Stephanie Travis

Stephanie Travis

Faculty: Full-Time
Office:
223A
Address: Academic Building, Post Hall
Phone: 202-242-6699
Email:
stravis@gwu.edu

Areas of Expertise

Design
Drawing
History of Modern Architecture

LEED AP, IDEC, NCIDQ #024979
Director + Associate Professor of Interior Architecture (2009-present)
Interim Co-Director of Corcoran School of the Arts and Design (2014-2015)

Education

Master of Architecture (with distinction), University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Distinctions

PUBLICATIONS:

Book: Laurence King Publishing Ltd., London (2015)

Sketching for Architecture + Interior Design

also published in French, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, and Chinese; Russian forthcoming

Book in Progress: Bloomsbury Publishing, London

Understanding Concepts in Modern and Contemporary Architecture (with C. Anderson)

 

Article in press: The International Journal of Architectonic, Spatial, and Environmental Design

Pure Form: Tne Interior of the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC

Article in press: The International Journal of Design Education

Design Process: A Methodology for Ingetration Studios and Supporting Courses (with C. Anderson)

Article in press: Journal of Architectural Histories

Answering JFK's Call with a Modern Masterpiece: Marcel Breuer's Robert C. Weaver Building in Washington, DC 

Article: The International Journal of Architectonic, Spatial, and Environmental Design,  Volume 9, Issue 3 (2015)

The Forgotten Memorial: Mies van der Rohe’s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in the Nation's Capital

Article: The International Journal of Design in Society, Volume 9, Issue 2 (2015)

Philip Johnson’s Kreeger House: A Synthesis of Home and Museum

Article: The International Journal of Design Education, Volume 7, Issue 3 (2014) 

Sketching as a Tool for Seeing: A Method for Teaching Drawing to Architecture and Interior Design Students

Article: The International Journal of Design Education, Volume 6, Issue 3 (2013)

The Design Critique: Faculty to Student, Student to Student, and Student to Self

Article: Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, Volume 5, Issue 6 (2011)

Conceptual Thinking: Understanding and Emphasizing the Development of the Design Concept

Article: National Art Education Association Publication, NAEA Advisory (2008)

Introducing Interior Design in High School Art Programs

 

SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS:

Interior Design Educators Council Regional Conference, New York (2017)

Across the Interior Design Curriculum: A Methodology for Emphasizing the Design Concept

11th Int. Conference on Design Principles and Practices, Toronto (2015)

Design Process: A Methodology for Integrating Studios and Supporting Courses (with C. Anderson)

32nd National Conference of the Beginning Design Student, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo (2016)

History, Language, Drawing, Synthesis (HoLDS): A Methodology for Implementing Concepts in the Design Process

Interior Design Emerging Symposium, FIU, Miami (2015)

Thinking Outside the (Function) Box: Lessons We Can Learn From Philip Johnson and Mies  

9th Int. Conference on Design Principles and Practices, Chicago (2015)

The Forgotten Memorial: Mies van der Rohe’s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

31st National Conference of the Beginning Design Student, IIT, Chicago (2014)

Rethinking Sketching: A Methodology for Incorporating Sketching into the Beginning Design Curricula

Interior Design Educators Council National Conference, New Orleans (2014)

Philip Johnson’s Design for an Art Collector: House for Art or Museum for Living?

30th National Conference of the Beginning Design Student, Temple University, Philadelphia (2013)

The Design Critique: Faculty to Student, Student to Student, and Student to Self

6th Int. Conference on Design Principles and Practices, UCLA, Los Angeles (2012)

Using the Design Critique in Architecture and Design Education as a Method to Create Life-long Learners

5th Int. Conference on Design Principles and Practices, University of Sapienza, Rome (2011)

Conceptual Thinking: Understanding and Emphasizing the Development of the Design Concept Through Visual and Written Methods