The Team

Giuseppe Messina

Senior Associate Partner

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Giuseppe is an architect with over twelve’s years’ experience. His project portfolio is diverse and includes mixed use, residential, commercial and judicial schemes.

At Pilbrow & Partners Giuseppe is a Senior Associate Partner for Greenwich Peninsula II, plot M0104. A residential scheme adjacent to the O2 Arena that comprises one 34 storey tower over podium which accommodates market, intermediate and affordable units along with retail use. Undertaken for Knight Dragon the project offers significant public benefit and delivers 519 new homes in a landscaped setting and public access to the Thames.

Giuseppe gained his Diploma at London Metropolitan University after qualifying in Italy. Fluent in Italian and English Giuseppe joins the practice from John McAslan + Partners following an earlier career at Aukett Fitzroy Robinson and Arup.

Philip Earley

Senior Associate Partner

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Philip joined the practice in August 2013 and is an experienced Architect with UK and International experience gained on projects of varying scale and complexity.

At Pilbrow & Partners, Philip has been responsible for the development of refurbishment proposals for the Grade I listed St Mary’s Somerset Tower, a Christopher Wren Church in the City of London. Philip has secured planning and listed building consent to convert the building to a private family house.

Philip received his Diploma in Architecture at London Metropolitan University and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.

Ralf Lindemann

Senior Associate Partner, Head of Design Technology and Innovation

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Ralf is a qualified architect with over 10 years of experience. He leads the firm wide integration of state-of-the-art technology and directs the vision and team dedicated to a dynamic and progressive digital agenda. He has a particular interest in generative, emergent and responsive forms and has extensive experience in the use of computational design software.

At Pilbrow & Partners, Ralf worked on a variety of projects and has been leading Alpha Square, a 60 storey mixed–use development, where he is integrating latest Parametric/BIM technologies not only to produce innovative architectural forms but also to streamline the design process and create new efficiencies. Together with his team he develops highly bespoke 3d models to facilitate an iterative design approach. This way of thinking enables him to create powerful workflows and tools that help to explore new and refined solutions while reducing time and resources.

Stuart Westwater

Senior Associate Partner

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Stuart has been a leading team member working on the development involving the design of four buildings and a new public square at Earls Court Village for Capco.

West Brompton Square will form the southern gateway to the Earls Court Village. The square is created above existing underground and main line infrastructure. The design integrates complex engineering constraints to deliver a richly landscaped open welcoming public space.

Stuart holds a Masters of Arts Degree and a Master of Architecture from the University of Edinburgh and has also undertaken further study in the conservation of historical, monumental and archaeological sites at the University of Rome. He gained his Diploma in Professional Practice and Management (ARB/RIBA Part 3) from University College London.

Camilla Cavalli

Associate Partner

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Camilla joined Pilbrow and Partners in 2014 as an architect. Since joining the practice Camilla has been part of international competitions and mixed-use projects of different scale. She has been involved in Alpha Square Planning Application for the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, focusing on the two form on entry proposed primary school; and she has contributed to several competitions such as the Cyprus Medical School, 8 Albert Embankment and a mixed-use new urban quarter in Dublin close to the well-known Guinness Storehouse.

Prior to joining Pilbrow and Partners Camilla worked as an Assistant at OrProject Studio in London where she was involved in a refurbishment of an old farm house in Tuscany, and at RealProgest & Associates in Milan.

Carmen Sanz

Associate Partner

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Carmen joined Pilbrow & Partners in October 2014. Since then she has been working on 3 Orme Square, the refurbishment and remodeling of a Grade II listed private house, and 2–3 Robert Street. The proposals restore this Grade II Listed building dating from 1768–1774 back to its original residential use through sensitive adaptation, extension and restoration.

Prior joining Pilbrow & Partners, Carmen was working in Henning Larsen Architects, Copenhagen (Denmark) where she participated in some competitions and they won 1st Prize Central Bank in Libya (2013), 1st Prize Lillebaelt Academy(2014) and 1st Prize New Town Centre in Middelfart (2014).

Domenico Polimeno

Associate Partner

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At Pilbrow & Partners Domenico is Associate Partner for Greenwich Peninsula Riverside, the 34 storey residential tower accommodates 264 highly specified market value residential units and including concierge service, cinema and private courtyard located on the ground floor.

Domenico has over five years of experience in the design of mixed-use, residential, educational, industrial and private villas. His project portfolio spans locations in Asia (China), South America (Brazil), Europe (Italy, The Netherlands) and the UK.

In 2012 Domenico spend almost an year in L’Aquila (Italy) contributing on site to the reconstruction after the devastating earthquake event.

Domenico is registered with the Architects Registration Board UK, a Member of the Italian Architect Registration board of Chieti (OAPP).

Joshua Blandford

Associate Partner

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Joshua is an associate partner of Pilbrow and Partners.

Elizabeth Dailey

Associate Partner, Head of Interiors

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Elizabeth Waters joined Pilbrow & Partners in September 2014. She is in charge of the interiors on Greenwich Peninsula Riverside, Plot 121, a 260 unit residential scheme undertaken for Knight Dragon. She also led several construction packages for Greenwich Peninsula Riverside Plot 104. The two buildings together encompass a part of 30–storey buildings with frame a new public square overlooking the Thames.

Prior to Pilbrow & Partners, Elizabeth worked at RTKL from 2005 where she has 8 years of experience working on architectural design in both large and small-scale hospitality and commercial mixed-use projects located in the UK, Europe, the Middle East, China and the US. She then started working at McBains Cooper in 2013, where she was the Project Architect on a small residential project in St. John’s Wood from planning to completion.

Marco Ranocchi

Associate Partner

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Marco joined Pilbrow & Partners in August 2013 and is an ARB registered Architect. He has worked on a series of projects, feasibility studies and competitions for mixed–use, hospitality, commercial office, and residential, such as a hotel development for Dorsett Hospitality in Shepherd’s Bush and Greenwhich Riverside Plot M0121 on which he has been in charge of the cladding packages for RIBA Stage 3.

Steve Ward

Associate Partner, Head of Modelshop

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Stephen joined the practice in March 2014 from a Workshop Manager position to establish and run the model making department. He now manages a very skilled and dedicated team of model makers here at Pilbrow and Partners and is responsible for overseeing the output of the model shop.

At the University of Hertfordshire he earned himself a BA in Model Making and Special Effects and now has over a decade of experience working for a range of architectural model making companies and working ‘in house’ for architectural practices, one of which was Stanton Williams Architects where over 4 years he developed a fully integrated workshop and worked on projects such as the Kings Cross Station public realm and The Waddesdon Bequest exhibition at the British Museum.

William Wickers

Associate Partner

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William joined Pilbrow & Partners in May 2013. William has been responsible for leading the design team and coordinating the planning submission for UCLH 5 - University College London Hospital’s new ear nose and throat specialist clinical facility.

Prior to joining Pilbrow & Partners William was an Architectural Assistant at PLP Architecture. William worked under Fred’s direction on the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences at Heron Plaza. William’s role included developing the planning and listed building consent which was submitted to the City in 2010. Following the resolution to grant planning consent in 2011 William worked on the development of the façade and landscape elements of the project.

Hugh Howley Berridge

Architectural Assistant

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Mai Nguyen

Architectural Assistant

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David Deeley

Modelmaker

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Ali Amer

Head of Visualisation

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Beth Stainsby

Accounts Assistant

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Elena Buffa

Associate Partner

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Elena Buffa is a qualified architect in the UK and a qualified civil engineer in Italy. Elena has worked for Pilbrow and Partners with a senior role, engaging in projects that deal with high rise mixed use and low rise office and residential, such as Alpha Square, Empress Place and Wood Wharf.

She graduated top of her class with distinction in architecture and civil engineering from the University of Rome, Sapienza where her thesis explored sustainability in recreational facilities. She worked for a year and a half for Foster + Partners in London, specializing in high rise, mixed use buildings. She has worked at EMBT Miralles - Tagliabue playing key roles not only in design and construction development, but also in communication and organisation in both Barcelona and Shanghai on projects such as The Italian Pavilion at the Milian Expo 2015 and Fudan University in Shanghai.

Adolfs Kristapsons

Architectural Assistant

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Nick Stone

Architectural Assistant

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Marinos Karantonis

Architectural Assistant

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Neng-Nio van Santvoord

Marketing and Business Development

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Carl Reid

Architect

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Kelsey Stewart

Architectural Assistant

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Lovisa Lidstrom

Architect

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Seun Keshiro

Architect

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Flora Cox

Graphic Designer

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Richard Frost

Head of Interactive & Immersive

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Bogomil Punchev

Architectural Assistant

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Hamish Flavell

Architectural Assistant

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Tushar Sharma

Architect

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Valentina Tabacchi

Architectural Assistant

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Dana Raslan

Architectural Assistant

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Lauren Campbell

Accounts Manager

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Wojciech Karnowka

Computational Research / Architectural Assistant

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Caroline Choo

Studio Manager

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Estrella Ramirez

Architect / BIM

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Karolina Gielas

Architectural Assistant

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Ksenia Usenko

Junior Interior Designer

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Mabel McCabe

Architectural Assistant

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Tryfon Fonteinopoulos

BIM Manager

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Yekta Ipek

Associate Partner

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Aurelija Virsilaite

Architect

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Nanci Fairless Nicholson

Architectural Assistant

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Allan Ossa

Architectural Assistant

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Fraser Streatfield

Architectural Assistant

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