Mr. Stanbury has been in design and construction for over four decades. Born in Hampshire, England, he spent his childhood on military bases in Gibraltar, Malta and Germany with his father who had been an officer in the British Army. Mr. Stanbury studied architecture at Chepstow Military College in Wales. After leaving Chepstow, he joined Naismith Engineering in Portsmouth, a design, research and development engineering company. There he dealt with a number of the top engineers of the day, designing components for your Hawker Siddley Harrier jump jet project, the very first vertical takeoff jet on the planet.
Mr. Stanbury left England in 1969 to pursue his career in architecture and construction with WC French, a uk development company inside the Bahamas. He started as an assistant and quickly took over as the project foreman, managing a crew of 200 men in the building of high-rise buildings. This work soon took him for the outer islands where he labored on high-end custom beachfront homes on Treasure Key and Great Harbor Key.
In 1976, Mr. Stanbury gone to live in Ny where he was awarded contracts to development and make homes for most high-profile celebrities and businessmen. Mr. Stanbury designed and remodeled actor Robert De Niro%u2019s three-story Tribeca loft. From that point project, he became Mr. De Niro%u2019s consultant for his Tribeca film center, a ten-story facility containing the Tribeca Grill, production offices, studios along with a 70-seat, state-of-the-art THX screening room. Mr. Stanbury also excelled within the film and video post-production facilities field, utilizing such entities since the award-winning Manhattan Transfer Edit Studios. In 1989, Mr. Stanbury won the Manhattan Transfer/Edit Facility Achievement Award.
In 1992, Mr. Stanbury moved to Miami Beach, Florida, where he designed and built many high-end waterfront homes. After experiencing and enjoying the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, he dedicated himself to designing and building hurricane-resistant homes that could keep their occupants safe and sustainable after and during damaging storms.
In 2014, Mr. Stanbury was invited to Sarasota, Florida to style a seaside home on Lido Key. It will be a contemporary, curvilinear, yacht-inspired 15,000 square feet, cutting-edge, hands-free, voice-activated smart home. Mr. Stanbury%u2019s goal is to use the most advanced, innovative technologies to generate one-of-a-kind, sculptured homes. She has also embarked on designing unique, geometrically-balanced homes that will expand from three,000 to six,000 square feet, in the cost-effective and time-saving manner.