Todd Ray, AIA, LEED-AP
is a Principal in the firm Studio Twenty Seven Architecture. Todd has a Masters of Architecture from University of Virginia in 1994, and Bachelors of Design from Clemson University in 1990. Over the past seven years, projects in which Todd has held active design roles have received multiple design awards and have been published in an array of newspaper and professional journals.
Todd remains active in academics serving as a jury critic at various schools including the University of Pennsylvania, Syracuse University, Morgan State University, and Pennsylvania State University. He has taught at Philadelphia College of Textiles and Sciences and is currently a guest critic at The Catholic University of America.
Todd has provided volunteer assistance in ARE preparation classes and several projects for the Washington Architectural Foundation's Community Design Service program including an emergency urban design charette for the tornado ravaged Town of LaPlata, Maryland. He also promotes architectural education in the public realm. Todd volunteered in the construction of two educational carts for children and family programs for the National Building Museum. He has worked with middle, high school, and college students to provide exposure on being and becoming an architect, and he has also provided career guidance for many young intern architects moving to the Nation's Capital Area with an open invitation to coffee.
In 2003, his design work and service were recognized with a National AIA Young Architects Award. He has served on various design award juries including the 2006 South Carolina AIA Design Awards, 2005 AIAS/ICPF Chair Affair Competition, 1999 Central Pennsylvania Design Awards, and the 2002 DC AIA Pro Bono Design Awards. In 2007 he was presented with the John "Wieb" Wiebenson Award for Architecture in the Public Interest. From 2003-2007 Todd served on the AIA|DC Board of Directors.
Prior to co-founding Studio Twenty Seven, Todd was a Project Architect for Williams + Dynerman Architects and Alan Dynerman Architects in Washington, DC, an Assistant Architectural Designer for Ballinger Co, and an Intern Architect for Kieran, Timberlake & Harris in Philadelphia,PA.