Sheila Lee Davies Architecture is an Atlanta based award-winning design firm specializing in iconic architecture. The practice has worked in Atlanta, Washington DC, San Francisco, and Northern Florida to develop residential projects at a variety of scales and settings. In addition to offering full architectural services, we provide furniture and interior design services.
With each project, we develop unique solutions that respond to specific needs of the project, site, and surrounding context. As such, our architectural design seamlessly integrates interiors, exteriors, and the environment.
Our architectural language is fluent in historic, modern or a combination of both. Our diverse architectural style, richly based on the narrative of the site and the surrounding context, results in iconic timeless designs.
SHEILA LEE DAVIES, AIA, NCARB
Sheila Lee Davies is the founder and the principal of her award-winning firm, Sheila Lee Davies Architecture. She is a multidisciplinary architect who has worked globally on a variety of projects. Her portfolio includes residences, corporate office interiors, office buildings, mixed-use developments, and cultural buildings. She is particularly interested in, and has extensively researched, design strategies that promote health and well-being. Prior to finding her firm, she worked for leading architecture firms in Paris and Washington DC.
Well versed in multiple disciplines including design, business and music, Sheila is highly adaptable and succeeds when challenged by new environments. Prior to working in architecture, she worked as an international tax consultant in New York serving fortune 500 companies including real estate clients. She holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and is a recipient of the AIA Henry Adams Medal for her Master of Architecture studies at the Catholic University of America.
Sheila is constantly seeking innovative approaches to design. For her architectural thesis design, "The Polyphony of the Senses: Translating Synesthetic Music of Olivier Messiaen into Sensual Architecture,” she explored how the multi-sensual music of Olivier Messiaen can be translated into a sensual experiential architectural design. Her design was awarded the Best Thesis Prize and the Prize for Excellence in Thesis Project Presentation. Her thesis work was also exhibited at the “Art en Capital” exhibition at the prestigious Grand Palais, in Paris, France, and was awarded a Médaille d'Or (gold medal) by the Société des Amis des Artistes Français.
Active in her community, Sheila currently serves on the board of directors of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the advisory board of the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta. In addition, Sheila is the founder and trustee of her foundation, Sheila Lee Davies Charitable Trust that focuses on health and education.