Bryan Young received his Master in Architecture with distinction from Harvard Graduate School of Design in 2003. At Harvard he was awarded the AIA Henry Adams Medal as the top ranking student in his graduating class and the James Templeton Kelley Thesis Prize for his investigation of the diagrammatic spaces of Pac-Man and Donkey Kong. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, graduating with highest honors in 1997. Bryan is currently an adjunct assistant professor of architecture at Parsons The New School for Design and previously taught at Columbia Graduate School of Architecture and Syracuse University. He has been an invited design juror at several universities including Harvard, Yale, Cooper Union, MIT, RISD, and Pratt. Bryan is a registered architect in the state of New York.
Bryan leads design on all projects in the office and he is currently overseeing construction of the Wythe Corner House, Gerken Residence and the Playa Grande Main House, Spa and Guest House in the Dominican Republic. Prior to establishing Young Projects, Bryan was a senior associate at the internationally recognized firm Allied Works Architecture. Previous employers include, among others, Skidmore Owings and Merrill and Architecture Research Office. During his five years at Allied Works, he worked on the now completed Museum of Arts and Design at 2 Columbus Circle, designed and managed the construction of the 12,000 square feet Hudson St. Residence, and numerous other projects.