About us

Welcome to EA – Extension Architecture

Extension Architecture is a dynamic, forward thinking architects’ company based in Battersea London, made up of a team of in-house creative architectural and interior designers and experienced planning consultants. Our competitive edge is our extensive planning knowledge and our ability to find solutions for the seemingly impossible. We thrive on the more challenging planning projects. With over 400 applications under our belt, we have built strong relationships with many planning officers in central and greater London and Surrey councils. Our objective is to offer creative planning strategies and for our designs, we achieve the wow factor for every project, however large or small.


Our Team



Eugene Kim


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Eugene has had extensive experience in HMOs, and has a good command of planning intricacies in this sector.

His strength is his full grasp of Government and Local Planning Policies and understanding of the minimum requirements stipulated. 

Also his negotiation skills in dealing with many of the London Boroughs are another strong tool. He is a successful entrepreneur with creative and forward-looking vision, always bringing something new and refreshing to the table. With a training at Central St Martins, his passion for design is evident in his work. He makes each project his own, ensuring that he always achieves the ‘wow’ effect
every time. 


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Amos Sivan Bires

Senior Architect

Having completed Part III at the University of Westminster, Amos has full RIBA status and ran his own architecture company in London for 24 years. He entered competitions in Berlin, San Francisco and Japan, and was shortlisted for one of these.

As well as delivering numerous successful projects on schedule, Amos’ experience includes Party Wall Agreements, Assured Contracts, Feasibility Studies, Contract Adminstration and planning advice.

Vocational achievements have been sponsoring key student projects via the London Regional Council, and chairing Camden Architects Forum, and RIBA – Camden branch.




GianCarlo Braido

Senior Architect

Giancarlo also has full senior architect status, with vast experience in Italy and the UK. 

He has worked on projects of widely differing scale and scope, in all stages from drawing co-ordination to construction drawing.



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Andrea Casati

Architectural Designer (Interior Lead)

Andrea has studied Architecture in Italy at the Politecnico of Milan.

As an interior design enthusiast he has a great eye for detail and huge passion for 3D visualization. He is an eager team player which really helps move projects into production and completion.



Nadir Kayikci

Contract Administrator

Nadir has studied different areas such as Landscape Architecture, Art & Design and Architecture (BSC) at Anglia Ruskin University in Turkey and in the United Kingdom. He aspires to complete all the stages of architectural education in order to fully complete his architectural qualification.

He enjoys learning in order to enrich his career and strengthen his projects. He aims to provide the best customer service by ensuring continuous communication with his clients throughout the process. His interpretation of their needs is then presented in strong 3D visuals so clients understand the design proposal.

He has worked on projects ranging from design & planning to construction. He also supports his clients at the construction stage with the Contract Administration service, liaising also with contractors for a smooth outcome.


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Seren Yavuz

Architectural Designer

Seren has studied Architecture (BA) at the University of Kent. She is an architectural designer whose passions lie within 3D modelling and internal space design & reconfigurations.

Seren has been a quick and enthusiastic learner in her new professional practice, always willing to teach new interns or offer any other help needed. She is personable and easy to work with in the team.

She looks forward to starting her Masters degree sometime in the near future to follow her goal of becoming a fully qualified architect.


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Dominique James

Architectural Designer

Dominique studied Architecture (BA) at the University of Kent. She is about to complete her architectural qualification and is keen to expand her knowledge of the skills and processes used in design practice.

She enjoys undertaking challenges such as internal reconfiguration to maximise space.She is very creative and has a passion for 3D visualisation and modern technologies.




Karolina Dudek

Architectural Designer

Karolina studied Architecture at Cardiff University. Her skills lie in detailed drawings for Building Control. She has a bright personality and is a valued member of the design team.

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Yina Liu

Architectural Designer

Yi-Na is undertaking her placement year with us from Nottingham Trent University, where she studyies (BA) Interior Architecture and Design.

She is an approachable person with good communication skills. She, and works on all stages from brief to construction. She likes to be adventurous and travel is her main inspiration.




Zaki Abdelshah

Architectural Designer

Zaki studied (BA) Architecture at De Montfort University, Leicester. He is a bright personality within the design team and a great team player. He is an architectural designer who aspires to complete all three stages of his architectural qualification in the future. Zaki’s passion and skills lie within 3D modelling, rendering and internal reconfiguration design.




Zach Az

Kitchen Designer

Zach has managed some of the most prominent kitchen showrooms in London and Surrey and has five years’ worth of experience in the KBB industry. He is keen to build on our Battersea showroom’s previous successes.

Zach’s strengths lie in his organisational skill and his meticulous obsession for the details. Zach recognises the importance of liaising closely with clients to tailor a design to their lifestyle.

Zach has aspirations of entering KBB design competitions and becoming a distinguished designer within the industry. He also has a keen interest in learning about the planning process and architectural duties.


What we do

With our outstanding success rate, we can cater for all your planning needs. Our consultants and design team create efficient and practical proposals and drawings for all kinds of planning applications, permitted developments and Building Control applications. Whether you would like to develop a plot of land, extend your property or convert your loft, we can help you get approval from the LPA. We can advise you about the maximum development options to increase the value of your home.

We will create a functional, aesthetic, practical and cost-effective plan for your budget. We aware that most of our proposals are time-conscious, especially regarding building schedules. Planning Application consents usually take around 8-12 weeks with your LA. Upon appointment, we endeavour to conduct a site survey within 3-5 working days and the turnaround time for drawings we generally set at 3 weeks but dependent on our work schedule we can sometimes aim for 2 weeks. Having worked in planning sector for a number of years, we have built relationships with many tradesmen and contractors. Therefore, if you would like advice on construction works, do get in touch for further details and we can make a quotation for our support services at the construction phase.


 What we offer

  • Planning Application Drawing
  • Building Regulation Drawings
  • Measured Site Survey
  • Project Management
  • Architectural & Interior Design