Stephen oversees all work carried out within the office and is closely involved with each member of his team in the development of projects. Stephen was appointed as a CABE enabler as part of CABE’s Enabling programme and has also previously worked as a consultant to the London Development Agency as a member of their Design Advisors Panel and as a member of the Newham Design Review Panel. He has lectured extensively on architecture and urban design throughout Europe and is currently a postgraduate unit master at the CASS School of Art, Architecture and Design, where he has taught since 2007.
Born in France, Lucie has an MA in Arts management from Lille University. She had her own Press and public relations company in France where she worked for Festivals such as the International Photographic Festival in Arles. She moved to England and joined STA in 2002 and forms an integral part of the team managing the office and its finances.
Sam as Associate Director has strategic oversight for all work in the practice. He joined Stephen Taylor Architects in 2007 and has lead a number of projects of all scales. Sam studied at Manchester University and Kingston University, gaining a distinction when graduating in 2003. He completed his professional qualification in 2005. Between 1999 and 2007 Sam worked for a number of design-led practices including Glenn Howells Architects and Hogarth Architects.
Aaron as Associate has oversight over projects in one of the two office teams. Aaron gained his RIBA Part I at the University of Manchester and his Part II Diploma and Part III professional studies at the CASS School of Art, where he graduated with distinction. Between 2012 and 2016 Aaron worked for a number of design-led practices including Chris Dyson Architects; gaining a broad experience in residential design. Since joining Stephen Taylor Architects in 2016, Aaron has led the Poets’ Corner masterplan for LB Harrow; he has delivered a project for four houses on site in Fulham and is currently leading the project to regeneration the De Beauvoir Estate for the LB Hackney.
Between 2009 and 2015 Giles worked in Amsterdam for Office Winhov, a design-led architectural practice on a wide range of projects in the Netherlands and Switzerland with a particular emphasis on housing and urban redevelopment. Giles joined Stephen Taylor Architects in 2016 and has been working on the design of an apartment building as part of the redevelopment of the Nightingale Estate in Hackney.
Adam studied at Manchester University and the CASS School of Art, where he graduated in 2016. Between 2012 and 2016 Adam worked for a number of design-led practices in London, gaining experience in housing design. Since joining the practice he has been involved in a number of projects, and is currently helping to lead the redevelopment of a warehouse in East London.
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Marie studied at the University of Bath and the University of Edimburgh, where she graduated in 2020. Since joining the practice Marie has been involved in a number of projects, and is currently working on the development of 50 new homes in Hertfordshire as well as being involved in housing schemes for Southwark Council.
Hanan gained her RIBA Part I from Central Saint Martins in 2015, and her RIBA Part II from The London Met School of Art, Architecture, and Design (formerly the CASS) in 2020. Hanan has a broad range of experience in residential design, working on several projects ranging from singular houses to large master plan schemes. Since joining the practice she has been involved in housing schemes for Southwark Council, and a mixed-use industrial building by London Fields.
Jacob gained his RIBA Part I from the University of Sheffield in 2019. He has been involved with a number of residential projects since joining the practice, and is currently working to deliver 70 new homes on the Nightingale Estate in Hackney as well as a series of infill housing schemes across Lewisham.
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