About us

Welcome to EA – Extension Architecture

Extension Architecture is a dynamic, forward thinking architectural company based in Battersea London, made up of a team of in-house creative architects, 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



Youno Kim



Youno 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. 



Carlos Velasco

Senior Architect


Carlos is one of our senior architects and has worked extensively in Spain and the UK, mainly in residential architecture, but also in office, commercial, hospitality and cultural projects. He has embarked on the design and construction of family houses from the concept stages through to the management of the works on site to the final delivery.




GianCarlo Braido

Senior Architect


Giancarlo is another of our senior registered and qualified architects 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.


Extension Architecture-Priyanka Mohilte. architectural designer


Priyanka Mohite

Architectural Designer


Priyanka is experienced in planning and building regulations drawings across the UK. She can guide you through the whole journey.

She enjoys designing and finding unique solutions, and she loves creating 3D visuals which can show the full potential of project.





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 qualified Architect status.

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.


Extension Architecture-Andrea Casati. architectural designer


Andrea Casati

Architectural Designer


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.


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Dominique James

Architectural Designer


Dominique studied Architecture (BA) at the University of Kent. She aspires to be a fully qualified architect and is keen to expand her knowledge of the skills and processes used in design.

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.

Extension Architecture-Rachel Chanju Kim. Web designer


Rachel Kim

Media Designer


Rachel works on our marketing, web contents and brand identity. She maintains optimized SEOs and is very interested in new technologies. She seeks better solutions for our processes and systems. She is likes to motivate and inspire her team colleagues. She loves to travel and learn new languages, and she brings this sense of challenge and adventure to
work too.





Claire Alonge

Media Strategist


Claire has a graphics and media background to Masters Degree Level. She studied Graphic Design at Glasgow School of Art, then moved to London and worked in Design for Print for 13 years. She completed her Masters Degree at The University of the Arts, London in 2011.She is a creative, vibrant and dynamic team player, who is passionate about improving our web presence and making sure our client communication is strong.


Ludovica Rocca

Architectural Designer


Ludovica is a talented and Architectural & Interior Designer. She studied Interior Design in Italy at Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan. She is ambitious, hard-working and very passionate about her career path. She aspires to learn more in the field of interior design and luxury environments.

Her work has included housing extension projects, in 2D and 3D immersive design visual renders, interior design projects and FF&E (furniture, fixtures and equipment) installations.


Nadina Narain

Architectural Designer


Nadina is a recent graduate of Architecture (BA) from the University of Manchester. She enjoys learning new skills and taking on challenging projects. Her interests lie in 3D design and creating environments for user interactivity.
She is working towards studying for her Masters, in order to achieve her goal of becoming a
qualified architect.


Kaishi Yamaguchi

Graphic Designer


Kaishi is a graphic designer with experience in:

• company branding
• logo design
• front end development for the web
• designing for mobile devices
• web management
• process management / team supervisor
• online and offline marketing
• material design
• designing and managing archiving systems

He loves to apply himself whilst having humour at work. His out of work interests include sci-fi movies, especially in the space travel and alien genres.

He studied graphic design at Westminster University.





Dan Radu Contra

Architectural Designer


Dan is an experienced 3D designer, always keen to try various design options and concepts for each project. He is passionate about new materials in the construction industry, especially environmentally friendly ones which are suitable for ecological and botanical architectural projects.

He works on site surveys and creates existing drawings at the outset of each project, whilst liaising with clients to achieve optimum designs for them.



Yina Liu

Assistant 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.


Saher Murtaza

Assistant Planning Consultant


Vibrant and full of enthusiasm, Saher is the perfect person to consult with clients regarding their proposals at the outset. Her energetic approach and outgoing manner never fails to inspire confidence in our clients, leaving them well reassured with regards to the quality of our services.



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