Stuart Jon Traynor joined our PHX team in 2012. A Chartered Architect with the Royal Institute of British Architects and registered with the Architects Registration Board within the United Kingdom, Stuart Jon is also an International Associate member of the American Institute of Architects.
Stuart Jon was born in London, England. He has undergraduate degrees in construction and architecture from the University of Huddersfield and University of Portsmouth respectively. He has a Masters Honors degree in architecture from the University for the Creative Arts Canterbury and a Professional Practice Certificate from the Architectural Association London. During his studies, he travelled extensively to study foreign architecture. Notable destinations included Venice, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Paris, Lyon, Dublin, and Luxor Egypt. He also spent time studying at the Sainte Marie de La Tourette designed by Le Corbusier in the Rhone-Alpes region of France. Stuart Jon’s designs are inspired by his travels and the many people he has collaborated with.
Originally, when he moved to the United States – Stuart Jon lived in New York City. Then he made the move to Arizona to join PHX Architecture in 2012, and has become an incredible mentor to many of the architects and designers at our firm. As Creative Director, Stuart Jon works closely with Erik Peterson and our clients, to develop the early design concepts for many of our luxury residential projects. In his time with PHX, he has been instrumental in many of our press worthy and award-winning projects, including Shea Signature Collection PV Azure Homes, The Santa Catalina residence, The Cholla residence, The Desert Fairways residence, The Thompson Peak residence, The Happy Valley residence, The Hogan residence, The Kachina residence, The Lucky residence, Eagle Feather 348 and PHX Architecture’s own Scottsdale HQ Office design.
Outside of work, Stuart enjoys watching professional soccer and has become a dedicated baseball fan.
Favorite Film: James Bond 007 – Live and Let Die.
Proudest Professional Achievement: Designing the September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center site in New York City.