Our Team



Charles L. Travis
FAIA, LEED AP
PRINCIPAL



EDUCATION
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Bachelor of Arts in Architecture North Carolina State University, Bachelor of Architecture

EXPERIENCE
Charles L. Travis III, FAIA has been a long-term advocate for the art, craft and technology of housing practice, dedicating his career to formulating housing design strategies that are both economically and environmentally sustainable. His work has resulted in applicable solutions for the challenges housing projects bring to owners, communities and infrastructure. Numerous design awards, including multiple AIA awards, a traveling fellowship, and over thirty multi-family industry awards, attest to the impact his work as had on suburban communities, high-rise condominiums, historic renovations, and single-family homes.

In 2010, Chuck received the AIA Charlotte Service Award in recognition of his extraordinary service to the community and profession. Chuck has lectured on housing design trends to national and international audiences and continues to serve as a frequent juror to academic housing studios and award committees. Currently Mayor of Cornelius, North Carolina, Chuck has worked to establish an Architectural Review Board and co-authored guidelines for the preservation of the town's historic residential district.

WORK HISTORY
Housing Studio, Charlotte, NC
Travis Architecture, Charlotte, NC
David Furman/Architecture, Charlotte, NC
Reg Narmour-the Architecture Group, Raleigh, NC
David Furman/Architecture, Raleigh, NC
Odell Associates, Charlotte, NC





David F. Furman
FAIA
PRINCIPAL



EDUCATION
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture

EXPERIENCE
Working with a conviction to provide innovative housing environments in urban and suburban areas, David F. Furman has completed over 35,000 units of housing across the eastern United States. David Furman has the reputation for creating distinctive designs that continuously receive awards from his profession as acclaim from his clients. Over the years, his work has been frequently exhibited in national publications, and he has been the featured speaker at national multi-family symposiums. Highly regarded in the profession and considered an expert in housing, David was awarded the highest distinction given to members of the American Institute of Architects with his induction into the College of Fellows in 1990.

WORK HISTORY
Housing Studio, Charlotte, NC
Axiom Architecture, Charlotte, NC
Centro Cityworks, Charlotte, NC
David Furman/Architecture, Charlotte, NC





Michael Everson
AIA, LEED AP
SENIOR ASSOCIATE



EDUCATION
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture
North Carolina State University, Bachelor of Architecture

EXPERIENCE
Mike has been with the Housing Studio since its inception. His multi-family experience has involved projects ranging from garden apartments to historic restoration to high-rise construction. His projects have been built in numerous markets, including Washington, Charlotte, Tampa & Jacksonville. Mike holds relationships in the highest regard and strives to create a cohesive team on every project, including client, contractor and consultants. His goal is to always create not only successful projects, but also successful long-term relationships/ Mike is a member of the American Institute of Architects. Staff and office management are among Mike's points of emphasis as a Senior Associate at the Housing Studio.

WORK HISTORY
Housing Studio, Charlotte, NC
Adams Hennon Architecture, Mooresville, NC
Macmillian Ellinwood Design Associates, Fayetteville, NC





Chad Askew
AIA, LEED AP
SENIOR ASSOCIATE



EDUCATION
Clemson University, Bachelor of Science in Design
Virginia Ploytechnic Institute & State University, Master of Architecture

EXPERIENCE
Chad has experience with numerous multi-family and mixed-use projects through his work with the Housing Studio and FMK Architects. He has worked on large scale projects primarily in the Charlotte, Raleigh, Washington & Indianapolis markets. He is passionate about creating projects with a real sense of place, regardless of the style of architecture. Chad is a member of the American Institute of Architects and has received his Construction Document Technologist certification from the Construction Specifications Institute. While active in all facets of project, one of Chad's primary areas of emphasis as a Senior Associate is client relationships, development and marketing.

WORK HISTORY
Housing Studio, Charlotte, NC
LS3P Associates, Charlotte, NC
FMK Architects, Charlotte, NC
Gantt Huberman Architects, Charlotte NC