Established in 2004, Designscape Consultancy has grown to become an extremely successful architectural firm working with homeowners, local councils and developers within London and the South East. We are a positive and thorough team who value every relationship with an emphasis on customer service and satisfaction.
Meet The Team
Kingsley Hughes is a director of Designscape Consultancy Ltd. He has over 30 years of experience, working on some of the leading development projects and planning studies over this time. He was the Managing Director of Designscape International Limited (Hong Kong) from 1993 to 2008. During this time he worked with some of the world’s leading architects, including Arquitectonica, Kohn Pederson Fox, Terry Farrell Partners, and Skidmore Owings and Merrill.
Kingsley has won many architectural awards, and was also a Design Architect at one of the south-east’s leading architectural practices, working on large scale residential and mixed-use schemes. He was the Urban Design Advisor to the Royal Borough of Greenwich, a position he held until 2016. He loves to network and speak at various events, and share his wealth of knowledge including planning and architectural design.
B.A(HONS), B.ARCH(NOTTM), ARB, RIBA
B.A(HONS) MArch, PGDip ARB, RIBA
Charn is an integral member of the senior team and has played a vital role in the growth and success of Designscape since joining in 2016. As the senior architect, she is the lead designer on many of our schemes, specialising in residential projects, with a strong focus on high quality design and nature and biophilic design.
She is currently leading Designscape's climate initiative, using her passion to positively respond to issues relating to sustainability, energy and environmental design. She loves working closely with clients to design bespoke homes and facing the challenges of a site.
She also co-runs a charity that she set up, PIFTA, striving to Pay It Forward To Africa, to deliver various charitable services at www.pifta.co.uk. She is also a DIY enthusiast, often undergoing many exciting projects, loves to travel and is a huge adrenaline lover.
Senior Architectural Assistant
Panagiota is our newest designer, joining Designscape in 2021 after working on residential schemes in London after moving to the UK from Greece in 2018. Having studied her Architecture degree in Greece and completing a Masters in Sustainability in Architecture at the University of Sheffield in 2018, she provides a unique design perspective to our team.
In her free time, she enjoys drama and acting and visiting the theatre, and travelling back to Greece to visit her family.
Viktor joined the Designscape team as a Senior Architectural Assistant after working in a technical department in East Sussex. Prior to this, Viktor studied in Czech Republic, and moved to the UK from Slovakia in 2017. Viktor has a wealth of technical and construction experience, having first hand experience working on residential construction sites.
Viktor now oversees the technical design stages on many of our projects and loves embracing the challenges of technical details. Viktor has a strong interest for the outdoors, including hiking, biking and travelling.
Part I Architectural Assistant
Sim joined Designscape after completing her Part I degree at the University of Westminster. She works on many tasks and projects to comprehend the various stages of the architectural process from design to the technical stages.
She is now undertaking her Part II degree at the University of Sheffield, working part-time for Designscape. In her free time, Sim loves to explore cities and the countryside.
Jayne is our office manager, after working 10 years as a school administrator for a local primary school, following a successful career in the publishing industry in London. Jayne now assists the senior staff keep up with the developing needs of a growing practice and its staff, practice administration, accounts and providing general admin support whilst the designers continue their designing.
In her free time, Jayne enjoys socialising with friends, gardening and attempting to learn Spanish. She also works on the local parish magazine Lenham Focus and is treasurer of Len Valley FC.
Located in Kent, Designscape Consultancy provides architectural and urban design services to a wide client base with an emphasis on customer service and high-quality and bespoke design.
We firmly believe design does not need to cost. The design is not just about aesthetics: the layout of a scheme or the flow of a house are fundamental and can be just as important or more important. The design is about added value: whether it be increased financial value or enhanced quality of life. We work alongside our clients to create high quality, bespoke schemes that improve the built environment.
We are based in Maidstone in South-East England, and are well-placed for projects across Kent, Surrey, Sussex and London.