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Damon A.



Faculty Details

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Howard University, Bachelor of Architecture 1999


Programming and Predesign Services
Higher Education Design and Classroom Planning for STEM


STEM Education Design
Active Learning Design

Subjects Taught: 

ARCH 901 01: PROGRAMMING, 81357

Detailed Information

About Me: 

Professor Damon A. Sheppard has been a practicing architect since graduating from Howard University in 1999. He has significant experience overseeing the design and construction of complex buildings in the Higher Education and Science + Technology markets, with a particular emphasis on STEM academic planning and programming. He is active in all project phases, from marketing, business development and pre-design through construction. While teaching at Howard University, Professor Sheppard is also a full-time architect at HOK in Washington D.C.


Architecture Graduates Elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects

Wed, April, 12 2017

We are pleased to announce that two graduates of the Howard University Department of Architecture, Kwendeche (B.Arch. 1976) and Kathy Dixon (B.Arch. 1991), have been elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA). This is an unparalleled honor and the highest individual recognition bestowed by the Institute. The selection process is rigorous. Approximately three percent of the more than 90,000 AIA members have this distinction. The recipients of the FAIA are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the profession either through design, architectural education or the advancement of the profession after 10 years of AIA membership. The 2017 FAIA class consists of 178 people.Read More >>

Highlights from the Fall 2016 Semester:

Tue, January, 3 2017

The Department of Architecture kicked-off the 2016-2017 academic year with a myriad of events that brought faculty, students, and alumni together. In addition to welcoming, its new chair, the Department hosted a number of activities including a lecture by Dr. Douglas Williams about David Williston, the first known black landscape architecture who was also instrumental in the early Howard campus, in July. Read More >>


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