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Stephanie Travis Faculty Member

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Stephanie received her Master of Architecture with distinction and Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Michigan. She is an Associate Professor and Program Head of the Interior Architecture Program at The George Washington University in Washington DC. Prior to GW, Stephanie worked in New York City for Gensler and Vicente Wolf Associates. At GW, she focuses on studio courses in architectural design as well as sketching and history of modern and contemporary architecture. Stephanie’s research has focused on design pedagogy (e.g., conceptual thinking, the design critique, and rethinking sketching) as well as modern architecture in DC. She has published articles and presented at national and international design conferences on these topics. She is the recipient of the Design Principles and Practices International Award for Excellence for her article Pure Form: The Interior of the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, DC. Her book, Sketching for Architecture + Interior Design, published by Laurence King Publishing (London), in 2015, is currently on its sixth printing and is also published in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Korean, Chinese, and Russian. Her second book, 25 Concepts in Modern Architecture: A Guide for Visual Thinkers, co-authored with Catherine Anderson, was published by Bloomsbury Publishing (London), in 2021.

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