM and the coordination of Revit models across multiple sites. She has worked as Project Architect on different scales of residential and mixed-use projects, most notably on the small, bespoke, individual property The Stones in Greatstone, Kent; the high-end apartment building Randall Court, in Elephant and Castle, London; Aurelia Rathbone Market, the second phase of the £180 million Rathbone Market regeneration project in Canning Town; the award-winning Fortune Green Road mixed-use scheme Alfred Court in West Hampstead; and most recently, the second phase of the Barton Park Masterplan, Oxford, which delivers 207 new homes within a new garden city suburb and NHS Healthy New Town.

Sonja has a varied portfolio of non-residential projects, including one of the practice’s most high profile public regeneration project - the award winning Canada Water Library in Southwark. She has experience in mixed use urban centre schemes such as St Peter's Port, a hotel, retail and office complex in Ipswich; and student accommodation at The Studios on Holloway Road, London.

Sonja has an active role in overseeing quality management procedures within the studio, supervising internal communications, as well as providing guidance and mentoring to students in training. Sonja studied architecture at Leeds Metropolitan University, completing her Diploma (including a specialist module in Interior Architecture) at Brighton University.


Stephanie Cobb
Communications and Graphics Manager


Daniel Ovadia


Daniel has a flair for optimising sensitive, urban sites. He brings a knowledge of delivering high quality, high density housing alongside standardisation methods that support speed of construction and financial viability.

He has built a quality portfolio of mixed-use and residential project expertise, and a reputation for proficiency and team leadership. He is regularly involved in projects from initial concept through to fruition on site. His notable projects include two in Hampstead - Rose Joan Mews consisting of 10 private houses along a secluded mews and the award-winning Alfred Court on Fortune Green Road, formed of 72 homes, including 5 penthouses each with individual roof terraces and exercise pools. For the latter, his parametric modelling skills and team work ethic were instrumental in enhancing the development.

He has a keen interest in exploring and contributing to best practice design guidance for new housing purpose-built for the private rented sector. He created our internal London Housing Standard asset library, which informs our work, and produced a PRS Design Guide for a leading housing association. Daniel studied architecture at the University of Sarajevo.


Ahmadzia Hasas
Architectural Assistant


Steffan Turner
Architectural Assistant


Anna Ifanti

DipArch | MArch | TEE | RIBA

Anna is a director in the CZWG core management team, focussing on business development, continuous professional development programme and practice development matters. She is particularly interested in communicating the design quality and social value that we bring to our buildings and spaces.

Anna has collaborated extensively with local authorities to deliver buildings that reconcile quality design and community engagement with political, budget and programme challenges. Anna’s involvement in the successful delivery of the Canada Water Library was multifaceted as Construction Project Manager, Lead Consultant and Contract Administrator, taking the scheme post planning through to practical completion. The building was the recipient of numerous awards, including the RIBA Regional Award, Civic Trusts Award and the Selwyn Goldsmith Award for Universal Design.

Anna subsequently led CZWG’s design team as Lead Consultant and Project Architect on The Curve cultural and learning centre for Slough Borough Council and Morgan Sindall Enterprises. The Curve was designed as the new flagship community building in the ‘Heart of Slough’, leading the ongoing transformation and regeneration of the city centre. Anna has worked as Lead Consultant on numerous residential/mixed use schemes, whilst maintaining the focus on new business by creating and building relationships.

Anna is a Part 3 professional examiner for the Bartlett School of Architecture and the London Metropolitan University. Anna studied architecture at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and received her Masters in Architecture with Distinction at the Mackintosh School of Architecture.


David Donachie

BA(Hons) | PG DipArch | RIBA

David is a director in CZWG's core management team, focussing on quality management and technical delivery. He has worked on numerous working drawing packages for residential, commercial and mixed-used developments and understands the importance of programme and package delivery as well as having technical expertise in construction methods, specification and detailing.

He is currently managing a number of projects on site, including Colindale Gardens on behalf of Redrow Homes, 130 home in Tottenham Hale for United Living and Argent, and 16 buildings (four retained and two listed) on the Jewellery Quarter development in Birmingham for Galliard.

David's recent projects include overseeing the construction of Islington Square, the £370m mixed-use development that sits behind the retained façade of the former Edwardian North London Royal Mail Sorting Office, Islington. David lead the delivery of Queensland Terrace and QN7, a residential-led regeneration development and the latest piece of the Arsenal ‘On the Move’ residential masterplan, and was subsequently invited by the client to deliver Wembley Park Gate, 211 new homes adjacent the stadium in the London Borough of Brent. David was also Project Architect for the Miller Building, a £7 million 5,100m² office building in Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth Square, a £12 million housing development in Glasgow, and the striking ‘Bling Bling’ office and retail building in Liverpool City Centre.

David's strengths lie in his technical knowledge, detailed design and delivery experience, and the ­open and reliable approach to communicating with clients and contractors. He also takes a leading role in the practice’s approach to our internal knowledge transfer on projects post-completion. David studied architecture at South Bank University and the University of Westminster.


Flavia De Marco
Graphics Manager


Kevin Wang
Architectural Assistant

Kevin has contributed to several community-focused masterplan projects at CZWG including the multi-site Southend United Football Club relocation, and Brewery Square, an extensive mixed-use regeneration of the former Eldridge Pope Brewery by Dorchester South Railway Station. He led the coordination of the hybrid-planning delivery for the 4.5ha Crossharbour District Centre at the Isle of Dogs, London, that has dedicated over a third of its site to public and community use. Working closely with the GLA and local planning officers, placemaking and community groups, the District Centre proposal accommodates a new school, nursery, council services, cultural and community space, flexible pedestrian focused public square, with improved sustainable transport links and a variety of green space, in addition to a mix of commercial space, and circa 2,000 new homes.

Prior to joining CZWG, Kevin acquired a range of architectural experiences in New Zealand, Taiwan, and the United States. Kevin’s projects in New York benefited from close working relationships with the intended occupants, from collaborative development of single-family homes, to immersion of student and staff routines in school projects. These considerations exemplified the significance of continued engagements and communication to the success of the architecture. Kevin is committed to deliver projects that contribute to community benefits and healthy personal environments.

Kevin is passionate about uncovering unexpected crossovers and communication between architecture and the wider public. He co-founded the Oxford School of Architecture zine and won an inaugural Blank Space architectural Fairy Tales competition. Kevin oversees CZWG’s London Festival of Architecture (LFA) initiatives and student work experience programme. He completed his architectural education at the University of Auckland (New Zealand), and obtained a MArch with Distinction at Oxford Brookes University.


Leonardo Saccucci
3D Visualizer


Rebecca Clarke
Office Manager


Peter Lord

Peter studied architecture at the University of Bath. He trained at CZWG during his early in his career, re-joined the practice in 2006 and is now a consultant. Peter advises the directors on business processes, software solutions, data management systems, resource planning and finance.


Mark Burnaby-Davies

BSc(Hons) | PG DipArch | RIBA

Mark applies enthusiasm and rigour equally to all project stages - from concept work through to construction - and is adept at coordinating large project teams, especially projects that require close collaborative working. He led the team completing the construction of the Southampton New Arts Complex, a role he had since project inception, and has lead CZWG’s design team responsible for delivering Oaklands, the first major development to be approved by the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) at Old Oak Common.

Mark has worked extensively in the residential and commercial sectors. He has developed and submitted many successful planning applications including East India Dock Road in Blackwall, Drayton Park and 295 Holloway Road, a hotel scheme on Holloway Road in Islington. His notable completed projects include VizioN7; part of the Arsenal ‘On the Move’ regeneration masterplan and the Miller Building office development in Edinburgh.

Mark is a key member of our focus group driving CZWG's Social Value strategy. He also shares practice responsibilities for the continual improvement of our quality management procedures for design and technical reviews and has helped to develop best-practice design guides aimed at increasing the quality and accuracy of CZWG's work. Mark studied architecture at the University of East London.


Patrick Massey

BSc | MArch | PGDip | RIBA

Patrick was a key member of our design team to successfully secure planning approval for Phase 5 of Berkeley's Homes acclaimed Meridian Gate masterplan, Kidbrooke Village, Greenwich and subsequently worked as a project architect on the delivery of Islington Square, an extensive mixed-use development in central Islington.

Patrick has a leading role in the practice's response to open design competitions and relevant opportunities to collaborate with a small practices, an aspiration which aligns with CZWG's commitment to work with architects whose ideas and perspectives are drawn from different work and life experiences to our own. Last year Patrick worked closely with two Architects' Journal 40 under 40 practices, Mcloy + Muchemwa and PUP to respond to open competitions and the teams are looking for further opportunities to work together.

Patrick is interested in new ways to deliver architecturally interesting social housing. Patrick's ‘Urban Darning Project’ concept, was one of the 10 winners of the NLA’s New London Housing Ideas competition, questioned how changes to planning policy, funding and attitudes to site ownership could give rise to a culture of developing small infill sites into high quality buildings and homes. The idea was presented to the GLA planning and development departments and presented at ECOBuild.

Patrick also recently published the first of his 'The Third Man' series in the Architects' Journal Culture pages. He studied architecture at Bath University before gaining his qualifications with Distinction at the University of Westminster, notably winning the Shoaib Rawat Prize for best portfolio.

Key Projects

Islington Square


Peter Leiper

BScArch | BArch(Hons) | RIBA

Peter has extensive experience of running a wide range of mixed use projects from feasibility, planning to fruition on site. He recently completed the concept design and consultation to submit a planning application for a large mixed use scheme in Tower Hamlets featuring three new curved plan towers, a retained workshop building and a dramatic riverside walk. He has overseen the delivery of First Way, a new 678 room university campus and student accommodation in Wembley which utilises ‘volumetric modular’ MMC. Peter's other notable buildings include Lyon Square, a 310 unit residential / mixed use scheme for Redrow Homes in Harrow; Embassy Court, an eight-storey residential building with 23 high-end apartments in St John’s Wood; Seacon Wharf, a riverside housing development on the Thames comprising 269 homes and a 21-storey striking red tower; and Queensland Terrace, 375 homes built as part of the Arsenal masterplan to deliver much needed regeneration to the area.

Peter manages the practice’s health and safety procedures and processes. He enjoys all aspects of his work from the inception and initial design, ensuring that client aspirations are fully explored and delivered, through to detailed design, construction and completion on site. He works tirelessly with clients to fully explore design options to deliver high quality, viable schemes. Peter studied architecture at Dundee University.


Jamie Wilson
Architectural Assistant


Cara Edwards
Associate / Senior Architectural Technician

BTEC, HNC Building Studies, A.CIAT

Cara is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technicians and is highly skilled across full versions of AutoCAD and Revit. She has expertise across a range of regeneration, refurbishment and residential projects and public and private sectors.

Cara's recent projects include RIBA Stage 4 services for Islington Square, a £370 million mixed-use development that sits behind the retained façade of the former Edwardian North London Royal Mail Sorting Office, RIBA Stages 3-5 services for Wembley Park Gate, a 15 storey residential development in the Wembley Park regeneration area and the First Way college and campus site in Wembley for the University College of Football Business.

Cara is currently working on the delivery packages for a number of projects on site, including Colindale Gardens on behalf of Redrow Homes, 130 home in Tottenham Hale for United Living and Argent, and 16 buildings (four retained and two listed) on the Jewellery Quarter development in Birmingham for Galliard.

Cara has an active role in our regular construction detailing feedback workshops, and shares responsibility for driving the continual improvement of the practice’s quality management procedures for technical reviews. Cara studied at Southfields College and DeMontfort University in Leicester.


Adam West

BSc(Hons) | DipArch | RIBA

Adam is committed to providing high calibre architecture and thrives on resolving the ambitions of the client with the complexities of a given site. Adam is a director in the core management team, focussing on design, with a particular interest in the environment and CZWG’s response to the Climate and Biodiversity Emergency.

Throughout his career at CZWG, Adam has been involved in the design and running of many of the studio’s major projects. He was in charge of the initial Arsenal Football Club developments Vizion7, Queensland Road and Drayton Park, together totalling over 1,600 residential units and 34,000m² of mixed-use commercial accommodation. As design team leader for the construction phase of VizioN7, he was responsible for the highly successful implementation of a large part of the Lough Road East Masterplan.

Adam designed and led CZWG’s delivery of Aurelia Rathbone Market, the pivotal second phase of a flagship mixed use development and the Studio 144 commercial, residential and arts complex at the heart of Southampton’s Cultural Quarter. Working for Redrow, Adam has gained planning permission for 200 homes at Barton Park, Oxford, a new garden city suburb and Healthy New Town created by Grosvenor and Oxford City Council. Adam is overseeing CZWG’s design and delivery of Oaklands, over 240 affordable and 360 PRS homes, and the first major development to be approved by the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) at Old Oak Common.

Current projects include student housing and a residential/industrial co-location development in East London and affordable housing proposals in Cambridge.

Adam studied architecture at Bath University and gained further qualifications with Distinction at the University of Westminster.


Eion Curtis

BA(Hons) | DipArch | RIBA

Eion is a director in CZWG's core management team, focussing on BIM, technology and quality assurance. Eion leads the strategic implementation of BIM and Revit, advanced visualization and Virtual Reality technologies across the practice, a role that involves managing staff training as well as routinely assessing new technologies.

Eion brings a comprehensive knowledge of quality assurance and project delivery systems from his experience working on large scale schemes across a wide range of sectors. He has spearheaded several practice-wide initiatives to set standards and internal working processes. He also has an instrumental role in maintaining and improving our quality systems, managing project set-up and delivery, and ensuring consistency of technical content across the practice.

Eion has a broad range of experience, both in project size and type, and in the range and depth of project responsibility. Most recently, Eion led currently overseeing the feasibility, planning and detailed design packages for Free Wharf, a residential-led mixed-use waterfront scheme in Shoreham-by-Sea. The use of BIM technology early during the design process was key to communicating the vision for this project with planning officers, local councillors and the wider public.

Eion studied architecture at South Bank University and Greenwich University.


Alexander Weedon
Architectural Assistant


Sanjiv Gohil

BA(Hons) | DipArch | RIBA

Sanjiv is passionate about ‘getting under the skin’ of our clients - to truly understand what added value means for their aspirations and business models, and in doing so creating the kind of trusted relationships that last beyond the life of any single building and, in some cases, decades.

He has led several major projects from the early stages of feasibility studies and the planning process through to completion, and has built up particular expertise in high density residential-led developments. His principal schemes include Cascades (Grade II listed in 2018); Millennium Harbour on the Isle of Dogs; and the Cornell and Dryden buildings of the landmark ‘Aldgate Triangle’ in Whitechapel. Sanjiv has also led a series of refurbishments and new buildings in Clerkenwell and Soho, Fulham Island and Southwark and has overseen the multi-phased, ten-year delivery of the 4-hectare Brewery Square regeneration masterplan in Dorchester. Sanjiv gained his qualifications at Kingston University.


Luigi Beltrandi


Luigi has a passion for urban regeneration. He has considerable expertise in masterplanning and residential developments of all scales, including the regeneration of a large derelict canal-side area in Smethwick, Birmingham and design proposals for the 52,000m² Barnsley Market in Yorkshire. Luigi led CZWG’s revision of the strategic masterplan for a 7ha site for Berkeley Homes’ acclaimed Kidbrooke Village regeneration scheme in Greenwich, securing hybrid planning permission for 1,260 homes on the site known as the ‘Meridian Gate’ masterplan. Following the successful delivery of 375 homes, Luigi has led revised planning applications for 1,645 homes on the masterplan site and continues to work on behalf of Berkeley Homes to maintain the design and quality standards throughout the ongoing construction programme.

Luigi's principle buildings include Bankside Lofts, a seven storey building in Bankside adjacent the Tate Modern, the award-winning Alfred Court residential building on Fortune Green Road in Hampstead, Rose Joan Mews, comprising 10 courtyard houses in West Hampstead, ‘Randall Court’, a 5-storey development formed of 8 homes in Elephant & Castle, Southwark and The Stones private house in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Greatstone on Sea, short-listed for the Manser Medal, AJ House of the Year Award. 

Luigi is a director in CZWG's core management team with responsibilities overseeing the commercial management of the practice. He studied architecture at the Architectural Association in London.


Krista Evans

BArch(Hons) | DipArch | MA | RIBA

Krista enjoys being part of a team to deliver projects that provide housing to all people through a range of tenures and affordability - enhancing the local landscape for the wider community as well as the residents. She brings particular insight to the practice from her previous experience as a development project manager for a Registered Housing Provider to deliver affordable housing in the East of England.

She is currently working as a project architect for Oaklands, the first major development to be approved by the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) at Old Oak Common. The £175 million mixed use regeneration project will deliver 605 new homes, 40% of which will be affordable and the remaining 60% PRS. Krista is responsible for delivering Blocks A and C with a total of 348 apartments and approx. 2000m2 commercial office space, as well as wider scheme engagement with the client and consultants. Krista has also worked as a key project member of CZWG's large pre-planning design team on work packages for the Crossharbour District Centre, a major mixed-use residential, retail and community project in Tower Hamlets, London. Prior to joining CZWG, she worked for a London-based practice as assistant to the practice partner, gaining experience on high-end renovations and developer-led new building residential projects in central London - including one-off houses and a number of listed building renovations in Norwich for universities and community use.

Krista's main area of interest is in delivering quality affordable housing, designed for the specific needs of those communities who will be living in them. To this end, she brings invaluable knowledge from her previous experience working 'client-side'; a role which involved meeting with and listening to residents both at early design stages and after they had moved in. Krista studied architecture at the University for The Creative Arts in Canterbury, Kent and the London Metropolitan University, graduating with Distinction. She was part of CZWG's 2019 summer cohort to complete the RIBA Future Leadership programme.


Mousey Brown
Finance Manager


Stephen Rigg

BA(Hons) | AADip | RIBA

Stephen has particular expertise in community, public use and residential sectors. His acclaimed community-led projects include the Canada Water Library for Southwark Council, awarded numerous nominations including a RIBA regional award, a Civic Trust Award and the Selwyn Goldsmith Award for Universal Design, and The Curve, the key community amenity in the on-going regeneration of Slough’s town centre – ‘The Heart of Slough’, completed for Slough Borough Council in collaboration with BBLUR architecture. Stephen’s principal residential-led developments include Vermilion, the first phase of a flagship development at the heart of Newham Council’s Canning Town and Custom House £3.7bn regeneration programme, and the Hoola residential tower scheme at the Royal Victoria Docks. Stephen also led the delivery of the acclaimed Crown Street Regeneration Project for a 17.4 ha site in the Gorbals, Glasgow. The masterplan has since been implemented and proven so successful it is still cited as an example for others of its kind.

Stephen has worked to strengthen our relationships with local authorities and, in recent years, housing associations. Stephen led the successful delivery of two affordable housing schemes on the south coast for the Southern Housing Group; Grange Road in Ramsgate and Maison Dieu Road in Dover, winner of the Southern Housing Group Design Awards for both design excellence and resident feedback. He also worked on the feasibility, planning and detail design packages for Free Wharf, the residential-led mixed use waterfront scheme in Shoreham-by-Sea. 

Stephen studied architecture at the University of Manchester and the Architectural Association in London. He became a consultant to the practice in 2021.


Eleanor Cranke
Architectural Assistant


Alexandra Horsman


Viviana Magnarin

BArch | DipArch | RIBA

Viviana’s experience with housing developers and housing associations has given her the expertise to work within and lead large teams in both the public and private sectors. She was Project Architect for Wembley Park Gate, a 15 storey residential development next to Wembley Stadium’s landmark arch in the London Borough of Brent, and joint Associate on CZWG’s detailed design services for Oaklands, the first major development to be approved by the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) at Old Oak Common. She was also a key member on the delivery team for Queensland Terrace, 375 homes built as part of the Arsenal masterplan to deliver regeneration to the area surrounding the new stadium. Prior to joining CZWG, Viviana worked in Italy gaining valuable experience designing and delivering several public spaces projects and retail-led mixed-use developments.

Viviana is particularly interested in modern methods of construction and the design and delivery of high-density residential schemes using volumetric modular construction. She has gained extensive experience working with Berkeley Homes' newly established modular department. A proficient Revit user, she is well experienced in dealing with the challenges of being a Lead Consultant on large projects delivered in BIM.

Viviana has taken a leading role for the practice to keep up to date on current Government Advice concerning Fire Safety and recent changes to legislation and Industry Standards. She also leads CZWG's participation in the annual FLUID and RIBA Student Mentoring programmes, which aim to provide opportunities for architectural students to meet with practitioners committed to the future of the profession, and to discuss the role and work of architects today. Viviana studied architecture at the University of Venice and University of Trieste.


Piers Gough

CBE | RIBA | FRIAS | AADip | RA | D. University of Middlesex | Hon. Fellow Queen Mary University London

Piers established CZWG with his founding partners in 1975 and is widely recognised as an acclaimed postmodern architect and writer and leader in the profession.

Piers’ principal buildings include China Wharf and The Circle in Bermondsey, the CDT Building at Bryanston School and Janet Street-Porter House in Clerkenwell (four of the six CZWG buildings given listed heritage status in 2018).

He has led the design of many of our buildings over the years and also exhibitions about Lutyens, Soane, Gilbert and National Art Fund.

Piers was involved with English Heritage for 12 years, as a member of the London Advisory Committee and the Urban Panel, then as a Commissioner. He was also a Review Panel Chair and Commissioner of CABE. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland and a board member on the Planning Committee for the London Legacy Development Corporation. Piers was appointed a CBE for services to architecture in 1998. He was elected a Royal Academician in 2002 and Professor of Architecture of the Royal Academy Schools from 2013. Piers studied architecture at the Architectural Association in London.