studioEAST is a multi-disciplinary architecture practice, working across Scotland. We have a small team made up of experienced architects and invaluable support staff. As our reputation for a quality, personalised service across domestic and commercial projects becomes known, the team is growing.

Richard Taylor


Rick graduated from the University of Dundee in 2006 and was registered with the ARB shortly after this as well as achieving Chartered status. He worked in private practice until 2011 when studioEAST was formed. Rick’s other passion is the hills: from climbing and mountaineering to hill running and kayaking. He has climbed across the world in the Himalaya, South America and Europe.

Nicholas Goward

Architect & Associate
BSc BArch (Hons) ARB

Nicky joined the studioEAST team in early 2017 and brings with him a passion for design, technical problem solving and an in-depth knowledge of BIM software. He has immediately become an invaluable member of the team by implementing BIM within the practice and has hands-on experience in many aspects of construction.

Lisa Vitali

Architectural Assistant
BSc Architectural Studies

Lisa joined the team as an experienced graduate and provides valuable assistance in the design and technical development of projects. At the same time, Lisa is continuing her professional developemnt to become a fully registered and chartered architect in the near future.

Rosie Anderson

Inerior Designer
BDes (Hons) Interior & Environmental Design

Rosie works independently from the main team and brings a wealth of expereince and knowledge to the practice in a number of disciplines including interior design, 3d visualisation and graphic design. We can draw on her skills as project requirements dictate.