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Meet the team

Stuart Bayley BA(hons) DipArch RIBA

Stuart founded Living Space Architects along with Kirsty in 2004 to specialise in Contemporary Residential Architecture and Conservation. Stuart has worked for a variety of practices including in the Lake District and Northamptonshire, where a highlight for him was designing Franklin’s Gardens, the home of the Northampton Saints Rugby Team. In addition he continued to […]

Kirsty Curnow Bayley BA(Hons) DipArch RIBA

Kirsty is one of the founding directors of Living Space and has extensive experience of Residential and Conservation Architecture. Now an RIBA Conservation Registrant, she completed her degree in Architecture at Oxford Brooks in 1996, before beginning to work for Chapman Taylor in London, where she stayed for 4 years, whilst also completing her masters […]

Kate Sammons BA (Hons) March

Kate inherited her creative talent from her father, a self-employed artist and illustrator, working from home and inspiring Kate as she spent time with him. Growing up in South Devon, Kate enjoyed spending lots of time exploring the coast and the local countryside, activities she still enjoys today. In the later part of College, Kate realised […]

Charlie Joyce

From a young age, Charlie has been passionate about art & design and he has always had an interest in building design. After finishing his GCSEs, Charlie went on to take a plumbing apprenticeship for a year. However he quickly realised this was not the career for him. Charlie’s uncle encouraged him to pursue something he […]

Friederike Schuhmacher

          Fred is our office administrator and most likely the person who will answer your phone call to the office.  Fred has a degree in Media, Culture & Society and  a MA in Culture, Diaspora and Ethnicity from Birkbeck College at the University of London. Fred loves Exeter’s vibrant cultural scene […]