Olumide Ayodele (Principal Partner)
He is the managing partner of the Lagos, Nigeria office, holds a BA (Hons) & Post Graduate Diploma degrees in architecture from the United Kingdom.
He was part of the award winning team, designed and worked on the St Pancras Hotel & luxury apartments at Kings Cross working for RHWL in London between 2003 – 2007. Worked with Bennetts Associates on a 15 storey office development in the city of London, UK in 2009.
His enthusiasm to contribute new ideas, question conventional methods and challenge oneself to find more efficient methods of achieving objectives made him relocate to Nigeria in 2009.
He worked for Suru Group Ltd between 2009 and 2010 as the Project Architect where he oversaw the design and complete renovation of 112 rooms capacity hotel project(Best western, Ikeja, Lagos), construction of 58 units terrace houses in GRA, Ikeja, construction of 22 rooms hotel in Surulere, Lagos.
He has vast knowledge in the construction industry having handled and worked on residential, hotel and office projects in Europe and Africa. A member of the Royal institute of British architects, (RIBA) member of architects’ board (ARB), full member of Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) and architects registration council of Nigeria (ARCON).
Abubakar Sheriff (Partner)
Abubakar Sheriff(B.ENG, MNSE, COREN) is a 1995 civil engineering graduate from the university of Ilorin Nigeria. Since graduation, he has been involved in construction activities for more than eighteen years. His sphere of experience includes the supervision for the construction of access roads to oil locations, dredging of swamps to accommodate heavier barges, construction of town and village roads with culverts and bridges.
He was with FRANKI piles of south Africa between year 2002 and 2004 and was involved in the construction of major piling and marine contracts. He was also with Grinaker process engineering also of South Africa and was the project engineer and later civil works manager for the construction of 90million litres capacity folawiyo energy refined petroleum storage facilities in Apapa Lagos between 2005 and 2006. He later worked with CAT construction group ltd as a project manager between 2006 and 2008 where a handled the construction of infrastructure for two estates in the lekki axis of Lagos state. He was with Suru Group Ltd between 2008 and 2010 where he oversees the complete renovation of 112 rooms capacity hotel project, construction of 58 units terrace houses, construction of the group head office, construction of 225 rooms hotel (Best western, Ikeja, Lagos).
Masashi Miyamoto (Partner)
A managing partner running the affairs of the London, UK office. He holds a BA (Hons) & Post Graduate Diploma degrees in architecture from the United Kingdom. With over 8yrs experience at Hopkins Architects UK, working in both the London and Dubai office. His expertise is in commercial, residential & hospital projects. A member of the Royal institute of British architects and a registered member of architects’ board. He is also a visiting critic / tutor at University of Westminster.
Olusola Kuti (Partner)
An executive partner, holds a BA (Hons ) in Graphic design & Art degrees from South Africa. He has numerous design awards under his belt and has worked in design firms both in South Africa and Nigeria. His expertise is in product, web and brand design.
Adeolu Adekoya (Partner)
A managing partner at the Lagos office holds an HND in architecture degree from Nigeria. He has over 10yrs experience in design and construction in the Nigerian terrain. His expertise is in interiors, residential, office and religious architecture. He is in charge of all operations at the Lagos office. A member of the Nigerian institute of architects.
Bankole Solaja (Project Architect)
Solaja Bankolw is currently an Associate member of the Nigeria institute of Architects, with a Bachelor and Masters Degree of Architecture from Covenant University Ota.
He has a detailed approach to creative design. His experience includes working all project phases from initial inception through implementation and project management.
He has excellent technical qualifications complementing his designs and has worked with multiple stakeholders on both large and small scale project, master planning, residential and student accommodation. He is highly meticulous and detail-oriented.
After work hours, he is a drama king on the theatre stage, a passionate footballer and a die-hard supporter of the Chelsea football club.
Abiodun Shonibare (Associate)
Abiodun Shonibare is an Associate in the Firm and has been working with the office since 2010, He has a Bsc. (Hons) in Architecture from Covenant University Ota, a Masters in Environmental Design from University of Lagos and a Masters in Parametric Design from Controlmad Advanced Design Center, Madrid.
He was awarded ”creative designer of the year” back when he was at Covenant University. He is a strong advocate of computational design and has done research involving its impact in the digital fabrication process.
He has worked on various projects including, Master plans, Housing, Hotels, Factories and Commercial developments. He has experience in the design and construction process of the build environment.
He is currently an Associate member of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) and on course for full membership. He holds a certification in Project management.
He is also a keen chess player aiming to become a grandmaster (yes we wrote it because it’s in his profile)
Christopher Samugana is a vibrant member of the Studio Stoone family, with 5 yrs experience in the industry.
He has Bachelor and Masters Degree of Architecture from Covenant University Ota. His work experience includes diverse building and construction projects in Kwara, Ogun, Lagos, Edo, Abia, Imo, Delta, all cutting across Hotel and Healthcare facilities, Residential buildings, University projects, Commercial designs and Retail architecture.
He is currently an associate member of the Nigerian Institute of Architects. Also hold a certification in Project management.
The Rev (as known in the office) when not actively involved in architecture, loves to swim and play basketball.
Isiaq Nassam started his Architecture Education at the Federal University of Technology Akure where he obtained the Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) Degree in 2011. He then proceeded to the University of Lagos where he bagged a Masters of Environmental Design (MED) Degree in Architecture with a Distinction.
He has a flair for minimalist design, a keen eye for details and proper space programming are his strengths. Has worked on University master plans and residential projects in the office. He is an associate member of the Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) and working towards his full membership.
A diehard Liverpool FC fan, (he keeps walking alone!) A keen Chess player and all round cool guy. Started working with Studio Stoone since his I.T days in 2010.