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.

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