Our staff members are all committed students of the accumulated wisdom of history as it is expressed in traditional architecture and urban design. Our passion for building strong communities starts here in our studio, among our friends and colleagues.
Cayton brings a unique background in construction management to Union Studio. As the son of a contractor, he gained experience as an apprentice and carpenter on job sites from a young age. He received his Bachelors and Masters Degree in Architecture at Roger Williams University, with a minor in Construction Management. During his time at RWU, Cayton held internships at architectural firms in Newport, RI, where he assisted teams with a variety of tasks including construction administration and documentation.
At Union Studio, Cayton serves as an architectural designer with a specialization in construction techniques and management.
Hometown: Newport, Rhode Island
Favorite place and why: My favorite place would have to be Florence, Italy after living and studying there for 4 months. The endless amounts of places to see and visit, combined with its lively atmosphere and rich history, made the whole experience feel surreal. It has left me with so many great memories and given me close friends that I am still in contact with today.
Source of Pride: My large extended family that is spread out throughout the country. It has given me the opportunity to live in, travel to, and experience a variety of places that all hold their own unique character and hidden gems. It inspires me to continue traveling while at the same time inspires me to keep my family close.
Favorite piece of art/music/writing: Castles Made of Sand – Jimi Hendrix
Favorite RI oddity: Coffee milk
A word to the wise: “Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.” – Lao Tzu
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