By appointment only
Research and Teaching Interests:
Public Interest Design, Freehand drawing and collage, Affordable housing, Community engagement
JD Scott is a designer at Trapolin Peer Architects, where he works on multifamily housing and disaster relief projects. JD was born and raised in El Paso, Texas and earned an undergraduate degree in architecture from Washington University in St. Louis. In 2016, he completed his Masters of Architecture degree at Tulane University. Through hands-on experience with Habitat for Humanity, the Epicenter, and other non-profit organizations, JD has developed a life-long passion for affordable housing advocacy. As a 2015 Public Interest Design Fellow at the Tulane City Center, he further developed his interest in design as a way to address social issues. JD spends most of his spare time working on art projects in a variety of media, from drawing and collage to printmaking. Outside of the studio, he can often be found exploring the Crescent City on his vintage mountain bike.