13th October 2014

Talented Duo Graduate Towards a Career in Architecture


TWO talented architecture graduates have been appointed by Leeds based Brewster Bye Architects. Simon Taylor and Antonio Serban join the firm as Architectural Assistants.

Simon and Antonio

Simon graduated from Northumbria University gaining a Masters in Architecture with distinction and his thesis project for a geothermal power plant and thermal baths was shortlisted for the North East’s RIBA Student Award as well as being nominated for the 3D Reid Student Award.

Antonio graduated the University of Huddersfield with a First Class Honors Degree and has also achieved an International Architectural Degree having been involved in design projects in Portugal and Vietnam.

Brewster Bye’s Managing Director, Keith Brewster says: “Both Simon and Antonio are extremely talented graduates who far exceeded the other candidates with their impressive portfolios and award winning and internationally acclaimed work. Having won a series of contracts over the last 12 months across a number of industry sectors, our business is in a position to expand and develop the next generation of gifted architects.”

Simon, who has already worked on some high-end residential projects at an architectural practice in London as a Part l Architectural Assistant will be involved in a variety of projects at Brewster Bye including the large residential refurbishment scheme at St Leonard’s Place in York. Simon says: “I am currently working towards my RIBA Part III examinations and feel very privileged to be working at such a thriving and well-respected firm like Brewster Bye.”

Antonio, who was commended for his final year project, the Ho Chi Minh Contemporary Music Centre in Vietnam, will initially be working within the commercial team on a development of new build mews houses at Tanner Row in York as well as on the refurbishment of St Leonard’s Place. Antonio says: “Brewster Bye has an enviable reputation for delivering some very high-profile projects of architectural significance so I am delighted to have been appointed at the firm.”