Founded by combining the skills and expertise of large company experience in a small practice setting.



Tara Gbolade


BA (Hons)| BArch | DipArch | MSc PM | Passivhaus Designer

RIBAJ Rising Star, Tara is a Co-Founder of GDS. Having previously worked at Mace Group and RG+P Architects, where as Associate she was responsible for strategic organisation and growth of the London office.  Here, she successfully created exciting and challenging residential developments for private and public-sector clients. She is a certified  Passivhaus Designer and works with Epping Forest District Council on the Sustainability strategy for the new Harlow & Gilston Garden Town


Seun [Lanre] Gbolade


BA (Hons)| BArch | DipArch | MSc PM | BIM Champion

As a Consultant and advisor to the practice, Seun brings his expertise on large scale residential architecture, property development and design management. He has a passion for all things BIM, Innovation, Off-site Construction & collaborative working practices. As such he is also a member of the Collective Works network. 




Eno Akpan

Architectural Assistant


Klaus Schottler