Davies Toews

Davies Toews | University of Chicago Charter School: Woodlawn, Chicago, IL, 2018. Credit: Christopher Payne/ESTO

The Architectural League’s annual Emerging Voices program spotlights North American architects, landscape architects, and urban designers who have significant bodies of realized work and the potential to influence their field.

Davies Toews won a 2019 award.

New York firm Davies Toews was founded in 2009 by Trattie Davies and Jonathan Toews.

The practice seeks to identify project limitations and constraints early on, then shape design strategies around them. Its built work spans school buildings, private homes, and park facilities.

Projects include:

Davies and Toews both earned a BA in architecture and an MArch at Yale.

Davies is a critic at Yale and has been a visiting critic at NYIT, Pratt, Cornell, and the University of Minnesota.

Toews has served as a teaching fellow and visiting critic at Yale.

The firm won a Design Vanguard award from Architectural Record in 2018.


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