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Thea Scott-Fundling, AIA, LEED® AP
Associate Professor of Interior Design
Contact Information

Gailhac
(703) 284-1653

Academic Credentials

B.F.A., M.Arch., University of Texas
 
Teaching Areas:
  • Graduate, Junior, and Senior Design Studios
  • Professional Practice and Current Issues in Design
  • Furniture Design
  • Drawing and Design Communication
 
Research Interests:
  • Design Education
  • Furniture Design
  • Design Conceptualization
  • Architecture
  • Photography
 
Thea Scott-Fundling teaches an expansive curriculum of graduate and undergraduate courses, including Furniture and Display Design Seminar, Retail Design, Office Design, Senior Studio, Architectural Graphics, Professional Practice, Current Issues in Interior Design and Advanced Rendering, and the Study Abroad Studio courses.

Scott-Fundling is an NCARB Certificate holder, a NCIDQ Certificate holder, and a LEED Accredited Professional for Commercial Interiors.

With over 25 years of professional experience, Scott-Fundling lead numerous design projects with Brand & Allen Architects in Houston Texas; Hughes Group Architects in Sterling, VA; and Design Matters, PC in Reston, VA. During this time, Scott-Fundling worked on projects such as the Herndon Library, the University of Maryland Fire Station, and the Reinsch Library Interior Renovation for Marymount University. She has published works on creative design processes and creative problem solving. Scott-Fundling has presented at national and regional conferences and successfully integrates creative pedagogic research in development of design curriculum. She is an active professional member of the AIA and IDEC.

Scott-Fundling’s academic research focuses on the application of pedagogical research in design education. Scott-Fundling pursued her Masters in Architecture at the University of Texas. Graduating in 1985, Scott-Fundling lived in Turin, Italy and has traveled extensively in Europe and Northern Africa.