RYEBREAD Architects: REengage • REnew • REimagine
How can we create buildings/interiors/communities that are more safe, productive, healthy, distinctive, and efficient? Regan Young England Butera: Referendums, Engineering, Architecture, Design (hence RYEBREAD.com) promotes we:
• REengage: Only via a collaborative effort among the right Colleagues, Consultants, Clients, Code Officials, and Contractors can we create a better South Jersey. Thus skill, inspiration, perseverance, compromise, communication, and revision are all essential parts of the process.
• REnew: The most effective, sustainable strategy is to better utilize our resources, refining and expanding our existing infrastructure. More than ever, our towns need intelligent transport systems, workspaces which foster education and enterprise, public spaces with a sense of community, homes that provide comfort and rejuvenation, safe & secure civic institutions, and temples for inspiration & solace.
• REimagine: To be successful, projects must be designed to respond to the orientation, views, access, and opportunities unique to each site. Thoughtful landscaping and site planning tie a structure to the land and make it belong, and clever lighting, graphics, mechanical systems, and interior design enhance a building’s livability. New work must take shape acknowledging our built heritage, which includes the 20th & 21st Centuries.
Regan Young, AIA/PP is founding principal of RYEBREAD Architects. His primary responsibilities are administration, marketing, strategic planning, and quality control. Regan’s specialties are neo-traditional planning, downtown revitalization, and graphic design.
Regan (a “bohemian workaholic”) lives in Mount Holly, NJ with his wife, Thomasina. He has served as President of Main Street Mount Holly and the Mount Holly Rotary Club, and Chair of the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee. He has been honored as the Burlington County “Voice of Business”, “Volunteer of the Year” and is former host of the WBZC radio show, The Built Environment. He has served on the editorial board of Architecture New Jersey, written for regional and national publications, and lectured at home and abroad.
He is a licensed Architect in NJ, PA, NY, DE, MD, OH, IL, & AZ, a licensed NJ Planner, and a licensed NJ Interior Designer. Regan has a Master of Architecture from University of New Mexico, was a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar at the Royal Swedish Institute of Technology, and his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture is from the University of Maryland. He is a graduate of Shawnee High School.
Scott Charles England, AIA is a founding member of RYEBREAD Architects. His focus is project oversight, including staff/consultant coordination, programming, design, documentation, and bidding/construction administration. He has special expertise in Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, historic preservation, and project budget/schedule control.
Scott lives in Tabernacle, NJ with his wife Jennifer. They have four children. He is Past-President of Seneca Youth Football and is President of the Seneca War Eagles travel baseball organization.
He is a licensed Architect in NJ, PA, FL & LA, a licensed NJ Planner, and a licensed NJ Interior Designer. Scott has a Bachelor of Architecture from Louisiana State University, and graduated from Pemberton High School.
Angelo P. Butera, AIA/LEED AP is a founding member of RYEBREAD Architects. His focus is project oversight, including staff/consultant coordination, programming, design, documentation, and bidding/construction administration. He has special expertise in the Americans with Disabilities Act and Sustainable Design.
Angelo lives in Evesham, NJ with his wife Nancy. They have two children. He is Past President of Githens Center and Mount Laurel Rotary Club.
He is a licensed Architect in NJ, PA, & OH, a licensed NJ Planner, a licensed NJ Interior Designer, and a LEED Accredited Professional. He has a Bachelor of Architecture from Temple University, and graduated from Wissahickon High School.
Roy M. Ruby is a founding member of RYEBREAD Architects. His primary role is project management, focusing on design and documentation. He has special expertise in Computer Aided Design, Building Information Management, and New Urbanist Design.
Roy lives in Westampton, NJ. He has two children. He is Chair of the Westampton Historic Commission, and Coach with the South Jersey Jazz basketball league.
He has a Bachelor of Architecture from Drexel University, and graduated from the Burlington County Institute of Technology.
Haines B. “Pete” Davis first joined RYEBREAD Architects in 1994. He retired for nine years, and came back on board with us March 2015. His focus is on Construction Administration and our Clients’ district Long Range Facility Plans.
Pete is the father of five children, and lives in Tabernacle, NJ.
He has a Bachelor of Science from Penn State, and was on active duty in the United States Navy for twenty years, retiring as Commander (his RYEBREAD nickname). Pete’s facility experience includes Director positions at Burlington County College and Medford Public Schools.
Patrick Farmer, AIA is a member of RYEBREAD Architects since 1999. His primary role is project management, focusing on design and documentation. He has special expertise in Computer Aided Design, Building Information Management, and homeless shelters.
Patrick lives in Burlington Township, NJ with his wife Vanessa.
He is a licensed Architect in NJ. He has a Bachelor of Architecture from New Jersey Institute of Technology, and graduated from Burlington City High School.
Michelle Zoppina is a member of RYEBREAD Architects since 1989. Her focus is office management, focusing on finances and operations. She has advanced training in real estate and psychology.
Michelle lives in Burlington Township, NJ with her husband Vincent. They have two children.
She has a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University, an Associate in Business Administration from Burlington County College, and graduated from Burlington City High School.