Trattie Davies

Trattie Davies

Senior Critic

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.

Education
BA Yale University
MArch Yale University
Practice
Davies Toews

Courses

1012b
Spring 2022
Architectural Design 2
Trattie Davies, Sunil Bald, Nikole Bouchard, Laura Briggs, Joeb Moore, Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen, Lexi Tsien-Shiang
1247a
Fall 2021
Animal Houses
Trattie Davies
1012b
Spring 2021
Architectural Design 2
Trattie Davies, Sunil Bald, Peter de Bretteville, Joeb Moore, Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen, Miriam Peterson
1289a
Fall 2019
Space-Time-Form
Trattie Davies, Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen
1012b
Spring 2019
Architectural Design 2
Trattie Davies, Sunil Bald, Peter de Bretteville, Joeb Moore, Miriam Peterson
3289a
Fall 2018
Bauhaus @ 100
Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen, Trattie Davies
1101a
Fall 2017
Frank Gehry
Frank O. Gehry, Trattie Davies
1001c
Summer 2017
Visualization I: Observation and Representation
Trattie Davies, Miroslava Brooks, Kyle Dugdale
1011a
Fall 2016
First-Year Core Studio
Joyce Hsiang, Brennan Buck, Trattie Davies, Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen, Michael Szivos
1001c
Summer 2016
Visualization I: Observation and Representation
Trattie Davies, Miroslava Brooks, Kyle Dugdale
1115b
Spring 2016
Advanced Design Studio: Gehry
Frank O. Gehry, Trattie Davies
1011a
Fall 2015
Architectural Design I
Joyce Hsiang, Brennan Buck, Trattie Davies, Rosalyne Shieh, Michael Szivos
1001c
Summer 2015
Visualization I: Observation and Representation
George Knight, Trattie Davies, Kyle Dugdale
1012b
Spring 2015
First-Year Core Studio
Alan Organschi, Trattie Davies, Amy Lelyveld, Joeb Moore, Peter de Bretteville