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Director at Chapman Taylor LLP


Design of masterplans, architecture, buildings, and environments for people. Design and development of concepts and strategies to create successful places.


My family, music, saxophones, food and cooking, travelling, foreign cultures, art and history



Palm Hills Commercial District New Cairo, Egypt

Large scale masterplan with offices, retail, residential and hospitality functions – under construction.


Al Mouj West Bay, Muscat, Oman

Apartments on two plots in upmarket resort community.


Confidential Project, Riyadh, KSA
Competition entry for high-density city centre mixed-use project comprising residential, retail, leisure and hospitality functions.


Confidential Project, Jeddah, KSA
Large scale competition masterplan with a variety of uses.


Fasuri Park, Limassol, Cyprus
Competition masterplan for residential Built-to-Rent community


Confidential Project, Jeddah, KSA
Large scale competition masterplan with a variety of uses.


Confidential Project, Baku, Azerbaijan
Large scale city centre regeneration masterplan in historic context with predominantly hospitality, leisure, and cultural uses.


Admiralty Basin – Porto Franco, Tallinn, Estonia
Mixed-use project on prominent site comprising of offices
above two levels of open street retail.


Baku 3rd Part Regeneration, Baku, Azerbaijan

Urban design and masterplan concepts for sustainable high-density urban typologies to replace derelict Soviet housing.


Quba Residential Project, Quba, Azerbaijan

Design concept for residential led mixed-use buildings in prominent location.


Fair Site Masterplan, Zagreb, Croatia

Residential quarters for large-scale city centre regeneration masterplan.


Mirabad Residential Project, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Overall masterplan and design of Phase 1 of luxury residential apartments.



Best Residential Development (Multiple Units) in Uzbekistan

Best Mixed-use Architecture in Uzbekistan and Best Mixed-use Development in Uzbekistan at the 2017-18 Asia-Pacific International Property Awards


EGO Ankara, Turkey

Large-scale, high-density mixed-use quarter on prominent site in Ankara.


Bestech Headquarters, Gurgaon, India

Award-winning office building for the Bestech Group

International Property Award for

Best Office Architecture in the Asia-Pacific Region 2016


Brahma City, Gurgaon, India

Large-scale residential masterplan.


Oil Village, Tripoli, Libya

Mixed use masterplan in urban context for one of Tripoli’s key sites on the Mediterranean coast.


Al Lathama Oasis, Benghazi, Libya

Large scale mixed use masterplan and new northern gateway.


Ibn Hani Bay, Latakia, Syria

Masterplan and building concept for 5* resort hotel and apartments on the Mediterranean coast.


Al Araar Touristic Beach Town, Libya

Large-scale resort town on the Mediterranean coast.


Crystal City, Jordan

Masterplan for a large resort on the Dead Sea.


Smolenska, Moscow, Russia

Façade concept for prominent mixed-use building.


Al Maalaam Masterplan, Jeddah, UAE

Large-scale mixed use masterplan situated close to Jeddah airport. Featuring sports areas, retail, residential and leisure facilities.


Nariman Point, Mumbai, India

Mixed-use high-spec tower on the waterfront in central Mumbai.


Zavidovo Residential Development, Russia

An ecologically-conscious resort north of Moscow.


Sumaysima, Qatar
Masterplan concept for coastal edge of future resort town on prominent 700 hectare site north of Doha.


Confidential - Palace, Qatar
Masterplan and concept for a palace.


Confidential - Village, Qatar
Masterplan and concept for a desert village.


NADT Nagpur, India
Advanced training centre for adults, officers’ mess and hostel blocks.


Kochi Valley View Apartments, India
High density housing scheme.


Sheshan Town Centre, Shanghai, China
Large scale eco-driven mixed use masterplan.


Sector 16 Gurgaon, India
Concept for mixed-use building with retail, leisure, residential, and office functions.


Aquapark, Tipasa, Algeria
Waterpark along the
Mediterranean coast.


Lingang SMART Harbour

Large-scale masterplan for a new R&D city to the south of Shanghai.


Lalesi Bay, Albania

Residential and leisure led, mixed-use development on the Mediterranean coast.


Acton Gardens Phase 5, London, UK
Design for residential block with 273 apartments.


Rochester Riverside, Kent, UK
Phase 1 Design of a mixed use riverside scheme with 600 residential units including commercial and communal uses - preferred competition entry.

Epsom Cluster, Surrey, UK
Design of masterplan and housing typologies for 3 former hospital sites.
700 residential units and communal facilities. Ecologically conscious.

Upton Site C, Northampton
Design of a contemporary eco-home scheme with 30 exemplar
high specification houses for private developer.
HTA Housing Design Awards 2007

Blackhorse Road Station
Masterplan and scheme design for 418 unit regeneration scheme.

West Hendon Regeneration
£200 million Masterplan, which increases density considerably in order to generate sufficient cross-subsidy to pay for a scheme which will catalyst the revitalisation of the wider district.

Morningside Estate
Design of 5 contemporary dwellings in Hackney as part of the wider estate regeneration strategy.

Kidbrooke, Greenwich, London
Large scale regeneration masterplan for South East London housing estate.


7 dwellings, London

Design of private terraced houses in south London.


Cottage in North London

Concept design for a private house.


Furniture for the Tate Modern

Interior design and workshop drawings.

Light Column
Large scale structural lights for therapeutic baths in Bad Kissingen. Design, technical conception and detailing, costing, prototype.

Kissingen Guide
Branding concept, tourist guide system and regeneration strategies for SPA town Bad Kissingen.

Max Planck Institute, Dresden
Design, costing, site supervision and management for several parts of the laboratory.

FIFA 2006
Architectural part for the German bid to host the Football World Championships 2006


MTV Headquarters, Office building, Hamburg
Façade design.

Wasserstadt, Housing development, Berlin
Working drawings.

Housing development, Munich
Urban design concept.

Wacker Munich, Office building
Working drawings, detailing.

Private holiday residence, Hamburg
Concept design and planning application.






2004 Registration at the ARB, Architects Registration Board

2002 Registration at the Bayerische Architektenkammer,
German Architects Board


1998 Degree in architecture and urban design

University of Applied Sciences Munich


1991 Degree in Jazz music
Freies Musikzentrum, Munich, Dežo Lakatoš




Previous positions held


Associate Director, Lead Designer at Chapman Taylor LLP
08/2008 – 08/2013


Design Leader at HTA Design LLP, London
06/2003 – 08/2008


Architect at DeMetz Architects, London

10/2002 – 06/2003


Founding Partner CK-Architekten, Munich



Architect at ITEG GmbH, Munich

02/1999 – 09/2002


Architectural Assistant at Steidle & Partner, Munich

1995 – 1999