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Our team of architects, landscape architects and masterplanners

Lavigne Lonsdale is a multi-disciplinary design practice, which has developed over the last decade into a team capable of delivering solutions to complex built environment projects in a creative, practical and responsive way. 

We are a RIBA Chartered Practice, Registered Practice with the Landscape Institute, Member of the Urban Design Group and our Managing Director is a Recognised Practitioner in Urban Design.

As we also work closely with a number of related disciplines and consultants we are able to adapt and augment our services to meet the specific needs of every unique project.

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Martyn Lonsdale

Managing Director

BA (Hons), DipLA ,CMLI, DipUD, RPUD


Martyn has 25 years experience of providing masterplanning, urban design and landscape architectural services on large scale, award-winning projects. He is the founding Director of Lavigne Lonsdale and oversees both the Truro and Bath studios.

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Tony Smith

(1971-2020 RIP

Director LL 2013-2020

BA (Hons), ARB, RIBA

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Andrew Walker

Andrew Walker

Associate Director

BA (Hons), MArch, PGcert, ARB, RIBA


Andrew joined Lavigne Lonsdale in 2014 from Grant Associates in Bath. He has a passion and skill in all aspects of the built and natural environment including architecture and urban design. His graphic ability ensures that our projects receive critical acclaim.  Early 2022 Andy was promoted to Associate Director.


Nick Fish

Associate Landscape Architect


Nick is an Associate at the practice and has been with the team for over 12 years. He is a highly skilled Landscape Architect and has worked on numerous award-winning projects. Landscape Architecture is Nick’s passion but works across the board to get involved with Masterplanning, Urban Design and Architectural projects to help mesh built form and external design. His work on Carbis Bay Hotel, Atlantic View and Heartlands are just a few projects which demonstrate this joined up design led approach.

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Alison Osborne-Brown

Masterplanner, Urban Designer,
Associate Landscape Architect

BA (Hons), DipLA


With 35 years’ professional experience, Ali’s skills encompass the full spectrum of masterplanning, urban design and landscape architecture with an emphasis on intelligent planning and ‘place making’. She has an ability to sensitively unlock sites for development with specialist skills in LVIA, residential masterplanning and technical delivery. Having worked in the UK, Asia and Australia, Ali has a particular love and knowledge of plants from different climatic zones that can be used creatively in a range of projects.


Mark Kingsley

Senior Architect

BA (Hons) Architecture, PG Dip Arch, RIBA, MSc in Energy Efficient & Sustainable Building, BIAT


Mark is a very experienced qualified architect with over 25 years experience in the private sector. He has a Masters qualification is energy efficiency & sustainable buildings from Oxford and approaches all projects with a thorough understanding of sustainable principles of design and construction.  Mark has worked in both Bath and is now in the Truro studio.

Christian Brown

Christian Brown

Landscape Architect &

RIBA Part II Architectural Assistant

BSc, MArch, PgDip


Christian joined the team after earning his bachelor's degree from Cardiff University. He further advanced his career by obtaining a Master of Architecture (MArch) from Cardiff University and a Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) in Landscape Architecture from Gloucestershire University. He is now pursuing his Part 3 qualification at Bath University, upon completion of which he will become a chartered architect.

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Virginia Wylie

Practice Manager


Virginia joined the team in the May 2021 as Practice Manager. She has over fifteen years’ experience managing and leading teams as well as delivering award winning events. Virginia will be looking after all the HR, marketing, PR and administration needs of the business.


Izzy Tribley

Part 2 Architectural Assistant 

BArch (Hons), MArch

Izzy joined the practice after graduating from the Architecture Masters course at Falmouth University in 2023. She previously studied at the University of Nottingham and worked in London, before moving to Cornwall.

She has a particular interest in Circular Economy and design that is environmentally and socially sustainable.


Tom Madgwick

Part I Architectural Assistant

BA (Hons)


Tom graduated from Sheffield Hallam University where he studied Architecture and discovered his passion for environmental design. He has joined the Truro office as a Part 1 Architectural Assistant. Tom is currently undertaking his Part 2 studies and furthering his understanding of environmental and sustainably focused architecture.


Ella Potterton

Landscape Architect Assistant 

BA (Hons) Interior Design - First Class

Ella has joined the practice as an Assistant Landscape Architect.  Ella completed her BA (Hons) in Interior Design in 2017 at Falmouth University, and has now started her new career in Landscape Architecture.  Ella has always had a particular interest in spatial design, the psychology of space and human reactions and interactions within built environments.

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