Danielle Davis, RA has been with Pirie Associates for over five years after a long stint in New York City. She brings with her a wide range of expertise including master planning, and extensive knowledge of commercial, institutional, and educational project types. The granddaughter of an architect in Dallas, TX, she began her architectural career in high school through the ACE Mentor Program and has been working in the field ever since. Danielle earned her master’s degree in Architecture from Yale in 2014 after studying with such varied architects as Frank Gehry and Demetri Porphyrios.
Danielle is deeply fascinated by the unconscious way in which the built environment affects the day-to-day. The ability to improve lives with her knowledge and skills inspired her to become an architect and continues to drive her work today. She particularly enjoys the challenges of adaptive reuse—both its material realities and the hurdles of reinventing its place memory. She believes that great architecture can take many forms, but the best architecture creates beautiful spaces that express and support the goals of its inhabitants.