At home with the architects… meet Monika Wilczynska

One of the greatest strengths of our pan-European architectural practice, is the diversity within the team. Home to 20 different nationalities, each one of our colleagues brings something to the table – and deserves their moment in the spotlight.

That’s why, this month, we’re getting to know a little bit more about our Architectural Assistant, Monika Wilczynska – as well as what makes her tick.

  1. Summarise your role at Reid Brewin Architects in one paragraph.

Part II architect working on Data Centres as architectural assistant.

  1. What’s one thing that surprised you about working at RBA?

Friendly atmosphere.

  1. If one of your colleagues could win an award (work or ‘fun’) who would it be and why?

Antonio Dazzo. Diplomatic, thorough and gentle perfection of an architect and a leader. So reassuring, calm and supportive.

  1. What led you to this career?

I was always interested in arts and mathematics – architecture is a perfect match.

  1. What topic could you give a presentation on with little to no preparation?

Development of an onshore windfarm.

  1. If you could trade places with anyone in the world for a day, who would you choose?

Miranda Hart, Melissa McCarthy or Catherine Tate.

  1. What’s the best advice you were ever given?

Learn languages.

  1. What trend do you hope makes a comeback?

Early modernism in architecture.

  1. If you could only have three apps on a smartphone, which would you pick?

Facebook, Citymapper, WhatsApp.

  1. What’s one song or artist that you’re embarrassed to admit you like?

Modern Talking…

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