About us

Landmass was founded in 1998 by managing director Alan Waxman. Based in London’s Soho, it is a multi-award-winning, RIBA chartered, design and development company. We deliver meticulously planned design solutions and bespoke luxury properties worldwide.

Landmass evolved from being a developer to a multi-disciplined real estate company. By integrating architectural and interior design, project management and property acquisition services, our dedicated and passionate in-house team can provide a single point of contact for all your property needs.


"Best Residential Property in London” - The Daily Telegraph
“Best Interior Design in the UK” - The Daily Mail
"Best Property Development in London" - The Daily Mail
"Best Interior Design in the United Kingdom" - International Property Awards

Alan Waxman - Founder and Chief Executive

Being on the real estate market for 20 years now, Alan found that proactive ways to approach new business are the game changer in a market that is undergoing so many changes.

Having founded Landmass originally as a property development company, he has experienced that to achieve success you often have to think out of the box.

Using the given space the best possible way and coming up with innovative solutions for the layout, is what makes the difference in the way Landmass approaches space planning. 

If not in the office Alan can often be found cycling around London or skiing in Verbier.

Claudia Rossi - Head of Architecture & Interior Design

As Landmass' Head of Architecture and Interior Design, Claudia is constantly on the lookout for new innovative space planning and design ideas.

Being her favourite city, Claudia moved to London to build her professional career here after her Master in Architecture from the University of Genoa.

Claudia is a RIBA chartered architect and has broad experiences in high end residential and art galleries and is passionate about Utopia and everything related to design.

If not in the office Claudia can be found in markets searching for individual pieces for her own or clients' homes.

Jessica Zhang - Private Office China

Jessica has been bridging Chinese capital to UK business opportunities and provide UK firms with Chinese business culture education and China market entry strategies over the past 3 years.

Her main focus areas include looking after existing Chinese clients and helping them with Landmass expertise as well as developing China market in both UK and China.

Having a Master in Education from Cambridge University, she is also an experienced educator and skilled in creative language (Mandarin Chinese) teaching and

If Jessica is not in the office often can be found in galleries and bookshops or the British Library.

James Rees - Head of Acquisitions and Development

James is Landmass’ Head of Acquisitions and Development. His role involves taking charge of the Landmass property sourcing service, looking in detail at all possible sites and offering detailed analysis.

He has been working in property for over 15 years and is very experienced through out the whole development spectrum. He particularly enjoys trying to find an alternative angle on sites, that perhaps others don’t see. James has experience with projects from mews houses in Chelsea to barn conversions in Sussex, so is well versed in the complexities of projects.

If not in the office, James can be found either playing or watching sport or more likely running around after his 2 young children.

Diogo Conde - Visual Marketing

Diogo is Landmass' expert for everything visual - from brochures and flyers, project imagery to pictures and videos for our social media appearance.

Being a true creative, he constantly comes up with new, innovative ideas for Landmass' marketing as well as for our clients of the Development Consultancy service.

Having lived and worked in London for seven years now, Diogo knows everything that is going on in the city.

If not in the office Diogo can be found around in London filming and taking pictures.

Karolina Cerapaite - Interior Designer

With a degree in Interior Architecture & Design (BA Hons) and after gaining first practical experiences, she moved to London to pursue her design dreams in the big city.

Karolina lives and breathes anything Aesthetic and is also highly interested in sustainable architecture and design. She hopes to achieve a PhD one day and write a book.

If not in the office Karolina can be found exploring old bookstores and expanding her private book collection. Karolina is supporting our interior design from a to z and brings valuable skills and a fresh mindset to the creative team.


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