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Asheley Scott St. John, AIA, LEED AP


Born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, Ms. St. John  is a graduate of Heathwood Hall Episcopal School and attended Clemson University for her undergraduate studies, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Design in May 2002. While at Clemson, Ms. St. John was involved in numerous campus activities and studied abroad during the inaugural year of the Barcelona study abroad program through the School of Architecture.

Ms. St. John chose to attend The Georgia Institute of Technology to pursue her Masters of Architecture, graduating with that degree in May 2005. She participated in the school’s “Modern Architecture and the Modern City” program in Europe during the summer of 2004.

After receiving her Masters Degree, she worked at firms in Atlanta and Columbia prior to starting 1x1 Design.

Ms. St. John became a registered architect in the state of South Carolina in December 2008, a registered architect in North Carolina in 2012, and a LEED Accredited Professional in June 2009.

Throughout her career, Ms. St. John has worked on a variety of projects, ranging from small residential renovations to large mixed-use international developments . She has a passion for communicating with clients and working together to bring an intangible idea to paper and eventually to reality

Outside of the office, Ms. St, John is very involved in the community, something which was further sparked by her selection to the Leadership Columbia Class of 2009. She is on the Board of Trustees for the Clemson Architectural Foundation, and is serving as President from 2017-2019. She has been involved in the past as a board member in various roles with the Greater Columbia Section of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Contemporaries of the Columbia Museum of Art, Heathwood Hall Episcopal School, and the Columbia Development Corporation.

In 2011, Ms. St. John was recognized as a “Top 20 Under 40” young professional for her professional and community involvement and achievements in the Midlands of South Carolina by The State Newspaper.



The Short(er) Story:

*Georgia Institute of Technology, Master of Architecture, 2005
*Clemson University, Bachelor of Arts in Design, 2002

*Registered Architect in South Carolina, 2008-Present
*Registered Architect in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina,Tennessee, Texas, Virginia
*NCARB Certified Architect, 2008-Present
*LEED Accredited Professional, 2009-Present

*AIA Greater Columbia, President-Elect 2010, President 2011, Past President 2012-2013
*Columbia Development Corporation Board Member, 2009-2016
*Columbia Museum of Art, Contemporaries Board Member, 2010-2015, President-Elect 2011, President 2012-2014
*Clemson Advancement Foundation Board of Trustees, 2011-present; Secretary 2013-2015; Vice President/President-Elect 2015-2017
*Heathwood Hall Episcopal School Board of Trustees, Alumni Representative, 2013-2016
*Richland County Building Codes Appeal Board, Member, 2013-present