Taylor AikinAIA | LEED AP BD+C | Associate Partner firstname.lastname@example.org
Taylor Aikin is a strategic thinker and tenacious problem-solver who makes it his mission to advance client goals. Managing multi-disciplinary teams, he leads the delivery of award-winning projects through concept planning, design, and construction administration. His creative talent and pragmatic skills are matched by his passion for thoughtful, beautiful, and impactful design.
Taylor’s large-scale projects include Garitage Park, a 450,000-square-foot mixed-use development in Sofia, Bulgaria, which weaves a residential tower and school into a human-scale landscape. He led the design of the 97,000-square-foot PS 19Q Marino Jeantet School addition in Queens, and the installation of a structural glass enclosure within a 48-foot-high stone arch as part of the renovation of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan. He has designed innovative university buildings, residences, and offices, along with numerous renovations for religious and educational institutions.
Taylor 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 received Columbia University’s Honors for Excellence in Design Award, 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 and Construction Specifier magazines.
Taylor currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Bricks & Mortals, a nonprofit that helps houses of worship leverage their real estate assets, and as Program Director on the AIANY Cultural Facilities Committee. Taylor also serves on the Mayor’s Working Group for Faith-Based Affordable Housing Development, creating policy proposals to support NYC houses of worship through changes to the landmarking process and air rights transfers.
Enthusiastic and laser-focused, Taylor inspires colleagues and earns clients’ trust. He joined MBB in 2015 and was promoted to Associate Partner in 2019.
- Construction Specifier | February 2019Glass Structures in Historic Milieux
- Faith & Form | September 2018Soulful and Social: Community and Sanctuary – Defining Sacred Space