Portrait
 

Felix is a designer who has worked in London, Edinburgh and New York.

Welcome, my name is Felix Yates and I was born in England. I study Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and have recently completed a year out in practice in New York with Balmori Associates.

Brief Simplicity is the website that I designed and built to showcase my work and share my thoughts.

I hope you enjoy it.

 

ACADEMIC

2013–PRESENT

Master of Arts with Honours Architecture
The University of Edinburgh 
(4th Year of Study)

 

2006–2013

Sir Thomas Rich's Grammar School

A LEVELs Art (A) Maths (A*) Physics (A) Further Maths (B) 
GCSEs 7 (A*) 3 (A) 1 (B)

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

Honorable Mention, A Factory Toward Fulfilment
Non-Architecture competition — September 2016
2nd Place, Ex Tobacco Factory Masterplan; 
competition with Balmori Associates — June 2016

 

AWARDS

Pricipal's Go Abroad Fund — June 2016
Somner Macdonald Architects 2nd Year Student Prize — July 2015
Barnson Bequest Travel Scholarship — May 2015
Dartmoor Arts Project Scholarship — July 2014
Barnson Bequest Travel Scholarship — May 2014

 

EXPERIENCE

2016

Balmori Associates
To be announced...

 

AUG–SEPT 2015

Somner MacDonald
Both private residences and commercial projects including the completion of the Edinburgh Beer Factory brewery. 
My role primarily focused on developing proposals for discussion with clients. Working in SketchUp, VectorWorks, Photoshop and V-Ray.

 

JULY 2015

Andrew Stoane Architects
Competition for a masterplan of Seoul Olympic Park, South Korea. The project required working at a large scale to produce a cohesive proposal for regeneration. Working in Rhinoceros, AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign, V-Ray and physical modeling.

 

ADDITIONAL

briefsimplicity.com project — 2013–present
Dartmoor Arts Project, Tate Harmer Architects — July 2014
Atkins Engineering — April 2013
Tangerine Design Studio — Feb 2012

 

LINKS

Book Review: Hot to Cold — RIAS Quarterly, Issue 28

A Factory Toward Fulfilment — KooZA/rchDivisaree-archtitect

Iterative Modelling — RIAS Quarterly, Issue 26

KoozA/rch — 12.03.16

Constructing Horizons — KooZA/rchArchidoseSummerhall

Spatial Structures — Design BoomPlataforma ArquitecturaArchDaily Brazil

Brief

Simplicity

✎ to felixyates@gmail.com