Taylor Aikin

Taylor Aikin, AIA, LEED GA, Associate Partner

Taylor Aikin leads a broad range of project types and scales from cultural and educational to religious and residential. He is experienced in all aspects of project delivery, from master planning and feasibility through all design phases and construction administration.Through over 15 years’ experience he has helped a broad range of clients from families to developers to global institutions realize their aspirations through strategic planning and outstanding design.

Among Taylor’s recent projects, which range in scope from new construction to renovation to master planning, are Garitage Park, a 450,000sf mixed-use high-rise development in Sofia, Bulgaria; PS 19Q Marino Jeantet School, a 97,000sf full-building addition to a public school in Queens; the St. Patrick’s Cathedral Glass Walls projects; and a campus master plan for Staten Island Academy in New York City. Taylor is also working on MBB’s ongoing projects for Trinity School and the Gillen Brewer School.

Taylor, a licensed architect and LEED Green Associate, holds a Master of Architecture from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation, and a Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is the recipient of Columbia University’s Honors for Excellence in Design, and the AIA Colorado Young Architects Award for Graphic Technology. He has served as a guest critic at Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, Parsons School of Design, and Pratt Institute. His articles have been published in Faith and Form Magazine and Construction Specifier Magazine. Taylor currently serves as a Program Director on the AIANY Cultural Facilities Committee and is a founding member of the Bricks and Mortals working group, a consortium of landmark churches in New York City.

Taylor joined Murphy Burnham & Buttrick in 2015 and was appointed Associate in 2016 and Associate Partner in 2019.

Publications

“Glass Structures in Historic Milieux,” Construction Specifier, February 2019.

“Soulful and Social: Community and Sanctuary – Defining Sacred Space,” Faith & Form, September 2018.

taikin@mbbarch.com