Trattie Davies is an Architect and Senior Critic at the Yale School of Architecture. She is founding partner and principal of Davies Toews Architecture, a design firm in New York City. The studio focuses on practice through building with an emphasis on design exploration and scale diversity. Her work with the firm includes residential, commercial, and institutional projects for private, corporate, and nonprofit clients in New York, New Jersey, Maine, Massachusetts, Illinois and California. The firm has been recognized as part of the 2018 Architectural Record Design Vanguard and the 2019 Architectural League Emerging Voices. The firm’s work has been published in the New York Times, Metropolis, Architectural Record, The Architect’s Newspaper, and PLAT Journal. Davies is developing an experimental exhibition space and gallery for design thinking in the East Village, named RabbitRabbit.
Prior to forming Davies Toews, Davies worked for Gehry Partners in Los Angeles. She was an artist in residence at the Cité International des Arts in Paris and a teaching fellow at the Fontainebleau Schools of Music and Fine Arts. Her work has been published in ArtNews and Architectural Digest and exhibited as part of the New Museum Festival of Ideas for the New City. In 2016, Davies was the recipient of the Professor King-lui Wu Teaching Award in 2016. She received a B.A. and an M.Arch. from Yale University. Davies had the honor of delivering the Inspiring Yale Lecture on Architecture, for the series in 2017.
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