Associate Professor Margaret Fletcher Named Ann and Batey Gresham Chair of Architecture

Associate Professor and Associate Program Chair of Architecture, Margaret Fletcher has been named the Ann and Batey Gresham Professor of Architecture. Established in 1999 by Nashville architect Batey Gresham (BArch ’57) and his wife Ann, this endowed professorship was designed to provide financial support to outstanding faculty who exhibit a strong commitment to quality instruction, research and service, and who thus “strengthen and enhance the architecture program.”
An innovative educator who consistently brings emerging technologies and methods to her teaching, Fletcher  is a practicing architect and artist in addition to her role as faculty at Auburn’s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture (APLA).  Fletcher is also the author of multiple volumes illustrating her expertise and innovations in graphic communication and representation; in 2016 Fletcher published Constructing the Persuasive Portfolio; The Only Primer You’ll Ever Need, followed by Visual Communication for Architects and Designers: Constructing the Persuasive Presentation in September 2020.  Most recently, Architectural Styles: A Visual Guide was released in November 2020.