John Kinsley

John is an architect with a particular interest in community led housing. Having led one of the first urban community led housing projects in Scotland which completed recently in Portobello, Edinburgh, he is now in talks with a number of groups across Scotland. In addition to design and construction expertise, he can provide advice on funding and constitutional issues surrounding community self and custom build projects.

John Kinsley Architects are a new practice with a particular interest in community led design. Having recently completed the collective custom build project in Portobello for a group of local families we are now talking to a number of groups across the country about similar community led projects.

‘Community ownership is so important in enabling the shaping, nurturing and cherishing of the places we live in and JKA are proud to be able to support CLS in the work they do to enable community land ownership across Scotland.’