Young Projects

Gerken Loft, designed by Young Projects, featuring pulled plaster wall and interior courtyard
Faced stainless steel folding screen offers privacy to the dining room at the Gerken Loft, designed by Young Projects
Sculptural staircase and skylight focal point at Young Projects' Wythe Townhouse
Pool of the Hamptons Residence designed by Bryan Young of Young Projects

New York, NY


Bryan Young founded the design studio Young Projects in New York City in 2010. The studio produces multidisciplinary work ranging from architecture and art to furniture and objects. Current projects include a 20,000 sf ground-up Retreat and Spa in the Dominican Republic, a townhouse and addition in Williamsburg, free standing houses in the Hamptons and bespoke chandeliers.

Our design process is open to multiple influences and conceptual trajectories; in this sense we are generalists. Yet, there is a unique bias to the manner in which we build, revealed through the conscious manipulation of material and fabrication processes to achieve new aesthetic qualities within each project. This effort has been compiled as a series of experimental analog techniques consisting of cast aluminum, pulled plaster, bent steel, pleated wood, hammered wrought iron and layered concrete.

Young Projects received the 2013 Architectural League Prize, an Architizer A+ award for their 2014 Times Square Heart installation, an Architect’s Newspaper 2015 “Best of Design” for the Gerken Residence in Tribeca and most recently, a 2016 “New Practices” award from AIA NY. Young Projects’ built and conceptual projects have been widely published and exhibited.


November 2016 – NBC’s Open House NYC
Gerken Loft

November 2016 – Metropolis
Wythe Corner House

April 2016 – New York Magazine
Gerken Residence


2016 – Pin-Up Magazine
Nine New York Firms that will Shape the Future of Architecture

2016 – Center for Architecture
New Practices Winner

2015 – Architizer A+ Awards
Jury Award and Popular Choice Award for Architecture + Communication

2013 – Architectural League of New York
Architecture League Prize