Barbara Shakespear


Barbara is a long-standing member of the Useful Studio Team and leads design development and production across our projects.

Prior to joining Useful Studio Barbara spent three years at Rafael Vinoly Architects, working on 20 Fenchurch Street (aka walkie-talkie), and three years at Hamiltons Architects where she was involved with a luxury villa development in Mallorca, a mixed-use masterplan in Birmingham and a residential tower in Old Street.

Barbara graduated from the University of Buenos Aires with a first-class honours degree and registered as an architect in Argentina in 2000.