We work in a collaborative and open fashion, engaging our clients and teams in our process, working together in practical, hands-on workshops and open dialogue. The process results in shared objectives and outcomes, where all are responsible, and projects are better for it.

Daniel Rea

Director

Daniel is a landscape architect, urbanist and founding Director of Periscope. He has over fifteen years' experience in leading complex landscape, urban design and masterplanning projects working with some of the world’s finest landscape and architecture practices. His large and small scale projects for public and private clients have taken him across Europe, Middle East, Russia, Asia and the USA. Daniel leads the strategic direction of all projects at Periscope, he has been a guest critic at The Bartlett School of Architecture and Harvard Graduate School of Design. He currently sits on a number of Design Review Panels in London and is a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute in the UK.

Kirsty Badenoch

Associate / Head of Research

Kirsty is an Architect whose experience spans from pavilion design and construction to public space and masterplanning across Europe and the Middle East. She is currently design lead on a number of projects with Periscope, including Meridian Water Masterplan 2 and Low Hall. As Head of Research, Kirsty coordinates our Research Working Group. Previously, Kirsty worked for SLA and in 2015 she initiated Bjarke Ingels’ (BIG) Landscape department, she also teaches 2nd year Design and Creative Practice at The Bartlett.

Marilena Barmpalia

Architect

Marilena is an Architect with a passion for the integration of landscape, architecture and urban design. She is currently working on - among other projects - a co-designed park in LB Brent and on our Lewes Phoenix Project Masterplan. Marilena completed her Part III at The Bartlett in 2021 and continues to explore tangible narratives of the city’s physical space.

Teagan Dorsch

Research Assistant

Teagan is a Fabricator and Researcher interested in ecological notation, tectonics, and material processes. His current research focuses on ecological entanglement, representation, and engagement; and is currently working on modes of clay extraction and processing out of site excavated material at Periscope. Teagan completed his MA in Situated Practice at The Bartlett and holds a BA in Architecture from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Rebecca Faulkner

Spatial Practitioner

Rebecca is a spatial practitioner, researcher, writer, and an arenophile. Her thesis at CSM offered a counterpoint to London’s declining industrial landscape; an alternate vision for more socially and environmentally sustainable forms of production. She advocates for mental health awareness through the Architect's Benevolent Society has researched with Theatrum Mundi and previously practiced with Asif Khan. Outside Periscope Rebecca performs and explores as a member of musarc, a choral collective, and co-leads WARM EARTH LAB, a research collective she co-founded.

Ellen Hägerdal

Office Manager

Ellen is our office manager and has been running the administration of architecture practices for seven years, following management roles within retail, such as store manager at Twentytwentyone. She worked at the Heatherwick Studio with the installation of the Bleigiessen sculpture, after graduating from Central St Martin’s with a BA in Arts & Design in 2004

Olivia Hoy

Part I Architectural Assistant

Olivia is an architectural assistant with an interest in participatory design practices. Olivia recently Graduated from the Bartlett where her projects engaged with groups of non-architects working towards more inclusive forms of practice using crafted tools and models. At Periscope she is developing co-design techniques to promote the input of residents in play spaces and parks in Brent. Olivia is interested in equity by design.

Piotr Kruk

Part II Architectural Assistant

Piotr is a Part II Architectural Assistant with an interest in resilient urban design strategies, circular economies and shaping places through our collective narratives. Between and during his studies at the Glasgow School of Art and the London School of Architecture, Piotr gained experience across green and blue infrastructure and co-design at ZUS, 5th Studio, JMP, and Fluid&Soundings. At Periscope he supports the team across Meridian Water and Lewis Phoenix Projects.

Stacey Lewis

Architect

Stacey is an Architect motivated by projects where landscape and architecture are designed in parallel to develop place-specific narratives. She is passionate about progressing ideas through varied mediums, including film photography, sketching, model-making, and writing. Stacey's previous experience includes residential and mixed-use schemes at Lynch Architects and community and public realm projects at Adams & Sutherland. Since joining Periscope, she has been working on designs for a new public park in the London Borough of Brent.

Sandy Rompotiyoke

Part II Architectural Assistant

Sandy is Part II Architectural Assistant with an expertise in concept design and masterplanning. She has led the practice’s work on the Romford Town Centre project, Dover Mid-Town and has been central to developing the practice’s residential typologies for the Little Haldens project. She graduated from the Architectural Association in 2018 and has previously worked for ACME and Nex- Architecture.

Jon Snell

Architect

Jon is an architect with a strong interest in the implementation of urban-scale regeneration and ensuring successful delivery of projects on-site, alongside experience in technical design and construction detailing. He is currently working on a series of infrastructure building project as well as working across the practice supporting the delivery of projects in Hackney, Enfield and Milton Keynes. Jon studied at both Oxford Brookes and Westminster University, qualifying as an architect in 2018.

Colin Varley

Project Designer / CAD Specialist

Colin is a Project Designer & CAD specialist who has expertise across the disciplines of landscape, architecture, and urbanism. He is currently working on the technical design of our Bury Street West & Digbeth projects as well as overseeing the development of staff in the efficient use of our CAD systems. He graduated from the University of Westminster in 2001 with a PG Dip in Urban Design.