Our People

We take pride in having a business that clients and colleagues respect because we do the right thing.  Having highly skilled and motivated staff that share our values and ethos is fundamental to gaining this respect and we recognise that it is our staff who are able to deliver the quality design and committed service that we believe our clients should expect.
Our People Kirstin Aitken

Kirstin Aitken


Kirstin joined LSI in 2012 with a 1st from Edinburgh, her Pt2 from Sheffield, her Pt 3 from Cambridge, and after 3 years working on residential and community projects with CSA Design Studio. Prior to that, she had volunteered post-Part 1 in Northern Tanzania and post-Part 2 in India, working respectively on a vocational training centre and social housing. She continued her interest in grass-roots and sustainable community projects when she returned to the UK.

At LSI Kirstin has been part of a team working on primary health care projects for GY&WPCT (now NHS Property Services) ranging in value up to £5M. For Caister Health Centre, she has assumed the role of CA under a JCT Intermediate Form of Contract, preparing the way to be project architect on a small project for the Charity, Tracks Autism.

Alongside these projects, Kirstin assisted the London studio with packages of drawings for a £6.5M school project for London, and played an instrumental role in LSI’s response to the open international Great Fen Design Competition, in which LSI was placed in the top 10.

Our Ethos