Alexis Gregory

 Alexis Gregory

Title:

  • Associate Professor

Contacts:

agregory@caad.msstate.edu
Office: (662) 325-0722
240 Giles Hall

Overview

Summary:

Alexis Gregory is a registered architect and associate professor in the School of Architecture at Mississippi State University. She has earned a master of science in Architecture with a concentration in women’s studies and history from Clemson University, as well as a bachelor of architecture from Virginia Tech.

Education:

  • Master of Science (MS), Architecture, Clemson University, 2006
  • Bachelor of Architecture (BARC), Architecture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1997

Research interests:

Her professional experience includes professional licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia and ten years working in various architecture firms in Washington, D.C. During this time, she worked on a variety of architectural project types such as residential, corporate interiors, shopping centers, grocery stores, speculative office buildings, environmental/sustainable design and nonprofit architecture.

Biography

Alexis Gregory is a registered architect and associate professor in the School of Architecture at Mississippi State University. She has earned a master of science in Architecture with a concentration in women’s studies and history from Clemson University, as well as a bachelor of architecture from Virginia Tech.

Publications

Book Review

  • Book Review of The Gender Gap in College: Maximizing the Developmental Potential of Women and Men. NASPA Journal . 2009

Conference Paper

  • Erasing the Product.  The Ethical Imperative – 106th ACSA Annual Meeting. 2018
  • The Movement to Service: Reflecting on the Evolution of Service in Architecture Education and Practice.   Brooklyn says "Move to Detroit" – 105th ACSA Annual Meeting. 2018
  • University-Community Partnerships: Managing Expectations and Leadership.  The Ethical Imperative – 106th ACSA Annual Meeting. 2018
  • Empathizing with Clients: Teaching Students How to Design for ‘The Other’.  The Ethical Imperative – 106th ACSA Annual Meeting. 2018
  • Building Community and University Collaboration on Food Justice in Mississippi: Lessons from the MSU Learn and Grow Garden.  AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) Conference & Expo. 2016
  • A Case Study in Pedagogy for a Cross-Disciplinary Architecture/Construction Program.  ASC 51st Annual International Conference. 2015
  • Transforming Architecture Through Symbiosis: Waste as a Resource.  The Expanding Periphery and the Migrating Center – Proceedings from the 103rd ACSA Annual Meeting. 2015
  • Design/Build as Collaboration: Hands-On Construction to Facilitate Communication and Dedication.  WORKING OUT: thinking while building – Proceedings from the ACSA 2014 Fall Conference. 2014
  • Re-thinking Design Studio Pedagogy: Collaboration Between Architecture and the Allied Disciplines.  Beyond Architecture: New Intersections and Connections – Proceedings of the ARCC/EAAE 2014 International Conference on Architectural Research. 2014
  • Reflecting on Service-Learning in Architecture: Increasing the Academic Relevance of Public Interest Design Projects.  GLOBALIZING ARCHITECTURE/Flows and Disruptions – Proceedings from the 102nd ACSA Annual Meeting. 2014
  • Integrated Practice and Architecture Education: The Evolution of a Pedagogy.  The Visibility of Research: Proceedings of the 2013 ARCC Spring Research Conference. 2013
  • Inter-Actions: The Making of an Integrated Practice Studio.  NCBDS 29 Proceedings – Actions: Making of Place. 2013
  • Teaching Building Technology Through Haptic Learning Techniques.  Tectonics of Teaching: Proceedings of the 2013 Building Technology Educators’ Society Conference. 2013
  • Sustainability of Humanity through Material Sustainability: Teaching Beginning Design Students the Benefits of Using Modularity to Drive Desig.  Proceedings End of in the Beginning: Realizing the Sustainable Imagination – 28 National Conference on the Beginning Design Student. 2012
  • Inhabiting the Savannah Grid: Creating Urban Identity in the Suburbs.  Urban/Suburban Identity: ACSA Fall Northeast Regional Conference. 2010
  • Assembling Community Through Design: The Adel Street Project.  Assembling Architecture: Proceedings 2009 BTES Conference. 2009
  • The Parking Garage Studio: Challenging the Language of Everyday Car Culture.  Changing Identities: Design Culture Technology – 2009 ACSA Southwest Fall Conference. 2009

Conference Proceeding

  • A Retrospective of Five Years of a Collaborative Student Design Competition.  Proceedings of the Associated Schools of Construction 52nd Annual International Conference. 2016
  • Teaching Collaborative Skills Through an Interdisciplinary Design Competition.   Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Construction Division’s 122nd Annual Conference. 2015
  • Cross Disciplinary Design/Build: The Design of Collaborative Education.   WORKING OUT: thinking while building – Proceedings from the ACSA 2014 Fall Conference. 2014
  • An Industry-Sponsored Competition to Explore Integrated Project Delivery in an Educational Setting.   Associated Schools of Construction 49th Annual International Conference. 2013
  • Integrated Practice and Architecture Education: The Evolution of a Pedagogy.  . 2013

Journal Article

Trade Journal/Magazine

  • Calling All Women: Finding the Forgotten Architect. AIArchitect This Week. 2009

Presentations

  • "Inhabiting the Savannah Grid: Creating Urban Identity in the Suburbs." 2010 ACSA Northeast Fall Conference, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Hartford, Connecticut. 2010

Paper

  • "Empathizing with Clients: Teaching Students How to Design for ‘The Other’." The Ethical Imperative – 106th ACSA Annual Meeting , Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Denver, Colorado. 2018
  • "Erasing the Product." The Ethical Imperative – 106th ACSA Annual Meeting, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Denver, Colorado. 2018
  • "University-Community Partnerships: Managing Expectations and Leadership." The Ethical Imperative – 106th ACSA Annual Meeting, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Denver, Colorado. 2018
  • "Learn & Grow - Educational and Community Garden." Brooklyn says "Move to Detroit" – 105th ACSA Annual Meeting, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, . 2017
  • "Building Community and University Collaboration on Food Justice in Mississippi: Lessons from the MSU Learn and Grow Garden." AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) Conference & Expo, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, Detroit, Michigan. 2016
  • "Learn & Grow: An Educational Garden for the Boys & Girls Club." Building for Health and Well-Being – ACSA/ASPPH 2016 Fall Conference, Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health, Honolulu, HI. 2016
  • "A Case Study in Pedagogy for a Cross-Disciplinary Architecture/Construction Program." ASC 51st Annual International Conference, Associated Schools of Construction, College Station, TX. 2015
  • "Service Learning and Social Justice in Architecture Education: Teaching Students to Design for the Other." Ninth International Conference on Design Principles and Practices, Design Principles & Practices Research Network, Chicago, Illinois. 2015
  • "Transforming Architecture Through Symbiosis: Waste as a Resource." The Expanding Periphery and the Migrating Center – 103rd ACSA Annual Meeting, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Toronto, Ontario. 2015
  • "Reflecting on Service-Learning in Architecture: Increasing the Academic Relevance of Public Interest Design Projects." 102nd ACSA Annual Meeting – Globalizing Architecture, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Miami Beach, FL. 2014
  • "Cross Disciplinary Design/Build: The Design of Collaborative Education." ACSA 2014 Fall Conference – Working Out, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Halifax, Nova Scotia. 2014
  • "Design/Build as Collaboration: Hands-On Construction to Facilitate Communication and Dedication." ACSA 2014 Fall Conference – Working Out, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Halifax, Nova Scotia. 2014
  • "Re-thinking Design Studio Pedagogy: Collaboration Between Architecture and the Allied Disciplines." Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC)/ European Association for Architectural Education(EAAE) 2014 International Conference, Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC)/ European Association for Architectural Education(EAAE), Hawaii. 2014
  • "Integrated Practice and Architecture Education: The Evolution of a Pedagogy." Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) Conference, Architectural Research Centers Consortium, Charlotte, North Carolina. 2013
  • "Teaching Building Technology Through Haptic Learning Techniques." Building Technology Educator’s Society (BTES) Conference 2013, Building Technology Educator’s Society, . 2013
  • "Inter-Actions: The Making of an Integrated Practice Studio." Courses” 29th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2013
  • "Integrating Structure and Architecture Through Education: Haptic Learning in Structures and Construction Technology Courses." International Conference on Structures and Architecture 2013 (ICSA 2013), , Portugal. 2013
  • "The Technology of Communication: Social Media and Architecture Design Studios." International Congress of Architecture-1 (ICONARCH-1, International Congress of Architecture-1, Konya, Turkey. 2012
  • "The Next Generation of Communication: The Trials of Using of Social Media and Other Digital Tools to Facilitate an Architecture Design Studio." Society of Building Science Educators (SBSE) Retreat 2012, Society of Building Science Educators, Boise, ID. 2012
  • "Missed Communication: The Use and Misuse of Social Media as a Communication Tool for Architecture Design Studios." Designs on eLearning 2010, Designs on eLearning, . 2010
  • "The Parking Garage Studio: Challenging the Language of Everyday Car Culture." 2009 ACSA Southwest Fall Conference, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 2009
  • "Assembling Community Through Design: The Adel Street Projec." 2009 Building Technology Educator’s Society (BTES) Conference, Building Technology Educator’s Society (BTES), Albuquerque, NM. 2009
  • "The Mausoleum: How Can Architecture Be Used to Help Deal with Death?." 2009 Southeastern College Art Conference , Southeastern College Art Conference , Mobile, AL. 2009

Poster

  • "Learn & Grow - Educational and Community Garden." AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) Conference & Expo, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, Detroit, Michigan. 2016
  • "The Rapid Shifts in Construction Project Delivery Methods and the Subsequent Effect on Design Pedagogy: The Results of a Study on an Academic Multi-disciplinary Project." Environmental Design Research Association’s EDRA 45 NewOrleans Conference Committee , Environmental Design Research Association, New Orleans, LA. 2014
  • "[Fab]ricating Habitat: From Digital Design 2 Fabrication // a Habitat for Humanity Prototype." 100th ACSA Annual Meeting, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Boston, MA. 2012
  • "Urban Field/Studio Work: Designing a Mausoleum in Downtown Washington, DC." 2009 Architectural Humanities Research Association Conference, Architectural Humanities Research Association, Edinburgh, Scotland. 2009