Mr. Stanbury has been involved with construction and designs more than forty years. Born in Hampshire, England, he spent his childhood on military bases in Gibraltar, Malta and Germany with his father who had previously been a security officer within the British Army. Mr. Stanbury studied architecture at Chepstow Military College in Wales. After leaving Chepstow, he joined Naismith Engineering in Portsmouth, a design, development and research engineering company. There he dealt with a few of the top engineers during the day, designing components to the Hawker Siddley Harrier jump jet project, the initial vertical takeoff jet in the world.
Mr. Stanbury left England in 1969 to pursue his career in architecture and construction with WC French, an english development company within the Bahamas. Shortly fater he began being an assistant and quickly took over as project foreman, operating a crew of 200 men in the making of high-rise buildings. The job soon took him to the outer islands where he worked on high-end custom beachfront homes on Treasure Key and Great Harbor Key.
In 1976, Mr. Stanbury transferred to Nyc where he was awarded contracts to style and produce homes for a lot of high-profile celebrities and businessmen. Mr. Stanbury designed and remodeled actor Robert De Niro%u2019s three-story Tribeca loft. Following that project, he became Mr. De Niro%u2019s consultant for his Tribeca film center, a ten-story facility containing the Tribeca Grill, production offices, studios plus a 70-seat, state-of-the-art THX screening room. Mr. Stanbury also excelled in the film and video post-production facilities field, working together with such entities because 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 during and after damaging storms.
In 2014, Mr. Stanbury was invited to Sarasota, Florida to style the seaside home on Lido Key. It will be a modern, curvilinear, yacht-inspired 15,000 square feet, cutting-edge, hands-free, voice-activated smart home. Mr. Stanbury%u2019s goal is by using one of the most advanced, innovative technologies to make one-of-a-kind, sculptured homes. She has also launched into designing unique, geometrically-balanced homes that could expand from 3,000 to six,000 sq ft, in the cost-effective and time-saving manner.