Severn Clay-Youman

Severn Clay-Youman

New York, NY, US



Architect and designer in Brooklyn. Specializations include architectural lighting, daylighting analysis and old buildings..



Civic Architecture Workshop, Brooklyn, NY, US, Principal

Civic Architecture Workshop is a full-service architecture and design firm based in Brooklyn, NY. We offer work with clients on all phases of building projects, from master planning and conceptual design through construction documentation, bidding and construction administration. In addition, we can provide a full range of consulting services, including zoning analysis and feasibility studies.

Jun 2015 - current

Gluckman Mayner Architects, Designer/Project Manager

Designer on Zhejiang University Museum of Art and Archaeology, expected completion 2014

Project Architect for Matthew Marks Gallery renovation, completed 2013

Dec 2010 - current

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), New York City, NY, Architect

Licensed architect. Worked on renovation of Penn Station extension, UConn Innovation Partnership Building in Storrs, CT.

Aug 2013 - Jun 2015

WXY Architecture + Urban Design, Designer

Designer on Far Rockaway PlaNYC Park

Construction Drawings for Bronx EMS Station, Battery Carousel and various Hudson River Park buildings

Jul 2008 - Feb 2009

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), Intern Architect

Construction drawings for Lotte Tower, Seoul Korea

Jun 2007 - Aug 2007


Pratt Institute, MArch, Architecture

Graduated with Distinction, Henry Adams AIA Medal

Sep 2005 - May 2008

Oberlin College, Bachelors, Theater and Dance

Bachelors degree in Dance with a concentration in Design

Sep 1992 - May 1995


AIA Henry Adams Medal, Award


Areas of Specialization